Cook - All Experience Levels - Grand Teton National Park - Free Housing Provided

Date:  Apr 13, 2024

Jackson Hole, WY, US

Company:  Grand Teton Lodge Company
Shift Type:  Summer Seasonal 2024


Create Your Experience of a Lifetime!


Come work and play in the mountains!  Whether it's your first time seeing the mountains, or you already call them home, 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.


Join the Grand Teton Lodge Company for a season, or stay for a career at one/many of our 40+ resorts. From day one, you'll receive some of the highest compensation rates in the industry, free access to Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks, Employee housing, free activities, 40% retail discounts, the chance to grow through Epic Service - our leading training and development program, and wellness benefits to fuel your success.​


Are you looking to hone your culinary skills and expertise in a fast-paced, large-volume resort environment? Do you have a passion for the culinary arts? Are you interested in working and living in Grand Teton National Park? Are you looking for an Experience of a Lifetime? If you answered, “Yes” to these questions, this position is great for you! 


Job Summary:

Grand Teton Lodge Company, located in beautiful Grand Teton National Park, is 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. 


This is a summer seasonal position. Our season typically runs from May through mid-October. HOUSING & MEALS are PROVIDED.


We will hire our cooks into three classifications: Entry, Intermediate, and Advanced. Your application will be forwarded to the appropriate position based on your previous experience and skill level. Classification requirements are listed below.


Job Specifications:

  • Housing: Available
  • Outlet: Grand Teton National Park
  • Wage: $17.20-$20.00 / hour + tips
  • Skill Level: Entry, Intermediate, Advanced, Team Lead


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Work off of a prep-list to ensure proper food preparation.
  • Line/short order prep and plating.
  • Maintain proper food handling and sanitation throughout the shift.
  • Ensure proper facility shutdown including: stocking, sanitizing, equipment cleaning and shut down, and proper food storage.


All Classification Requirements, including Entry:

  • Ability to speak, read, and communicate in 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
  • Previous cooking experience preferred but not required.
  • Knowledge of food safety -preferred but not required.


Intermediate Line Cook Requirements:

  • Minimum six months of previous cooking experience
  • All Requirements listed above


Advanced Cook Responsibilities: 

  • All Requirements listed above
  • Minimum 2 years of previous cooking experience
  • Ability to manage a team


What’s In It For You?

  • FREE Housing (including linens and all utilities) or Full Hook-Up RV Sites
  • FREE National Park Pass to Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park
  • FREE Participation in guest activities: Horseback rides, kayak and boat rentals, lake cruises & scenic raft tours, 200 miles of hiking trails, and THE greatest perk ever – living in one of the most picturesque national parks!
  • FREE WiFi
  • $98/week OR FREE Meal Plan (this depending on hourly or salaried position) Meal Plan covers 3 meals/day in the employee cafeteria
  • Recreation Program and complimentary use of Rec Halls and Employee Gym at JLL (w/ Climbing Wall)


Before you apply, visit for detailed information about housing and other information you will find helpful.


 We are committed to environmental stewardship and sustainability through zero waste, energy and water conservation, green dining and retail, volunteerism, and education. Grand Teton Lodge Company offers an amazing place to live and work, as well as staff housing. 


The expected pay range is $14.00 - $18.50. 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  499751
Reference Date: 01/17/2024 
Job Code Function: Administrative