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Executive Chef - Vista Haus

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Breckenridge, CO, US

Company:  Breckenridge Ski Resort
Shift Type:  Year Round

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 Type: Year Round

Job Classification: Full-Time

Location: Breckenridge

Start Date: TBC

 

Vail Resorts is always looking for great talent.  Although our resorts and offices are currently closed to protect the health and safety of our employees, applications are still being accepted.  Hiring will resume as soon as normal operations resume.

 

Job Summary:

The Executive Chef is responsible for assisting the General Manager in oversight of the Vista Haus restaurant during winter and summer season. The Executive Chef is responsible for training and supervising all staff, including the leadership team. They also ensure that the staff and restaurant environment will provide guests with a pleasant culinary experience on a daily basis.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Sets the example for all other staff for sanitation standards, menu knowledge, food and beverage education, and overall culinary excellence.
  • Works on the floor in the restaurant, exceeding guest satisfaction as well as completing management reports pertaining to revenue accounting, food cost, scheduling, ordering products and equipment, inventory and maintaining daily logbook.
  • Understand completely and implement all policies, procedures, standards, specifications, guidelines and training programs for Breckenridge Mountain Dining.
  • Ensure that all guests feel welcome and are provided safe, properly portioned, and excited culinary options.
  • Achieve company objectives in sales, service, food quality, appearance of facility and sanitation and cleanliness through training of employees and creating a positive, productive working environment.
  • Control orders and invoices by adhering to procedures in accordance with restaurant policies
  • Make employment and termination recommendations consistent with Company guidelines for review.
  • Fill in where needed to ensure guest service standards and efficient operations.
  • Continually strive to develop staff in all areas of restaurant and professional development.
  • Prepare all required paperwork, including forms, reports and schedules in an organized and timely manner.
  • Ensure that all equipment is kept clean and in excellent working condition through personal inspection, timely work-order submissions and by following the restaurant’s preventative maintenance programs.
  • Oversee and ensure that restaurant policies on employee performance appraisals are followed and completed on a timely basis.
  • Schedule labor as required by anticipated business activity while ensuring that all positions are staffed when and as needed and labor cost objectives are met.
  • Be knowledgeable of restaurant policies regarding personnel and administer prompt, fair and consistent corrective action for any and all violations of company policies, rules and procedures.
  • Fully understand and comply with all federal, state, county and municipal regulations that pertain to health, safety and labor requirements of the restaurant, employees and guests.

 

Job Requirements:

Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be able to lift and carry 40+ lbs.
  • Minimum 5 years of restaurant experience with at least one year at a managerial level.
  • Must be fluent in English.
  • Must have excellent leadership, problem-solving and multi-tasking skills.
  • Must be aware of safety and sanitation guidelines.
  • Must be available to work holidays including: Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, December 26th through January 4th, Presidents’ Day Weekend, and any other holidays as requested.
  • ServSafe (or ability to obtain).

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
  • Experience in a high-volume, fast-paced work environment.

 

If you’re hard working and feel exhilarated serving others, you’ll feel right at home in our authentic ski town and world-class mountain resort. As a community of adventurers and discoverers, we deliver an experience of a lifetime to every single guest that visits our mountain town. If you’re interested in moving mountains in your career, come work with us at Breckenridge where you’ll instantly feel at home. www.vailresortscareers.com

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 201127


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