Chef de Partie
HOTEL HALIFAX
1990 Barrington St
Hotel Halifax, conveniently located in downtown Halifax, is looking for a Chef de Partie. With a busy banquet floor and our Harbour City Bar & Grill Restaurant, we need a skilled, Red Seal culinarian to join our team!

RESPONSIBILITIES:
· Oversee operation of department within a shift, including supervision of food production and staff.
· Assist in menu planning, recipe updating, and creation of daily specials.
· Monitor quality of food received in the kitchen; ensure proper standards of food preparation, rotation, and storage.
· Monitor kitchen stock levels and communicate needs to chefs.
· Assist the chefs with execution of daily production from Banquet Event Orders.
· Execute and plate parties or functions.
· Assist in establishing recipe specifications, plate presentations, and creating visual food displays for Banquet and Outlet functions.
· Assist in the training and orientation of all cooks (1st through kitchen attendant).
· Develop daily production sheets and ensure work is delegated and accomplished.
· Prepare food by following written recipes and verbal instructions from the chef
· Prepare dishes by following the methods of preparation and observe quality of product by viewing color, taste, texture, portion size and appearance.
· Conduct informal pre-shift meetings with staff.
· Adhere to all standards set forth by the chef and management team.
· Maintain a clean and safe environment by implementing all sanitation codes and appropriate food handling procedures proper storage procedures.
· Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed and displaying respect and courtesy to all employees and positive demeanor at all times.

QUALIFICATIONS, ABILITIES, SKILLS, AND COMPETENCIES
· 3 to 5 years culinary experience in similar position. Hotel experience or high-end culinary experience required.
· Red Seal required.
· High school Diploma. A two-year culinary degree preferred.
· Excellent knowledge of all cooking methods. (Poaching, frying, sautéing, grilling, broiling, roasting, baking)
· Knowledge of food products, standard recipes, and proper preparation.
· The ability to work quickly and execute line orders within allotted timeframe.
· Able to create and standardize recipes.
· Able to foster a team spirit within the kitchens and build a positive working environment.
· Must be capable of handling a physically demanding workload, including lifting, and standing for long periods.
Must be reliable and flexible to work varied shifts, including evenings and weekends

Salary: $21.27-$22.27 per hour
Benefits include:  Dental care, Extended health care, RRSP match, Vision care
How to Apply
Email: halifaxhotels@silverbirchhotels.com
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