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Lead Cook/Tournant - The Village at Breckenridge

Date: Jul 12, 2019

Location: Breckenridge, 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.




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. 



  • 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


If you’re hard working and feel exhilarated serving others, you’ll feel right at home in our authentic ski town and world-class mountain resort. As a community of adventurers and discoverers, we deliver an experience of a lifetime to every single guest that visits our mountain town. If you’re interested in moving mountains in your career, come work with us at Breckenridge where you’ll instantly feel at home.

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 169393

Nearest Major Market: Denver