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Prep Cook - $17 per Hour - Summer Seasonal

Date:  Jun 23, 2022
Location: 

Kirkwood, CA, US

Company:  Kirkwood Mountain Resort
Shift Type:  Summer Seasonal 2022

Kirkwood is for those that embrace the big mountain lifestyle and are as passionate about skiing and riding as they are about creating amazing experiences for our guests. Magical, raw and expansive…Kirkwood is the stuff of legend. We’re famous for legendary snowfall, challenging inbounds terrain, backcountry guided tours and premier avalanche education programs. Those that come here come for an adventure unique to Kirkwood! Join our close-knit team working at one of the most stunning alpine resorts in the country. www.vailresortscareers.com

 

 

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

 

We are currently looking for cooks of all experience levels, who will provide first class service to our guests in an upbeat, fast-paced restaurant environment. Our formal training and staging program provides the opportunity for professional advancement from various career stages. We will train folks with the right attitude and a passion for being here, with us, at our amazing resort. 

 

Job Specifications: 

  • Starting Wage: $17 per hour
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Part Time
  • Skill Level: Entry

 

Responsibilities of an entry level cook include, but are not limited to:

  • Understands the proper terms for kitchen equipment/pans and small wares used in the kitchen
  • Understands and operates basic cooking equipment such as fryers, pizza oven and kettles  
  • All of our team members are typically required to wash dishes one shift per week
  • Heat or Reheat items for service in accordance with current applicable federal, state and corporate standards, guidelines and regulations to ensure high-quality food service is provided
  • Clean food preparation areas, cooking surfaces, utensils, sneeze guards and guest facing areas of their station in accordance with health and safety standards
  • Proactively greet guests and take food orders
  • Continually demonstrate a high level of guest service excellence
  • Prepare food items in accordance with the station guide recipes including portion control and presentation
  • Gathers and portion items ensuring that they are of high quality and serves to guests
  • Maintain sanitation, health and safety standards in work areas including but not limited to temperature checks, wearing gloves and proper utilization of sanitation buckets
  • Responsible for breaking down workstation, cooling food where necessary in accordance with cooling guidelines and storing in accordance with proper storage and labelling guidelines
  • Attends all allergy and foodborne illness in-service training.
  • Reports all accidents and injuries in a timely manner
  • Complies with all company safety and risk management policies and procedures
  • Participates in regular safety meetings, safety training and hazard assessments
  • Attends training programs (classroom and virtual) as designated
  • Typically requires supervision from a more senior culinary team member
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

 

Requirements include:

  • Must have own transportation as this will be after bus operational hours 
  • Ability to speak, read and communicate English.
  • Ability to maintain a positive work ethic.
  • Ability to work as a productive part of a team.
  • Ability to carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to stand for up to 6-8 hours at a time.
  • Demonstrates excellent guest service skills.
  • Able to work weekends and holidays.
  • Has or is able to obtain a Food Handlers Card within 30 days of employment.
  • Previous cooking experience- preferred but not required.
  • Knowledge of sanitation-preferred

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 


 

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 445011


Nearest Major Market: California

Job Segment: Entry Level