Chumash Casino Resort
Employment Status
Full Time
Specific Work Schedule
Food Services

Banquet Sous Chef



In a competitive market where quality of food, great entertainment, and guest satisfaction can mean everything, the need for exceptional people is where it begins.

We are looking for a dynamic Sous Chef  to carry on our 4 Diamond Guest Service Standards.  If you are looking for a new opportunity, come join our Team!  T the Chumash Casino Resort is a premier employer in Santa Barbara County located in the beautiful wine country of Santa Ynez, California.

The Sous Chef will manage the operations of the kitchen to support banquet events and daily outlet operations in the absence of and in assistance with the Executive Chef and other Sous Chefs.  The Sous Chef will oversee the preparation of food and inventory levels of the kitchen.  The position will be responsible for training Team Members and ensuring that exceptional guest service is provided.



  • High School Diploma or GED Certificate with  or three years experience as a high volume Sous Chef or Banquet Chef; or Culinary Arts Degree and one year required as high volume Sous Chef or Banquet Chef.

Additional Education

  • Must understand and demonstrate the fundamentals of cooking.
  • Proficient with the use of kitchen tools and equipment, knife skills and measurements.
  • Ability to follow and/or convert recipes.
  • Knowledge of kitchen lingo, etiquette, culture and culinary terms.
  • Must be able to plan and supervise the daily operations of the kitchen.
  • Able to follow instructions, written and verbal, and perform the job with professionalism.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and deploy available resources effectively.
  • Ability to produce a quality product on a consistent basis.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse team.
  • Basic computer proficiency.
  • Excellent organizational, time management and communication skills.
  • Must be flexible and be able to adapt to a rapidly changing environment.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a CA Food Handler Card within 30 days of employment.
  • Must apply for, receive, and maintain a Gaming License from the Tribal Gaming Agency.
  •  Native American hiring preference applies.

Please note that interview travel and relocation expenses will not be reimbursed for this position.