Chef de Partie

Location
Caribbean
Posted
20 Sep 2016
Closes
26 Sep 2016
Ref
SHP01371
Job Type
Chefs, Chef de Partie
Sector
Hotel
Job Level
Non-Management
Chef de Partie Primary Location :   Bermuda-Southampton-The Fairmont Southampton Employee Status :   Regular    

Chef de Partie

Every memorable dining experience at Fairmont Hotels and Resorts begins behind the scenes with our Culinary team’s commitment to safe, efficient operations and exceptional cuisine. As a Chef de Partie, the care you devote to all aspects of food preparation will result in the creation of truly spectacular fare.    Hotel Overview:  Reigning from Bermuda's highest point, over a majestic 100 acre estate, The Fairmont Southampton is located on the southern shore of Bermuda. The Fairmont Southampton has been the island's premier luxury resort since its opening in 1972 and is regarded as a leader in the hospitality industry on the island.
  Summary of Responsibilities: Reporting to the Executive Chef , responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:             
  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and proactive guest service while supporting fellow Colleagues
  • Ensure the consistency in the preparation of all food items for a la carte andor buffet menus according to hotel recipes and standards
  • Actively share ideas, opinions and suggestions in daily shift briefings
  • Ensure all kitchen Colleagues are aware of standards and expectations
  • Liaise daily with Outlet Chefs to keep open lines of communication regarding guest feedback
  • Continually strive to improve food preparation and presentations
  • Maintain proper rotation of product in all chillers to minimize wastage/spoilage
  • Have full knowledge of all menu items, daily features and promotions
  • Ensure the cleanliness and maintenance of all work areas, utensils, and equipment
  • Follow kitchen policies, procedures and service standards
  • Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage
  • Other duties as assigned
  Qualifications:
  • Diploma or Certificate from a recognized culinary school an asset
  • 4 years culinary experience working in all areas of a hotel kitchen
  • Excellent creative, interpersonal and communication (verbal and written, fluent in English) skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Must be responsible and reliable
  • Ability to work efficiently in a demanding and fast paced environment
  • Ability to work cohesively as part of a team in a multi cultural, diverse environment
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications an asset
  Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to): 
  • Constant standing and walking throughout shift
  • Frequent lifting and carrying up to 30 lbs
  • Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling
  • Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps
  Visa Requirements: Non-Bermudian candidates will need to qualify for a Bermuda Department of Immigration work permit applied for by the Fairmont Southampton Hotel.
  APPLY TODAY: Whether you’re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit http://www.fairmontcareers.com/ to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts—and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!   ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you'll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!

               

    Job Level :   Colleague Schedule :   Full-time Shift :   Rotating / Shift Work Closing Date :   01.Oct.2016, 3:59:00 AM Job Number:   SHP01371