Sous Chef (Banquets)

Location
Caribbean
Posted
18 Oct 2016
Closes
24 Oct 2016
Ref
SHP01408
Job Type
Chefs, Sous Chef
Sector
Hotel
Job Level
Non-Management
Sous Chef (Banquets) Primary Location :   Bermuda-Southampton-The Fairmont Southampton Employee Status :   Regular      

Sous Chef (Banquets)

Engaging service, delicious cuisine and distinctive surroundings make every special event at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts a truly memorable affair. Showcase your culinary skills and passion for quality as Banquet Sous Chef, where you will delight guests of our group functions with the exceptional fare you create.   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 Sous 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
  • Lead and supervise the qualityquantity of the food offered, as well as coordinate the production as it relates to all banquets
  • Review all banquet event orders to ensure all menu items and set-ups are prepared
  • Conduct daily shift briefings to Colleagues 
  • Assist in the development of new banquet offerings and displays
  • Follow payroll costs and productivity within budgeted guidelines
  • Provide training for new Colleagues
  • 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:
  • Journeyman’s papers or international equivalent required
  • Diploma and/or Certification in a Culinary discipline an asset
  • 6 years experience working in all areas of a hotel kitchen; 2 years in a culinary leadership role required
  • Strong Garde Manger, supervisory and financial management skills and able to provide effective training
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), team, creative, time management, multi- tasking skills and interpersonal skills
  • Effective organization, prioritization, management and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work cohesively as part of a team in a diverse cultural environment
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications an asset
  Qualifications:
  • Previous leadership experience in the culinary field required
  • Journeyman’s papers or international equivalent required
  • DiplomaCertification in a culinary discipline preferred
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications an asset
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
  • Highly responsible & reliable
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times 
Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to): 
  • Constant standing and walking throughout shift
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds.
  • Work in tropical environment (hot and humid)

 

  Visa Requirements: Please insert verbiage around hotel's ability to support visas/ work permits      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 :   Management / Supervisory Schedule :   Full-time Shift :   Rotating / Shift Work Travel :   Yes, 10 % of the Time Closing Date :   12.Nov.2016, 4:59:00 AM Job Number:   SHP01408