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Thank you for considering a career at Explore Edmonton Corporation!


Explore Edmonton Corporation is the visitor economy and venue management organization for Edmonton. We tell Edmonton’s story, elevate the Edmonton experience, and generate inbound visitation.


We are passionate Edmontonians, aligned through a unified purpose, mission, and vision to increase the economic impact of the visitor-based economy in Edmonton:

  • Purpose: Increase the economic impact of the visitor-based economy in Edmonton.
  • Mission: To showcase and inspire more people to visit Edmonton for exceptional experiences, while also enriching the quality of life for residents, and creating economic prosperity.
  • Vision: Edmonton will be a destination of choice, delivering year-round transformational visitor and guest experiences.


We work hard to continually improve employee, guest, stakeholder, and visitor satisfaction, increase destination attraction and awareness, strengthen Edmonton experiences and events, and improve our operational excellence.


Explore Edmonton encourages, supports, and celebrates a diverse and inclusive work environment. We strive to create a workplace that reflects the city we promote and where our employees feel safe and supported.


Our core values differentiate us from other organizations. These are the common themes that unite us and helps to define our culture. We use our core values as a guidepost for consistent decision making, to empower employees and to unleash their potential as leaders. They are:

  • Public Stewardship: We have been given a tremendous responsibility to be stewards of public trust as well as the architect of bold ideas.
  • Selfless Approach: Everything we do is done in collaboration – with others on our teams, across our groups and with our stakeholders – and when we win, we win together.
  • Lead the Way: We step up. Start something. Change something. Connect and support others who are willing to take a risk – on our teams, in our city.
  • Make an Impact: When every action, big or small, can make an impact, every action contributes to building a visitor economy that matters.
  • Caring for One Another: We have a genuine commitment to the success of each other, our shareholders and our community.



Interested in joining our team? See our available career opportunities below and visit our About Us page to learn more about the organization, as well as our Venues page to learn about our award-winning venues.

Current Opportunities

Board Director Open Collapsible Content

Explore Edmonton Corporation is an agency of the City of Edmonton and is governed by an independent Board of Directors comprised of up to 15 individuals.

Explore Edmonton encourages, supports, and celebrates diversity and inclusivity.

About the Position

The Board of Directors is currently looking to fill up to two (2) Director positions and is looking for individuals with:

  • A demonstrated passion for Edmonton;
  • Commitment to making a difference in the local community;
  • Connection to the broader Edmonton business community;
  • An understanding of the value of Edmonton’s Visitor Economy and the role Explore Edmonton plays to the City, local, and international communities;
  • Demonstrated governance experience;
  • Demonstrated ability to make quality decisions;
  • Ability to see possibilities and articulate vision into strategies and tactics;
  • Commitment to high ethical standards and personal integrity

Term of Office

Directors are appointed to serve staggered one-, two-, or three-year terms, to a maximum of eight consecutive years of service per Director with additional opportunity for executive positions.

Appointments are made by resolution of the Shareholder of Explore Edmonton Corporation

Qualifications

  • No person shall be qualified for appointment as a Director if that person:
  • is less than eighteen years of age;
  • is of unsound mind and has been so found by a court in Canada or elsewhere or by a physician licensed to practice medicine in Alberta;
  • has the status of a bankrupt;
  • is not an individual;

Former Directors of the Board may apply if it has been at least five years since their last appointment.

How to Apply

If this role interests you, please submit your cover letter and resume by email to: BoardRecruitment@exploreedmonton.com no later than February 14, 2024.

Event Manager (ECC) Open Collapsible Content

Event Manager (ECC)

We are looking for a proactive, passionate, and independent individual to join our team. This position is a full-time salaried position. This position is integral in organizing, planning, and managing the client experience and ensuring the highest level of guest satisfaction. Reporting directly to the Senior Event Manager, the Event Manager is an ambassador for the City of Edmonton and for our award-winning venue, becoming the main point of contact for our clients and events.

The Event Manager is responsible for exceptional client management which starts from the time of booking until the conclusion of their event. They are the liaison between all stakeholders; clients, staff, ECC in-house partners and outside vendors for all facets of the event. This role requires a candidate that is self-driven with exceptional attention to detail and strong solution finding skills.


