Fairmont Copley Plaza – Banquet Cook

Do you have interest in working in the kitchen at a luxury hotel? Are you interested in assisting with weddings and special events? If so, the Fairmont Copley Plaza has the perfect job for you!

The main function of the Banquet Cook position is to make food and beverages to guests at banquet functions according to established company standards.

The Banquet Cook is responsible for food and beverage to guests at banquet functions.


Must have knowledge of all types of cooking and techniques and able to identify and use herbs and spices.
Servsafe sanitation course preferred.



  • Approach all encounters with guests and employees in a friendly, service oriented manner.
  • Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Fairmont Standards, as required by scheduling which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which include wearing the proper uniform and name tag while working.
  • Comply at all times with Fairmont standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.
  • Roasts meats/ poultry to proper temperature.
  • Portion and bakes fish per function contract
  • Prepare food in bulk for banquet operations
  • Prepare and store properly and expediently various fruits and vegetables
  • Understand proper food storage and handling procedures
  • Maintains clean and sanitary working environment
  • Differentiate spices and use same effectively
  • Prepare, store, heat and serve hot hors d’oeuvres
  • Cook potatoes in various fashions per function contracts/ recipe cards
  • Use Fryolator safely and effectively
  • Understand battering and/or breading techniques
  • Demonstrate proficiency n the following cooking techniques: braising, pan-frying, sauté, poaching, boiling, par-cooking, broiling, deep frying, roasting
  • Cook rices and pastas.
  • Dish up food in sufficient quantity to service specific functions.
  • Serve food to waiters, sauce platters as they go into dining room
  • Recover left over food from function, and return same to main kitchen.

Apply via the email address provided below.

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How to apply

Email: Deirdre.Macrorie@fairmont.com

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