Sous Chef

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort
May 8, 2019
Golden, Canada
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You work closely with the Chef to ensure food preparation and special events exceed guest expectations to provide the finest mountain dining experience.  You have strong leadership skills and a keen sense of detail, ensuring that food presentation exceeds guests’ standards.


You will:

·       Act as the leader in absence of the Chef, calling the line and communicating with Front of House staff.

·       Assess any needs for preparation work or supplies prior to service.

·       Ensure food is received, stored, handled and prepared in a hygienic and Food Safe compliant manner.

·       Prepare, cook, and plate food to established quality and presentation standards.

·       Participate and/or lead team meetings, and season start and end procedures.

·       Assist with supervising and training kitchen staff.

·       Assist with inventory and menu development as needed.

·       Maintain effective communication through restaurant and with teammates.

·       Ensure all cooks maintain a clean and safe work space at all times.

·       Plan and develop catering events, wine dinners, and other special functions.

·       Assist with other duties as assigned.



·       Have minimum 3 years previous experience in a food preparation role in a professional dining establishment.

·       Are a strong leader who consistently ensures food and presentation standards are maintained.

·       Have a love of, and passion for, food and cooking.

·       Are physically capable of lifting up to 30 lbs and performing manual labor, standing for prolonged periods.

·       Must be able to work flexible hours, including weekends, evenings and holidays.

·       Have Food Safe or other food handling certification.

·       Have a culinary background, education, or diploma - an asset.


We offer:

·       A staff season’s pass for the resort and local mountains.

·       A competitive wage with seasonal accident insurance.

·       Discounts on food, retail and hotels.

·       Pro deals.

·       Staff events – meet great people who share a passion for the mountain lifestyle!


Interested? Click here to apply today!

We regret that only those applicants eligible to work in Canada without sponsorship may be considered for seasonal roles.

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