Chef Tournant (Chef de Partie)
World Trade & Convention Centre
Halifax, NS
Events East Group is now inviting applicants for the position of Chef Tournant (Chef de Partie) with our World Trade & Convention Centre Culinary department’s Culinary team.  This position offers an opportunity to work with some of the most experienced and innovative chefs in the local area on a world-class stage, while in preparation for the new Halifax Convention Centre opening in 2017. 

Working within a roster of culinary experts, the Chef Tournant (Chef de Partie) will report to the Executive Chef and assist in the day-to-day culinary operations with regard to event menu design, creation, and execution.  Main responsibilities are to assist in aspects of “mise en place” preparation among all culinary stations (i.e. hot, cold, pastry as required) including high quality menu production, presentation and safety, and resource efficiencies.  The ideal candidate must work well independently while contributing to a greater team and enjoy the challenge of excelling under pressure and meeting tight deadlines.  Grounded in experience and fueled by passion, you will play a role in delivering memorable event experiences to our guests.
  • Red seal certification in Culinary Arts through a recognized interprovincial agency or international equivalence.
  • 5+ years’ experience in volume culinary production with competencies in fine dining.
  • Culinary leadership and experience for menus servicing upwards of 200 event guests.
  • World cuisine experience as well as menu development considered an asset
  • Proven communication, organizational, time management, and advanced computer skills.
  • Must be a team player who defines success as with high standards for exceptional delivery of service
  • All employees are expected to maintain a high standard of professionalism, personal hygiene and grooming
  • Must be available to work varying shifts, including evening, weekends, holidays and “on call” rotation as required.
Working with Events East means joining a world-class, service-oriented team - here is your opportunity to advance your culinary career and punctuate the next big event helping deliver exceptional experiences!

Please visit, select this position, and apply online using CareerBeacon.  Include your résumé and cover letter, directed to “Human Resources”, in confidence, by August 22, 2017.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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