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Taos Ski Valley, Inc.

Essential Job Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the success and safety of all culinary staff alongside guidance from the Bavarian Chef de Cuisine
  • Ensure that each culinary employee understands their job function, has the necessary tools, clarity on daily expectations, and indication of productivity expected
  • Assist Chef de Cuisine in orientation of new staff members and ongoing training of current staff
  • Active involvement coaching and training in the areas of: culinary techniques, recipe standards, plate presentation, timeliness, product knowledge, health code regulations, professional appearance, positive can-do attitude, teamwork, and delivery of culinary standards
  • Day to day supervision of culinary staff and operations
  • Monitor consistency and quality control through frequent line checks, recipe accuracy, and plating standards
  • Responsible for scheduling, assisting in shift coverage, and execution of all shifts while managing labor objectives tied to the operating budget
  • Maintain critical and agreed upon systems of operations including temperature logs, prep lists, line checks, station diagrams, product labeling/rotation, and cleaning
  • Ensures proper ordering, receiving, storage and rotation of product
  • Assist in leading a meaningful Pre-Shift Meeting daily
  • Conducts oneself with safety in mind and undertakes all job requirements in a manner which will guarantee a safe environment for oneself, guests, and fellow team members
  • Lead efforts to manage waste stream by source reduction of packaging materials, food waste compost collection, aluminum, plastic and glass sorting, and landfill waste
  • Assist in execution of special events
  • Other duties as requested

Qualifications & Knowledge

  • Must already have or be willing to obtain New Mexico Food Handler Certificate upon hire.
  • Fluent in verbal and written English, other language skills preferred
  • Demonstrates strong leadership skills, work ethic and integrity
  • Professional communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Able to prepare a variety of cuisines
  • Has experience in training culinary Team Members
  • Has excellent time management, organizational skills and attention Ability to work in a high-energy and physically demanding environment
  • to detail

Personal Skills:

  • Strong personal character and commitment to Taos Ski Valley, Inc.’s Vision, Purpose, and Values.
  • Provides a guest experience that exceeds the guest’s expectations.
  • Ability to gracefully and humbly accept criticism and opportunities for growth.
  • Ability to stay positive, focused, and constructive when faced with setbacks, challenges, and while working in an ever-changing environment.

Work Environment:

Taos Ski Valley, Inc. is often a fast-paced work environment, especially during Holiday and Peak days. TSVI is located in a high-altitude alpine environment. Position may require travel on uneven, snow-packed, or icy terrain and may be exposed to wet, cold, and/or humid conditions. Must be able to work in close quarters and with other staff.

Physical Demands of Position Include:

Will frequently lift up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift up to 50 pounds. 75% of the time will be spent standing, reaching, talking, hearing, tasting and smelling. 25% of the time may be spent walking, climbing/balancing. 5% of the time will be sitting and/or being exposed to the outdoors including winter weather conditions.

Background Check:

Positions dealing with children, of safety sensitive and/or confidential nature, require driving or positions that handle cash may require a background check and MVR check. Employment is contingent upon a favorable background check and MVR check.

  • Is a Background Check required for this position: Yes

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