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Snowbasin Ski Resort
  • Post Date: February 25, 2023
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Job Overview

Snowbasin is excited to be hiring a Chef to join our team.  This position will coordinate and oversee all culinary operations of their respective F&B outlet.  As a member of the Food & Beverage management team, you will work closely with the Restaurant Manager, Executive Chef, and Food & Beverage Director to meet daily operational needs, as well as develop and fulfill both short and long-term goals for respective outlets.  The Chef will work directly with the Executive Chef on staffing, training, menu development, and implementation of SOPs to promote success through brand development, staff retention, and financial results.  The Chef will develop strategies for cost and labor control and be responsible for their outlet’s operating budget.

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills in English, both verbal and written.
  • Well-organized and detail-oriented.
  • Ability to lead people in a team-based, service oriented environment.
  • Must be able to move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing up to 50 pounds without assistance.
  • Position requires frequent bending, reaching overhead, twisting, kneeling, crouching, and consistent use of hands, fingers, and arms.
  • Must be able to stand and walk for an extended period or for an entire work shift in indoor/outdoor environments.
  • Regularly required to talk, hear, adjust vision to both day and night lighting and be able to focus on distant and close-range projects.
  • Regularly required to taste and smell.
  • Be conscientious and thorough.
  • Self-motivated
  • Available to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays.  Schedule can vary between 5am-12am, weekends and holidays.
  • Position requires handling of food and beverage products potentially containing but not limited to: dairy, gluten, wheat, soy, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, sesame, garlic, onions, shellfish, or fin fish.
  • Position requires potential exposure to wet and/or humid conditions, steam, and extreme heat and cold.
  • Position requires potential exposure to and use of toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in various units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
  • Ability to accurately read and make measurements.
  • Basic computer skills and ability to perform administrative functions as necessitated and as assigned.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Read, understand and abide by the employee handbook and resort & department polices & procedures.
  • Maintain a positive work environment by managing, leading, working and communicating in a courteous and professional manner with all guests, co-workers and vendors.
  • Lead by example, fostering departmental teamwork and collaboration.
  • Maintain awareness of all state & federal sanitation procedures and industry food safety practices.
  • Under direction of F&B Director, a focus on sustainability practices built into methods of preparation (MOP) and daily operations.
  • Maintain awareness of resort skier visits and group demands
  • Support the financial/marketing goals of the department
  • Monitors and secures inventories daily
  • Manages all ordering functions & duties for respective outlet
  • Enforces quality, consistency of product, and portion control for all food items
  • Leads trainings and meetings to progress departmental quality, standards, and profitability
  • Attends Quality Assurance meetings as needed
  • Coaches & mentors subordinate employees through training and positive guidance
  • Issues corrective action to subordinates as needed, and builds plans to correct issues and solve performance problems
  • Enforces budget standards as directed by F&B Director and Executive Chef
  • Ensure all reporting is complete and is supplied to appropriate parties when required (historical records, financials, payroll, email, HR needs, schedules, logs, etc)
  • Participates in and promotes safety, accident prevention and recycling efforts
  • Works to grow all revenue opportunities and streams including specials, events, and incremental sales initiatives
  • Represents resort at community and industry events as necessary
  • Is always an ambassador to the company
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.


Equipment Used:

  • Personal computer and other basic office equipment
  • Oven, Stove, Steamer, and various other culinary equipment
  • Knife and other sharp utensils
  • Dishwasher


Responsibilities to Safety:

  • Protect the safety of self, co-workers, and Snowbasin Resort guests at all times.
  • Learn and display all departmental and company policies and procedures with a focus on safety standards.
  • Promptly report any potentially harmful equipment or situations to the immediate manager.
  • Report safety-related accidents and incidents at once to immediate supervisor and appropriate department(s), following documented procedures.
  • Follow all company and department safety policies and procedures as outlined in the Resort’s Occupational Safety & Health Compliance Manual and department-specific procedures or manuals.
  • Operate equipment in a safe manner that will not lead to injury of yourself or others.
  • Drive in accordance with the law and Snowbasin Resort policies.



  • Candidate must be able to follow procedures and directions associated with the Snowbasin Culinary and Purchasing & Receiving teams.
  • Ability to travel to Snowbasin for scheduled shifts.
  • Ability to work on weekends and holidays.


Education and/or Experience:

  • Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand English
  • Highschool diploma or equivalent
  • 2+ years of culinary management or chef position experience preferred
  • 5+ years of practical culinary experience preferred
  • Must possess strong knowledge of service, culinary procedures, occupational safety, and food safety.


Certificates, Licenses, & Registration:

  • Utah Food Handler’s Permit
  • ServeSafe Certification

Seasonal Benefits:

***Complimentary Lift Pass***

  • Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Hiking


  • Restaurants
  • Retail Shops
  • Ski Wax/Tuning
  • Rental Equipment
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