Executive Sous Chef
Club at Crazy Mountain Ranch

Executive Sous Chef needed in beautiful Montana

Beautiful open views of the Crazy Mountains and authentic Montana experience.

  • year round

Executive Sous Chef

Club at Crazy Mountain Ranch
Clyde Park, Montana
Previous experience required
Start Date:
Starts immediately!

The Club at Crazy Mountain Ranch is a private membership experience set on 18,000 extraordinary acres in the state of Montana. Take one part working ranch, combine with golf, lodging, great food, and drink plus everything else there is to see and do and you’ve got something beyond special. Crazy Mountain Ranch is a project by Lone Mountain Land Company (LMLC) who manages the planning, entitlement, building, marketing, and sale of premier real estate communities around Big Sky, Montana. 

Job Summary

The Executive Sous Chef at Crazy Mountain Ranch plays an important role in the Food and Beverage team by ensuring exceptional food quality is produced to the highest industry standards. The Sous Chef will primarily assist the Director of Culinary in overseeing all culinary operations for Crazy Mountain Ranch. The Sous Chef will be involved in all aspects of the operation including leading the associates in their duties, menu creation, and promoting a safe work environment.  Come work side by side with James Beard Award-winning Chef Tory McPhail and the hard-working & talented staff of the famous Crazy Mountain Ranch.  This role is vital in ensuring a memorable food and beverage experience for members and guests. This is a great opportunity to learn and have fun in a dynamic and ever-changing environment as the Ranch evolves. 


  • Understands the guest expectations related to food quality and presentation and ensures culinary associates strive to meet or exceed expectations and help build guest loyalty 
  • Works closely with the Food & Beverage team to execute the event strategy and focus on meeting and exceeding departmental goals.
  • Assists in menu development to ensure product quality and food cost management.
  • Completes scheduled inventories, stocks and requisitions necessary supplies, supporting procedures for portion and waste controls.
  • Purchases appropriate supplies and manages inventories according to budget.
  • Assists in maintaining associate cafeteria operation and food quality standards.
  • Assists the Executive Chef with maintaining all standard recipes.
  • Conducts training on food knowledge and menu items including ingredients, preparation methods.
  • Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.
  • Effectively responds to and handles guest problems and complaints.
  • Compliance with all safety regulations of assigned tasks and ensure a clean and safe working environment with active participation in the health and safety program.
  • Executes and supervises food production activities, e.g., proper cleaning, cutting, marinating, seasoning, cooking of food items etc.
  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


  • Culinary or apprenticeship program.
  • Four (4) years of progressive experience in high-volume food production or catering in a supervisory or management role, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience.
  • Precise attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Team player with a positive attitude.
  • Excellent people skills.
  • Must be available to work all shifts, specifically nights, weekends, and holidays. 


  • Full-time year-round position
  • Housing provided upon request
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance plans
  • 401k Retirement Plan with Employer Match
  • Paid Life, Short-Term, Long-Term Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Complimentary meal per shift 

Lone Mountain Land Company 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.

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