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Executive Chef

Company: Ashcroft Ski Touring
Location: Aspen
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Seeking Executive Chef for world class high alpine fine dining restaurant outside of Aspen. Sitting on 732 acres of cross country ski trails, the restaurant is accessed via snowcat only in the winter. Summer brings horseback riding, weddings and events, and busy lunch and dinner. We are seeking a chef who loves to be in the action, a chef who wants to be hands on. Chef is responsible for crafting menus, specials, inventory, ordering, schedule, staffing, expediting, line cooking, and general management of the kitchen and food program in partnership with the owners, and General Manager. Housing available, end of season bonus, health insurance available. Executive chef oversees prep work and ensures that all meals leaving the kitchen are consistent in presentation and quality. Executive chef must be active cost controlling and maintain of food cost. supervise/coordinate all related culinary activities. Essential Job Functions Creates, plans, and writes all menus for lunch, dinner, and events Establishes and maintains appropriate food portions with respect to pricing and supervise the quality of food preparation and presentation. Costs recipes forproper pricing Handles daily food purchasing Oversees monthly food inventory under the guidelines provided by the GM Trains and supervises all food preparation and stewarding personnel in the performance of their duties Schedules staff based on projected revenue and covers, and staffing guides Attends pre-shift meeting to review menu changes and solicit feedback from service staff Communicates regularly with staff for their ideas and comments Communicates regularly with Beverage Director and General Manager Ensures proper care of equipment and controls operating costs Maintains professional appearance and conduct at all times. Ensures staffs appearance and conduct are impeccable Remains current on industry trends and marketingAdditional Job Duties Comply with all policies and procedures Is familiar with fire and safety procedures. Assist in emergency procedures as directed by management Complete tasks and projects delegated by your manager and assist other departments as business volumes and staff levels demand Responds to guest's comments and complaints Report to work in a neatly groomed and acceptable manner as outlined in the employee handbookThis role typically pays around $120,000 and portions of this salary may be paid in housing supplements etc, actual pay will be dependent on budget and experience, all our salaried roles are eligible for bonus. Qualifications Culinary Degree or Equivalent Require ten years of progressive experience in culinary operations Require at least 4 years of experience in culinary management with at least 2 years as Executive Chef or Executive Sous Chef in a luxury hotel or multi-outlet restaurant Should have fundamental math and accounting skills Additional Information Work Environment and Physical Demands Ability to be on your feet, kneel and bend for extended periods of time Regularly work in adverse conditions and requiring the use of protective apparel/equipment to prevent exposure to the elements as well as an office environment and may be required to walk on slippery and uneven surfaces Must be able to lift, push or pull occasionally up to 50 lbs. individually or with assistance The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job description is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Duties and responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice. Job Types: Full-time, Contract Salary: $100,000.00 - $120,000.00 per year Benefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Health insurance Paid time off Shift: 10 hour shift Supplemental pay types: Bonus opportunities Signing bonus Weekly day range: Monday to Friday Work setting: Fine dining restaurant Ability to commute/relocate: Aspen, CO 81611: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred) Experience: Culinary experience: 5 years (Required) Cooking: 1 year (Preferred) Work Location: In person Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 5 - 10 years Salary: $100,000 - $120,000 Annual Bonus/Commission: Yes

Keywords: Ashcroft Ski Touring, Aspen , Executive Chef, Hospitality & Tourism , Aspen, Colorado

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