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The Resort at Paws Up Pastry Sous Chef in Greenough, Montana

About The Resort at Paws Up

The Resort at Paws Up is America's premier luxury ranch resort. Set on a 37,000-acre ranch, Paws Up embodies the spirit of the American West.   It's a family owned and award-winning destination that truly inspires. Advance your career hanging with the bison and steers on an authentic working cattle ranch in Western Montana. Are you ready for an adventure? We're all about the magic of Montana, sharing moments, making memories, and building meaningful friendships. Apply today, what's stopping you?


The role of the Pastry Sous Chef is to assist the Pastry Chef in leading our pastry team in the production and direction of preparing a variety of desserts, pastries or other amenities for the various outlets and events at The Resort at Paws Up. This position is responsible for enhancement of creativity, timely execution and involvement within various culinary events.

The Primary Functions are:

  • Create new and exciting desserts to refresh our menus and engage our guests.

  • Prepare a wide variety of goods such as cakes, cookies, pies, etc. following traditional and modern recipes.

  • Work closely with the Culinary leadership team to assist in creating menus that are unique and restaurant specific. Creativity is strongly encouraged.

  • Carry out and monitor the production of pastry items to specifications and ensure that consistency and quality are executed to the highest standard.

  • Supervise and coordinate the preparation and production of all pastry items according to the highest standards and menu planning.

  • Monitor stock pars for baking ingredients and make appropriate orders.

  • Provide day-to-day guidance and oversight of team members; actively promote, train, coach, and recognize performance.

  • Keep up-to-date knowledge on all menu items including preparation, any allergens, and alternative preparations.

  • Maintain an orderly cooking station and adhere to health and safety standards.

  • Promote teamwork and foster a harmonious working environment, often under strict timelines and short turnarounds.

  • Understand how to flex when necessary to meet labor expectations; ability to adjust daily operations to be in line with the budget with final approval by Executive Chef and Pastry Chef.

  • Improve service by communicating and assist the team to understand our guest needs, providing guidance, feedback, and individual coaching when needed.

  • Submit future goals, operational improvements, and personnel management to the Pastry Chef.

  • Attend and participate all mandatory meetings and training.

  • Communicate and maintain timelines and priorities.

  • Maintain flexible hours to accommodate guest and special event needs, due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry; position requires full availability including evenings, weekends, holidays or as needed.

    Looking for Team Members with:

  • High school diploma, GED or vocational training or job-related coursework

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in the Pastry field

  • Proven ability to lead and manage a team

  • Knowledge of genuine hospitality and service management

  • Demonstrate the ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment

  • Display a sense of urgency, attention to detail, and a strong desire for continued learning

  • Enjoy the challenge of effectively managing multiple tasks without sacrificing quality

  • Valid Montana Food Handler’s license

  • Valid driver’s license and the ability to meet company driving policy

    Team Members can look forward to:

  • PTO

  • Medical, Dental, Vision

  • Life Insurance, Long Term and Short-Term Disability

  • 401K with match

  • Opportunities for career development and advancement

  • Carpool reimbursement $5-$20/Day

  • Limited Housing Assistance Available

  • Complimentary Lunch Provided

  • Employee Discounts on Merchandise

  • A great work environment in a beautiful luxury resort setting

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    The Resort at Paws Up provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.