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Advanced Pastry Cook - The 10th - Full Time - Winter Seasonal - Vail

Date:  Sep 13, 2021
Location: 

Vail, CO, US

Company:  Vail Mountain
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2021/2022

Be a part of the resort where it all started. Imagine belonging to a team that delivers the life of luxury to its guests while infusing the mountain lifestyle in every experience. Are you someone that never settles for second best? Take your mountain exploration to the next level and join a passionate group of people who thrive on extraordinary customer service. Come help us deliver unparalleled adventures in a place that is unrivaled and unflinching. Join the team at Vail – a place that’s Like Nothing on Earth. www.vailresortscareers.com

 

 

The 10th, Vail's critically acclaimed on-mountain fine-dining restaurant is looking for an ADVANCED PASTRY COOK to join our outstanding restaurant staff. The 10th serves an upscale sit-down lunch daily, complete with a boot room for guests to enjoy slippers while they dine!  Located at the top of Gondola One at Mid-Vail, The 10th is accessed either by ski-in and ski-out during the day or via Vail’s brand new high tech Gondola One.  Modern. Alpine. Inspired.  The 10th redefines classic alpine cuisine and elevates service to new standards in Vail. 

The Advanced Pastry Cook is responsible for preparation of all pastry (Plated desserts, banquet desserts, pastry creams, mousses, soufflés, chocolate garnishes, petite fours and other confections) needs for the service, line, events and special requests.


Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for planning, organizing, production and baking
  • Coordinate with Supervisors, Sous Chefs, and Lead Warehouse Clerk daily to organize timely meal requirements ensuring consistency in quality, taste and presentation
  • Ensure all coolers, freezers and walk-ins are maintained at the company’s and health inspector’s food safety standards and HAACP standards including the daily logging of refrigerator and freezer temperatures
  • Follow and enforce kitchen safety regulations. In particular, 100% compliance of the cut glove policy
  • Execute special requests/first tracks breakfasts/groups/weddings/buy-out events needs as per banquet event orders
  • Help other departments when need arises
  • Punctuality is a must.
  • Attend all trainings and classes as assigned or advised by Supervisor
  • Other duties as assigned by your Supervisor or Senior Management 

 

Qualifications:

  • Three Year minimum prior pastry experience in a fine dining and high volume establishment - required.
  • High Altitude pastry experience - preferred
  • Must possess the following key essential qualities - adaptability, flexibility, positive attitude, even temperament and a keen eye for detail - required
  • Must be highly organized and always have a sense of urgency - required.
  • High school diploma or equivalent - required.
  • Must be able to lift 40+ lbs - required.
  • Fluent in English - required.
  • Ability to work standing for 8+ hours - required.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older - required.
  • Flexibility in scheduling, ability to work long hours, work weekends and holidays including: Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, December 23rd to January 4th, President’s Day Weekend and other holidays as requested - required.
  • Formal Culinary Training - preferred.
  • ServeSafe or Food Handler’s certification (or be able to attain) - required​
  • Progressive experience working in a kitchen with an emphasis in high volume fine dining - preferred.

 

The budgeted range starts at $18.00.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.
 

The perks and benefits include

  • Free ski passes for employees 
  • 401(k) retirement plan  
  • Accrued Sick Time 
  • Discount lift tickets for friends and family 
  • Free ski lessons 
  • Discounted lodging, food (including $5 meals), gear, and mountain shuttles 
  • Discounted bike haul & golf 
  • Excellent training & professional development 

Seasonal Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus…

  • Critical Illness and Accident plans
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance (only available once eligible employees work 750 hours)  
  • Free ski passes for dependents


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 344067


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