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Our core belief that people want a better way to experience the world extends not only to our guests and customers, but to our global team of associates, too. A career at Starwood is like no other. If you are ready to support a better way to experience the world and be challenged to deliver your best, we are the company for you.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with more than 1,300 properties in over 100 countries and over 180,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels, resorts and residences under the renowned brands: St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, W®, Westin®, Le Méridien®, Sheraton®, Tribute Portfolio™, Four Points® by Sheraton, Aloft®, Element®, along with an expanded partnership with Design Hotels™. The Company also boasts one of the industry’s leading loyalty programs, Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG®). Please visit www.starwoodhotels.com for more information.
The Westin Calgary is situated in the heart of one of Canada’s most exciting cities, where the major business center meets the city’s extraordinary activities and first-class dining and arts. Enjoy the best of the city at your doorstep. Packed with exciting attractions, activities, museums, beautiful parks, entertainment and sport venues there is never a shortage of things to do in Calgary. The Westin Calgary provides an energized culture focused on our associates, our guests, and extraordinary results.
Culinary Westin’s workplace culture is designed with the associate experience in mind. Here, associates are empowered to be at their best and to infuse a spirit of well-being into each guest experience ensuring guests leave feeling better than when they arrived. Westin welcomes the best and brightest to enjoy rewarding careers.
The ideal candidate will Support and assist the Executive Chef and the culinary team. Oversee the day-to-day kitchen operations of the hotel's culinary department. Chef de Parties need to train and supervise staff and always monitor food quality as well as manage all aspects of the food production for diverse department, including food preparation according to the specifications and standard set by the Executive Chef and adhere to all sanitation practices. Other duties include, preparing food items for customers using a quality predetermined method in a timely and consistent manner; set up station with predetermined mise en place required to service all banquet functions; practice Ecosure program for sanitation and safety daily, to ensure the total customer satisfaction. In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions: participate, support and make recommendations for ongoing hotel programs with continuous improvement in networking; select, train and supervise kitchen staff in the proper preparation of menu items, equipment and safety measures; evaluate performance, give guidance and discipline as necessary to promote quality products; observe production flow and make adjustments in order to adhere to control procedures for cost and quality.
Minimum 5 years’ experience in a higher end hotel or restaurant Thorough knowledge of food products, standard recipes and proper preparation Ability to supervise a large staff and accomplish goals on a timely basis Ability to conduct meetings, menu briefings and maintain communication lines between line staff and Executive Chef. Red Seal or equivalent required We are looking for a strong leader who is positive and will mentor others. The ideal candidate should be reliable, energetic, a strong team player and likes working in our Westin Family culture. The candidate must possess eligible paperwork to legally work in Canada. The Westin Calgary is currently unable to hire foreign workers without current valid work permits, nor can we obtain LMIA's (Labor Market Impact Assessments)