Chef de Partie, Binchotan Bar & Grill

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts


Primary Location

United States-Kohala Coast-The Fairmont Orchid

Employee Status



Chef de Partie

Every memorable dining experience at Fairmont Hotels and Resorts begins behind the scenes with our Culinary team’s commitment to safe, efficient operations and exceptional cuisine. Assisting in creating an outstanding food and beverage experience in Binchotan Bar & Grill, while positively affecting all pillars and Fairmont standards. As Chef de Partie you will train, supervise and work with all cook and culinary staff in order to prepare and present the robatayaki cuisine according to hotel standard recipes in order to create quality food products.

Hotel Overview:  Fairmont Orchid is a luxury AAA four-diamond Kohala Coast oceanfront resort with white sand lagoon, Hawaiian Spa Without Walls, golf, extensive meeting facilities, year-round children’s program, five restaurants and tennis, all serviced with Aloha. We are currently looking for new colleagues to join our 'Ohana and share that Aloha here at Fairmont Orchid.
Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Chef De Cuisine, Executive Sous Chef, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:             

• Consistently offer professional, friendly and proactive guest service while supporting and mentoring  fellow Colleagues

• Ensure highest levels of guest satisfaction, quality, operating and food costs on an ongoing basis.

• Ensure effective communication between staff by maintaining a secure and friendly working environment.

• Assist Chef Team in overall planning of culinarian operation as needed.

• Set an example to others for personal hygiene and cleanliness, Maintain and Improve Sanitation in department and bring a focus and deliver an excellent Ecosure Score

• Follows the instructions and recommendations from the immediate superiors to complete the daily tasks.

• Responsible to supervise Culinary Colleagues.

• Expedite restaurants both outside and inside of line as needed.

• Coordinates daily tasks with the Chef De Cuisine.

• Facilitate culinary needs as needed in absence of Chef De Cuisine.

• Covers and assist other outlets as needed.

• Establishing and maintaining effective inter-departmental working relationships.

• Full awareness of all menu items, their recipes, methods of production and presentation standards and the ability to instruct on and coordinate new menu items.

• Operate and maintain all department equipment and reporting of malfunctioning.

• Ensure that the production, preparation and presentation of food are of the highest quality at all times.

• Consults daily with Binchotan Chef De Cuisine and Executive chef on the daily requirements, functions and also about any last minute events.

• Have excellent knowledge of menu creation, whilst maintaining quality and controlling costs in a volume food business

• Ensure the consistency in the preparation of all food items for a la carte and or buffet menus according to hotel recipes and standards

• Actively share ideas, opinions and suggestions in daily shift briefings

• Ensure all kitchen Colleagues are aware of standards and expectations

• Liaise daily with Outlet Chefs to keep open lines of communication regarding guest feedback

• Continually strive to improve food preparation and presentations

• Maintain proper rotation of product in all chillers to minimize wastage/spoilage

• Have full knowledge of all menu items, daily features and promotions

• Ensure the cleanliness and maintenance of all work areas, utensils, and equipment

• Follow kitchen policies, procedures and service standards

• Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage

• Carry out any other duties as required by management.


  • Previous culinary leadership experience in a high-end and large volume establishment required
  • Previous experience with robatayaki style cooking desired
  • Diploma Certification in a Culinary discipline an asset
  • Proven track record of cost control including food, equipment, labor and wastage to meet the goals and the hotel’s financial goals
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office applications required
  • Knowledgeable in Birchstreet, Labor Tool, Avero and Timesaver required
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
  • Highly responsible & reliable
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times
  • Experience in a Unionized hotel


Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):         
  • Constant standing and walking throughout shift
  • Frequent lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs
  • Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting
  • Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps
Visa Requirements: Candidates must be currently authorized to work in the United Steates
APPLY TODAY: Whether you’re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts—and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!
At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you'll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. Our Sustainability Partnership program represents our ever-expanding commitment to being a responsible business and to following the principles of sustainability across our operations, the world over. An exciting future awaits!

Job Level

Management / Supervisory




Evening Job



Closing Date

09.Dec.2018, 9:59:00 AM

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