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Sous Chef

For The Foundry at Summit Pond

Killington, Vermont's largest hospitality management company—the Karr Group—seeks a Sous Chef with experience working in a high-volume, fast-paced restaurant to lead our dynamic team of culinary professionals! The Sous Chef is the second in command to the executive chef and assists in creating and preparing all menu items. In this hands-on supervisory role, you ensure that the kitchen operates efficiently and that high standards are met by providing hands-on leadership, training, support, development, and management of the kitchen staff. You will ensure that all food meets the highest quality standards in order to create a memorable guest experience. The sous chef is also responsible for assisting in inventory management, ordering, and scheduling. You are an excellent communicator, are able to resourcefully solve issues as they arise, and have strong critical thinking and team-building skills.

Our ideal candidate has formal culinary training and experience working in a high-volume kitchen. You have previous managerial or supervisory experience, a thorough knowledge of food safety and handling procedures, and a demonstrated ability in budgeting and cost control. You have a passion for cooking, an eye for detail, and strong leadership abilities. To be successful in this role, you should:

● Have excellent culinary knowledge, including preparation methods, terminology, menu planning, ordering, and costing
● Have the ability to create and execute daily recipes and menus
● Take part in pre-service duties and closing duties
● Demonstrate a passion for details and a willingness to teach others
● Uphold service preparation and culinary standards to ensure a memorable guest experience
● Maintain a safe, sanitary, and organized work environment
● Promote a positive work environment
● Be available to work nights, weekends, and holidays

As a team member of the Karr Group, you will receive:

● Dental, vision, and health insurance benefits
● Paid time off
● Excellent discounts at Karr Group establishments
● Killington Resort season pass
● Employee referral bonus program
● Company-sponsored recreational opportunities
● Discounts at participating businesses partners including restaurants and ski/snowboard shops
● Free or discounted entry to The Pickle Barrel Nightclub

The Karr Group properties include the Pickle Barrel Nightclub, JAX Food & Games, The Foundry at Summit Pond, Mad Hatter's Scoops, Charity’s 1887 Saloon, and The Waterwheel Trading Post.

We are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or age

Aug 11, 2022
Sept 11, 2022
$50,000 - $60,000 based on experience