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Adv: Cook - Wilmot - FT & PT - Seasonal - Wilmot, Wisconsin

Date: Dec 2, 2018

Location: Wilmot, WI, US

Company: Vail Resorts

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's most innovative companies and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.

Summary of Job: The Advanced Cook is an experienced Cook with a positive work ethic and general leadership qualities, who is career-oriented, creative, and active. The Advanced Cook understands the importance of standards, speed, and quality. This position works under the Executive Chef, Sous Chef, and General Manager to prepare and cook the necessary quantities of food and carry out established quality standards. He/She possesses abilities in all applicable cooking techniques and practices. The Advanced Cook is proficient in all positions in the kitchen and may be responsible for training and overseeing employees and running the daily kitchen operations. He/She has the ability to work off prep list and complete station setup in time allotted, fabricate items to standard during service and complete prep list for next service period. This Cook coordinates with lower rated cooks on their stations, and inspects food preparation and serving areas to ensure observance of safe, sanitary food handling practices. Must be able to expedite food, solve problems as they arise and be flexible to deal with special requests.  Will be required to know and follow all company safety guidelines and use personal protective equipment when working.

 

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Report to your shift on time, in uniform and ready to work
  • Execute daily operations by opening and /or closing procedures
  • Set up and stocking stations with all necessary supplies
  • Prepare food for service (e.g. chopping vegetables, butchering meat, portioning, or preparing sauces)
  • Cook menu items in cooperation with the recipes and company policy
  • Answer, report and follow executive or sous chef’s instructions
  • Clean up station and take care of leftover food
  • Stock inventory appropriately
  • Ensure that food comes out in high quality and in a timely fashion
  • Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers
  • Memorize and utilize our serving portion sizes and all basic meal prep procedures used in the kitchen
  • Monitor product freshness and rotate out old product based on a schedule created by the restaurant
  • Substitute for or assist other cooks during emergencies or rush periods
  • Maintain daily temperature and waste logs
  • Receiving and proper storage of food items and chemicals according to state law and company policy
  • Engaging with customers and personalizing their experience.
  • Participate in in daily pre and post shift meetings with the Shift Leads, Team Leads and/or Food and Beverage Director
  • Always follow proper food and safety standards
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate professionally to staff and guests.  Respond and engage with customer suggestions, complaints and recognition
  • Create and maintain a productive, safe work environment
  • Other duties as assigned

 

 

Job Requirements:  

  • Minimum 3 years of cooking experience in a restaurant - required
  • High School diploma or equivalent - required
  • Culinary degree and/or equivalent experience highly preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of proper cutting techniques, kitchen safety, and sanitation - required
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, comprehend and understand English fluently - required
  • Strong communication skills, including ability to train staff members - required
  • Must have Food Handlers Certification for Wisconsin – required
  • Certified Slip Resistant shoes are required prior to starting work.  Shoes must be provided by the employee – required
  • Must be proficient at high demand food stations - required
  • Able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs - required
  • Positive work ethic - required
  • Team-oriented attitude - required
  • Must be able to work in a hot kitchen environment up to 8 hours during a shift - required
  • Must be able to talk and hear/give directions in a loud kitchen environment - required
  • Must be able to work days, nights, weekends and holidays as necessary - required
  • Must be able to stand up to 8 hours during a shift - required
  • In person interview - preferred

 

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Weight Lifted- At least 50 lbs
  • Lifting Frequency
  • Standing for long periods of time
  • Walking Frequency
  • Reaching
  • Stoop, Kneel, Crouch, Crawl

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Competencies: These are the attributes and behaviors that Vail Resorts and Afton Alps uses to measure an individual employee’s overall effectiveness in role.

  • Serve Others: Own It. Personalize It. Elevate It.

Identifies and take ownership of opportunities to assist the customer; listens and responds to customer needs to personalize the experience; is committed to elevating the customer experience; communicates clearly and effectively; is flexible to adjust plans to meet customers’ changing needs; collaborates with team members and peers; exhibits a service attitude that is engaging with customers.

  • Do Right: Act with Integrity – always do the right thing, knowing it leads to the right outcome.

Follows through on commitments; is honest and trustworthy; understands and complies with company policies and procedures; considers stakeholder interests in decision making; takes ownership of actions and decisions; receptive and responsive to others’ feedback; identifies and communicates ethical concerns.

  • Drive Value: Grow profit through smart and innovative business practices.

Is a positive advocate for the company; is aware of the impact of decisions and actions on company profitability; works efficiently; completes tasks accurately and manages time well; strives for continual improvement and growth; is open to and suggests new ideas; uses company resources appropriately; demonstrates financial discipline.

  • Do Good: Preserve our natural environment and contribute to the success of our local communities.

Has an awareness of the company’s Epic Promise program; considers the environmental and community impact of decisions and actions; takes actions in support of the company’s environmental initiatives; understands the company’s connection with our local communities.

  • Be Safe: Be committed to the safety and wellness of our employees and Guests.

Promotes a culture of health and safety; takes personal accountability for the safety of self and others; understands and communicates safety procedures and expectations; utilizes all relevant safety resources; identifies and appropriately reports risk.

  • Have Fun: Fun is our product – create fun, enjoy your work and share the contagious spirit.

Shares enthusiasm for our products and services; is able to overcome challenges while maintaining a positive attitude; inspires others and integrates fun into the work environment; is approachable and welcoming to customers; promotes an engaging, inclusive atmosphere.

 

Help create history at Wilmot Mountain as Vail Resorts bridges 75 years of skiing tradition with new state-of-the-art lifts, snowmaking, renovated lodges, and terrain parks, all while honoring the important legacy of the ski area. Be a part of the tremendous Wilmot Mountain brand recognized widely among Chicago and Milwaukee skiers and snowboarders, and also part of the Vail Resorts’ family that’s passionate about providing world-class experiences at every property. Wilmot Mountain truly is where Epic begins for skiers of all levels and can be where your epic career begins, too.

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.


Nearest Major Market: Kenosha
Nearest Secondary Market: Milwaukee

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