Vail Resorts Sous Chef - Asst Mgr: F&B- Lodge at Vail - Full Time, Year Round in Vail, 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.

Job Summary:

Responsible for ensuring that all Resort guests have the highest quality culinary experience possible while maintaining a profitable Food & Beverage Division. Oversees all aspects of the culinary function to include; a la carte, banquets, in-room dining, Pool One, manger, special events, fast food/deli service, employee meals and the supervision of any outside food service venders. Also oversees the Stewarding/Dishwashing department and any contract kitchen labor.

Job Duties:

  • Is actively involved in the daily operations by being a "hands on" Chef through modeling proper culinary techniques and working alongside employees. Exhibits a professional demeanor through appearance and by maintaining a positive attitude toward all employees and guests

  • Responsible for the training, supervision and success of all culinary and stewarding employee.

  • Managing all food operations for the resort including; Cucina, IRD, Banquets, Employee Cafeteria, Game Creek Chalet and other supporting departments.

  • Capable of creating a motivational atmosphere and a cohesive culinary/kitchen team.

  • Develops progressive menus that appeal to all Resort owners and guests while maintaining responsible food cost.

  • Exhibits a professional demeanor through appearance and by maintaining a positive attitude toward all employees and guests.

  • Adheres to all Rock Resort Brand Standards and applicable Health Department standards. Is Serve Safe certified.

  • Is fiscally responsible and follows all budget guidelines. Capable of controlling costs and labor while maintaining profitability.

  • Develops written spec sheets for each menu item to include: name, description, portion size, ingredient, cost per serving, menu price and photo to maintain consistency.

  • Coordinates menu tastings and training with service staff.

  • Determines the pricing and standardization of portion controls.

  • Involved with PR efforts that include local events, social media and television.

  • Responsible for all department purchasing and receiving including food, china, equipment, uniforms and other necessary supplies. Keeps these costs in line with budget, sets pars and insures invoices are paid appropriately.

  • Complies with all Resort and company policies, procedures and standards of operations.

  • Positive attitude, flexible, team player, multitasker, willing to grow and learn.

  • Wants to have fun in a professional environment.

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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