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QSR Chef

Date:  Sep 20, 2022

Crested Butte, CO, US

Company:  Crested Butte Mountain Resort
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2022/2023

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. 


Join us to create your Experience of a Lifetime!


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 


Seasonal Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus: 

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



Job Summary

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


Job Specifications

  • Outlet: Paradise Cafeteria / Crested Butte
  • Starting Wage: $45,000-$54,000
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time


Job Responsibilities

  • Manage the culinary team including hiring, scheduling, training and developing teammates, managing performance including reviews, and succession planning
  • Maintain standards for facility and food preparation, cleanliness, safety, and sanitation in accordance with applicable laws and regulations
  • Lead the development, production, and training of menu items, including station playbooks
  • Oversee and support warehouse staff and operations including shipping and receiving, inventory ordering and maintenance, product rotations and food waste reporting
  • Resolve guest issues or complaints and hold staff accountable for Guest Experience (GX) scores
  • Administrative duties as needed including managing budgets, processing transfers and waste; Will act as supervisor
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required; Culinary degree or certification preferred
  • ServSafe certification or regional equivalent required
  • 3+ years of kitchen experience required, 1+ years of supervisory experience preferred 
  • Ability to stand and walk continuously throughout shift, lift and/or carry up to 50lbs
  • Ability to work well with others in a fast-paced environment under pressure
  • Must be able to communicate fluently in English; bilingual preferred
  • Ability to ski or snowboard


The budgeted range starts at $45,000-$54,000.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.


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 470570

Nearest Major Market: Colorado