Chef de Cuisine

Date:  Jun 5, 2024

Beaver Creek, CO, US

Company:  Beaver Creek Ski Resort
Shift Type:  Year Round


Create Your Experience of a Lifetime!

Come work and play in the mountains!  Whether it’s your first-time seeing snow or you were born on the slopes, joining our team means discovering (or re-discovering!) a passion for the outdoors while building lifelong connections with teammates and guests from around the world.

With 40+ resorts across 3 continents, you can join our team for a season or stay to build a career. From day one, you'll receive some of the highest compensation rates in the industry, free Epic pass(es) along with free ski and snowboard lessons, 40% retail discounts, the chance to grow through Epic Service - our leading training and development experience, and wellness benefits to fuel your success.

Candidates for year-round positions are reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications will be accepted up to 90 days after the posting date, or until the position is filled (whichever is first).

Job Benefits

  • Ski/Mountain Perks! Free passes for employees, employee discounted lift tickets for friends and family AND free ski lessons 
  • MORE employee discounts on lodging, food, gear, and mountain shuttles
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan 
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Excellent training and professional development
  • Referral Program

Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus:

  • Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans (for eligible seasonal employees after working 500 hours)
  • Free ski passes for dependents
  • Critical Illness and Accident plans


Job Summary: 

The Chef de Cuisine is responsible for the overall quality of food, menu development, specifications, production and delivery. Management of kitchen environment for Zach's Cabin during the winter and Red Sky Golf Club in the summer. Ensure staff and food quality will provide ski resort and golf club guests with pleasant dining experiences on a daily basis. Our Chef de Cuisine will also monitor and maintain financial performance of dining outlets including payroll, sales, inventory, worker's comp claims, etc.


Job Responsibilities: 

  • Menu planning, production and delivery
  • Assist in budget process and forecasting of business
  • Food safety across all operations
  • Ensures entire outlet operates under HACCP guidelines and adheres to Serve Safe Culinary Guidelines.
  • Maintain financial performance of operation related to food sales vs. spending and labor
  • Financial oversight and assistance with monthly food inventories, cost transfers, menu costing, capital projects, managing operational purchases and participating in monthly business reviews.
  • Accurately schedule and review staff to budgeted labor. Responsible for Payroll exceptions, approvals, and labor distribution reports
  • Oversee ordering/receiving, cost transfers, variance reports and inventory control of all food, beverages, supplies, etc purchased for the entire building.
  • Responsible for hiring, retaining  and training  all food service personnel
  • Oversee organization and cleanliness of kitchen operations and BOH storage areas.
  • Adhering and training all culinary staff to food safety guidelines.
  • Creating and implementing quality and standard controls.
  • Summer responsibilities include assisting Weddings and Events on a full time basis or as needed in other locations determined by the Resort Executive Chef


Job Requirements: 

  • Culinary degree preferred
  • Minimum 5 years in high volume restaurant operation
  • Minimum 5 years of direct management experience
  • Serve Safe Food Protection Manager certification
  • Purchasing systems, MS office suite, Outlook, Time and Labor
  • Spanish preferred, English required


The expected pay range is $75,000 - $85,000 + annual bonus. This is the pay range we reasonably expect to pay for this position. Individual compensation decisions are based on a variety of factors.


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.


Requisition ID  501449
Reference Date: 05/06/2024 
Job Code Function: Back of House 

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