Sous Chef

Date:  Jun 1, 2023

Whistler, BC, Canada

Company:  Whistler Blackcomb
Shift Type:  Summer Seasonal 2023

Create Your Experience of a Lifetime!

Come work and play in the mountains!  Whether it’s your first time seeing the mountains, or you already call them home, 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 and our remote Corporate team, you can join 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), 40% retail discounts, summer activities discounts, wellness benefits, and the chance to grow through Epic Service - our leading training and development experience.


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 
  • RSP Options (after 12 months or 2000 cumulative hours of service)
  • 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:

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


Job Specifications:

  • Outlet: Catering and Roundhouse Lodge
  • Expected Pay Range: $24.00 - $30.00 / hour
  • Shift and Schedule Availability: Full Time 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the leadership of the culinary team including onboarding, training and coaching
  • Maintain standards for facility and food preparation, cleanliness, safety and sanitation in accordance with laws and regulations, to ensure a high-quality work environment and guest experience  
  • Oversee and support staff and operations for warehouse, shipping and receiving; ensure maintenance of inventory, product rotations and monitoring reports for food waste  
  • Monitor kitchen and staff performance to goals and budget to maximize profitability 
  • Resolve guest issues or complaints and hold staff accountable for Guest Experience (GX) scores 
  • Administrative duties as needed, including ordering, inventory, scheduling, processing transfers and waste 
  • Other duties as assigned 


Job Requirements:

  • Bachelors or Culinary degree or certification preferred 
  • 2+ years of kitchen experience required, 1+ years of supervisory experience preferred   
  • Ability to stand and walk continuously
  • Ability to lift and 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; Spanish bilingual preferred



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 493931