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Advanced Cook - Bighorn Steakhouse

Date:  Jan 13, 2022

Keystone, CO, US

Company:  Keystone Resort
Shift Type:  Year Round

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak. 

As of Nov. 15, 2021, Vail Resorts will be requiring all employees across North America to be vaccinated for COVID-19.


Join us now and receive an end-of-season bonus of $2/hour for every hour worked!


Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Under the leadership of the Restaurant Chef and Lead Line Cook, handles all prep and line cook duties with attention to quality and consistency. 
  • Assists banquets, as required.
  • Exhibits a professional demeanor through appearance and by maintaining a positive attitude toward all co-workers, managers and guests. 
  • Capable of working as a part of a cohesive culinary/kitchen team.  
  • Adheres to all five star/diamond brand standards to ensure that all guests have an outstanding culinary experience.
  • Prepare food according to standardized recipes and portion controls. 
  • Assist in prepping all kitchen lines and re-stocking the lines, as necessary. 
  • Help to receive food and dry goods for the kitchen and properly account for such deliveries. 
  • Keep all coolers and walk-ins neat and clean. 
  • Properly store/cover all food items and rotate products for freshness. 
  • Help the Chef(s) maintain all par levels for the kitchen(s).



  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • At least 2 years of culinary experience as a Line Cook in an upscale, high volume hotel/resort or restaurant
  • Previous culinary experience. Culinary certificate/degree preferred
  • Able to communicate effectively in English
  • Current certification in state Professional Food Handler Program
  • Culinary degree/certificate - Preferred
  • Able to communicate in Spanish - Preferred
  • Computer proficiency perferred.  

The budgeted range starts at 17.00 - 19.00. Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.

The perks and benefits include

  • Free ski passes for employees 
  • 401(k) retirement plan  
  • Accrued Sick Time 
  • Discount lift tickets for friends and family 
  • Free ski lessons 
  • Discounted lodging, food (including $5 meals), gear, and mountain shuttles 
  • Discounted bike haul & golf 
  • Excellent training & professional development 

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

  • Critical Illness and Accident plans
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance (only available once eligible employees work 750 hours)  
  • Free ski passes for dependents

We’re looking for team members who are passionate about their work and the world around them, who take pride in ensuring our guests receive the best possible service and who bring a sense of self and fun to all they do. Life at 9,280 feet in the sky is a little different. With our crisp Rocky Mountain air and boundless options for adventure and exploration, you can join a community who loves where they live and loves what they do. Keystone will be your home away from home; a place where friendliness, an eye for detail and unmatched guest service is the foundation of our Culture. Come join our team – where A Mountain of Possibilities awaits. www.vailresortscareers.com

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 389807

Nearest Major Market: Denver