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Halifax, NS
Hospitality and Food Service
Experienced
Full-time - Permanent

At Events East Group, we proudly manage and operate the Halifax Convention Centre, Scotiabank Centre, and Ticket Atlantic. Our facilities and the events we attract are platforms for prosperity. Whether we're attracting large delegations or hosting an elite group of athletes for an international competition, we are a catalyst for new opportunities and connections between Nova Scotia and the world.

We are now inviting applications for the position of Assistant Banquet Chef.

Reporting to the Executive Chef while under the direction of the department's Banquet Chef, this leadership role will provide a wide range of support with event forecasting and contract delivery, inventory requisitions and rotation of both prepared products and operational par-stock levels, staff scheduling, team coaching and supervision, and ensuring a clean, safe, and respectful work environment. Striving for exceptional standards of culinary excellence, the Assistant Banquet Chef helps design and create signature recipes for various eventmenus and leads the delivery of outstanding foodservice production infused with the latest in modern culinary trends. Grounded in experience and fueled by passion, these roles enable our teams to create memorable event experiences for our guests as we connect the world to Nova Scotia through savory culinary delights.

Education & Experience:

  • Red seal certification in Culinary Arts through a recognized interprovincial agency or international equivalence
  • Professional affiliation from an industry-related association is considered an asset 6+ years' experience in high volume culinary production (2000+ guests) with competencies in fine dining.
  • Strong knowledge and experience in butchering and charcuterie production
  • Previous culinary leadership experience from a supervisory and/or supportive role
  • Proven communication, organization, and time management skills
  • Proficiencies in Rational oven technology
  • Strong command of relevant administrative and event technologies, software, and platforms, including Microsoft Word andExcel

Events East is committed to a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity, and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. We encourage applications from qualified African Nova Scotians, racially visible persons, women in non-traditional positions, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons, and persons from the LGBTQ+ community. We encourage applicants to self-identify.

Applicants are advised testing may be a component of the selection process. Any applicant invited to participate in testing or an interview and those who requires an accommodation should discuss their needs, in confidence, with the Recruiter when selected.

HOW TO APPLY: Submit Resume via Career Beacon

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

For further information, please visit our website at www.eventseast.com
 

A little bit about us

Events East

We manage and operate the Halifax Convention Centre, Scotiabank Centre and Ticket Atlantic. Created as part of a government partnership between the Province of Nova Scotia and Halifax Regional Municipality, we work in collaboration with them to manage our business in a responsible and transparent manner.

We were established in 2014 through legislation to operate, maintain and manage the activities of the Halifax Convention Centre in a manner that will promote and develop economic development, tourism and industry in the Province generally, and the Municipality.

Effective April 1, 2017, our mandate expanded to include the continued management and operations of Scotiabank Centre and Ticket Atlantic, formerly under Trade Centre Limited (TCL).

Our facilities and the events we attract are platforms for prosperity. Whether we’re attracting large delegations or hosting an elite group of athletes for an international competition, we are a catalyst for new opportunities and connections between Nova Scotia and the world.

MISSION: WE CONNECT THE WORLD TO NOVA SCOTIA BY CREATING MEMORABLE EVENT EXPERIENCES.

VISION: OUR PEOPLE AND OUR COMMUNITY MAKE US THE FAVOURED EVENT DESTINATION FOR OUR GUESTS.

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