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The Resort at Paws Up Sous Chef in Greenough, Montana

Job Posting: 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 Sous Chef is responsible for the culinary programs at The Resort at Paws Up. You will supervise, delegate and work “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 through multiple meal functions to ensure that methods of cooking, garnishing and portion sizes are as defined by recipes and consistently adhered to.

  • Exhibit culinary talents by personally performing tasks while leading the staff and managing 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 Executive Chef and Culinary management to coordinate and ensure production standards, determine specials, employee meals, review kitchen personnel needs and issues, etc.

  • Conduct shift meetings with culinary department.

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

  • Estimate daily production needs and communicate production needs to culinary team members.

  • Assist in the development of menus and food items.

  • Work to continually improve guest dining satisfaction.

  • Improve service by communicating and assisting to understand guest needs, providing guidance, feedback, and individual coaching when needed.

  • Submit future goals, operational improvements, and personnel management with our Culinary Management.

  • 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 according to standard operating procedures.

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

  • Purchase and order of all food product and supplies for multiple outlets.

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


  • High school diploma, GED or vocational training or job-related course work; certificate in Culinary Arts or relevant field

  • Experience as a Lead Line Cook, or Sous Chef is helpful, but we are willing to invest and teach the right individual

  • Proven ability to plan menus, order and control inventory

  • Valid Food Handler’s card

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


    The position offered is full-time and year-round and located in Greenough, Montana. The Resort at Paws Up offers great benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision

  • 401K

  • Complimentary Meals

  • Employee Discounts on Merchandise

  • Employee Activity Discounts

  • A great work environment in a beautiful luxury resort setting

    For more information on 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.