Demi Chef

Position Profile

We are Edmonton’s Destination Management and Marketing Organization (DMMO). We also manage two of Edmonton’s award-winning venues, the Edmonton Convention Centre and the Edmonton EXPO Centre. We help tell Edmonton’s story, elevate the Edmonton experience, and drive inbound visitation and economic impact in the visitor economy.

Working together in a one-team approach aligned by our core values, Explore Edmonton’s business units’ market and sell Edmonton as a year-round destination to visit, work, and play in while also developing products and experiences that have a uniquely Edmonton flavour. And by incorporating the management of the city’s two award-winning venues into Explore Edmonton, we are uniquely positioned to attract major events, meetings, and conventions to our city, generating greater economic impact. While Explore Edmonton’s mandate is focused on generating inbound visitation, what we do and how we do it also enhances and amplifies the quality of life for Edmontonians. The people who live here are our greatest ambassadors, so making it easier for them to love our city makes it easier for us to sell it.

Managed by Explore Edmonton Corporation, the Edmonton Convention Centre and Edmonton EXPO Centre both work toward a vision of being among North America’s top-performing venues and achieve that vision through a commitment to positive social, environmental, and economic impact. As two of Edmonton’s largest and busiest venues, the Edmonton Convention Centre and Edmonton EXPO Centre have a combined 672,000 square feet and welcome more than 1.8 million visitors every year.

Job Details

The Edmonton Convention Centre is looking for two Demi Chefs to join our team! This role will assist the Sous Chefs and Chef de Partie in creating a smooth day-to day kitchen operation. Outstanding planning, preparation, and presentation of the food within their team will be of the utmost importance. Positions are available in both hot & cold kitchen and pastry kitchen.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Preparing food and observing the methods of preparation: feel, taste, smell, viewing color, texture, and garnishments.
  • Ensuring correct and timely distribution of food and product to required location under the direction superiors.
  • Ensure proper stock rotation in all areas of the kitchen and minimize waste
  • Manage food quality and productivity by keeping detailed records under the supervision and direction of superiors.
  • Ensure the mise en place is ready for the next day according to expectations and demands.
  • Maintain a clean workstation in adherence with Albert Health Services standards.

The successful candidate will have:

  • 1-2 years experience in a high volume kitchen or banquet operation is required.
  • Post secondary education, with a degree in culinary or hospitality management preferred.
  • Food Safety Certificate
  • Red Seal Certificate
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment while standing for extended periods of time
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 24 kilograms
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to assess operations, prioritize and multitask multiple services and timelines.

Explore Edmonton encourages, supports, and celebrates a diverse and inclusive work environment. We strive to create a workplace that reflects the city we promote and where our employees feel safe and supported every day.

If this role piques your interest, please submit your cover letter to let us know how you feel you could make an impact along with your resume. This posting will remain open until all positions are filled. 

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