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Sous Chef

Date:  Jan 13, 2023

Northstar, CA, US

Company:  Northstar California Resort
Shift Type:  Year Round (10-month)

As a leading mountain resort operator with over 40 resorts in sixteen states and four countries. We exist to create an Experience of a Lifetime for our employees, so they can, in turn, provide and Experience of a Lifetime for our guests. We are looking for leaders, innovators, creators, and ambitious professionals to join our talented team. If you’re ready to pursue your fullest potential, we want to get to know you!

Many of our Corporate function teams can now live and work in any of the states in which Vail Resorts currently operates* – enabling flexible remote work alongside a commitment to building and maintaining strong culture both in person and virtually. If you’re ready to pursue your fullest potential, we want to get to know you. Find your purpose with us at

Job Summary: 

Service is this foundation of everything we stand for at Vail Resorts and our Sous Chefs are no exception to this experience of a lifetime. Sous Chefs are an integral part of the culinary staff responsible for managing the kitchen alongside the Chef, promoting teamwork amongst staff, and maintaining food quality and safety to ensure an exceptional dining experience for our guests. 


Job Specifications: 

  • Starting at $25.00 per hour
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time / Year Round 10-Month
  • Skill Level: Advanced  
  • Outlet: Bourbon Pub
  • Location: Northstar


Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist managing culinary team including hiring, scheduling, training and developing teammates, managing performance including reviews, and succession planning 

  • Maintain standards for facility and food preparation, cleanliness, safety, and sanitation in accordance with applicable laws and regulations  

  • Assist with the development, production, and training of menu items, including station playbooks  

  • Oversee and support warehouse staff and operations including shipping and receiving, inventory ordering and maintenance, product rotations and food waste reporting 

  • Resolve guest issues or complaints and hold staff accountable for Guest Experience (GX) scores 

  • Administrative duties as needed including managing budgets, processing transfers and waste; May act as supervisor in the absence of an Executive Chef 

  • Other duties as assigned 


Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required; Culinary degree or certification preferred 

  • ServSafe certification or regional equivalent required 

  • 3+ years of kitchen experience required, 1+ years of supervisory experience preferred   

  • Ability to stand and walk continuously throughout shift, lift and/or carry up to 50lbs 

  • Ability to work well with others in a fast-paced environment under pressure 

  • Must be able to communicate fluently in English; bilingual preferred 


The expected pay range is $25.00.  This is the pay range we reasonably expect to pay for this position. Individual compensation decisions are based on a variety of factors.

The perks include a free ski pass, and a set of benefits including... 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, and a 401(k) retirement plan  
  • Hourly employees are generally eligible for accrued Paid Time Off (PTO), Extra Time Off (ETO) and Sick Time.  Salaried employees are generally eligible for Flexible Time Off (FTO) 
  • Paid Parental Leave for eligible mothers and fathers  
  • Healthcare & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts  
  • Life, AD&D, and disability insurance 


Create Your Experience of a Lifetime!  At Vail Resorts, 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.


*Remote work is currently permitted from British Columbia and the 16 U.S. states in which we currently operate. This includes: California, Colorado, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Utah, Vermont, Washington State, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Please note that the ability to work remotely, and the particulars related to such work, are subject to change at any time; and, accordingly, the Company reserves the right to change its policies and/or require in-person/in-office work at any time in its sole discretion.   

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 490408