Michelin recommended restaurant Sweet Basil is committed to be the employer of choice in the Vail Valley. Our success: past, present and future, is predicated on having the most talented, energetic and hospitable staff that we can find.
Sweet Basil has over 78 year round employees. At last count, 42 former employees - from busboys and waiters to managers and chefs - have gone on to own their own restaurants in Colorado and around the country! "Most of Vail Valley's top restaurants would never have existed without it" says Wine Spectator.
Perks & Benefits
Proper Training & Ongoing Education
Build your knowledge and expertise with regular wine training, menu training, and service training so that you can grow with your team.
Positive Working Environment & Culture
What sets Sweet Basil apart from other restaurants is the professional yet playful work culture. Provide world-class service, cuisine, and experiences while having the experience of a lifetime at a legendary ski resort.
Top Wages In All Positions
We offer the best possible compensation for restaurant line work: from back-of-the-house to front-of-the-house, all employees make a livable wage that allows them to comfortably enjoy what the mountain has to offer.
Came for the winter and now you want to stay for the summer? Sweet Basil is a year-round full service restaurant. Join the family that comes for the mountains and stays in the mountains.
We offer best-in-class medical insurance. Inquire for more details.
Ski Pass Program
Work hard play hard. All employees are eligible for our Epic Merchant Pass Program. Inquire for more details.
Housing (Upon Availability)
We have several housing options available on a first-come first-serve basis. Our housing is competitive and often times more affordable that what can be found on the market.
All employees are eligible for dining discounts for food and alcohol at both Sweet Basil and Mountain Standard.
Kitchen Employment The Sweet Basil kitchen is committed to providing an environment for learning and career advancement. The kitchen management team represents more than sixty collective years of diverse culinary experience. Our passion for excellence drives us to find the most talented and dedicated individuals to join our team. If you are one of those individuals, please contact Executive Chef/Partner Paul Anders at the email address below.
Dining Room Opportunities Exceptional service is our goal at Sweet Basil. Meeting and exceeding guest expectations can be challenging with a reputation grown and nurtured since 1977, yet this is a challenge that we embrace. We are fortunate to have a first rate clientele from all over the world, with many loyal repeat guests that make Sweet Basil a "must" every time they are in town. We are committed to a positive work environment and "keeping it fun" while keeping our commitment to professionalism. None of this would be possible without the best people, and we would enjoy the chance to discuss current opportunities.