Cook/Kitchen Positions

  • Fairmont Banff Springs
  • Sep 28, 2018
Full time Entry Level Hospitality-Hotel Culinary Ski Area

Job Description

Do you have a natural passion and creativity when it comes to cooking food? Would you like be part of a dynamic and innovative team in one of the largest hotels in Canada? Come and work with our committed Chefs and a strong Culinary team preparing and serving the finest meals with amazing ingredients.

Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Chef de Partie, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Candidates will be matched to positions based upon experience & qualifications
  • Please indicate your preference and availability in your cover letter
  • Job responsibilities vary based upon position and will be discussed during the interview process

Positions include (but are not limited to):

  • Demi Chef de Partie
  • First Cook
  • Second Cook


  • High School diploma
  • Safe Food Handling Certification
  • Experience in Luxury Hotel Kitchens an asset
  • WHMIS or similar training an asset
  • Previous experience is an asset

Perks: Endless staff events, subsidized staff housing, daily duty meal in our staff cafeteria, employee travel program, food & beverage/fitness centre/spa/golf discounts, competitive extended benefit plans (medical, vision, dental), employee assistance program.

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

  • Constant standing and walking throughout shift
  • Lifting –up to 50lbs-25% of work time
  • Lifting-Under 20lbs 100% of Work Time
  • Carrying- Over 20lbs 100% of Work Time 
  • Pulling- Over 20lbs 100% of Work Time      

Work Environment: Exposure to kitchen equipment; large and small ovens, stoves, steam kettles, mixers, sheeter, fryers, rational ovens, steamers, tilt skillets, fridges and freezers as well as blast freezers


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!