The award winning Wickaninnish Inn and Pointe Restaurant in Tofino, B.C., is currently accepting applications for the position of Pastry Chef within the Kitchen.
Pastry Chef will be responsible for managing the day to day operations of the Pastry Department relating to Patisserie, Chocolates, Bread and Plated dessert production while maintaining the highest level of culinary excellence. Duties include, but are not limited to, production, presentation, supervising staff, scheduling, training, mentoring, evaluating, ordering and inventory. Pastry Chef will also participate in menu planning, act as a liaison between the Chef de Cuisine and The Pointe Restaurant Leadership Team to the pastry staff. Participate and maintain the apprentice program and be responsible for ensuring a safe, sanitary and healthy working environment. Pastry Chef must be proficient in a fast paced fine dining establishment. Pastry Chef as part of the Culinary Leadership Team would be responsible for decision making and planning discussions relating to the Culinary Program at the Wickaninnish Inn and act as a Supervisor to all Kitchen employees in the absence of the Chef de Cuisine.
The successful candidate must possess the following:
-Exceptional attention to detail -Must thrive in a fast paced working environment Excellent Leadership, Coaching and Training abilities -Have a calm and approachable demeanor -Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written -Superb time management and organizational skills -Passion and familiarity with scratch cooking -Minimum 3 years in similar position/level -Journeyman/Red Seal Certification, an asset -Previous fine dining establishment or similar experience -Ability to make a 2 year commitment to position -Be knowledgeable and capable to meet and exceed Relais & Chateaux and AAA 4 Diamond standards
Located on a rocky promontory on the west coast of Vancouver Island. Rustic elegance on nature's edge. 76 guestrooms and suites. Aveda Spa. Award winning Pointe Restaurant. Located just minutes outside of Tofino.