The key responsibilities for this position include:

  • Client Relationship Management
  • Project Management
  • Critical Thinking and Logistics
  • Cross Departmental Collaboration
  • Risk Management
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Personal Accountability


The Ideal Profile:

  • Post-secondary degree or certificate in Event Management or related field is an asset
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a position in event planning, or client services.
  • Strong administrative and computer skills with the ability to keep up with correspondence and data entry for all event requirements.
  • Ability to provide accurate quotes and invoices based on client needs. This role participates in collecting accurate pre-event payment where required.
  • Event/client management strengths and strong attention to details
  • Critical thinking and strong negotiating skills
  • Experience with working as a team member, advocating for the venue’s operations teams and venue goals
  • Experience and success in developing/building relationships with clientele and internal departments. Exceptional guest experience and satisfaction qualities.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize goals (working within tight timelines)
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office, Word, and Excel
  • Strong interpersonal, communications and customer service skills
  • Expectation to respond to client and supplier inquiries within 1 business day
  • Skill set in a venue management system (USI or other) considered an asset


How to apply:

If this role piques your interest, please submit your cover letter, and resume no later than February 27, 2024.

Explore Edmonton encourages, supports, and celebrates a diverse and inclusive work environment. We strive to create a workplace that reflects the city we promote and where our employees feel safe and supported every day.

Senior Chef de Partie (EXPO) Open Collapsible Content

Elevate your culinary journey with Explore Edmonton!

The Edmonton EXPO Centre is on the hunt for a talented Senior Chef de Partie to join the team! Under the direction of the Executive Chef & the Sous Chefs, the Senior Chef de Partie supervises and coordinates the activities of Chef de Partie, Demi-Chef, Commis, apprentices, and kitchen helpers. Senior Chef de Partie is also responsible for the planning, preparation and presentation of food.

The Edmonton EXPO Centre plays a pivotal role in hosting world-class events, meetings, and conventions, attracting an impressive average of 1.3 million visitors per year. If you thrive on being amid exciting action, enjoying live music, and connecting with hundreds of fellow Edmontonians day or night, then this is the ideal place for you!

What we offer to enhance your experience:

  • A competitive compensation package complemented by attractive benefits
  • Guidance from Red Seal and Award-winning chefs who will serve as your mentors
  • Opportunities to take the lead and mentor aspiring culinary talent
  • Exciting career growth prospects that sizzle
  • Flexible scheduling options to suit your lifestyle
  • Access to our Annual Scholarship program
  • Enjoy meal discounts, exclusive fitness membership discounts, and a range of other perks designed exclusively for our valued employees

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Overseeing kitchen staff, including orientations, training, and developing
  • Observe methods of preparation through feel, taste and smell prepared dishes while viewing colour, texture and garnishments
  • Estimate food requirements to ensure sufficient supplies are on hand
  • Delegate tasks to the EXPO Culinary team
  • Contribute to team efforts by maintaining a cooperative working relationships with other departments and leading kitchen staff
  • Maintain a clean work station in adherence with AHS standards

The successful candidate will have:

  • Post-secondary education with a degree in culinary or hospitality management
  • Food Safety Certificate
  • Red Seal Certificate is required
  • Excellent understanding of food service and sanitation
  • 10+ years experience in a high-volume kitchen or banquet operation
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment while standing for extended periods of time, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 24 kilograms.

Explore Edmonton encourages, supports, and celebrates a diverse and inclusive work environment. We strive to create a workplace that reflects the city we promote and where our employees feel safe and supported every day.

Ready to take your culinary journey to the next level? We invite you to apply! This position will remain open until a suitable candidate has been found.


Chef de Partie, Cold Kitchen (EXPO) Open Collapsible Content

The Edmonton EXPO Centre is looking for Chef de Partie (Cold Kitchen) to join the team! Under the direction of the Sous Chef, the Chef de Partie is responsible for the preparation and cooking of cold foods. The Chef de Partie monitors the feel, taste, smell, color, texture and garnishments of food stuffs and informs subordinates of necessary adjustments to maintain quality standards and presentation.

The Edmonton EXPO Centre plays a pivotal role in hosting world-class events, meetings, and conventions, attracting an impressive average of 1.3 million visitors per year. If you thrive on being amid exciting action, enjoying live music, and connecting with hundreds of fellow Edmontonians day or night, then this is the ideal place for you!

