Our Company & Our Property
Whether traveling on a ski trip to Aspen or taking a romantic escape in Santorini for a special anniversary, it is the simple things that are most important to the guests of Auberge Resorts Collection.  At Auberge, we offer the opportunity to create personal memories and stories; tasting freshly picked fruit in Cabo San Lucas, horseback riding with a local cowboy in Costa Rica, or planting coral gardens in the South Pacific. People who know us, choose to return for shared experiences that connect them to local cultures and which will be forever embedded in their soul.

A majestic all-season mountain retreat, Primland is located at the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains on 12,000 expansive acres.  Primland offers luxurious accommodations, a championship golf course, exquisite farm-to-table cuisine, a serene spa and a level of outdoor adventure that is unrivaled on the east coast.  In one of the most breathtaking mountain settings, the resort boasts impressive year-round activities for the entire family, including horseback riding, fly fishing, alfresco yoga and meditation, kayaking, hiking, sporting clays, archery, stargazing in one of the largest observatories in the Eastern U.S., RTV trail riding and tennis.

Role Summary
Join our team as Sous Chef! Overseeing all aspects of the restaurant kitchen. Encompassing operational duties and financial responsibilities, providing leadership and management of kitchen staff, and growing and developing the product and profitability of the food items. Ensure quality control of all food leaving the kitchen. 


Core Responsibilities
Please note that this is not an exhaustive list of everything that needs to be done. Within the Auberge family, our people always find new ways to look after the business, their guests, and their teammates. Within this, the key responsibilities for this position are:

  • Use management and organizational skills to the ensure efficient operation of all Primland kitchens, while supporting Primland’s culinary management team

  • Ensure the food prepared in Primland’s kitchens is coordinated for timeliness and meets Primland standards, for all a la carte venues as well as all group and special events

  • Ensure quality control of all food leaving the kitchen

  • Guide and train culinary and stewarding staff in proper techniques in food preparation, storage, and equipment maintenance and cleaning

  • Ensure daily maintenance and organization of food inventory in all storage areas

  • Assist Chef and Executive Sous Chef with development of menu items on a regular and consistent basis

  • Ensure banquet food items are not over produced

  • Assist Chef and Executive Sous Chef with development of pick-up sheets and costing sheets

  • Assist in the direction of regular product knowledge tastings, brining dishes to daily lineups to present to FOH service staff

  • Participate in development and direction of Culinary training protocols

  • Assist in on-boarding of new employment hires, including orientation, training

  • Display and cultivate in others a mindset of safety-first for all team members and Primland guests

  • Participate in regular Culinary meetings

Required Qualifications

  • Excellent knowledge of food and wine is a must as well as fine dining operations.

  • Experience in completing administrative tasks, including reporting, budgeting, project management, etc.

  • At least 3 years experience in Food & Beverage leadership.


What Else? 
At Auberge, we are passionate about our mission to be the best-loved operator of one-of-a-kind luxury properties and experiences.  We are storytellers and story-makers, delivering simple pleasures and creating indelible memories. Born in Napa and inspired by the most relaxing places in the world, we prize simplicity, comfort, and beauty.  Whatever role we play in Auberge, and wherever we reside and work, we all live by the view that our core purpose is to enrich people’s lives.

If that philosophy resonates with you and you feel that our approach is aligned with your own passions and beliefs, then please talk to us about becoming part of our family.

Primland is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. Primland provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all team members and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Primland complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. 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.

Department: Culinary
This is a management position
This is a ft-year round/ tiempo completo- todo el año position

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