Pursuit

SOUS CHEF

Job Locations US-MT-Whitefish
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago(03/26/2024 6:05 PM)
Job ID # (iCIMS)
2024-28377
Job Posting Categories
Food and Beverage/Culinary

What perks can you expect?

  • Full benefits including medical, dental, vision; 401k; discounted gym memberships
  • The perfect place to put down roots, grow your career, and raise a family
  • The relaxed environment of a close-knit mountain town
  • Work with local farms and vendors in creating a memorable menu for our guests
  • Lead a dynamic, culturally diverse team from around the globe
  • Fast-paced and active position – get your step counter ready!
  • The chance to work in an inclusive culture and make life-long friends

What will be your daily pursuit?

Your daily pursuit is crafting amazing Montana-inspired dishes for our guests and leading our team of culinary professionals at Grouse Mountain Lodge! 

What is the compensation for this role?

  • $1,500 sign on bonus
  • $25/hour

What will you do in this job?

  • Works closely with and supervises B-O-H staff, in absence of Executive Chef, in the Grouse Mountain Lodge (GML) food & beverage department
  • Works with Executive Chef to supervise prep staff, cooks and all other kitchen team members, providing coaching and mentoring to develop strong talent and ensure high levels of engagement
  • Continually observes methods of food preparation to ensure appropriate food safety, portion sizes, garnishing, visual plating is consistently prepared with high quality
  • Ensures ongoing quality assurance by working closely with culinary staff and ensuring menu sampling as appropriate
  • Creates a positive team environment in each kitchen, working closely with both new and experiences chefs, cooks and mentoring programs for F&B apprentices
  • Collaborates in creating specials highlighting local ingredients and Montana-inspired cuisine
  • Leads restaurant & banquet food production including prep, line cooking and expediting
  • Assists Executive chef with administrative tasks such as ordering, inventor and scheduling
  • Ensures sanitation and cleanliness of kitchen stations, and maintains state and federal food safety standards

What skills and experience do you need for this job?

  • Two (2) years of leadership experience in a high-volume, fast-paced, full-service restaurant
  • Experience in a high-volume banquet and wedding catering preferred
  • Experience working in a seasonal environment with diverse teams
  • Current Serv-Safe certification or food handler sanitation certificate
  • Strong “can-do,” attitude with willingness to be flexible and adaptable
  • Ability to make decisions, solve problems and exercise good judgment
  • Strong commitment to building positive working relationships
  • Willingness to work with a geographically dispersed team in a seasonal environment
  • Resourceful, with a curiosity to solve problems and create new solutions
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Sense of urgency to complete job duties accurately and in a timely manner
  • Sense of humor and ability to ‘let things roll’ when the unexpected happens
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Hospitality and service-focused mindset including the need to work successfully with both internal and external partners
  • Strong sense of prioritization and focus to complete tasks

This job description describes at a high level what a Sous Chef does, but no document can anticipate every single task, issue or project that could come up.  We work as a team and believe that we succeed together – these job duties may change based on the needs of the team and company as a whole.

 

To handle this job successfully, any person hired must be able to perform responsibilities as described. Pursuit will make any reasonable accommodation to help a person with disabilities perform their job.  This job is based in Whitefish, Montana, USA.  Relocation to the area and the legal ability to work in the United States is required.

What will your work environment be like?

  • You’ll work in iconic, unforgettable and inspiring Whitefish. You’ll see amazing scenery and wildlife.
  • You’ll spend your days in and around our hotel in Whitefish, Montana!
  • Glacier Park Collection is a non-smoking, drug-free environment.
  • Our home is filled with trees, lakes and blue-bird skies; rather than buildings, freeways and smog. Connect with friends around a bonfire instead of through WiFi.
  • Grouse Mountain Lodge and Whitefish, MT experience extensive tourism during our summer and winter seasons.
  • You'll spend your days working with a unique team of individuals where your views, orientation, culture, background and opinions are welcome as we strive to ensure an inclusive culture.

Closing

Pursuit is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.   

Pursuit places a high value on diverse backgrounds and experiences, recognizing that they serve as catalysts for creativity and innovation. We encourage individuals who are eligible to work in the USA to apply and join our inclusive team!  

 

We are working to eliminate barriers for applicants and team members from equity-deserving groups. If you can’t apply online or need accommodation during the application or hiring process, please contact our Talent & Acquisition Team at ta@pursuitcollection.com. 

 

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, please note that only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted. 

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