Cook Team Leader - Housing May Be Available

Date:  Feb 12, 2024

Crested Butte, CO, US

Company:  Crested Butte Mountain Resort
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2023/2024


Continue Your Experience of a Lifetime!
Vail Resorts provides a variety of opportunities for employees to grow in their passion for the outdoors while building lifelong connections with teammates and guests from around the world.  


As you move from season to season, or begin a year-round career, you’ll continue to 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.


Our team members are the core of our mission. Providing the Experience of a Lifetime for our guests starts with you. 


Hiring for our seasonal positions occurs on a rolling basis. Applications will be accepted until March 15th or until the positions are filled (whichever is first).


Employee 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, and mountain shuttles
•    401(k) Retirement Plan 
•    Employee Assistance Program
•    Excellent training and professional development
•    Referral Program


To Learn More, please review the Benefits Eligibility Summary


Job Summary:

Service is this foundation of everything we stand for at Vail Resorts and our Cooks are no exception to this experience of a lifetime. Cooks are an integral part of the culinary staff responsible for assisting the kitchen alongside the Chef, promoting teamwork amongst staff, maintaining food quality and safety to ensure an exceptional dining experience for our guests. 


Job Specifications:

  • Housing: May Be Available
  • Expected Pay Range: $22.00 - $25.99 / hour
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time, Winter Seasonal
  • Skill Level: Advanced


Job Responsibilities:

  • Understand the use and operation of kitchen equipment, tools and accessories for use and to train other kitchen staff 

  • Adhere to and enforce applicable standards for facility and food preparation, cleanliness, and sanitation to ensure a high-quality work environment and guest experience.  

  • Maintain knowledge of current menu items and their ingredients 

  • Prep ingredients and maintain par levels for demand to minimize waste.  

  • Maintain inventory of ingredients using a first in first out method and monitor food waste for reporting 

  • Be an ambassador for My Epic; provide insightful advice and friendly My Epic support to guests in need, and be knowledgeable of where guests can go for additional support.

  • Other duties as assigned 


Job Qualifications:

  • Culinary degree or certification preferred 

  • 1-2 years of relevant work experience; supervisory kitchen experience preferred.   

  • Strong knowledge of cooking techniques, practices and food safety; ServSafe certifications a plus 

  • Ability to stand and walk continuously for extended periods of time 

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50lbs. 

  • Ability to work well and communicate with others in a fast-paced environment under pressure 

  • Must be able to communicate fluently in English



The expected pay range is $22.00 - $25.99. 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  500096
Reference Date: 02/12/2024 
Job Code Function: Back of House 

Nearest Major Market: Colorado