• Kitchen Manager

    Job Locations CA-AB-Banff
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 5 months ago(07/04/2018 1:03 PM)
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  • 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. 


    As Chef leads the supervision of all food preparation while coordinating the work of Sous Chefs and Supervisors. Responsibilities include;

    • Lead and train kitchen personnel
    • Supervise/coordinate the preparation and cooking of foods
    • Estimate food consumption and complete requisition or purchase food
    • Select and develop recipes, standardize production recipes to ensure consistent quality
    • Establish presentation technique and quality standards
    • Plan and price menus
    • Ensure proper equipment operation/maintenance and ensure proper safety (HACCP) and sanitation in kitchen
    • Oversee special catering events and offer culinary instruction and/or demonstrations of culinary techniques
    • Assist the Executive Chef with hiring, performance management, performance reviews and recommend pay increases
    • Reviews and approves food requisitions, inter-kitchen transfers and production quantities
    • Ensures adherence to cost control procedures by reviewing labor and supply costs
    • Complies with the Pursuit Branded policies and procedures


    • Minimum 2 years management experience in high volume food service and restaurant operations
    • 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 cost - food and labor
    • Understanding, support and development of sustainable cuisine
    • Experience in demonstration cooking
    • Experience in menu writing and development
    • Computer literacy, including word processing 
    • Proven leadership experience
    • Organizational skills and ability to implement culinary program and brand development
    • To honour our commitment to be “Always Honest” all employees must consent to a criminal record check  

    Thank you for your interest in working with us, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    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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