Sous Chef

Date:  Jun 26, 2024

Park City, UT, US

Company:  Park City Mountain
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 Sous Chef is responsible for the overall quality of food and service, they also assist with the management of the kitchen environment. The Sous Chef ensures staff and food quality provides guests with a pleasant dining experience on a daily basis. This role also assists the Chef with payroll, inventory, and other office duties.



Job Specifications:

  • Outlet: Legends Restaurant, Park City
  • Housing: Available
  • The budgeted range starts at $50,000 - $60,000. Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time / Year Round
  • Skill Level: Advanced


Job Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

  • Assist Chef with menu planning, production and delivery
  • Ensure food safety across all operations
  • Ensure entire outlet operates under HACCP guidelines and adheres to ServSafe Culinary Guidelines
  • Assist Chef with scheduling of staff to budgeted labor by resolving payroll exceptions, approvals, and labor distribution reports
  • Assist Chef with ordering/receiving, cost transfers, variance reports and inventory control of all food, beverages, supplies, etc.  purchased for the entire building
  • Conduct routine line checks and maintain food quality of all food served and produced
  • Develop and train culinary interns
  • Assist Chef with training and retaining all food service personnel
  • Educate staff of classical and contemporary culinary techniques


Job Requirements:


  • Previous culinary experience
  • Management or supervisory experience
  • Advanced Culinary Skills
  • Guest Service skills
  • Ability to communicate in English
  • Able to stand or walk for 12 hours
  • Able to carry 50+ lbs
  • ServSafe Certification or willingness to obtain
  • High School Diploma or equivalent



  • Familiarity with purchasing systems, MS Office Suite and Outlook
  • Ability to communicate in Spanish
  • Previous experience in high-volume restaurants
  • Degree in Culinary Arts


The expected pay range is $50,000 - $60,000. 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  501977
Reference Date: 06/26/2024 
Job Code Function: Back of House 

Nearest Major Market: Salt Lake City