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Lead Cook - Beaver Creek Golf Club

Date: Apr 2, 2019

Location: Beaver Creek, CO, US

Company: Vail Resorts

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 Rendezvous Club is looking for experienced cooks to help lead our established culinary team.  As a leader of the team, you will be responsible for establishing and maintaining our high standards of food quality and service.  Working at The Rendezvous Club means taking pride in the food you place on a plate.  It means working within an established and professional culinary team.  And it means working at the top of your game.

The lead cook at The Rendezvous Club will also have extensive responsibility with running summer culinary operations at Allie’s Cabin.  Menus involve extensive scratch cooking with top shelf ingredients and range from classic “club fare” at lunch to custom dishes created for Beaver Creek Club events at The Rendezvous Club and Allie’s Cabin.

From daily service, to custom tournament menus, to exclusive weddings and corporate events at Allie’s Cabin, this position will be a fun challenge for the summer.

The Lead Cook/Tournant is a leader in the kitchen.  The position is for an experienced cook who displays positive  leadership skills, who is career-oriented, creative, and active. Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Assist Executive Chef and Sous Chef in organization and execution of the production, station, buffet and special event mise en place
  • Communicate with the front of the house and follow detailed instruction, both oral and written, of the chef, sous chef and general manager
  • Take responsibility for the product used and manage it to ensure a quality product is presented to members and guests
  • Work with the Executive Chef, General Manager and Sous Chef to prepare, cook and carry out established quality standards.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in all kitchen stations. Train junior staff in use of all kitchen equipment and proper execution of menu items.
  • Expedite food, solve problems as they arise and be flexible in dealing with special requests. 
  • Assist with stocking, maintaining and cleaning food preparation areas.
  •  Assist with ordering, receiving and proper storage of all food items.
  • Know and follow all company safety guidelines and enforce use of personal protective equipment when working.
  • Must practice good personal hygiene and safe food handling skills
  • Other duties as assigned


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent - required
  • Able to read, write, speak, comprehend and  understand English fluently - required
  • Able to lift and carry 50 lbs - required
  • Minimum 3 years fine dining experience - required
  • Able to work in a hot kitchen environment for up to 10 hours during a shift - required
  • Able to give and receive oral direction in a loud kitchen environment - required
  • Able to work weekends and holidays as necessary - required
  • Advanced knowledge of proper cutting techniques, kitchen safety and sanitation - required
  • Able to work standing on feet for at least 8 hours at a time- required
  • Two year Culinary degree - preferred

We’re looking for team members whose legendary attention to detail and commitment to phenomenal service comes naturally. Pursue a lifestyle that will elevate your expectation of what work can look like. Nothing is too big or too small for the staff to bravely pursue and elevate the expectations of the guest. Do you possess a calling for delivering world-class events and amenities? Then Beaver Creek is for you.

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 166992

Nearest Major Market: Denver