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Assistant Chef

Best Western Plus Fernie Mountain Lodge
Job Address: 
1622 7 Avenue
Fernie, BC V0B 1M0
Job Type: 
Full Time
Job Status: 
Job Level: 
Job Description: 
  • Works under the direction of the Executive Chef
  • Oversees the work of the banquet kitchen staff.
  • Oversee kitchen operations
  • Maintain inventory and records of food, supplies and equipment and works with Executive chef to ensure quality, cost controls of all products
  • May set up and oversee buffets
  • May plan menus, determine size of food portions, estimate food requirements and costs, and monitor and order supplies
  • May hire and train kitchen staff
  • Helps maintain a safe and sanitary kitchen cleaning up spills and other potential hazards immediately.
  • Assists with the orientation and training of newly hired kitchen staff.
  • Participates in employee evaluations and necessary disciplinary actions.
  • •helps to develop menus based on client specifications and contracts.
  • •helps to place orders for recipe ingredients including meats,  fresh fruits and produce, herbs, spices and other supplies.
  • Supervises junior cooks and other members of the kitchen staff.
  • Ensures that all standards of safety are strictly observed.
  • Presents the finished product to the customer for approval.
  • Monitors the quality of the banquet meal during the event.
  • Evaluates client satisfaction.
  • Looks for ways to save the facility money while still providing top quality products and services for clients.
  • Possesses the ability to handle any menu ranging from breakfast buffets to corporate lunch meetings with sandwiches to formal dinners with multi-course meals that are individually plated.

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • FOODSAFE Certificate
  • WHMIS certificate
  • Minimum 3rd year Cooking Student in a Red Seal Apprenticeship program from accredited culinary school.
  • Several years’ experience in the Culinary Field in Hotel or Restaurant setting
Application Process: 

Please Apply for the above position by Resume to email:


Or in person by appointment only   1 250 423 5500 ext 261 

Peter Kaupp c.c.c.


Monday May 14, 2018
Post Date:
Monday April 16, 2018


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