Team Lead Cook - Housing May Be Available

Date:  Mar 25, 2024
Location: 

Keystone, CO, US

Company:  Keystone Resort
Shift Type:  Year Round (10-month)

 

Create Your Experience of a Lifetime!

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.

Candidates for year-round positions are reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications will be accepted up to 90 days after the posting date, or until the position is filled (whichever is first).
 

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, and mountain shuttles
  • 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 Summary: 

Service is the 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 among staff, and maintaining food quality and safety to ensure an exceptional dining experience for our guests.  

 

Job Specifications:  

  • Housing: May Be Available  

  • Outlet: Keystone Lodge & Spa

  • Expected Pay Range: $23.00 - $26.00 / hour

  • Shift and Schedule Availability:  Full Time, Year Round (10 months)

 

Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supervise and provide direction for daily operation of outlet kitchen
  • Provides training and guidance to culinary staff to ensure quality and timely food production
  • Ability to work all stations in kitchen as required.
  • Assist culinary team in achieving labor and food production goals
  • Help assure safe and clean work condition for all personnel.
  • Assist in planning and preparation of Banquet Functions
  • Execute Banquet functions to the standard of Vail resorts
  • Follows directions/specifications of the chef and supervisors.
  • Demonstrate teamwork and cooperation with service staff.
  • Help the chef maintain all par levels for the kitchen
  • Help to receive food and dry goods for the kitchen and properly account for such deliveries.
  • Will prepare food according to standardized recipes and portion controls using proper culinary techniques.
  • Inspects food preparation and serving areas to ensure observance of safe, sanitary food handling practices.
  • Have ability to manage the outlet during the chef's absence, supervise all stations and operate to standards.
  • Lead line cook responsibilities
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Job Requirements:

  • Follow all policies and procedures of the Food and Beverage Department and Vail Resorts.
  • Practices good personal hygiene, safe food handling and culinary skills.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds and stand for the duration of the shift.
  • Positive work ethic
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Has own culinary tools or ability to purchase if required by outlet
  • Must adhere to Cutting Edge Safety Training and ServSafe Training
  • Must provide Certified Slip Resistant Shoes
  • Work nights, weekends, and holidays as needed
  • Minimum 2 years of quality cook experience
  • Broad knowledge of all culinary styles and cooking techniques
  • Supervisory experience - preferred
  • Culinary degree/certification - Preferred
  • Possesses strong abilities in all applicable cooking techniques and practices

 

The expected pay range is $23.00 - $26.00. 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  501034
Reference Date: 03/25/2024 
Job Code Function: Back of House 


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