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Welcome to the Colorado Restaurant Association Job Board! We created this resource to be an easy-to-access space where hospitality job seekers and employers across Colorado can find one other. There’s never been a better time to join the restaurant industry, and, as you’ll see from the listings below, there are incredible opportunities at all levels of experience. Restaurant work is fun, gratifying, and more lucrative than ever; this industry builds and nurtures the Colorado communities we all love to call home. Find your work family today, right here!

Director of Culinary Operations - Year Round - Full Time | Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp

Compensation: Salary | $86,000 - $145,000/Year | Not-tipped
Availability: Full-Time | Shift: Full
Experience Needed: 5+ years | Job Category: Administrative, Executive Chef, Management

Job Description:

The Director of Culinary Operations develops culinary strategy and leads the culinary team to execute on that strategy, supported by Restaurant GM’s and the F&B Directors. The culinary strategy includes the highest levels of food safety, food quality, menu development, team professionalism, leadership, continuing education and financial performance. Resume and cover letter required.

Job Responsibilities:

Menu & concept development (including trend analysis & local procurement)
Procurement strategy including the support of all master procurement programs
Development of the culinary leadership team
Menu engineering and profitability analysis
Development of a strong food safety culture
Work with Directors and GM’s to achieve all financial targets
Conduct monthly food and direct supply inventories
Works with Directors and VP to develop a business unit sustainability strategy
Understand and ensure team compliance with regulatory requirements and department/company policies and procedures.
Other duties, as assigned

Job Requirements:

Ten (10) years of high volume, multi restaurant leadership experience with a proven track record to taking organizations to industry leading positions required
Culinary degree preferred
Knowledge of fine dining, full service, fast casual and quick service and banquet operations including industry trends required
Decision making and problem solving
Leadership and communications skills
Ability to purchase goods to meet fluctuating volume
Ability to interact and maintain positive relationships with guests, co-workers and management consistent with SSRC’s Service Excellence standards.
Ability to problem-solve in a highly effective manner and maintain positive relationships with guests and staff, including management, subordinates and co-workers.
Ability to be a consistent role model for company’s Service Excellence standards

Available Benefits: PTO and Paid Sick Time, Health/Vision/Dental Insurance, 401K Retirement Plan, Short-Term Disability Insurance, Long-Term Disability Insurance, Wellness Reimbursement, Educational Reimbursement, Store Discount, Meals

How Do You Apply? External Website

Employer Logo:

Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp

Job Location:

2305 Mount Werner Circle
Steamboat Springs, Colorado 80487

The Colorado Restaurant Association is dedicated to the enhancement and success of Colorado’s foodservice industry. Founded in 1933, the CRA is the leading trade organization for the state’s dynamic restaurant scene. The CRA represents, educates, and promotes a $14 billion+ industry comprising more than 12,500 eating and drinking establishments and 295,000 workers. For more information, visit