Intermediate Level Cook - Housing Available! - Mid-Vail - Full & Part Time - Winter Seasonal

Vail Resorts Vail , CO 81658

Posted 2 months ago

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's most innovative companies and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.

We are currently looking for experienced cooks who will provide first class service to our guests in an upbeat, fast-paced restaurant environment. The Intermediate Cook is responsible for performing a variety of skilled tasks in food preparation, cooking and presentation. Our training and staging program provides the opportunity for professional advancement and will train folks with a passion for the culinary profession and our amazing resort.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Understands the proper terms for kitchen equipment/pans and small wares used in the kitchen

  • Understands and can demonstrate proficiency operating cooking equipment such as fryers, pizza oven, grills, steamers, robot coupe, immersion mixers and slicers

  • Able to read, interpret, demonstrate culinary fundamentals with sound knowledge of food handling procedures and food ingredients

  • Responsible for basic food preparation tasks, such as cutting up meat and fish, basic knife handling skills, peeling, slicing, chopping, measuring and mixing ingredients

  • Ability to follow basic recipe to produce high quality product

  • Ability to manage a station or multiple stations maintaining expectations for speed and service

  • Capable of teaching others to use kitchen equipment, processes and procedures

  • Ensures food is prepared and presented a high level of quality, visual appeal and consistency

  • Heat or reheat items for service in accordance with current applicable federal, state and corporate standards, guidelines and regulations to ensure high-quality food service is provided

  • Clean food preparation areas, cooking surfaces, utensils, sneeze guards and guest facing areas of their station in accordance with health and safety standards

  • Responsible for breaking down workstation, cooling food where necessary in accordance with cooling guidelines and storing in accordance with proper storage and labelling guidelines

  • Team members are typically required to wash dishes one shift per week

  • Willingness to support and guide entry cooks in performing their responsibilities

  • Continually demonstrate a high level of guest service excellence

Requirements

  • Ability to speak, read and communicate English.

  • Ability to maintain a positive work ethic.

  • Ability to work as a productive part of a team.

  • Ability to carry up to 50 lbs.

  • Ability to stand for up to 6-8 hours at a time.

  • Demonstrates excellent guest service skills.

  • Able to work weekends and holidays.

  • Able to obtain a Food Handlers Card within 30 days of employment.

  • Previous cooking experience- preferred but not required.

  • Knowledge of sanitation-preferred but not required

Benefits include:

  • Free Ski passes for employees and dependents

  • Discount lift tickets for friends and family

  • Free ski lessons

  • Discounted lodging, food, gear and mountain shuttles

  • Discounted bike haul & golf

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision plans (full-time positions)

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Excellent training and professional development

Be a part of the resort where it all started. Imagine belonging to a team that delivers the life of luxury to its guests while infusing the mountain lifestyle in every experience. Are you someone that never settles for second best? Take your mountain exploration to the next level and join a passionate group of people who thrive on extraordinary customer service. Come help us deliver unparalleled adventures in a place that is unrivaled and unflinching. Join the team at Vail a place that's Like Nothing on Earth. www.vailresortscareers.com

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Requisition ID 192948


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