Edmonton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC) cultivates the energy, innovation and investment needed to build a prosperous and resilient Edmonton economy.
EEDC staff embody the five cultural values of the organization; Public Stewardship, Selfless Approach, Lead The Way, Make An Impact, and Caring For One Another. Our people are city builders who embody the spirit of EEDC and Edmonton; open, inventive, courageous, cooperative and willing to take a risk. In recognition of this work and focus on our people and culture, we were recently recognized as one of Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures.
Edmonton EXPO Centre is a 522,000-square foot facility in central Edmonton designed for large trade and consumer shows, conventions, and special events. The versatile infrastructure supports events from large-scale trade and consumer shows, to conferences and private social events all while maintaining a personal service approach. The Edmonton Expo Centre is ready to revolutionize events with clarity, enthusiasm and success.
At the Edmonton EXPO Centre we are passionate culinarians who combine our devotion for the details, unbridled creativity, and commitment to our guests in delivering experiences worth celebrating. We are seeking a Demi Chef de Partie who has a knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, high volume production, sanitation, and presentation to share this passion.
Under the direction of the Sous Chef, the Demi Chef de Partie prepares food and monitors the quality of prepared dishes to maintain EXPO Centre standards and presentation. In this role you must be adept in moving around the kitchen and skilled in multi-tasking. Experience in using various ingredients and cooking techniques is also important.
- Prepare, season and cook soups, meats, vegetables, desserts, and other foodstuffs for consumption both safely and following EXPO specifications
- Feels, tastes and examines appearance of food prepared and cooked and informs staff of necessary adjustments
- Ensures correct and timely distribution of food or product to required location.
- Manages food quality and productivity by keeping detailed records and minimizes waste.
- Ensure that the Mise en place is ready for the next day according to expectations and demands
- Assist other employees when required with culinary production, banquet setup, and assisting on action stations (carving).
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES
- Minimum 5-7 years experience in a high-volume kitchen of banquet operation
- Post-secondary education, with a degree in culinary or hospitality management preferred
- Red Seal Journeyman Cook Certification required
- Food safety certification required
- Excellent organizational skills with the ability to assess operations, prioritize and multi task multiple services and timelines, and respond constructively to changing requirements and service or quality issues
We offer our Employees opportunities for personal and professional growth, benefits, complimentary and discounted food, free parking and a chance to be a part many exciting events and activities happening in Edmonton.
If this opportunity sparks your interest and highlights your strengths, we want to hear from you! Please submit your detailed cover letter and resume outlining your accomplishments, skills and abilities. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is hired.