What we offer to enhance your experience:

  • A competitive compensation package complemented by attractive benefits
  • Guidance from Red Seal and Award-winning chefs who will serve as your mentors
  • Opportunities to take the lead and mentor aspiring culinary talent
  • Exciting career growth prospects that sizzle
  • Flexible scheduling options to suit your lifestyle
  • Access to our Annual Scholarship program
  • Enjoy meal discounts, exclusive fitness membership discounts, and a range of other perks designed exclusively for our valued employees

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Consistently offer professional, friendly, and proactive guest service while supporting fellow colleagues.
  • Ensure consistency in the preparation of all food items according to recipes and standards.
  • Managing food quality and production by keeping detailed records and minimizing waste.
  • Ensuring that the mise en place is ready for the next day according to expectations and demands.
  • Providing support for culinary production and banquet setup, including hands-on involvement in action stations.
  • Upholding impeccable cleanliness standards in accordance with AHS guidelines, with a focus on maintaining a well-organized and hygienic workstation.
  • Thoroughly completing daily opening and closing checklists, temperature logs, and equipment cleaning responsibilities.
  • Strict adherence to the EXPO Centre Health and Safety Standards, ensuring a secure and healthy work environment for all.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Post-secondary education, with a preference for a degree in culinary or hospitality management
  • Food Safety Certificate.
  • Red Seal Certificate is required.
  • 6-7 years experience in a high-volume kitchen or banquet operation.
  • Excellent understanding of food service and sanitation standards.
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced work environment, including the capacity to stand for extended periods of time and occasionally lift and/or move up to 24 kilograms.


Explore Edmonton encourages, supports, and celebrates a diverse and inclusive work environment. We strive to create a workplace that reflects the city we promote and where our employees feel safe and supported every day.

Ready to take your culinary journey to the next level? We invite you to apply! This position will remain open until a suitable candidate has been found.

Demi Chef - Baker (EXPO) Open Collapsible Content

Elevate your culinary journey with Explore Edmonton!

The Edmonton EXPO Centre is seeking dedicated Demi Chef - Baker to join our culinary team! Under the direction of the Sous Chef, the Demi Chef - Baker prepares baked goods and observes methods of preparation while ensuring high quality standards are achieved.

The Edmonton EXPO Centre plays a pivotal role in hosting world-class events, meetings, and conventions, attracting an impressive average of 1.3 million visitors per year. If you thrive on being amid exciting action, enjoying live music, and connecting with hundreds of fellow Edmontonians day or night, then this is the ideal place for you!

What we offer to enhance your experience:

  • A competitive compensation package complemented by attractive benefits
  • Guidance from Red Seal and Award-winning chefs who will serve as your mentors
  • Opportunities to take the lead and mentor aspiring culinary talent
  • Exciting career growth prospects that sizzle
  • Flexible scheduling options to suit your lifestyle
  • Access to our Annual Scholarship program
  • Enjoy meal discounts, exclusive fitness membership discounts, and a range of other perks designed exclusively for our valued employees

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Preparing and baking bread, baked goods, pies, cakes, tarts, French pastries and desserts
  • Feeling, tasting, and examining appearances of food prepared and cooked by pastry staff
  • Ensuring correct and timely distribution of food and product to required location
  • Communicate with Sous Chef regarding production schedules
  • Ensure proper stock rotation in all areas of the kitchen and minimize waste
  • Manage food quality and productivity by keeping detailed records
  • Ensure the mise en place is ready for the next day according to expectations and demands
  • Maintain a clean work station in adherence with AHS standards

The successful candidate will have:

  • Post-secondary education, with a degree in culinary or hospitality management preferred.
  • Food Safety Certification & Red seal required.
  • 5-7 years high volume kitchen or banquet operational experience preferred.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to assess operations, prioritize and multitask.
  • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 24KG
  • Availability to work shift work, daytime, evenings, weekends, and holidays.

About Us

We are Edmonton’s Destination Management and Marketing Organization (DMMO). We also manage two of Edmonton’s award-winning venues, the Edmonton Convention Centre and the Edmonton EXPO Centre. We help tell Edmonton’s story, elevate the Edmonton experience, and drive inbound visitation and economic impact in the visitor economy.

Managed by Explore Edmonton Corporation, the Edmonton Convention Centre and Edmonton EXPO Centre both work toward a vision of being among North America’s top-performing venues and achieve that vision through a commitment to positive social, environmental, and economic impact. As two of Edmonton’s largest and busiest venues, the Edmonton Convention Centre and Edmonton EXPO Centre have a combined 672,000 square feet and welcome more than 1.8 million visitors every year.

