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Cook, Bars - Summer Seasonal

Date: Jun 26, 2019

Location: Whistler, BC, Canada

Company: Vail Resorts

Whistler Blackcomb’s Mission Statement is “Experience of a Lifetime”

Love what you do! Because that’s what we’re all about. The Whistler Blackcomb staff is comprised of individuals who thrive in the outdoors, love the mountains, and are passionate about what they do. We look for applicants who share in this passion, whether you are looking for a seasonal job or wanting to build an exciting career, don’t miss the chance to work and play in BC’s winter wonderland. If you sound like our ideal applicant please apply online and show us what you’ve got. #wbworklove

What you’ll be doing:

  • To be well versed in Whistler Blackcomb’s HACCP and Food Safe and COR programs.
  • Responsible for the complete overview of the station.
  • Responsible for checking stations are set up and prepped for success based on forecasted business volumes.
  • Communicates and reports changes in business volumes to the production team.
  • Organizing breaks with relation to business levels and staff starting times.
  • Leading and coaching staff to provide a world class guest experience.
  • Responsible for keeping the kitchen area clean, organized and save at all times.
  • Upholding and adhere to freshness, taste, consistency, temperature and appearance of food standards.
  • Responsible for waste tracking, waste reduction and waste management.
  • Manage peak volume times with a positive attitude – maintain quality and guests serve standards under pressure.
  • Ensure food is correctly stored, handled, prepared and presented in a timely manner at all times.
  • Coaching and resolving of any potential staff concerns or conflicts.
  • Knowledgeable about all dietary offerings, recipes, ingredient lists and station guides manuals.
  • Responsible for the full and correct content of the station guide manual.
  • Communicates clearly and precisely all issues to sous-chef/chef (i.e., maintenance requirements, missing product, employee issues, food quality concerns, etc.)
  • Drives all upselling programs through example based leadership.
  • Assist guests with food related questions and concerns.
  • Assist leadership in labor management.
  • Knowledgeable about resort Net promoter score and guest satisfaction indicators.
  • Adhere and coach all staff to follow hygienic & Food Safe practices.
  • Report any Food Safe and Safety related concerns to your supervisor immediately.
  • Punctual, in full clean uniform.
  • Adhere and enforce the WB grooming policy!


  • Minimum of 1.5 years cooking experience in a high-volume facility.
  • Food Safe Certificate 1 (Course will be offered).
  • Exposure to various kitchen machinery such as grill, fryers, ovens, and kettles
  • Carving experience an asset.
  • Organize, prepare and clean station.
  • Take responsibility for shift in absence of lead cook (step into Lead Cook role if needed).
  • Full knowledge of kitchen.
  • Ability to train prep cooks and dishwashers.
  • Proof of clear criminal record check.

We’re looking for team members whose legendary attention to detail and commitment to phenomenal service comes naturally. Pursue a lifestyle that will elevate your expectation of what work can look like. Nothing is too big or too small for the staff to bravely pursue and elevate the expectations of the guest. Do you possess a calling for delivering world-class events and amenities? Explore Employment Opportunities with Whistler Blackcomb! (

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 169936