Apprentice Commis Chef (Pastry)

Banff, AB, Canada Req #634
Friday, September 1, 2023

Join our culinary revolution at Banff Lodging Co.! We are in search of a Commis Chef with an unwavering passion for culinary innovation. The successful candidate will drive excellence through the creation of exceptional dishes and dream of ascending the ranks within our premium venues. Immerse yourself in our team of talented chefs and embark on a journey to hone in your skills, explore new flavours, and craft extraordinary dishes to leave our guests wanting more.

At Banff Lodging Co. we believe in investing in our employees’ professional growth, offering opportunities for advancement and development within our organization. Don’t miss out on this exciting chance to be at the forefront of a new venture with one of Banff’s most vibrant venues.

As a Commis chef with Banff Lodging Co., you’ll be responsible for:


  • Manage food quality, portion control and plate presentation through 100% recipe adherence
  • Support standards of cleanliness, timing, uniform, grooming, organization, production, food quality, and consistency through completion of operational checklists.
  • Maintain the work area, including all counter tops, utensils, equipment, and refrigeration in a clean and sanitary condition in accordance with health and safety regulations.
  • Inventory all products that may need to be stocked, pulled, and/or prepped – keep management informed of food quantities and quality in prep, on the line, and in holding.
  • Communicate effectively between alternate shifts (am and pm) and ensure station is stocked and ready for service for current and incoming shift.


Skills and experience:


  • Minimum of 1 to 2 years culinary experience in a full-service restaurant.
  • Different Commis chef positions available based on qualifications and experience.
  • Experience in a new restaurant opening considered an asset.
  • Culinary degree or diploma considered an asset but not required.
  • Food Safety Course and W.H.M.I.S.
  • Ability to work flexible hours including mornings, days, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays based on business needs.


Still not convinced? Here are some more benefits of working with Banff Lodging Co.:


  • Affordable & clean employee housing.
  • Huge food & beverage discounts throughout all BLC restaurants.
  • Excellent heath & wellbeing programs including free yoga, discounted ski passes, free canoe and golf passes, and discounted fitness club memberships.
  • Discounts on spa services.
  • Complimentary hotel stays at any of our 15 hotels!


If you’re looking for an exciting opportunity to work in a breathtaking location, look no further than Banff Lodging Co.! Apply today to become part of our team and start living the dream in this amazing destination.

Please note that only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.


Banff Lodging Co. is committed to building a workplace where everyone can succeed and belong. As a Signatory to the Bow Valley Workplace Inclusion Charter we continue to work on our ongoing commitment to build an even more diverse, equitable, and inclusive team environment. We are working to eliminate barriers for applicants and team members from equity-seeking groups. If you can’t apply online or need an accommodation during the application or hiring process, please contact us at or 403-760-8521.

Other details

  • Job Family Restaurant BOH
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Banff, AB, Canada