Explore Edmonton encourages, supports, and celebrates a diverse and inclusive work environment. We strive to create a workplace that reflects the city we promote and where our employees feel safe and supported every day.

Ready to take your culinary journey to the next level? We invite you to apply! This position will remain open until a suitable candidate has been found.

Cook 1 (EXPO) Open Collapsible Content

Elevate your culinary journey with Explore Edmonton!

The Edmonton EXPO Centre is seeking a talented Cook 1 to join the team! As Cook 1, you will use advanced cooking skills and modern techniques to create a variety of food dishes.

The Edmonton EXPO Centre plays a pivotal role in hosting world-class events, meetings, and conventions, attracting an impressive average of 1.3 million visitors per year. If you thrive on being in the midst of exciting action, enjoying live music, and connecting with hundreds of fellow Edmontonians day or night, then this is the ideal place for you! Join us and be a part of the vibrant energy and entertainment hub.

What we offer to enhance your experience:

  • A competitive compensation package complemented by attractive benefits
  • Guidance from Red Seal and Award-winning chefs who will serve as your mentors
  • Opportunities to take the lead and mentor aspiring culinary talent
  • Exciting career growth prospects that sizzle
  • Flexible scheduling options to suit your lifestyle
  • Access to our Annual Scholarship program
  • Enjoy meal discounts, exclusive fitness membership discounts, and a range of other perks designed exclusively for our valued employees

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Observing methods of food preparation; feel, taste, and smell prepared dishes, view colors, textures, and garnishments and informing subordinates of necessary adjustments to maintain quality standards and presentation.
  • Communicating with Chef de Partie as per requirements and production schedules.
  • Ensuring correct and timely distribution of food or product to required location.
  • Rotating all items in refrigerators to minimize spoilage and prevent waste.
  • Ensuring that all areas in the kitchen are always kept clean and tidy.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Grade 10 education.
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in cooking.
  • Able to carry 50 lbs.
  • Excellent and up to date culinary knowledge with a well-developed sense of taste and smell
  • A commitment to quality and organization.
  • An ability to work well both independently and within a collaborative team environment with the flexibility to change with new ideas that are introduced.
  • An ability to work shift work, daytime, evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Explore Edmonton encourages, supports, and celebrates a diverse and inclusive work environment. We strive to create a workplace that reflects the city we promote and where our employees feel safe and supported every day.

Ready to take your culinary journey to the next level? We invite you to apply! This position will remain open until a suitable candidate has been found.


Cook 3 (EXPO) Open Collapsible Content

Elevate your culinary journey with Explore Edmonton!

The Edmonton EXPO Centre is seeking dedicated Cook 3 to join our culinary team! The Cook 3 will assist with preparation and presentation of food, ensuring all EXPO Standards of Excellence are achieved. The ideal candidate will be a team player that thrives in a fast-paced environment while being committed to delivering high quality results.

The Edmonton EXPO Centre plays a pivotal role in hosting world-class events, meetings, and conventions, attracting an impressive average of 1.3 million visitors per year. If you thrive on being amid exciting action, enjoying live music, and connecting with hundreds of fellow Edmontonians day or night, then this is the ideal place for you!

What we offer to enhance your experience:

  • A competitive compensation package complemented by attractive benefits
  • Guidance from Red Seal and Award-winning chefs who will serve as your mentors
  • Opportunities to take the lead and mentor aspiring culinary talent
  • Exciting career growth prospects that sizzle
  • Flexible scheduling options to suit your lifestyle
  • Access to our Annual Scholarship program
  • Enjoy meal discounts, exclusive fitness membership discounts, and a range of other perks designed exclusively for our valued employees

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Using cooking skills in the production of new food dishes using modern food technology and methods
  • Observe methods of food preparation by feel, taste and smell while viewing colors, textures and garnishments
  • Ensure correct and timely distribution of food or product
  • Rotate all items in refrigerators to minimize spoilage
  • Ensure proper transportation, handling and storage of goods and materials
  • Ensure proper operation of equipment to avoid injury, break-down or damage.
  • Ensure all areas in the kitchen are kept clean and tidy at all times

The successful candidate will have:

  • Grade 10 education
  • Ability to prioritize, assess problems and make prompt decisions
  • Able to carry up to 50 lbs at times
  • effective communication skills
  • A well-developed sense of taste and smell
  • An ability to work shift work, daytime, evenings, weekends, and holidays

Explore Edmonton encourages, supports, and celebrates a diverse and inclusive work environment. We strive to create a workplace that reflects the city we promote and where our employees feel safe and supported every day.

