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Intermediate Cook - Van Winkles Restaurant - Full Time - Year Round - Hunter

Date:  May 18, 2022

Hunter, NY, US

Company:  Hunter Mountain
Shift Type:  Year Round

As a premier, world-class resort in the Catskills, guests at Hunter Mountain can expect the ultimate ski experience with service to match. Join us and become a part of a team who takes pride in providing the best of what the mountain has to offer.


As of Nov. 15, 2021, Vail Resorts will be requiring all employees across North America to be vaccinated for COVID-19.


The Intermediate Cook is responsible for performing a variety of skilled tasks in food preparation, cooking and presentation, and additionally oversee food preparation and service for a meal shift and/or banquets within a large restaurant operation.


Join the team for an Experience of a Lifetime!


Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Understand and ability to operate restaurant cooking equipment
  • Able to read, understand and follow recipes accurately and to the specifications of the Chef and or manager
  • Consistently checks temperatures of food and follow proper procedures in regards to chilling, re-heating and holding food in accordance with health and safety standards
  • Responsible for basic food preparation tasks, such as cutting meat and fish, basic knife handling skills, peeling, slicing, chopping measuring and mixing ingredients
  • Responsible for ensuring food is prepared and presented at a high level of quality, visual appeal and consistency
  • Clean food preparation equipment, work areas, counters, etc. in accordance with health and safety standards
  • Demonstrate teamwork and cooperation with front of house staff
  • Functions as experienced cook with the ability to manage a station or multiple stations
  • Responsible for production of own station and willing to support entry level cooks on their stations
  • Advises higher level Cooks and/or Managers of anticipated problems
  • Inspects food preparation and serving areas to ensure observance of safety and sanitary food handling practices.
  • May be required to work in other F&B outlets throughout the resort when needed
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned
  • Some dish washing may be required
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Have a flexible schedule; must be able to work days, evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Assist in sanitation of all Food Service areas in accordance to COVID19 safe operating guide lines


Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, or prior experience preferred
  • A minimum of two years professional cooking experience
  • ServSafe Certification (or ability to obtain)
  • Able to speak, read and communicate in English
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Able to lift at least 50 lbs.
  • Able to stand for long periods of time
  • Maintain a professional appearance
  • Must be able to work as part of a team
  • Must have the ability to follow directions
  • Must have reliable transportation


Benefits include:

  • Free Ski passes for employees and dependents
  • Discount lift tickets for friends and family
  • Free ski lessons
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision plans (full-time positions)
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak. 

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 420716

Nearest Major Market: Albany

Job Segment: Entry Level