It’s the most beautiful time of year here at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort (FHSR). The leaves are turning, the brisk morning air and beautiful sunny skies. All this just in time for a beautiful Thanksgiving away from home! This year at FHSR we have tons of family fun activities going on all over the place! From apple bobbing, pumpkin carving and arts and crafts to kayak tours, nature hikes and movie nights. This really is the ultimate family thanksgiving destination! Join us in Bear’s Paw Bar and Grill on Saturday AND Sunday for Live Music from Dean Ray!   Read more

1st Cook

Reference number: 01130
Post Date: 05 January 2015
Application Close Date: 31 March 2015
Division: Food & Beverage
Position Status: Full-time
Brief Description:

Execute  service from either line or banquets, produce mis en place for kitchen, maintain sanitation &  safety at all times, put forth a positive attitude towards position & colleagues


• Show up for scheduled shift on time and in proper uniform each day
• Communicate before and during shift in kitchen with chef de partie/lodge chef as to primary tasks to be achieved
• Complete training as execute assigned station with precision and consistency
• Follow health & safety procedures and adhere to safety regulations
• Continuously put forth a positive effort
• Monitoring prep levels based on business levels
• Work all stations in kitchen with confidence &  success
• Ability to read, translate & execute all recipe specifications
• Ability to adapt to change quickly and make responsible decisions
• Follow sanitation guidelines as per management


• previous culinary experience necessary
• a positive attitude is a must
• able to comprehend English written and spoken
• must be a team player
• good hygiene practices
• must have a desire for the industry, to be creative and create


Working Conditions

• shift work is expected (am, pm or both)
• locations may vary as we have 9 F&B outlets resort wide
• holidays are usually our busiest times

Physical Requirements

• standing for 8 hours is required (with breaks)
• lifting up to 50 lbs on certain occasions

Direct Reports

Chef de Partie

Lodge Chef

How to Apply:

Please email us your resume and cover letter if you are interested in this available position.


p: 250.345.6004

f:  250.345.6616

Summer is quickly winding down and the school bells are almost ringing! So why not have one last party and celebrate a fantastic summer!! This weekend at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort we have TONS of activities going on for you and your family! Saturday August 30th join us for a fun themed day at our Hawaiian Luau!  Treats, balloons and awesome specials at Poolside Shop, Brewers Market and Bear Essentials! 11:30am join us outside Brewer’s Market for a Piñata Bust!   Read more

Wine Festival

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Wine Festival
The 14th Annual East Kootenay Wine Festival celebrates the very best wines from British Columbia. New this year: 5 featured wineries with wine paired canapes!

The 14th Annual East Kootenay Wine Festival, November 6th & 7th, 2015 will again feature over 50 of BC's most acclaimed wineries! Reserve now for this sellout event!


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Must be 19+ to attend. Rates are based on double occupancy. Rates are subject to applicable taxes. Package not available for group bookings. Price is based on accommodation in a classic mountain view room.  Room upgrades available. 


Wine Festival packages and individual tickets are only available for guests aged 19 and over. Fairmont Hot Springs Resort requires a one night deposit plus applicable taxes at the time of booking.  The remainder of your stay is payable upon check-in with presentation of photo identification. Cancellation before 72 hours of your arrival is 100% refundable. The initial one night deposit will be charged if cancellation is made within 72 hours of your arrival.

Rates are subject to applicable tax. All rates are quoted in Canadian funds and are subject to change. Lodge guests enjoy unlimited access to our hot mineral pools during pool hours. Conditions may apply to all packages and programs. Rates and offer subject to availability, cancellation and change without notice. All facilities and programs subject to seasonality and change without notice. Available for new reservations only.

Click here to book online using PROMO CODE: WINE
Or call 1.800.663.4979!

Monty the Moose has finally arrived! Come hang out with Monty at Base Camp or catch him cooling off by the pools!   Read more

Customer Appreciation Night! On July 25th we want to celebrate you! Join us at Mountainside Grille for a night of delicious food, live music and great company! Tickets are $25 per person and include a massive buffet dinner and a front row seat to one of the valley’s own, Valley Forged! See you next Friday, July 25 at Mountainside Grille. Doors open at 6pm! Tickets can be purchased by calling 250.345.6514 or dropping by Mountainside or Riverside Golf Courses! Valley Forged BiographyValley Forged is   Read more

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