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Vail Resorts Intermediate Cook - Paradise Restaurant - Winter Seasonal in Crested Butte, Colorado

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.

The Intermediate Cook is a Line cook in fast paced culinary environment. Will prepare food according to standardized recipes and portion controls. Will assist in prepping all kitchen lines and re-stocking the lines, as necessary. Help to receive food and dry goods for the kitchen and properly account for such deliveries. Keep all coolers and walk-ins neat and clean. Properly store/cover all food items and rotate products for freshness. Help the Chef(s) maintain all par levels for the kitchen(s).

Responsibilities:

  • Provide superior service to our customers (internal and external) at all times. Follow the Resort Etiquette Guidelines while interacting with the guests and respond to all guests in a courteous, efficient manner.

  • Supervise and assist with setting up and stocking work areas with all necessary food, supplies and equipment.

  • Supervise and assist with the preparation of various hot foods, such as cooking basic sauces, soups and vegetable dishes; butchering meats, poultry and fish.

  • Supervise and perform a variety of more complex cooking tasks, such as sautéing.

  • Supervise and assist with the proper plating of dinners.

  • Oversee a variety of other basic food preparation tasks, such as the cleaning and cutting of fruits and vegetables, preparing of individual portions of side dishes and desserts, slicing of meats and cheese, and the like.

  • Ensure that foods are maintained at proper temperatures for serving.

  • Ensure that established health and safety procedures are followed.

  • Monitor all foods for quality of taste, texture and appearance

  • Monitor all food production methods for cost and time efficiency

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent. -required

  • Culinary degree/certificate. -preferred

  • Previous culinary experience. -required

  • Previous experience cooking for multiple outlets. -preferred

  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English. -required

  • Ability to communicate in Spanish. -preferred

  • Current certification in state Professional Food Handler Program. -preferred

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. -required

  • Must be able to stand and walk briskly for up to 8 hours. -required

  • Must be able to work a varied schedule including weekends, holidays, early mornings, afternoons and evenings. -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

We are the wild ones. Free, untamed, unstructured and unlike the others. We are confident in who we are and what we seek. We take bold risks to pursue our passions and live boldly with our choices. Our dedication to our mountains, community, coworkers and guests set us apart and bring us together. Come join us at the end of the road.

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 172069

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