Chef de Partie

Position: Chef de Partie

Primary Location: West Kelowna, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia

Job Type: Seasonal (April – October)

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Our Philosophy:
Mission Hill offers experiences like no other, and our mission is to show the world how the Okanagan Valley is a leader in wine. From our stunning location perched atop the sweeping hills of West Kelowna, guests overlook rows of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay enjoying world-class service in our award wining restaurant, attending one of our Private Events such as our Concert Series or simply joining in our Wine Boutique.

We’re a proudly Canadian company committed to developing talent from within. From our Wine Career Development Program to our mission of filling 80% of roles internally, we seek to ensure our people are invested in, supported, challenged, and offered exposure to the diverse careers in the world of wine.

Your Culinary Journey:
At Mission Hill Family Estate, our culinary program is dedicated to the sourcing and promotion of local, sustainable, seasonal food. Our Cuisine du Terroir approach lends itself to a light-handed manner of preparation that respects the character of the ingredient and where it is sourced. Our varietal and herb gardens are steps away from our kitchens, and we educate and encourage our team members to explore foraging opportunities that lay at our doorstep.

From farm tours to food and wine tastings, we strive to ensure our team acquires the knowledge and appreciation of the valley and the winery needed to surpass our guests’ expectations. Each team member will have the opportunity to hone their culinary skills and develop professional relationships that will last a lifetime while working with our accomplished and celebrated culinary team.

Who You Are:
You’re a storyteller. You seek to surprise and exceed expectations at every step of the customer journey. You excel in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment with quality product and a brand to be proud of. Our business moves fast, and so do you. And beyond all that you are authentic, respectful, and pride yourself as a true team player.

The Life of our Chef de Partie:
•Demonstrate your exemplary culinary skills through your leadership over key culinary stations in the kitchen;
•Ensure the consistency and quality of all meals created;
•Create menus and daily fresh sheets;
•Maintain accountability for brigade;
•Assist the Sous Chef with ordering and receiving of ingredients.

What We’re Looking For:
•Minimum 1-2 year experience as a CDP in a first-class culinary environment
•Excellent technical knowledge of contemporary cooking styles and ingredients
•A proven understanding of and sincere interest in developing food and wine pairing knowledge
•Interprovincial Journeyman’s Certificate
•Comfortable meeting the physical requirements of the position including lifting to 50 lbs., standing for long periods of time, and navigating stairs
•Flexible scheduling - working days, evenings and weekends required
•You thrive in ambiguity and are comfortable with change
•You put trust in others and never let anyone down
•You listen, take feedback, respond quickly, and take initiative with a sense of urgency
•You are authentic, diplomatic, thoughtful, and always have the best intentions

Bonus Points:
•Second language considered an asset

What We Offer:
•Comprehensive paid training and access to extensive wine education
•Monthly Employee Wine Allowance
•Competitive wages
•Discounts at the Terrace Restaurant, Events, and at our Boutique on gifts and wine
•Free tastings for you and your guests
•Discounts on tours and Sommelier Experiences
•The opportunity to work in a “Post Card” setting on our iconic property

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Post Date:Jun 12, 2019
Exp. Date:Jul 12, 2019
Listing Type:Private
Ad Number:3751515