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Food & Beverage Apprentice - Colorado Mountain College

Date:  Apr 26, 2022

Keystone, CO, US

Company:  Keystone Resort
Shift Type:  Year Round

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.


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




This position is through Colorado Mountain College


Start your Culinary Career here. Learn the art and science of cooking in the world class kitchens of the Keystone Resort, and earn your Associates Degree in Culinary Arts through Colorado Mountain College at the same time. This three-year hands-on program will help you build the solid foundation you need to succeed in the demanding field of the culinary arts. Culinary apprentices work in up to six different restaurants across the Resort during their apprenticeship gaining a wide variety of real world experience.


Applicants for this position must also complete a Colorado Mountain College Culinary Institute application,

available at



  • Participation requires enrollment in the Colorado Mountain College Culinary Institute
  • Successful apprenticeship candidates have a great desire to learn.
  • Six-months to One-year full time professional kitchen experience. (Talk with us we can help you gain your experience).
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • College Level Reading and Writing Skills



The budgeted range starts at $15.00-$17.30.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.


The perks include a free ski pass, and a set of benefits including... 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, and a 401(k) retirement plan  
  • Hourly employees are generally eligible for accrued Paid Time Off (PTO), Extra Time Off (ETO) and Sick Time.  Salaried employees are generally eligible for Flexible Time Off (FTO) 
  • Paid Parental Leave for eligible mothers and fathers  
  • Healthcare & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts  
  • Life, AD&D, and disability insurance 


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. 

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 384712

Nearest Major Market: Denver

Job Segment: Apprentice, Entry Level