Ready to take your culinary journey to the next level? We invite you to apply! This position will remain open until a suitable candidate has been found.

Chef de Partie (Edmonton Convention Centre) Open Collapsible Content

The Edmonton Convention Centre is seeking a Chef De Partie (CDP) to join the team! As a CDP, you will lead and mentor members of the Culinary team, ensuring that the kitchen functions seamlessly on a day-to-day basis. Your passion for culinary excellence, leadership skills, and attention to detail will be vital to this role.

The Edmonton Convention Centre plays a pivotal role in hosting world-class events, meetings, and conventions. If you thrive on being among exciting action and connecting with hundreds of fellow Edmontonians day or night, then this is the ideal place for you!

What we offer to enhance your experience:

  • A competitive compensation package complemented by attractive benefits
  • Guidance from Red Seal and Award-winning chefs who will serve as your mentors
  • Opportunities to take the lead and mentor aspiring culinary talent
  • Exciting career growth prospects that sizzle
  • Flexible scheduling options to suit your lifestyle
  • Access to our Annual Scholarship program
  • Enjoy meal discounts, exclusive fitness membership discounts, and a range of other perks designed exclusively for our valued employees

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Preparing food and observing the methods of preparation: feel, taste, smell, viewing color, texture, and garnishments.
  • Developing, implementing and executing menus
  • Ensuring that the mise en place is ready for the next day according to demands
  • Maintaining organization, timeliness and delivery of all food that is prepared by the team
  • Providing direction and assistance to the team of cooks, ensuring full utilization of employee capabilities and skill sets
  • Acting role model to department members
  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment
  • Establishing good working relationships with other departments

The successful candidate will have:

  • Minimum 7-10 years’ experience in a high-volume kitchen or banquet operational experience
  • Interprovincial Red Seal Journeyman Cook Certificate
  • Degree in culinary or hospitality management considered an asset
  • Excellent organizational, multi-tasking and prioritization skills
  • Being comfortable in a fast-paced environment
  • Superb verbal communication and problem-solving skills
  • Well-developed sense of taste and smell

About US

We are Edmonton’s Destination Management and Marketing Organization (DMMO). We also manage two of Edmonton’s award-winning venues, the Edmonton Convention Centre and the Edmonton EXPO Centre. We help tell Edmonton’s story, elevate the Edmonton experience, and drive inbound visitation and economic impact in the visitor economy.

Managed by Explore Edmonton Corporation, the Edmonton Convention Centre and Edmonton EXPO Centre both work toward a vision of being among North America’s top-performing venues and achieve that vision through a commitment to positive social, environmental, and economic impact. As two of Edmonton’s largest and busiest venues, the Edmonton Convention Centre and Edmonton EXPO Centre have a combined 672,000 square feet and welcome more than 1.8 million visitors every year.

Explore Edmonton encourages, supports, and celebrates a diverse and inclusive work environment. We strive to create a workplace that reflects the city we promote and where our employees feel safe and supported every day.

Ready to take your culinary journey to the next level? We invite you to apply! This position will remain open until a suitable candidate has been found.

Demi Chef (Edmonton Convention Centre) Open Collapsible Content

The Edmonton Convention Centre is on the hunt for Cook 2 - Demi Chef to join our Kitchen team! This role will assist the Sous Chefs and Chef de Partie in creating a smooth day-to day operation. Outstanding planning, preparation, and presentation of the pastry food within their team will be of the utmost importance.

The Edmonton Convention Centre plays a pivotal role in hosting world-class events, meetings, and conventions. If you thrive on being among exciting action and connecting with hundreds of fellow Edmontonians day or night, then this is the ideal place for you!

What we offer to enhance your experience:

  • A competitive compensation package complemented by attractive benefits
  • Guidance from Red Seal and Award-winning chefs who will serve as your mentors
  • Opportunities to take the lead and mentor aspiring culinary talent
  • Exciting career growth prospects that sizzle
  • Flexible scheduling options to suit your lifestyle
  • Access to our Annual Scholarship program
  • Enjoy meal discounts, exclusive fitness membership discounts, and a range of other perks designed exclusively for our valued employees

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Preparing food and observing the methods of preparation: feel, taste, smell, viewing color, texture, and garnishments.
  • Ensuring correct and timely distribution of food and product to required location under the direction of superiors.
  • Ensure proper stock rotation in all areas of the kitchen and minimize waste
  • Manage food quality and productivity by keeping detailed records under the supervision and direction of superiors.
  • Ensure the mise en place is ready for the next day according to expectations and demands.
  • Maintain a clean workstation in adherence with Albert Health Services standards.

