Cook - Breakfast

  • Hotel Jerome
  • Aspen, Colorado
  • Sep 15, 2020
Full time Chefs, Cooks, Food Preparation Workers

Job Description

At the foot of majestic Aspen Mountain and steps from the heart of town, the Hotel Jerome offers guests an incomparable setting for an ideal getaway whatever the season. A model example of thoughtful historic preservation, our hotel in Aspen elegantly blends the comfort, convenience and understated luxury of today's finest Aspen boutique hotels with an authentic mountain aesthetic and spirit. World-class dining and spa offerings contribute to a truly elevated and unique experience.

Hotel Jerome is the iconic hotel of the American West and social hub of Aspen: warm, friendly and busting with life and laughter. Charming and full of personality, this is the place where great stories are born and told. Hotel Jerome is rich in history, yet relevant and current with its amenities and furnishings. Charismatic, with a bit of whimsy, friendly and genuine. Hotel Jerome is the sought-out atmosphere for "explorers" of body, mind and spirit.

Aspen's crown jewel offers the perfect retreat from which to explore the region's abundant outdoor attractions and world-class dining and shopping. This landmark hotel is renowned among luxury hotels in Aspen for its relaxed elegance, gracious service and authentic mountain spirit. Discover luxurious accommodations, a variety of dining options and the modern amenities of a world-class, luxury boutique hotel in Aspen.
About Hotel Jerome, Auberge Resorts Collection
Located in the heart of town, the 99-room Hotel Jerome, Auberge Resorts Collection, continues to retain its identity as one of the great hotels of the American West. This year, Aspen's legendary crown jewel, unveiled new social spaces including a renovated Aspen Times newspaper building, residential-style suites facing Ajax Mountain and a sultry underground bar - Bad Harriet. The 130-year-old historic landmark boasts luxurious, contemporary accommodations and modern amenities that honor the property's iconic mountain spirit. Considered as one of Aspen's favorite places since it opened in 1889 at the height of Aspen's boomtown silver-mining era, the hotel features Prospect, an American bistro; apr├Ęs-ski favorite - the Living Room bar and lounge; the award-winning Auberge Spa; and the legendary J-Bar, which is lauded as an Aspen institution. Hotel Jerome was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.


Plan, prepare, set up and provide high quality service in all areas of food production for menu items and specials in designated outlets on and off property. Maintain organization, cleanliness and sanitation of all food related work areas and equipment.

Essential Functions

Maintain and strictly abide by state sanitation/health regulations and resort requirements.
Maintain complete knowledge of correct maintenance and use of equipment; use equipment and tools only as intended, properly and safely.
Maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental/resort policies and procedures, other information pertinent to the job performance.
Meet with Sous Chef to review assignments, anticipate business levels, changes and other information pertinent to the job performance.
Complete opening duties:

Set up work station with proper tools, mise en place and equipment according to kitchen standards, as necessary.
Inspect the cleanliness and working condition of all tools, equipment and supplies. Ensure that everything complies with kitchen standards.
Check production schedule and daily pars. Ensure that daily production is organized, prioritized, and on track.
Inform Sous Chef immediately of any items /supplies needed for the day's tasks as necessary.
Rotate and restock any dry goods, fresh products, cooking wines that you use in production in the appropriate areas as per need.

Inspect the cleanliness and organization of the line and work stations; rectify and deficiencies. Maintain throughout the shift.
Work shifts: 5:30 am - 2:00 pm
Inform Sous Chef of any shortages or 86'd items effecting the restaurant menu(s). Keep Sous Chef abreast of quantities of any specials or items that may run out BEFORE they run out.
Assist other Line Cooks whenever necessary to ensure the highest quality items are reaching our guests.
Check P.O.S. printer at the work station; ensure that it is in working order and there is enough paper available for shift.
Organize and maintain production via prep lists and/or production lists as formulated by Sous Chefs, as well as Station Cooks.
Maintain proper storage of all products as specified by Health Department, Sous Chef and Jerome requirements.
Assist stewards in order to make clean-up efficient.
Understand your ingredients and utilize them properly in order to minimize waste and maintain controls.
Break down work stati