Chef De Partie

Anchorage, Alaska

Chef De Partie  

As a Chef De Partie at Alyeska Resort, you will support our culinary team, inspiring and leading your fellow cooks to provide exceptional food experiences. Your responsibilities include instructing and supervising the preparation and presentation of food, motivating your team, ensuring strict adherence to hygiene standards, and managing costs and resources. Join us and take your culinary career to the next level. 

Position Responsibilities  

  • Motivate and lead the culinary team, fostering a culture of excellence, open communication, and teamwork. 
  • Instruct and supervise cooks in the preparation, cooking, and presentation of food. 
  • Prepare and cook complete meals, specialty dishes, and decorative food displays. 
  • Assist in implementing new menus and standardizing food production. 
  • Enforce strict health and hygiene standards in the kitchen, following safety rules. 
  • Monitor portion control and waste to help maintain profitability. 
  • Ensure food production, preparation, and presentation meet the highest quality standards. 
  • Requisition food and kitchen supplies as necessary. 
  • Follow food preservation standards and safe handling procedures. 
  • Work flexible shifts as required. 
  • Assess production methods for menu items and communicate recommendations to the Sous Chef. 
  • Other duties as assigned.  

Essential Skills and Experience 

  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to “coach” a team. 
  • High School diploma or equivalent. 
  • Four plus years of relevant experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Preferably, possess a culinary apprenticeship or formal culinary training. 
  • Proficiency in reading and interpreting documents such as menus, recipes, safety guidelines, operating manuals, and procedure instructions. 
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills to interact with customers and team members. 
  • Must have or obtain a ServSafe certification during the introductory period. 

Why Alyeska? 

Alyeska Resort is a 300+ room resort which includes a Nordic Spa and Ski Area, nestled in the mountains of Girdwood, Alaska located 45 minutes south of Anchorage. Alyeska Resort is an incredible place and Girdwood is a friendly, lively town where residents value both outdoor adventure and community spirit. Alyeska Resort offers the type of atmosphere where our employees are able to work hard and play hard and are encouraged to share their enthusiasm with our guests.  

Offering year-round and seasonal opportunities, working at Alyeska Resort is both rewarding and exhilarating. Alyeska Resort offers many exciting career opportunities, beautiful surroundings and exciting employee benefits including:  

  • Vision, Dental, and Medical Insurance for regular full-time employees  
  • Paid holiday and paid time off (Vacation and Personal)  
  • Free Season Pass for employees and qualified dependents  
  • Roth 401(k) and 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan  
  • Discounts for rooms at The Hotel Alyeska and affiliate hotels  
  • Discounts in Resort restaurants, shops, and Nordic Spa  

Family, Quality, Winning, Industry and Honesty:Our people realize that relationships rooted in trust, honesty, respect and gratitude are essential to all. We never get a chance to make a second first impression. Success is planning the details. We are focused and committed to doing what we say and accepting feedback as a gift. 

Physical demands and work environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

  • Physical demands:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, talk or hear; and taste or smell.  Must have manual dexterity/grasp of hand to use kitchen equipment.  The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds with a hand truck.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.  Employee may be required to pass a functional capacity test developed for this job. 
  • Work Environment:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to cold/heat, wet and/or humid conditions and fumes or airborne particles.  The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.  

Alyeska Resort is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All resort employees must possess current documentation showing they are eligible for employment in the United States. Alyeska Resort accepts applications for currently available positions only and does not accept applications for “general employment.” Preference may be given to local candidates, as relocation may not be available. 

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