The successful candidate will have:

  • 1-2 years experience in a high volume kitchen or banquet operation is required.
  • Post secondary education, with a degree in culinary or hospitality management preferred.
  • Food Safety Certificate
  • Red Seal Certificate
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment while standing for extended periods of time
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 24 kilograms
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to assess operations, prioritize and multitask multiple services and timelines.

About US

We are Edmonton’s Destination Management and Marketing Organization (DMMO). We also manage two of Edmonton’s award-winning venues, the Edmonton Convention Centre and the Edmonton EXPO Centre. We help tell Edmonton’s story, elevate the Edmonton experience, and drive inbound visitation and economic impact in the visitor economy.

Managed by Explore Edmonton Corporation, the Edmonton Convention Centre and Edmonton EXPO Centre both work toward a vision of being among North America’s top-performing venues and achieve that vision through a commitment to positive social, environmental, and economic impact. As two of Edmonton’s largest and busiest venues, the Edmonton Convention Centre and Edmonton EXPO Centre have a combined 672,000 square feet and welcome more than 1.8 million visitors every year.

Explore Edmonton encourages, supports, and celebrates a diverse and inclusive work environment. We strive to create a workplace that reflects the city we promote and where our employees feel safe and supported every day.

Ready to take your culinary journey to the next level? We invite you to apply! This position will remain open until a suitable candidate has been found.

Commis (Edmonton Convention Centre) Open Collapsible Content

The Edmonton Convention Centre is seeking Cook 3 – Commis to join our team! This role will assist the Demi Chef & Chef de Partie in the preparation and presentation of food, thereby ensuring that all the Edmonton Convention Centre Standards of Excellence are achieved.

The Edmonton Convention Centre plays a pivotal role in hosting world-class events, meetings, and conventions. If you thrive on being among exciting action and connecting with hundreds of fellow Edmontonians day or night, then this is the ideal place for you!

What we offer to enhance your experience:

  • A competitive compensation package complemented by attractive benefits
  • Guidance from Red Seal and Award-winning chefs who will serve as your mentors
  • Opportunities to take the lead and mentor aspiring culinary talent
  • Exciting career growth prospects that sizzle
  • Flexible scheduling options to suit your lifestyle
  • Access to our Annual Scholarship program
  • Enjoy meal discounts, exclusive fitness membership discounts, and a range of other perks designed exclusively for our valued employees

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Observing methods of food preparation; feels, tastes and smells prepared dishes, as well as viewing color, texture, and garnishments
  • Informing other kitchen staff of necessary adjustments to maintain quality standards and presentation
  • Communicating daily with Executive Sous Chef and Chef de Partie as per requirements and production schedules
  • Ensuring correct and timely distribution of food or product to the required location

The successful candidate will have:

  • A minimum of 1 year of experience as a cook
  • Excellent customer service through their culinary knowledge
  • Ability to prioritize and make quick decisions
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment will be essential
  • Good verbal communication skills (English)
  • A well-developed sense of taste and smell will be an asset.

About US

We are Edmonton’s Destination Management and Marketing Organization (DMMO). We also manage two of Edmonton’s award-winning venues, the Edmonton Convention Centre and the Edmonton EXPO Centre. We help tell Edmonton’s story, elevate the Edmonton experience, and drive inbound visitation and economic impact in the visitor economy.

Managed by Explore Edmonton Corporation, the Edmonton Convention Centre and Edmonton EXPO Centre both work toward a vision of being among North America’s top-performing venues and achieve that vision through a commitment to positive social, environmental, and economic impact. As two of Edmonton’s largest and busiest venues, the Edmonton Convention Centre and Edmonton EXPO Centre have a combined 672,000 square feet and welcome more than 1.8 million visitors every year.

Explore Edmonton encourages, supports, and celebrates a diverse and inclusive work environment. We strive to create a workplace that reflects the city we promote and where our employees feel safe and supported every day.

Ready to take your culinary journey to the next level? We invite you to apply! This position will remain open until a suitable candidate has been found.

