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Sous Chef - Winter Seasonal - Full Time

Company: Steamboat Ski Resort
Location: Oak Creek
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

SeasonalWho We Are: Steamboat- Ski Town, U.S.A. is known as the friendliest mountain destination in the world, thanks to our western heritage and welcoming staff. We pride ourselves on hiring the best employees and providing the best experience in the industry. Our employee satisfaction scores top the charts and we have employees who choose to work for the resort for 2, 5, 10, 20 plus years. Fair warning, starting a job at Steamboat could lead to endless fun, lifelong friendships, and a rooted sense of community.Who We re Looking For: Friendly folks who want to work at the best ski resort, play in Champagne Powder and meet friends from around the world. Our culture is supportive, challenging, passionate and committed and we believe that diversity makes us stronger. We are looking for unique individuals who exemplify these qualities and care about each other, our mission, our environment and our communities. If you like to provide incredible guest service with a friendly attitude, you re ready to join our team. If your dream job includes skiing and riding, interacting with guests, rewarding work, free concerts, fireworks, employee parties and more-we d love to hear from you! Perks & Benefits: Steamboat offers many exciting perks and benefits including a Steamboat ski pass for you and eligible dependents, competitive compensation, free bus passes to surrounding areas, retail/rental discounts, food & beverage discounts, industry pro deal discounts, friends & family discounted tickets subject to restrictions, reservations and/or blackout dates. Steamboat also offers access to employee housing (based on availability and employment status), a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, Employee Assistance Program, Accrued Sick Pay and a chance to learn and advance within Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp. Steamboat employees are also eligible for discounted tuition with partner online universities for all Alterra Mountain Company employees to further their education.This winter season Steamboat is in need of an experienced sous chef. Associates degree in culinary arts and/or 3 years of relevant professional cooking experience in resort or high-end facilities. At least 1 year experience as sous chef, chef or kitchen manager in a supervisory capacity is required. Applicants will be considered for all Food and Beverage locations based on need, skills, experience, and ability as necessary, must be able to Manage a shift in any restaurant or banquets.Detailed job description, including responsibilities, work performed, tools or equipment used, etc.:

  • Culinary leader with prior management / supervisory experience.
  • Requires broad, in-depth knowledge and culinary skills in food preparation, cooking and presentation.
  • Able to effectively manage, train and give direction to kitchen staff.
  • Responsible for cost and quality control, managing labor and ongoing sanitation practices.
  • Manage a shift in any restaurant or banquets
  • Mastery of all ingredients and prep required for all menu items. Assist in the creation, usage, and follow through of prep lists including pars.
  • Advanced knife skills. Moves at an efficient and fast pace. Knife cuts are consistent and accurate. Able to train and teach others about knife skills and safety.
  • Prepares station guides and ensures each station is set to standard
  • Monitors and enforces all stations, walk-ins and storage areas for proper labeling and rotation of product. Address violations accordingly.
  • Supervise the cleaning and organizing of all storage areas.
  • Complete Food Handler and Allergen training. Ensure compliance with established health and safety procedures.
  • Report all observations of damaged/ dangerous equipment. Conduct and record time and temps at station. Has awareness of storage areas, labeling and dating.
  • Where applicable ensure that HAACP Principles are followed. Ensuring that daily temperature logs are completed and filed
  • Takes direction from Chef and outlet managers.
  • Conduct training as determined by management, for staff.
  • Supervise, coordinate and participate in the daily operations of all restaurant kitchen facilities.
  • Assist Chef in the supervision of kitchen staff. Responsible for and supervises Cooks 1-4 in regards to food handling including: rotation and sanitation.
  • Assist Chef with food ordering and able to place food orders in the Chefs absence.
  • Operate computer system, email, purchasing guides, receipt log, chef s daily log and notes.
  • Actively participate in end of period food inventory counts with Chef.
  • Meet and exceed all budgetary goals in regards to Cost of Goods. Basic understanding of food cost control methods and cost vs. sales relationship. Actively participate in daily food waste and transfer logs.
  • Meet and exceed all budgetary goals in regards to labor expense. Basic understanding of relationship between costs and revenue. Participate in scheduling and labor forecasting with Chef.
  • Plan and develop with Chef, all menus for outlets and all specialty menus. Research, develop, modify and test recipes.
  • Compliance with all company policies and procedures as well as any regulatory requirements
  • Perform other duties, as assignedMinimum skills, experience, and education required for this job:
    • Associates degree in culinary arts and/or 3 years of relevant professional cooking experience in resort or high-end facilities.
    • At least 1 year experience as sous chef, chef or kitchen manager in a supervisory capacity is required.
    • Must be able to manage a shift in any restaurant or banquet
    • Must be able to work all stations in kitchen
    • Must be able to adhere to Steamboat Culinary Guidelines
    • Expected to interact and maintain positive relationships with guests, co-workers, and management consistent with Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp s Service Excellence standardsPhysical Requirements:
      • Must be minimum 18 years of age
      • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
      • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
      • Must read, write, and speak fluently in EnglishMiscellaneous information:
        • Resume and cover letter required with online application
        • This is an hourly non-exempt position and is subject to overtime pay
        • Position requires working weekends and holidays as needed
        • All Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation employees are required to follow adapting COVID policies and guidelines.The base hourly pay range below represents the low and high end of the Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation hourly pay range for this position. Actual pay will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to experience, education, training, location, merit system, quantity or quality of production, responsibilities, and regular and/or necessary travel. The range listed is just one component of Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation s total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include short-term and long-term incentives and many region-specific benefits.Steamboat area base hourly pay range: $26.00 - $29.00 per hourSteamboat Ski & Resort Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer Associated topics: baker, chief chef, deli chef, dining chef, executive, restaurant assistant chef, salad chef, service manager, sushi, sushi chef

Keywords: Steamboat Ski Resort, Vail , Sous Chef - Winter Seasonal - Full Time, Hospitality & Tourism , Oak Creek, Colorado

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