Vail Resorts Sous Chef - Timber Ridge - Year Round (10 Month) - Keystone Resort in Keystone, Colorado

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's most innovative companies and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.

Timber Ridge is located atop North Peak mountain in the Outpost Restaurants Building. Access is via 2 gondolas in winter. This is a remote location, operations are weather dependent. The Timberidge is a high volume food court with guests in the thousands. Multiple stations run each day. The right candidate will be a self-started, motivated to provide the highest levels of guest service, and able to train and motivate a large staff. Cooking positions at this outlet are guest facing and guest service is of utmost importance. This position will also be responsible for production and execution of summer banquets and weddings. Prior knowledge of catering events is preferred. Prior supervisory experience is highly preferred, as well as knowledge of costing, inventory, labor budgeting, and cost of sales.

Timberidge is open daily from 10am until 3pm, weekends, holidays. This is a year round (10 month) position and may require outdoor work as well.

Job Functions:

  • Responsible for BOH daily operations of outlet

  • Provides guidance and direction for all staff, including management

  • Purchasing and inventory controls

  • Developing and evaluating menus, costs, purchasing vendors and methods, cost controls

  • Training, hiring, scheduling of staff to building standards, performance evaluations

  • Food safety training, evaluation, and necessary corrective actions - rotation of product, food safety education and knowledge

  • Coordinate & Manage Daily Operations of outlet to GM/Exec Chef/Chef standards

  • Operate business to Keystone Mountain Dining and Health Department standards

  • Hire, train, motivate and retain the kitchen/BOH teams

  • Anticipate business volumes to achieve successful production of daily product

  • Manage inventory, labor and cost of sales

  • Ordering, stocking, inventory, rotation of product, par lists and recipe development and communication

  • Scheduling, labor management, cost control responsibilities.

Job Qualifications:

  • Basic computer skills Required (must know MS Office)

  • ServSafe Preferred, will be offered upon hire as required

  • 5 Years previous work experience - required

  • 1 Year Supervisory experience - preferred

  • 1 Year Kitchen Banquet Supervisory experience - preferred

  • Fluent English (written and spoken) - required

  • Must provide own slip resistant shoes before first day of work - required

We’re looking for team members who are passionate about their work and the world around them, who take pride in ensuring our guests receive the best possible service and who bring a sense of self and fun to all they do. Life at 9,280 feet in the sky is a little different. With our crisp Rocky Mountain air and boundless options for adventure and exploration, you can join a community who loves where they live and loves what they do. Keystone will be your home away from home; a place where friendliness, an eye for detail and unmatched guest service is the foundation of our Culture. Come join our team – where A Mountain of Possibilities awaits.

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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