Pastry Chef de Partie (Edmonton Convention Centre) Open Collapsible Content

The Edmonton Convention Centre is seeking a Pastry Chef De Partie (CDP) to join the Pastry Team! As a Pastry CDP, you will support the Executive Pastry Chef in delivering consistently high-quality food. You will lead and mentor members of the Pastry team, observing methods of preparation, and informing the team of necessary adjustments to maintain quality standards and a safe working environment.

The Edmonton Convention Centre plays a pivotal role in hosting world-class events, meetings, and conventions. If you thrive on being among exciting action and connecting with hundreds of fellow Edmontonians day or night, then this is the ideal place for you!

What we offer to enhance your experience:

  • A competitive compensation package complemented by attractive benefits
  • Guidance from Red Seal and Award-winning chefs who will serve as your mentors
  • Opportunities to take the lead and mentor aspiring culinary talent
  • Exciting career growth prospects that sizzle
  • Flexible scheduling options to suit your lifestyle
  • Access to our Annual Scholarship program
  • Enjoy meal discounts, exclusive fitness membership discounts, and a range of other perks designed exclusively for our valued employees

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Developing, implementing, and executing all pastry and bakery menus
  • Preparing and baking bread, baked goods, pies, cakes, tarts, French pastries, and desserts for safe consumption
  • Ensuring that the mise en place is ready for the next day according to demands
  • Maintaining organization, timeliness and delivery of all food that is prepared by the team
  • Providing direction and assistance to the team of cooks, ensuring full utilization of employee capabilities and skill sets
  • Acting role model to department members by providing daily observations, direction and assistance to the team.
  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment
  • Establishing good working relationships with other departments

The successful candidate will have:

  • Minimum 7-10 years’ experience in a high-volume kitchen or banquet operational experience
  • Interprovincial Red Seal Journeyman Cook Certificate
  • Degree in culinary or hospitality management considered an asset
  • Excellent organisational, multi-tasking and prioritisation skills
  • Being comfortable in a fast-paced environment
  • Superb verbal communication and problem-solving skills
  • Well-developed sense of taste and smell

About US

We are Edmonton’s Destination Management and Marketing Organization (DMMO). We also manage two of Edmonton’s award-winning venues, the Edmonton Convention Centre and the Edmonton EXPO Centre. We help tell Edmonton’s story, elevate the Edmonton experience, and drive inbound visitation and economic impact in the visitor economy.

Managed by Explore Edmonton Corporation, the Edmonton Convention Centre and Edmonton EXPO Centre both work toward a vision of being among North America’s top-performing venues and achieve that vision through a commitment to positive social, environmental, and economic impact. As two of Edmonton’s largest and busiest venues, the Edmonton Convention Centre and Edmonton EXPO Centre have a combined 672,000 square feet and welcome more than 1.8 million visitors every year.

Explore Edmonton encourages, supports, and celebrates a diverse and inclusive work environment. We strive to create a workplace that reflects the city we promote and where our employees feel safe and supported every day.

Ready to take your culinary journey to the next level? We invite you to apply! This position will remain open until a suitable candidate has been found.

Pastry Demi Chef (Edmonton Convention Centre) Open Collapsible Content

The Edmonton Convention Centre is on the hunt for Cook 2 - Demi Chef to join our Pastry team! This role will assist the Sous Chefs and Chef de Partie in creating a smooth day-to day operation of the pastry kitchen. Outstanding planning, preparation, and presentation of the pastry food within their team will be of the utmost importance.

The Edmonton Convention Centre plays a pivotal role in hosting world-class events, meetings, and conventions. If you thrive on being among exciting action and connecting with hundreds of fellow Edmontonians day or night, then this is the ideal place for you!

What we offer to enhance your experience:

  • A competitive compensation package complemented by attractive benefits
  • Guidance from Red Seal and Award-winning chefs who will serve as your mentors
  • Opportunities to take the lead and mentor aspiring culinary talent
  • Exciting career growth prospects that sizzle
  • Flexible scheduling options to suit your lifestyle
  • Access to our Annual Scholarship program
  • Enjoy meal discounts, exclusive fitness membership discounts, and a range of other perks designed exclusively for our valued employees

