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Tournant / Lead Cook

Date:  Mar 14, 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 the mountains, or you already call them home, 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 and our remote Corporate team, you can join 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), 40% retail discounts, summer activities discounts, wellness benefits, and the chance to grow through Epic Service - our leading training and development experience.


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 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).


Job Specifications: 

  • Outlet: Village at Breckenridge
  • Expected Pay Range: $20.00 - $24.49 / hour
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time
  • Skill Level: Advanced 


Job Description:

  • Works all stations as required.
  • Develop and train line staff including interns to standard performance level.
  • Communicate with the Chef on duty to assure proper service according to the assigned shift.
  • Assists in maintaing smooth operations of the kitchen during assigned shift. 
  • Supervises and coordinates the line crew to achieve assigned tasks according to kitchen standards.
  • Cook and prepare food to order on daily basis.
  • Assists in taking monthly inventory.
  • Assits in controlling Labor and Food costs.
  • Is familar with fire, safety and health procedures.  Assist in emergency and security procedures as directed by managment.
  • Reports and mechanical problems with the engineering department in a timely manner.
  • Assure safe and clean work conditions for all personnel.
  • Be a role model to others.
  • Maintain a 100% satisfaction rate and take full responsibilty for quality of food.
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Requirements:

  • 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 493103