Head Butcher Apply In Banff

Published 2019-07-13
Expires 2019-08-13
ID #32648699
Head Butcher Apply In Banff
Canada, Alberta, Banff,
Published July 13, 2019

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Head butcher

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Kitchen Head Butcher

Every memorable dining experience at Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel begins behind the scenes with our Culinary team’s commitment to safe, efficient operations and exceptional cuisine. As a Head Butcher, you will manage the meat, fish and poultry needs of our restaurants and staff cafeteria, ensuring a superior product for guests and Colleagues alike.

Hotel Overview:

For over 130 years, the Fairmont Banff Springs has built a distinct and iconic reputation. With 764 guest rooms, world-class golf and spa experiences, 78,000 square feet of expansive conference facilities, and one of the largest food & beverage operations in North America, our Castle in the Rockies is the place to ignite a brilliant career. This is a vibrant workplace with tremendous growth and mentorship opportunities; a place for colleagues who aspire to deliver amazing guest service, learn, grow and innovate.

The Rocky Mountain lifestyle doesn’t disappoint. Just a 90 minute drive from Calgary, Banff uniquely blends a community of hospitality enthusiasts, outdoor adventure seekers, artists, entertainers, and families alike. It’s all at your doorstep; this year-round, mountain culture offers true work-life balance in one of Canada’s most spectacular destinations. Our welcoming community is cultural, and dynamic.

Summary of Responsibilities:

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

Consistently offer professional, friendly and proactive guest service while supporting fellow colleagues

Manage the day-to-day operation of the department and ensure all standards are followed

Supervise a small team within the Butcher Shop

Complete daily meat, fish & poultry market lists based on hotel volume

Control costs by utilizing leftover meat, fish & poultry items in staff cafeteria & buffets

Create and formulate new recipes

Knowledge of charcuterie, sausage and cured meat production

Knowledge and ability of whole animal butchery

Ensure daily rotation of all butchery items from the outlets to maintain quality

Liaise with the purchaser to communicate quality for money ratio

Maintain consistency for all items leaving the Butcher Shop

Keep inventory of red meats to ensure proper aging of meats

Ensure the cleanliness and maintenance of all work areas, utensils, and equipment

Have full knowledge of all menu items, daily features and promotions

Follow kitchen policies, procedures and service standards

Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage

Ability to operate a band saw and grinder

Other duties as assigned

  • Previous experience in the Culinary field (Butcher) required
  • Journeyman’s papers or international equivalent preferred
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
  • Highly responsible & reliable
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times
  • WHMIS or similar training
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):
  • Constantstanding and walking throughout shift
  • Lifting - up to 50lbs 25% ofwork time
  • Lifting - under 20lbs 100% ofwork time
  • Carrying - over 20lbs 100% of Work Time
  • Pulling - over 20lbs 100% ofWork Time
  • Describe motions - bending,standing, reaching, cutting, lifting, pushing, repetitive physical movements,dexterity and full range of motion of hands to whisk, scoop, cut scale, shapeand move product as needed.
  • Work environment - exposure tokitchen equipment - large and small ovens, stoves, steam kettles, mixers,sheeter, fryers, rational ovens, steamers, tilt skillets, fridges and freezersas well as blast freezers
Visa Requirements: Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.

APPLY TODAY: Whether you’re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts-and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!


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. Our Sustainability Partnership program represents our ever-expanding commitment to being a responsible business and to following the principles of sustainability across our operations, the world over. An exciting future awaits!

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