Destination Hotels & Resorts Executive Sous Chef in Big Sur, California

25695BRPosition Title:Executive Sous ChefJob Overview:This position is responsible for the kitchen operations and culinary efforts of multiple kitchens and outlets across the property, under the guidance of the Executive Chef. S/he will train and motivate staff to exceed goals, while balancing profitability metrics. With focus on quality and production levels, the Executive Sous Chef will lead the culinary team on their mission to exceed customers’ expectations related to food quality and dining experience.Req ID:25695BRCity:Big SurBonus:Non-EligibleRelocation:Not AvailableEssential Functions:

  • Prepares operating and capital budgets and operates the kitchen within those guidelines

  • Communicates openly and professionally with guests and staff

  • Responsible for training and development of the Sous Chefs and other culinarians

  • Must be able to professionally communicate with all team members

  • Consistently practice safe and sanitary food handling techniques

  • Maintain workstation and equipment safety and cleanliness


  • Able to work flexible hours and days

  • Two year culinary arts degree required

  • Three to five years management experience required

  • Knowledge of food safety, sanitation, food products, and food service equipment

  • Previous experience maintaining professional and respectful work relationships

Job Type:Full Time Property:Ventana Big Sur Area of Interest:CulinaryCompany Introduction:Two Roads Hospitality is a company with a vision. Our core values are the hallmark of everything we do. Through all of our collections and each of our properties, they describe every guest, owner, team member and partner. With more than 40 years of success in the hospitality industry, Two Roads Hospitality was reimagined in 2016. Included in our portfolio are the Alila Hotels & Resorts, Destination Hotels, Joie de Vivre Hotels, Thompson Hotels, and tommie Hotels brands. Whether you are just starting your hospitality journey or you’re an experienced traveler, we invite you to join our family.Property Introduction:Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort, is an iconic resort in the heart of the California Central Coast’s rugged landscape, perched at the edge of the continent overlooking the majestic Pacific coastline. Set among 160 acres of rolling meadows, towering redwoods and Pacific Ocean views, the intimate resort features 59 guest rooms, suites and villas, Spa Alila, two pools with outdoor Japanese hot baths, The Sur House restaurant, Social House, Glass House Gallery and 12,000 square feet of event and meeting space surrounded by the stunning beauty of Big Sur. Complimentary guest experiences include daily guided walks through the serene landscape, yoga, Tai Chi and Pilates classes, s’mores and wine and cheese tastings. Guests can enjoy mind-body-soul experiences through the resort’s Alila Experience Program while the new Redwood Canyon Glampsites offer a rustic-luxury twist on traditional camping in the resort’s redwood forest.State:CaliforniaType of Position:Mid and Senior Level ManagementBrand:Alila Resorts