Vail Resorts Fast Casual Sous Chef, Vail Mountain Dining - Winter Seasonal - Vail Mountain in Vail, Colorado

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Fast Casual Sous Chef, Vail Mountain Dining, 2018-2019 Winter Seasonal- Full Time

Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

This person is either a graduate of a two year culinary program with two years post graduate quality experience, or has at least five years experience in quality establishments. This position is responsible for the supervision of employees, and the preparation and production of food.

  • Must carry out the rules and quality standards set by the Executive Chef and General Manager

  • Proficient in all positions in the kitchen and will be responsible for training, overseeing and evaluating employees

  • This individual may assist in the creation, costing, and management of menu in addition to monthly inventory, staff scheduling, and purchasing/ordering

  • Responsible for proper condition and cleanliness of kitchen and equipment, ensuring proper safety and sanitation, and safe service of food

  • Should have the ability to work all stations in the kitchen, and have a proven ability to supervise, communicate, and work well with coworkers and service staff

  • Adheres to Vail Resorts Culinary Guidelines. Owns proper culinary tools

  • Understands the importance of personal hygiene, safe food handling practices, and advanced culinary skills

  • Understands the importance of Standards, Speed, and Quality

  • This employee supports company philosophy, goals, and objectives

  • Takes responsibility for the product used in their outlet and manages it to assure a quality product

  • Responsible for and supervises lower level cooks in regards to food handling including: rotation, sanitation of all storage areas, labeling and dating, and insures all storage areas are maintained

  • Advises higher rated cooks and/or management of anticipated problems

  • Assists in the direction and supervision of staff

  • Assists in the creation, usage, and follow through of prep lists, cleaning list, and closing lists

  • Assists in food ordering

  • Demonstrates excellent teamwork and cooperation with service staff


  • 5 years culinary experience in a fast-paced restaurant. -required

  • Must be able to lift and carry 40+ lbs. -required

  • Must be able to stand for 8+ hours. -required

  • High school diploma or equivalent. -required

  • Team oriented attitude is a must. -required

  • Must be fluent in English. -required

  • Must be available to work weekends and holidays including -required

  • 2 years managerial experience. -preferred

  • Knowledge of the Spanish language. -preferred

  • Compensation, $40,000.00

Be a part of the resort where it all started. Imagine belonging to a team that delivers the life of luxury to its guests while infusing the mountain lifestyle in every experience. Are you someone that never settles for second best? Take your mountain exploration to the next level and join a passionate group of people who thrive on extraordinary customer service. Come help us deliver unparalleled adventures in a place that is unrivaled and unflinching. Join the team at Vail – a place that’s Like Nothing on Earth.

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

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