Executive Chef

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  • Post Date: August 16, 2023
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Job Overview

Snowbird is a world-renowned ski and summer resort 6 miles up Little Cottonwood Canyon that has offered the most exciting terrain covered with an average of 500 inches of light powder since 1971. Here, winter enthusiasts experience all types of mountain terrain which can be enjoyed by every level of skier and snowboarder. Snowbird, part of the POWDR family of North American resorts, offers 4 hotels, 15 restaurants, conference facilities, summer activities, Oktoberfest and a full-service spa, all surrounded by spectacular granite peaks – making Snowbird an unforgettable place to visit and work.

As an Executive Chef at Snowbird, you will:

  • Provide quality food and beverage service to guests of the restaurant, while continuously striving to increase revenues and decrease costs, under the direction of the Senior Food and Beverage Director.
  • Plans and supervises all work done by kitchen employees.
  • Provides directional flow of kitchen during prep and services.
  • Ensure standards of appearance and sanitation are maintained on a daily basis.
  • Maintain good safety practices of employees throughout the kitchen.
  • Follow the Health Department’s food safety guidelines.
  • Responsible for food cost, kitchen labor and all kitchen operating expenses. Responsible for ordering, receipt and storage of all kitchen equipment including FFE to ensure a minimum loss from waste or theft.
  • Maintains daily records including daily sales and payroll and is responsible for monthly profit and loss statements.
  • Complete nightly reports.
  • Reviews daily sales.
  • Adjust scheduling according to labor and sales figures.
  • Reward and discipline as merited by employee performance.
  • Assign, oversee and evaluate employee work performance.
  • Recommend promotion, transfer or termination of employees based on performance evaluation.
  • Have direct and continuous contact with guests.
  • Have direct and continuous contact with co-workers, management and other departments.
  • Work in a high pace high volume restaurant while providing exceptional food quality and presentation to all guests.
  • Develop and execute menus for major holidays and brunches.
  • Develop and execute high end menus for wine pairings and high-profile events.

What You Need to Get the Job Done

  • You must have the ability to interact at any time with guests and other employees in a pleasant manner and maintain good working relationships with others and all departments at Snowbird.
  • Associates degree in related field.
  • Additional related work experience may be substituted for education.
  • 5-7 years of job-specific work experience with demonstrated competence in a 4 diamond/Forbes fine dining environment/ establishment.
  • Must demonstrate high creativity in creating menus.
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in handling all kitchen equipment.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must be able to calculate, analyze and manage COGS (Cost of Goods Sold), labor and any variable costs related to the restaurant.
  • Demonstrate good operational planning skills to properly stream line business between take out and sit-down dining.
  • Must be able to update food and beverage menus based on seasonality, holidays and requests.
  • Food Handler Permit, Tips Cert, Sheriff Work Card.
  • Must demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, including excellent guest service, listening and oral communication skills and conflict management and dispute resolution skills.
  • Must demonstrate competency in reading, writing and arithmetic with accuracy in counting, adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing.
  • Must demonstrate ability to multi-task, e.g., direct staff activities while maintaining interactions between the dining room and the bar.
  • Knowledge and understanding of PCI DSS, including the safe and secure handling and maintenance of personal, financial and credit card information of guest/customers.
  • Requires judgment within policy guidelines and initiation of activities within job description and responsibility limitations.
  • Understanding of other Snowbird operations is essential

Work Schedule

  • Shifts vary, maybe early morning but primarily PM shifts into the late evening.
  • Weekends and holidays required

Working Conditions

  • Must be prepared to stay overnight, if necessary, on occasional times of road closures.
  • May experience unusual stress from continual work with public, winter conditions, snow night requirements and commuting to/from Snowbird.
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs.
  • Must be able to carry trays and other items needed for service.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Must demonstrate ability to bend, kneel, handle, reach, grasp and perform repetitive motions.
  • Work is subject to frequent interruptions making continuity and accuracy difficult, frequent exposure to noise.

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the role. We require all candidates who receive and accept employment offers to complete a background check prior to being hired and comply with our professional appearance, drug & alcohol, and employee conduct policies.

Job Detail
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  • Apply on hotel’s jobs sitehttps://www.snowbird.com/jobs/
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