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Lead Cook and Tournant

Date:  Jan 11, 2023

Breckenridge, CO, US

Company:  Breckenridge Ski Resort
Shift Type:  Year Round


Create Your Experience of a Lifetime!


Come work and play in the mountains!  Whether it’s your first time seeing snow or you were born on the slopes, joining our team means discovering (or re-discovering!) a passion for the outdoors while building lifelong connections with teammates and guests from around the world. 


With 40+ resorts across 3 continents, you can join our team for a season or stay to build a career. From day one, you'll receive some of the highest compensation rates in the industry, free Epic pass(es) along with free ski and snowboard lessons, 40% retail discounts, the chance to grow through Epic Service - our leading training and development experience, and wellness benefits to fuel your success. 


Job Benefits

  • Ski/Mountain Perks! Free passes for employees, employee discounted lift tickets for friends and family AND free ski lessons  
  • MORE employee discounts on lodging, food, gear, mountain shuttles AND during the summer on bike haul, golf and other activities 
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan  
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Excellent training and professional development 
  • Referral Program 


Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus: 

  • Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans (for eligible seasonal employees after working 500 hours)
  • Free ski passes for dependents 
  • Critical Illness and Accident plans 




Job Specifications:  

  • Housing: Accepting applications
  • Outlet:  One Ski Hill

  • Expected Pay Range $20.00 - $24.49

  • Shift and Schedule Availability:  Full Time


Tournant Job Description:

The Tournant is the leader on the line able to effectively run a variety of stations in a fast paced culinary environment. They must be able to prepare food according to standardized recipes and portion controls. They will assist in prepping, organizing and running all banquet operations. They will help to receive food and dry goods for the kitchen and properly account for such deliveries. This position is in charge of keeping all coolers and walk-ins neat and clean, properly storing and covering all food items and rotating products for freshness. They will also help the Chef(s) maintain all par levels for the kitchen(s).


Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Ensuring that all Resort guests have the highest quality culinary experience possible while maintaining a profitable and environmentally aware department.
  • Exhibiting a professional demeanor through appearance and by maintaining a positive attitude toward all co-workers, managers and guests.
  • Working as a part of a cohesive culinary/kitchen team.  
  • Ensuring that the stewarding dept has closed down properly at the end of their shift. 
  • Other duties as assigned



  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years culinary experience
  • Previous supervisory experience helpful
  • Able to communicate effectively in English
  • Culinary degree/certification - Preferred
  • Current certification in state Professional Food Handler Program - Preferred



The expected pay range is $20.00 - $24.49. This is the pay range we reasonably expect to pay for this position. Individual compensation decisions are based on a variety of factors.


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 456128