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Sous Chef, Heavenly (Seasonal)

Date:  Aug 28, 2021

Heavenly, CA, US

Company:  Heavenly Mountain Resort
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2021/2022

If you want to work for a different kind of ski resort, you’ve found your perfect match at Heavenly. With a massive mountain full of off-the-grid terrain and incredible views of Lake Tahoe, Heavenly is for those who want to go big and forge their own path. From on-mountain concerts to world-famous après ski parties and a one-of-a-kind DJ CAT, Heavenly exudes high-energy from first chair to last call. Come be a part of the team committed to delivering a refreshingly unique ski experience. www.vailresortscareers.com

As of Nov. 15, 2021, Vail Resorts will be requiring all employees across North America to be vaccinated for COVID-19.


Job Summary 

The Food and Beverage (F&B) Organization is comprised of over 300 different restaurants that share a commitment to bringing excellence to mountain dining as part of the overall ski experience. The Sous Chef is responsible for the overall quality of food and service at a restaurant. Assisting with management of kitchen environment in an on-mountain dining outlet. Ensure staff and food quality provides guests with an excellent dining experience on a daily basis.  


Job Responsibilities 

  • Assist with menu execution, production, station playbooks and delivery 

  • Food safety and employee safety across all operations 

  • Ensures entire outlet operates under HACCP guidelines and adheres to Serve Safe Culinary Guidelines 

  • Help with performance reviews and scheduling of staff to budgeted labor. Assist by resolving payroll exceptions, approvals, and labor distribution reports 

  • Assist Chef with ordering/receiving, stocking and rotation of product, cost transfers, variance reports and inventory control of all food, beverages, supplies, etc. purchased for the entire building 

  • Conducts routine line checks and maintains food quality of all food served and produced 

  • Culinary team development and training 

  • Key role in hiring and retaining all food service personnel 

  • Use of in-depth knowledge of classical and contemporary culinary techniques 

  • Must adhere to Vail Resorts Standard Operating Procedures  


Job Requirements 

  • Minimum 3 years in high volume restaurant operation 

  • Minimum 3 years of direct management/supervisory experience 

  • Purchasing Systems, MS Office Suite, POS experience 

  • Serve Safe Certification or equivalent State Issues Food Handler Card 


  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent 

  • Culinary Degree 

  • Advanced Culinary Skills 



Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak. 

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 325788