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    Francophone Mobility Program

    The Francophone Mobility Program allows international skilled workers who are fluent in English and French to receive work permits to Canada in a fast, cheap and reliable way.

    Looking to Live, Work & Play in Canada's Mountains?

    Fairmont's Canadian Western Mountain Region is seeking skilled culinary applicants who speak and write fluent English & French to join our iconic hotels in Banff, Lake Louise, Jasper and Whistler.

    We are looking to hire for the following positions:

    • Second Cook

    • First Cook

    • Demi Chef de Partie

    • Chef de Partie

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    Program Details and Requirements


    What you Will be Doing

    • Prepare, cook and service all food items for a la carte and or buffet menus according to the recipes and standards

    • Have full knowledge of all menu items in your area; participate in the creation of daily features and promotions

    • Receiving, and maintaining proper rotation of products in all chillers to minimize wastage/spoilage using FIFO

    • Adhere to and follow ALLSAFE health and safety protocols

    • Flexibility to work in any kitchen venue environment at anytime


    Your Skills & Experience

    • Red Seal Journeyperson Cook Certification or international equivalency required for Demi Chef de Partie positions and higher

    • Minimum 2 years’ culinary experience preferably in a luxury hotel or large kitchen environment

    • Certificate or Diploma from a recognized Culinary School an asset 

    • Safe Food Handling Certification

    • Schedule flexibility, including early mornings, late nights, weekends, holidays


    What's in it For You

    • Guaranteed staff housing for full time employees walking distance from the hotel

    • Hot Meals & salad bar available in our staff cafeteria

    • Employee Travel Program 

    • Competitive extended benefits package including medical, vision and dental for full time permanent status

    • Comprehensive Wellness Platform (LifeWorks)

    • Discounts on food & beverage/fitness centre/spa/golf 

    It is important to note that in order to be eligible for this work permit, candidates must communicate fluently in French at Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) level 7. You will need to score CLB 7 for each of the four abilities: listening, speaking, reading and writing.  

    Language Requirements

    Follow the link below to learn more about the Francophone Mobility Program and our Fairmont Mountain Resorts

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