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Preparing and baking bread, baked goods, pies, cakes, tarts, French pastries, and desserts
  • Feeling, tasting, and examining appearances of food prepared and cooked by pastry staff
  • Ensuring correct and timely distribution of food and product to required location under the direction of Chef de parti and Executive Pastry Chef
  • Communicate with Executive Pastry Chef regarding production schedules
  • Ensure proper stock rotation in all areas of the kitchen and minimize waste, best practices for FIFO
  • Manage food quality and productivity by keeping detailed records under the supervision and direction of Chef de partie and executive pastry Chef
  • Ensure the mise en place is ready for the next day according to expectations and demands
  • Maintain a clean workstation in adherence with AHS standards

The successful candidate will have:

  • Post secondary education, with a degree in culinary or hospitality management preferred
  • 1-2 years experience in a high volume kitchen or banquet operation
  • Food Safety Certificate
  • Red Seal Certificate
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment while standing for extended periods of time
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 24 kilograms
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to assess operations, prioritize and multitask multiple services and timelines.

About US

We are Edmonton’s Destination Management and Marketing Organization (DMMO). We also manage two of Edmonton’s award-winning venues, the Edmonton Convention Centre and the Edmonton EXPO Centre. We help tell Edmonton’s story, elevate the Edmonton experience, and drive inbound visitation and economic impact in the visitor economy.

Managed by Explore Edmonton Corporation, the Edmonton Convention Centre and Edmonton EXPO Centre both work toward a vision of being among North America’s top-performing venues and achieve that vision through a commitment to positive social, environmental, and economic impact. As two of Edmonton’s largest and busiest venues, the Edmonton Convention Centre and Edmonton EXPO Centre have a combined 672,000 square feet and welcome more than 1.8 million visitors every year.

Explore Edmonton encourages, supports, and celebrates a diverse and inclusive work environment. We strive to create a workplace that reflects the city we promote and where our employees feel safe and supported every day.

Ready to take your culinary journey to the next level? We invite you to apply! This position will remain open until a suitable candidate has been found.

Pastry Commis (Edmonton Convention Centre) Open Collapsible Content

The Edmonton Convention Centre is seeking Cook 3 – Commis to join our Pastry team! This role will assist the Demi Chef & Chef de Partie in the preparation and presentation of pastry and baking, thereby ensuring that all the Edmonton Convention Centre Standards of Excellence are achieved.

The Edmonton Convention Centre plays a pivotal role in hosting world-class events, meetings, and conventions. If you thrive on being among exciting action and connecting with hundreds of fellow Edmontonians day or night, then this is the ideal place for you!

What we offer to enhance your experience:

  • A competitive compensation package complemented by attractive benefits
  • Guidance from Red Seal and Award-winning chefs who will serve as your mentors
  • Opportunities to take the lead and mentor aspiring culinary talent
  • Exciting career growth prospects that sizzle
  • Flexible scheduling options to suit your lifestyle
  • Access to our Annual Scholarship program
  • Enjoy meal discounts, exclusive fitness membership discounts, and a range of other perks designed exclusively for our valued employees

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Preparing and baking bread, baked goods, pies, cakes, tarts, French pastries, and desserts
  • Informing other kitchen staff of necessary adjustments to maintain quality standards and presentation.
  • Communicating daily with Executive Pastry Chef and Chef de Partie as per requirements and production schedules.
  • Ensuring correct and timely distribution of food or product to the required location.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A minimum of 1 year of experience as a baker.
  • Ensure excellent customer service through their culinary knowledge.
  • Ability to prioritize and make quick decisions.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment will be essential.
  • Good verbal communication skills (English). A well-developed sense of taste and smell will be an asset.

About US

We are Edmonton’s Destination Management and Marketing Organization (DMMO). We also manage two of Edmonton’s award-winning venues, the Edmonton Convention Centre and the Edmonton EXPO Centre. We help tell Edmonton’s story, elevate the Edmonton experience, and drive inbound visitation and economic impact in the visitor economy.

Managed by Explore Edmonton Corporation, the Edmonton Convention Centre and Edmonton EXPO Centre both work toward a vision of being among North America’s top-performing venues and achieve that vision through a commitment to positive social, environmental, and economic impact. As two of Edmonton’s largest and busiest venues, the Edmonton Convention Centre and Edmonton EXPO Centre have a combined 672,000 square feet and welcome more than 1.8 million visitors every year.

Explore Edmonton encourages, supports, and celebrates a diverse and inclusive work environment. We strive to create a workplace that reflects the city we promote and where our employees feel safe and supported every day.

Ready to take your culinary journey to the next level? We invite you to apply! This position will remain open until a suitable candidate has been found.