Chef De Parties, Brazen (Summer 2023)

Job Locations CA-AB-Jasper
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(04/03/2023 4:27 PM)
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Food and Beverage/Culinary

What will be your daily pursuit?

Provide excellent guest experiences through the consistent preparation and focused execution of pastries

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
  • 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?

The Chef de Partie Pastries will provide excellent guest experiences through the consistent preparation and focused execution of food items. Successful candidate will operate in a manner that provides a safe and enjoyable experience for the guest, co-workers and self.

  • Acts with integrity, honesty and knowledge that promotes the culture, values and missions of Pursuit
  • Ability to create and execute fine dining pastry dishes
  • Inspirationally lead and train kitchen personal
  • Supervise / coordinate the preparation and all pastries at the Banff Gondola
  • Provide culinary instruction and demonstration of culinary techniques
  • Order to forecasted volumes and specify budgets
  • Select and develop standardized recipes to ensure consistent quality
  • Maintain/audit presentation technique and quality standards
  • Ensure all Health and Safety protocols are being adhered to as per AHS guidelines
  • Oversee special catering events
  • Meet or exceed forecasted/budgeted COGS/LTR and operational budgets (expenses)
  • Works within inventory control systems including daily updates to ensure accuracy
  • Complies with Pursuit Branded policies and procedures
  • Follows Pursuit pillars of employment and service
  • Comfortable guest facing and tableside interactions
  • Flexible to work in various locations

What skills and experience do you need for this job?

  • Journeyman’s Red Seal preferred, or equivalent
  • 1-3 years’ management experience in a high-volume food service and restaurant operation
  • Experience in demonstration of pasties
  • Experience in menu writing, development and costing
  • Strong background in high volume and production
  • Ability to manage in a diverse environment with focus on customer service
  • Experienced and proficient in the latest sanitation and HACCP standards
  • Ability to control operating costs – labour and food
  • Computer literacy is essential
  • Being an effective administrator through inventory programs
  • Highly organized with the ability to create consistency without compromising creativity
  • Comfortable working on your feet for extended periods of time
  • Adhere to the Pursuit grooming policy
  • Standard first-aid or higher is an asset

What will your work environment be like?

  • 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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