Spanish Peaks Mountain Club Beartooth Pub Chef de Tournant, Montage Big Sky in Big Sky, Montana
Live Your Passion. Add Your Magic.
At Montage International, we are doing something different, something exciting and it takes passionate people to bring our vision to life. We have built a culture that leads with the important notion we live by every day; do what you love. If this resonates with you, we look forward to receiving your application.
The Chef de Tournant at Beartooth Pub will help drive, assist and collaborate with the Culinary Leadership team to develop menu programs for the restaurants at the property. The focus of the role will be to strategically manage the daily operations of the culinary department with a pro-active approach and gracious attitude. This role will contribute to the organization as an active business partner that is responsible for supporting the company's goals, objectives, vision, mission, and values.
Major areas of responsibility/ management include, but are not limited to:
Primary responsibilities include hiring, training and direct supervision of the hotel’s culinary department.
Evaluate performance; lend guidance, leadership, and discipline as needed to the kitchens with the assistance of the executive chef and sous chefs.
Write, maintain and update all menu specifications, recipes and pictures, production forecasts, and ensure same are being followed.
Review and schedule culinary staffing so that proper coverage is maintained while maintaining payroll costs in line
Monitor to ensure proper receiving, storage (including temperature setting) and rotation of food products so as to comply with Health Department regulations, including coverage, labeling, dating, and placing items in proper containers of kitchen and service.
Check to see that all equipment in the kitchen is clean and in proper working condition, review daily cleanliness practices with culinary team and keep up with daily cleaning schedule
Other duties as may be assigned
Minimum of 5 years’ service experience, with 2 years’ of leadership experience in the kitchen
Culinary Degree from an accredited culinary program preferred, but not required
Recipe development, food costing practices, labor management, team building, menu development
Luxury service environment
Standalone restaurant experience
Most work tasks are performed indoors. Temperature generally is moderate and controlled by hotel environmental systems; however, must be able to work in extreme temperatures like freezers (-10°F) and kitchens (+110°F), possibly for one hour or more. Ability to physically handle knives, pots, lift and carry same from shelves and otherwise transport up to 50 pounds to every area of the kitchen or storeroom. Proper usage and handling of various kitchen machinery to include slicers, buffalo chopper, grinders, mixers, and other kitchen related equipment. Ability to physically self-demonstrate culinary techniques, i.e., cutting, cooking principles, plate presentation, safety and sanitation practices. Must be able to push and pull carts and equipment weighing up to 200 lbs. occasionally. Must be able to bend, stoop, squat and stretch to fulfill cleaning tasks occasionally. Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity.
In the United States we are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
At Montage Hotels & Resorts and Pendry Hotels, we’re committed to delivering extraordinary, personalized and authentic experiences. How we get there is by empowering our associates to think creatively. Grow their talents. Encourage them to have fun. And allow them to follow their passion in creating moments guests will long remember. At Montage and Pendry, opportunities for career growth are bountiful, and training programs are open to those seeking advancement. We encourage all of our associates to continuously learn and grow. Working at Montage and Pendry is more than a job; it’s a way of life.