K’awat’si Economic
Development LP

Chef de Partie

Chef de Partie

Kwa’lilas Hotel is looking for a Chef de Partie to join our team in Port Hardy, BC., on the Northern end of Vancouver Island. Chef de Partie plays an integral role for the back-of-house team and is accountable for the overall success for their station. Acting alongside the sous chef, Chef de Partie, is responsible for guiding, training, and developing the cooks that are existing/new to their station. The Chef de Partie is responsible for contributing high quality food for Naxi’d’ Pun, Ha’me’ Restaurant, and banquets and events for Kwa’lilas Hotel.

What We Offer:

  • 1 month of covered accommodations for individuals relocating from outside of Northern Vancouver Island
  • Wellness incentives, a discounted membership, and free in-person counselling services
  • Company events and holiday partieses 
  • Career growth and development opportunities 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the leadership of cooks
  • Work closely with Sous Chef and Executive Chef to ensure the kitchen is running smoothly and efficiently
  • Ensure stations are prepared before meal service
  • Prepare and cook complete meals or individual dishes and food to standard
  • Memorize recipes, policies, procedures, and standard portion sizes
  • Provide above and beyond guest experiences through the execution of high-quality and delicious food
  • Prepare ingredients and components of each recipe on both Nax’id’ and Ha’me’ menus
  • Maintain freshness of product and rotating old product out
  • Work with a team of cooks to handle varying levels of activity
  • Maintain a clean, sanitary, and safe workspace at all times to avoid contamination
  • Being aware of and following all kitchen health and safety regulations and guidelines
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Chef or General Manager 

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • 5 years of related experience with 2 years in a fine-dining setting 
  • Professional and responsible conduct and speech around and to all employees
  • Comfortable in fast-paced, high-pressure environments
  • Ability to multitask and work efficiently under pressure
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Organizational skills 
  • Understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures
  • Versed in classic French cuisine and the latest trends
  • Advanced knife skills
  • Provide up-to-date pictures of food
  • Graduated from a culinary institution considered a strong asset
  • Valid Food Safe certification or equivalent 

Job Types: FULL-time, Permanent

Salary: from $24.50-$26.00 per hour

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