Entry Cook - $15 per hour - The Ranch - Winter Seasonal

  • Beaver Creek Ski Resort
  • Nov 23, 2021
Full time

Job Description

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.

As of Nov. 15, 2021, Vail Resorts will be requiring all employees across North America to be vaccinated for COVID-19.


  • Understands the proper terms for kitchen equipment/pans and small wares used in the kitchen
  • Understands and operates basic cooking equipment such as fryers, pizza oven and kettles

  • All of our team members are typically required to wash dishes one shift per week

  • Heat or Reheat items for service in accordance with current applicable federal, state and corporate standards, guidelines and regulations to ensure high-quality food service is provided

  • Clean food preparation areas, cooking surfaces, utensils, sneeze guards and guest facing areas of their station in accordance with health and safety standards

  • Proactively greet guests and take food orders

  • Continually demonstrate a high level of guest service excellence

  • Prepare food items in accordance with the station guide recipes including portion control and presentation

  • Gathers and portion items ensuring that they are of high quality and serves to guests

  • Maintain sanitation, health and safety standards in work areas including but not limited to temperature checks, wearing gloves and proper utilization of sanitation buckets

  • Responsible for breaking down workstation, cooling food where necessary in accordance with cooling guidelines and storing in accordance with proper storage and labelling guidelines

  • Attends all allergy and foodborne illness in-service training.

  • Reports all accidents and injuries in a timely manner

  • Complies with all company safety and risk management policies and procedures

  • Participates in regular safety meetings, safety training and hazard assessments

  • Attends training programs (classroom and virtual) as designated

  • Typically requires supervision from a more senior culinary team member

  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned


  • Ability to speak, read and communicate English.
  • Ability to maintain a positive work ethic.

  • Ability to work as a productive part of a team.

  • Ability to carry up to 50 lbs.

  • Ability to stand for up to 6-8 hours at a time.

  • Demonstrates excellent guest service skills.

  • Able to work weekends and holidays.

  • Has or is able to obtain a Food Handlers Card within 30 days of employment.

  • Previous cooking experience- preferred but not required.

  • Knowledge of sanitation-preferred

The budgeted range starts at $15.00. Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.

The perks include a free ski pass, and a set of benefits including...

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, and a 401(k) retirement plan
  • Hourly employees are generally eligible for accrued Paid Time Off (PTO), Extra Time Off (ETO) and Sick Time. Salaried employees are generally eligible for Flexible Time Off (FTO)
  • Paid Parental Leave for eligible mothers and fathers
  • Healthcare & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life, AD&D, and disability insurance

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? Then Beaver Creek is for you.

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 372647