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The Resort at Paws Up Clarks Fork Sous Chef - Summer 2021 in Greenough, Montana

Job Posting: Clarks Fork Sous Chef


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 with constant innovation and evolution to deliver the quintessential luxury experience for affluent and influential travelers from all over the world. It’s a family-owned and award-winning destination that truly inspires.

The Clarks Fork Sous Chef is responsible for the culinary program at Clarks Fork Kitchen at The Resort at Paws Up. This includes staff lunch, activities meals, and pizza program. You will supervise, delegate, and works “hands-on” in the kitchen. You will assist in the training and development of kitchen personnel with menu items, recipes, cooking methods, procedures, policies and operation of equipment, utensils, and machinery, while maintaining a safe and sanitary work environment for all employees. Required duties include menu-planning, preparation of budgets, maintaining payroll, food costs/inventories, and other records in a timely manner.


  • Supervise culinary team members to ensure that methods of cooking, garnishing and portion sizes are as required by recipes and adhered to consistently.

  • Exhibit culinary talents by personally performing tasks while leading the team members and managing all food related functions.

  • Prepare and cook foods of all types, either on a regular basis or for special guests or functions.

  • Identify and communicate production needs to culinary team members.

  • Meet daily with Culinary team to coordinate and ensure production standards, determine specials, employee meals, review outlet/event personnel need and issues, etc.

  • Conduct shift cook meetings.

  • Understand and follow the food allergy procedures and special orders/restrictions.

  • Estimate daily production needs on a weekly basis and communicate production needs to culinary team members.

  • Become proficient in all functions of Chef, Pastry Chef, Line Cook, Prep Cook, and Steward functions.

  • Assist in the development of menus and food items.

  • Work to continually improve guest dining satisfaction while maintaining the operating budget.

  • Submit future goals, operational improvements, and personnel management for The Resort at Paws Up.

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

  • Interview, hire, train, and develop culinary team members.

  • Identify, address and document individual employee performance problems according to standard operating procedure.

  • Perform a daily “walk through” of inventory to prioritize product utilization.

  • Purchase and order of all food product and supplies for each event.

  • Manage culinary operations and ensure compliance with all Food & Beverage policies, sanitation, food standards and procedures.


  • Certificate in Culinary Arts or relevant field

  • Minimum of 3+ years of experience as a Lead Line Cook or Sous Chef in a resort or high-volume restaurant

  • Minimum of 2+ years of experience in Culinary Management

  • Knowledge of world class hospitality and service management

  • Proven ability to lead and manage a culinary team

  • ServSafe certified

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


    The position offered is seasonal and located in Greenough, Montana. The Resort at Paws Up offers great benefits including shuttle opportunities from Missoula, carpool reimbursement, free lunches, employee discounts and more! For more information about Paws Up, visit .


    To be discussed

    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.