Cook -The Hythe - Marriott Luxury Collection - Housing Available

Date:  Apr 23, 2024

Vail, CO, US

Company:  Vail 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.

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 Specifications:

  • Housing: Currently Available 
  • Outlet:  The Hythe - Marriott Luxury Collection
  • Expected Pay Range $20 - $27
  • Effective October 2022 minimum wage will be increased to $20 per hour
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time
  • Skill Level: Advanced 


The Advanced Cook is responsible for ensuring that all culinary food preparation is produced according to the Executive Chef’s high standards for quality, visual appeal and consistency. Capable of multi-tasking and completing Cook II’s needs in a timely manner, according to the menu specifications and BEO requirements. Works with the highest quality products available and creates outstanding food items.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Supervise and direct training in food production areas
  • Ensure that SOP’s are followed
  • Ensure that company policies are in effect, including but not limited to: clean as you go, proper uniform worn, month end inventories taken, safety training on food handling equipment, and accident reports written
  • Follow requisition of food items policy
  • Ensure that BEO’s are priced on a daily basis
  • Update use records
  • Follow-up on production charts to ensure no over producing and waste
  • Follow-up on taste panels
  • Assign production and preparation levels based on projected business forecast
  • Indicate plans to work out any leftovers or dead items
  • Ensures that all records are complete
  • Check products to see that all standards are met
  • Check products to see that they are properly rotated
  • Monitor raw materials inventory, and inform sous chef when items run low



  • Culinary Degree/certificate. -preferred
  • Proficient computer skills in Word, Excel, Outlook and POS systems. -preferred
  • Must have Current certification in the state Professional Food Handler Program. -required
  • 5+ years of experience in a culinary position in an upscale, high volume hotel/resort or restaurant. -preferred
  • Must be willing to purchase and wear slip resistant shoes within the first week of work. -required
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English. -required
  • English/Spanish Bilingual. -preferred
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds. -required
  • Must be able to stand and walk for up to 8 hours. -required
  • Must be able stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl. -required
  • Must be able to work holidays, weekends and evenings. -required



The expected pay range is $20 - $27. 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  422847
Reference Date: 08/01/2023 
Job Code Function: Back of House 

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