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Property Name
The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
Job Title
Pastry Second Cook
Alberta-Banff/Lake Louise/Jasper
Lake Louise
Work Permit
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in Canada will not be considered.
Management Position
Bonus Pay
Position Categories
Cook, Cook - Prep

The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise is one of the largest hotels in the Canadian Rockies. Nestled on the edge of Lake Louise amidst the majestic Canadian Rocky Mountains, The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise is an all-season, recreational paradise that has been attracting guests from around the world since 1890. The hotel has 550 guest rooms including a wide array of luxury suites. We also have an extensive Food and Beverage operation that includes five restaurants, a lobby bar, deli, and a lounge. We are minutes away from one of North America's largest ski resorts. From your doorstep you can hike, cross-country ski, mountain bike, or canoe. The Chateau is located 185 kms west of Calgary, 55 kms west of Banff, and 4 kms from the village of Lake Louise.

Job Details

Pastry Second Cook

Come join the culinary team at The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Develop your culinary skills with some of Fairmont’s most talented chefs, while enjoying the lifestyle of the Canadian Rockies.

Hotel Overview:

Nestled on the edge of Alberta’s Lake Louise in the majestic Canadian Rocky Mountains, The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise is an all-season recreational paradise that has attracted guests from around the world since 1890. Only a two-hour drive west of Calgary, the property is enveloped by some of the most spectacular scenery on the planet. Facilities include 554 guest rooms, Health Club and Spa, five restaurants, a deli and a lounge. As well, we also have retail shopping, a business centre, horseback riding and canoeing in the summer, and sleigh rides in the winter.

Summary of Responsibilities:

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

Prepare the necessary food items as directed by the Chef de Partie/Sous Chef in accordance with standards and in a timely and efficient fashion to ensure that there is no interruption to guest service


Adhere to standardized recipes and specifications in order to maintain consistency and ensure all standards are met


Keep work station clean and organized including fridge’s/freezers, countertops and stove tops


Ensure that station opening and closing procedures are carried out to standard


Keeps overproduction and food waste to a minimum in order to reduce food cost expense


Will operate all kitchen equipment and conduct themselves with safety in mind at all times


Ensure that all food products are handled, stored, prepared and served safely in accordance with hotel and government Food Safety guidelines


Report any and all deficiencies in kitchen equipment functionality and quality of food products to chef de partie/ Sous chef in a timely fashion


Compliance with all safety regulations of assigned tasks, and ensure a clean and safe working environment with active participation in the hotel health and safety program


Adhere to all environmental policies and programs as required


Other reasonable duties as assigned

Job Requirements

* Minimum 2 years cooking experience

* Experience in a luxury hotel with comparable service and standards an asset

* Certificate or Diploma from a recognized Culinary School an asset

* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

* WHMIS Training an asset

Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):

* Constant standing and walking throughout shift.

Visa Requirements: Candidate must hold the proper work authorization to legally work in Canada.