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Sous Chef

Date:  Mar 23, 2023

Truckee, CA, US

Company:  Northstar California Resort
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2022/2023


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. 


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, mountain shuttles AND during the summer on bike haul, golf and other activities 
  • 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 Sous Chef is a leader in the kitchen and will assist in managing all culinary aspects. 


 Job Specifications:

  • Outlet: Day Lodge
  • Expected Pay Range $20.00-$24.49
  • Shift & Schedule Availability:  Full Time
  • Skill Level: Advanced  



  • Assist executive chef in day to day operations of fine dining restaurants.

  • Responsibilities include writing daily menu, ordering, receiving , teaching culinary students, scheduling, etc

  • Supervises daily operations of the kitchen and staff in accordance with defined food program to set standards. 

  • Managing budget and food cost control

  • Supervising kitchen staff and developing staff

  • Create a team atmosphere and lead by example

  • Assist with hiring, discipline and retaining employees

  • Other duties as assigned per management



  • Graduate of accredited culinary program or ACF apprenticeship program or 5 years culinary supervisory experience in a hotel or resort setting

  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate professionally. Must be able to write and produce menu. 

  • Culinary degree preferred.

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required

  • The ability to work independently and contribute to a positive, productive work environment

  • A flexible schedule including early mornings, weekends, and holidays

  • Be able to lift up to 50lbs and stand for long periods of time

  • Resumes required

The expected pay range is $20.00 - $24.49. 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 492739