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Executive Chef

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Job Description

The Executive Chef will oversee daily operations of the Snow King Summit Building and Restaurant and all F&B outlets on the mountain including the Kings Grill and Café. This will include ensuring high-quality, cost-effective products are served to the guests. The Executive Chef will manage kitchen staff and resolve issues swiftly and calmly. This individual will be responsible for training staff on preparing recipes, using equipment, and overseeing all back of house processes. Top candidates are creative, service-oriented, level headed, and experienced at dealing with challenging labor markets and difficult staffing situations.

Responsibilities (not limited to):

  • Manage and coordinate activities of both cooks and non-cooking kitchen workers as well as maintenance of premises and equipment

  • Possess advanced culinary skills including food preparation, flavor pairings, and other cooking best practices

  • Ability to develop unique recipes and menus

  • Hire and train kitchen staff and ensure staffing levels meet service, operational, and financial objectives.

  • In-depth knowledge of federal, state, and local food handling regulations

  • Manage the cleanliness of the facility and report any maintenance/repair needs as they arise

  • Ensure all ingredients are properly stored, rotated, organized, and easily accessible

  • Obtain feedback on food and service quality

  • Handle customer problems or complaints in a professional manner

  • Step in and assist wherever needed, whether that be cooking, preparing food, etc


  • Obtain a ServSafe certification (ServSafe Manager certification preferred)

  • Proven work experience in Head Chef, Executive Chef, or similar roles

  • Ability to spot and resolve problems efficiently

  • Capable of delegating multiple tasks and communicating these tasks efficiently

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Have a team-oriented mindset and work in coordination with other departments

  • Able to work weekends and holidays

  • BS degree in culinary science or related field or equivalent work experience