Culinary Apprentices

18 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Job Type
Job Level
Culinary Apprentices Primary Location :   Bermuda-Southampton-The Fairmont Southampton Employee Status :   Regular    




Culinary Apprentices

Learning opportunities abound at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and our kitchens are no exception. As a Kitchen Apprentice working alongside many other innovative Food & Beverage Colleagues, you will develop your culinary talent as you contribute towards turning moments into memories for our guests.

  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 and Sous Chef, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:             
  • Assisting the Chefs in preparing, cooking and serving dishes
  • Monitoring and ensuring food supplies are available as needed
  • Learning all menu items and adhering to recipes and kitchen standards
  • Learning and understanding the operation of all kitchen equipment
  • Ensuring the cleanliness and maintenance of all work areas, utensils, and equipment
  • Setting up and breaking down work station as required i.e. mis en place, tools, equipment and supplies
  • Attending all kitchen training as required
  • Attending and actively participating in various meetings including apprentice meetings as scheduled
  • Ensuring data in the Apprentice log book is current
  • Following policies, procedures and service standards as well as all health, safety and sanitation policies
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Diploma or certification in a Culinary discipline an asset
  • Able to complete the established accredited Culinary qualification which includes an annual travel requirement
  • Previous experience in the culinary field an asset
  • Ability to comprehend, perform and relay multiple verbal and written instructions
  • Strong interpersonal, communication (verbal and written), team work, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Must be accountable, reliable, flexible with excellent attention to detail 
  • Ability to work cohesively as part of a team, under pressure in a fast paced multi cultural and diverse environment
  • Basic computer skills with a working knowledge of Microsoft Windows applications  

Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to): 

  • Exposure to variable temperatures and weather conditions
  • Working with electrical and gas equipment i.e. stoves, ovens, mixers, choppers, fryers, toasters, steamers etc.
  • Constant standing and walking throughout shift
  • Frequent lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs
  • Occasional kneeling, bending, pushing, pulling
  • Occasional ascending, descending ladders, stairs and ramps
  Schedule:  Irregular hours including nights, weekends and public holidays   Visa Requirements:  This position is only open to applicants who are Bermudian, a Spouse of Bermudian or hold a Permanent Residents Certificate   APPLY TODAY: Whether you’re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit 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 Travel :   No Closing Date :   01.Dec.2016, 3:59:00 AM Job Number:   SHP01233