Working in the Sweet Basil Kitchen


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

Positive Working Environment & Culture

Top Wages In All Positions

Year-Round Employment


Ski Pass Program

Housing (Upon Availability)

Dining Discounts

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.
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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.
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