Winter 2021-22 - Chef De Partie

September 13 2021
Categories Hospitality, Catering, Tourism, Hospitality, Catering, Tourism, Hospitality, Catering, Tourism, Kitchen
Banff, AB

Winter 2021-22 - Chef De Partie

Banff, AB, Canada Req #1033
Monday, September 13, 2021
Why Join Us?
We work and play in Canada’s most beautiful playground, Banff National Park, and you can too. Sunshine Village is the premier ski resort in Western Canada. If you want to be part of making our guests’ ski experience unforgettable and think a winter season skiing and riding on the best powder in the Rockies would be great too, then read on...

What’s in it for you?
• A ridiculously cool life experience
• Free ski pass for Sunshine Village and super deals at other resorts
• A plethora of lively staff events all season long
• Marvelous discounts on ski gear, food & drinks and transportation.

Chef de Partie (CDP)

Position Details

  • Wage: Very Competitive Wages, Gratuities Included
  • Hours: Full-time averaging around 40hrs/ week
  • Location: 1 Sunshine Village Access Road, Banff AB, T1L1J5


Lead Cooks provide an outstanding experience for our guests by ensuring food is portioned, tasty, and presented in a visually appealing way that meets the needs and expectations of our guests. A chef de partie, is a chef in charge of a particular area of production in a restaurant. Supervising and coordinating other kitchen staff is an integral part of this position while the Sous or Chef Manager is away. This is a physically demanding position that requires some manual labour, lifting, carrying, and standing for long periods of time in a fast-paced environment.

Essential Functions

  • Prepping, cooking, and serving of meals, daily specials, and catered events
  • Working on the line in a fast-paced kitchen environment
  • Working shifts to execute our Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner menus depending on location
  • Able to work on both line style as well as some guest facing buffet service
  • Acting in an advisory capacity to the Chef Manager or Sous Chef for menu planning and costing
  • Leading a team when necessary
  • Read and interpret cooking reference materials including recipes
  • Estimate the quantity of food to prepare and cook within specified guidelines
  • Prepare stocks and sauces; Select, identify, and add spices, herbs, and condiments to recipes; Prepare all types of food
  • Act as quality control for all products leaving the kitchen by ensuring correct taste, temperature, timing, and visual presentation protocol
  • Identify, label, date, and store meats, poultry, seafood, pasta, starches, dairy products
  • Monitor condition of food in storage to prevent spoilage and contamination of food; perform food rotations as well
  • Maintain cleanliness, food safety/HACCP logs and record food wastage
  • Receive food deliveries
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Passion for providing outstanding guest service
  • Experience working with fresh ingredients and creating meals from scratch in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to lift (10kg.), pull & push heavy loads & be exposed to extreme temperatures
  • 2-4 years of kitchen experience
  • Their Food Safety Handlers Certificate considered and asset
  • Previous experience supervising and leading a team through production
  • Excellent work-ethic with strong communication, time-management, and multi-tasking skills
  • Able to use specialized kitchen equipment and interpret recipes
  • Physically laboring position requiring standing for long periods of time in a fast-paced environment
  • Safety and WHMIS training are an asset

This position includes a multi-area ski pass to Sunshine Village & other resorts, a staff event calendar for experiencing the Rockies, and subsidized transportation from Banff and Canmore to Sunshine.

Can’t wait to get started? Great, because we can’t wait to hear from you! Apply online at and tell us why you’re the next awesome member of our team. Remember, we’re looking for people who will wow our guests, so start now and wow us. Sunshine Village is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we value diversity within our workplace.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Job Start Date Tuesday, October 26, 2021
  • Job End Date Friday, May 27, 2022
Apply now! network