Chef de Cuisine, Pines Restaurant

Job Locations CA-AB
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(07/25/2022 11:00 AM)
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Food and Beverage/Culinary

What will be your daily pursuit?

This position requires relocation to Jasper, Alberta.


To support, coach and inspire the Heart of House team in the delivery of an exceptional culinary experience, fueling our guests and staff for adventure! 

What perks can you expect?

  • Work in a dynamic, culturally diverse team from around the globe 
  • Work experience in an iconic, unforgettable, and inspiring location 
  • Free access to Pursuit attractions for staff and family, send a friend at half the price!
  • Discounted hotel stays under Pursuit’s lodging offerings, and discounted food & beverage and retail experiences
  • A safe work environment with structured COVID procedures and vaccination policies
  • The chance to work in an inclusive culture and make life-long friends 
  • Access to subsidized mental health and wellness resources
  • Opportunities for career growth or future work at other Pursuit locations 
  • Access to one of the world’s most beautiful and iconic National Parks 

What will you do in this job?

  • Lead BOH Culinary operations including: banquets, restaurants, off-site events & group event management functions
  • Execute a progressive and inspired product that differentiates Pines Restaurant from its competitors
  • Continually evaluate the food program processes; proactively taking action to capitalize on opportunities for growth in efficacy and quality
  • Proactively take steps to drive outlet Food and Beverage targets and become a top culinary destination for culinarians within Alberta
  • Adhere to Financial forecasts and established budgets: control food and labour costs
  • Execute culinary vision as developed by the Head Chef Jasper Lodging and Food & beverage Director
  • Supervise, mentor and train BOH Team Members to ensure daily and weekly checklists are completed
  • Maintain accurate par levels for ordering using approved vendors; ensure proper rotation and par stocks of all foods are being handled
  • Adhere and Train all BOH employees to follow safety, sanitation, and security procedures for Pyramid Lake Resort
  • Development and implementation of all seasonal menu launches, food presentation, recipes, and food costing of all items in conjunction with Head Chef Jasper Lodging
  • Ensure all recipes are maintained to company standards
  • Ensure timely, accurate and effective use of Inventory Management Program (Compeat Radar)
  • Foster a positive, diverse, and inclusive work environment
  • Create a culture of empowerment, teamwork, continuous improvement, and a passion for positivity while providing exceptional hospitality
  • Leading by example in maintaining the integrity of the rules, regulations, and operating procedures
  • Recruiting and onboarding to build a high functioning and positive team with a continued focus on retention
  • Daily inspections on cleanliness and organization
  • Work as one unit with the Front of House – one team, one food and beverage department
  • Work collaboratively with sales, marketing, and group services in executing of events
  • Attend weekly banquet event order review meetings. Review current and future events to be proactive in conference event planning

What skills and experience do you need for this job?

  • 5 years relevant experience, including at least 3 years of management experience
  • High volume, fast paced dining experience required
  • Red Seal Certification or Equivalent certification required
  • Experience building relationships and working on teams across all levels of an organization
  • Proven track record in maintaining a high level of organization
  • Effective communicator and able to implement and uphold high service standards
  • Driven to fostering a team building environment and creating positive guest experiences
  • An eye for detail and quality
  • Showing leadership in a positive, calm, consistent and focused manner
  • Computer literacy with knowledge and experience with Micros, Delphi or similar Property Management Systems
  • Maintain a neat, clean, and well-groomed appearance per Pursuit standards

What will your work environment be like?

This is a full-time permanent position. Immediate start date.

  • Beautiful. You’ll work in iconic, unforgettable and inspiring locations. You’ll see amazing scenery and wildlife. You’ll participate in team events – and fun! 
  • Independent. You’ll spend your days in and around national parks. 
  • Remote. Our home is filled with trees, lakes and blue-bird skies; rather than buildings, freeways and smog. Connect with friends around a bonfire instead of through WiFi 
  • Busy. You need to be prepared for a physical working environment with walking, stair climbing, bending, reaching, lifting (up to 50 pounds with assistance) required 

This job description describes this role at a high level, but no document can anticipate every single task, issue or project that could come up. We work as a team and believe that we succeed together – these job duties may change based on the needs of the team and company as a whole. 


To handle this job successfully, any person hired must be able to perform responsibilities as described. Pursuit will make any reasonable accommodation to help a person with disabilities perform their job. This job is based in Alberta, Canada. Relocation to the area and the legal ability to work in Canada is required.


EEO Information

Pursuit is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. Pursuit values diverse backgrounds and experience and we welcome all who are eligible to work in Canada to apply! We thank all candidates for their interest, however, please note that only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted. If selected for an interview, please advise us if you require an accommodation.


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