• Maligne Lake, Sous Chef

    Job Locations CA-AB-Jasper
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 week ago(06/13/2018 4:16 PM)
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    Job Posting Categories
    Food and Beverage/Culinary
  • Overview

    We wake every day to greet glaciers, mountain peaks and turquoise lakes. At Pursuit, we live the dream. We’re united by an intrinsic love of exploring that can’t be confined by physical borders. Together, Pursuit team members and guests create inspiring memories they’ll share with their friends and families for years to come. It’s all about sharing our amazing destinations. 

    We have gathered a collection of adventure travel experiences, each of them thoughtfully united by their power to inspire and invigorate. As a brand, Pursuit weaves elements of wonder and amazement across our range of awe-inspiring experiences. 

    • Our Vision is to be the world’s leading provider of experiential adventure travel.
    • Our Mission is to connect guests and staff to iconic places through unforgettable, inspiring experiences. 


    Maligne Lake has 2 venues for dining for groups and the public. The View Restaurant, located inside the Day Lodge offers a variety of meal choices including buffet breakfast and dinner for groups, an outdoor BBQ and all day self-serve cafeteria. The Heritage Chalet, a National Historic Site of Canada with origins dating as far back as 1927, serves both afternoon tea and a group dinner buffet, as well as a complete wedding venue. Maligne Lake is known for high food standards and a quality experience. At the Day Lodge our full kitchen has been completely renovated with new walk in coolers, a new prep room, and new equipment. The Heritage Chalet has a small but fully equipped kitchen which is primarily used as a finishing kitchen. Responsibilities include: 

    • All day to day operational issues
    • Perform Chef duties in the absence of the Executive Sous Chef
    • Supervise cooks and stewards in the preparation, cooking and presentation of food
    • A promoter of teamwork inter-departmentally to ensure on-going positive relations within the kitchen and other departments
    • Accountable for the safety of all staff and work areas, continually keeping safety top of mind
    • Check orders received for quantity and quality of product
    • Check the quality of raw and cooked food products
    • Assist with staff development and training


    The ideal candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

    • Journeymen’s Red Seal, or equivalent preferred
    • 3 years’ experience in a similar role and sized operation
    • Experience living and working in a remote camp setting or busy ski resort an asset, but not required
    • Must be an effective leader, manager, trainer, administrator, team builder/player and communicator
    • Proven success in the ability to implement and maintain standards
    • Strong background in banquets, high volume cafeterias or high production kitchen
    • Comfortable delivering a la carte menu service, upper scale cafeteria meals, and banquet/buffet service
    • Creative and innovative personality

    EEO Information

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.


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