Work for Vail Resorts
Entry Cook - Keystone Mountain Dining
Keystone, CO, US
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 50 most innovative companies as named by Fast Company, and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.
The Entry Cook is responsible for basic food preparation tasks, such as cutting up meat and fish, cleaning, peeling, slicing, chopping, measuring and mixing ingredients, etc. May use basic cooking skills to work on a line or in a cooking station, such as the broiler, fryer, oven, grill, or sauté station and be responsible for set up of assigned station. May be responsible for loading and unloading food product to remote meal sites for preparation.
- Basic knowledge and application of sanitary practices, personal hygiene, safe food handling, and basic kitchen practices.
- Desire and ability to work as part of a team as well as completing tasks with minimal supervision at times.
- Conversational level and written English a requirement.
- Prior cooking experience in high volume situations, strongly preferred.
- All food court cook positions require guest facing interactions, excellent guest service & a desire to provide an experience of a lifetime to every guest is an essential function of this position.
- This position requires Certified Slip Resistant shoes PRIOR to the first day of work in the outlet, the candidate is required to provide their own shoes.
- This position will involve lifting (up to 40lbs), standing and walking for long periods of time (up to 10 hours), mixed scheduling (days, evenings), working weekends and holidays, utilizing kitchen equipment (slicers, knives, dish machines, chemicals), and possible outdoor work.
Locations where you could be working:
Labonte’s Smokehouse BBQ
Open late November through April. Labonte’s boasts the best BBQ smokehouse and the best beach on the mountain with beers, spirits, beach chairs and tunes to match the scene. Located at the base of the backside of Dercum and North Peak, you will be in a beautiful and secluded sliver of the Rockies with plenty of sun and access to great ski terrain. A small F&B outlet with two mile high fun.
The highest AAA Four-Diamond™ dining experience in North America. Enjoy breathtaking views while traveling in enclosed comfort aboard two gondolas to the top of the North Peak at 11,444 feet. Award-winning chefs create delicious contemporary cuisine with a Bavarian accent to complement this unique, secluded setting. Arguably the best dinner in the ski industry. Two gondolas are needed to get here, which could add up to 30-40 minutes to your commute to work.
Der Fondue Chessel
Der Fondue Chessel is a fondue lover’s dream, whether it’s a cozy dinner for two or a fun group gathering. Enjoy an authentic fondue experience atop Keystone's North Peak Mountain. It is a very cozy atmosphere with an element of adventure as you arrive by gondola. Two gondolas are needed to get here, which could add up to 30-40 minutes to your commute to work.
Located at the top of North Peak, Timber Ridge offers a spacious mountain lodge atmosphere with cathedral ceilings and a two-story fireplace. For quick-serve on-mountain lunch options, Timber Ridge is the perfect place to sit, relax and enjoy an array of higher-end cafeteria options. Grab an Epic Burger or Pizza for a heartier meal or a Pho Noodle Bowl for a healthier option. Top it off with a snack from the wide selection as well
Above all else, the Summit House offers the highest dining in Keystone at 11,640’. The Summit House’s central location on top of Dercum Mountain makes it a great place to meet up with friends and family, catch a bite to eat, grab a quick drink or just to check out one of the best views in Summit County. Open during the winter and summer, primarily a fast-paced, turn and burn style cafeteria. Employee’s working here will need to ride the River Run Gondola to work each day, so plan accordingly.
Mountain House/Last Lift Bar
Mountain House Lodge is one of the original base area buildings in Mountain House village. Home of Black Diamond Pizzeria, the Last Lift Bar and a food court with countless dining options. At the base of Peru lift, this is a convenient place to work for those living in Employee housing.
This is the place to be! With a great bar/pub menu and a wide variety of beer and drink choices, this is a great up-beat place to work. Located right in River Run Village, it is a very convenient place to work where you are always in the center of the action. With a happy hour from 3-6, this place gets wild for Apres.
We’re looking for team members who are passionate about their work and the world around them, who take pride in ensuring our guests receive the best possible service, and who bring a sense of self and fun to all they do. Life at 9,280 feet in the sky is a little different. With our crisp Rocky Mountain air and vast options for adventure and exploring, you can join a community who loves where they live and love what they do. Keystone will be your home away from home, with its warmth, friendliness and unequaled eye for detail. Come join our team – where A Mountain of Possibilities awaits. 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 124546
Tourism - Travel
3 months ago