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Sous Chef - Grand Teton Lodge Company (May - October)

Date: May 7, 2019

Location: Moran, WY, US

Company: Vail Resorts

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 50 most innovative companies as named by Fast Company, and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.


Are you looking to hone your culinary skills? Are you interested in working and living in Grand Teton National Park? Are you looking for an Experience of a Lifetime? If you answered, “Yes” to these questions, this position is great for you! 


The Sous Chef is responsible for all food culinary operations: banquets, breakfast, buffets, lunch and dinner, including planning, scheduling, organizing and directing work, training personnel, while ensuring compliance with the NPS, Brand Standards and Internal Audits. The Sous Chef is additionally responsible for the ordering of supplies, the supervision & training of staff and monthly inventories. This individual also monitors employee clock in and clock out, and assists in oversight of Employee Dining Room. Our season runs from early May through Mid-October.


Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Supervise and, if necessary, assist cooks during service.
  • Oversee clean up of entire kitchen after service is over according to brand standards.
  • Requisition food for next day’s menu.
  • Make sure all kitchen staff follow the principles of serve safe and participates in safe knife handling training.
  • Ensure that the Kitchen Crew is completely staffed and scheduled accordingly.
  • Ensure that each station has the proper amount of ingredients to start the prep work.
  • Explain menu items to restaurant staff and answer any pertinent questions.
  • Handle any problems that arise during restaurant service.


The “must haves” for this position include:

  • 1 year sous chef experience
  • 2 years line cook experience


We prefer that you additionally have the following skills / experience, but it is not required:

  • Multi Outlet resort experience
  • Cold & hot food preparations
  • Knowledge of different stations like grill, garde manger and sauté
  • High volume cooking experience
  • Previous supervisory experience


Come capture the “Spirit of the Tetons” in one of the most photographed mountain ranges in North America. Our team returns year after year to ensure that our guests get the most out of our abundant wildlife, breathtaking views, hiking trails, fishing and much more. We are committed to environmental stewardship and sustainability through zero waste, energy and water conservation, green dining and retail, volunteerism, and education. Grand Teton Lodge Company offers an amazing place to live and work, as well as free staff housing.


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 166618

Nearest Major Market: Wyoming