Lead Cook

Date:  Jun 3, 2023

Park City, UT, US

Company:  Park City Mountain
Shift Type:  Year Round


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. 


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 


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 Specifications: 

  • Outlet: Grand Summit Hotel
  • Starting Wage: $20 / hour Based on Experience
  • Shift and Schedule Availability: Full Time


The Lead Cook supervises food preparation,  production and quality while performing a variety of kitchen management functions, including ordering, delegating tasks to prep cooks, and ensuring safety and sanitation protocols are being followed


Job Responsibilities: 

  • Provide superior service to our customers (internal and external) at all times.
  • Supervise and assist with setting up and stocking work areas with all necessary food, supplies and equipment
  • Provides day-to-day work direction to team members to ensure production of quality food
  • Directs and assigns tasks to entry/prep cooks as provided by the Chef:
  • Ensures menu items completed by specific time 
  • Supervises and assists with the proper plating of all meals.
  • Ensures that foods are maintained at proper temperatures for serving.
  •  Monitors all foods for quality of taste, texture and appearance.
  • Organizes so that on days off prep cooks can complete tasks
  • Have product they need; complete recipes with consistency and high quality
  • Enforcing Brand Standards, policies, procedures and station sanitation standards
  • Ensure that established health and safety procedures are followed.
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Requirements:

  • High School education or equivalent; and/or training in a culinary arts school
  • 2-4 years of professional cooking experience, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired
  • Broad base of professional cooking knowledge and skills, including restaurant kitchen operations; previous supervisory experience preferred but not required
  • Good administrative, math and supervisory skills.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs





The budgeted range starts at $20 - $24.  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 421448

Nearest Major Market: Salt Lake City