Production Cook

  • Aspen Skiing Company
  • Fort Myers, Florida
  • Nov 16, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Company Description

Aspen is one of the world's premiere destinations for inspiration and transformation at the intersection of recreation, nature, and culture. Aspen Skiing Company was founded 75 years ago following World War Two in a moment of vision and renewal.
With a purpose deeply rooted in expanding possibilities, we are company driven by its values and our people.

We operate four mountain resorts (Aspen, Aspen Highlands, Snowmass and Buttermilk) with summer and winter experiences; the Five Star, Five Diamond Little Nell Hotel in Aspen; the contemporary Limelight Hotels in Aspen, Snowmass and Ketchum; world-class events including the World Cup series and X Games; and a multi-store retail portfolio.

Job Description

The Production Cook manages the production of large scale culinary projects for daily restaurant operations.

Essential Job Functions

  • Responsible for the safe handling of food product according to applicable health codes and laws
  • Maintains a clean and sanitary work environment, participate in pre and post shift cleaning and organization to include but not limited to: kitchen equipment, walk in fridge/freezer storage, dry storage, trash, recycle, mopping, sweeping
  • Prepares & serve food items according to chef specifications
  • Creates and completes daily production and preparation lists
  • Assists with storage of food deliveries
  • Works independently and without direct supervision
  • Maintains par levels of commonly used recipes/dishes
  • Maintains a safe & clean work environment
  • Works any station within the assigned restaurant, with a high degree of accuracy and efficiency
  • Reports potentially unsafe condition; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Contributes to the creation of fresh and innovative daily specials
  • Works as an active participant on the service line if required
  • Communicates with culinary management regarding par levels and production priorities during service
  • Communicates with Chef regarding the daily inventory and ordering process
  • Assists chef with daily kitchen closing and cleaning procedures to include walk-ins and freezers
  • Responsible for all aspects of the restaurant in the Chef's absence
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Must be 18 years older
  • 3 years of progressive experience in a professional kitchen required
  • Knowledgeable of all cooking methods and advanced knife skills required
  • Culinary School graduate preferred
  • Prior guest service experience preferred for server kitchens preferred
  • Excellent written and spoken English required. Spanish is an advantage
  • ServSafe or similar food safety course certification is preferred
  • Ability to ski or ride at an intermediate level is required for employees of ski in/ski out restaurants in winter

Additional Information

Supervision Given and Received:
Supervision Given: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
Supervision Received: Works under general supervision of the Restaurant Chef. Receives continuing or individual assignments according to supervisor's directions and may perform routine tasks. Expectations of the quality, quantity and deadlines are clearly set. Instructions, advice and assistance available as needed. Work is reviewed on demand or during scheduled check-ins.

Work Environment and Physical Demands:
Ability to reach, crouch, kneel, smell, taste, stand, walk or be on your feet for extended periods of time. Regularly work in wet, hot and humid conditions for extended periods of time and may be required to walk on slippery and uneven surfaces. Must be able to frequently lift, push or pull up to 50 ) lbs. individually or with assistance (weight limits can vary according to position, but no more than 50)

This position /certain locations will require an employee to ski or snowboard.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. By accepting a position with Aspen Skiing Company, you acknowledge that you are able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. To request accommodation during the application and interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at .

This job description is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Duties and responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice.

Aspen Skiing Company / ASPENX / The Little Nell / Limelight Hotel is an equal opportunity employer.

For an overview of Aspen Skiing Company's benefits and other compensation visit

As of March 11th 2022, Aspen Skiing Company, ASPENX, The Little Nell, and The Limelight Hotels will no longer require all active employees to be fully vaccinated in the workplace. Read more about our policies as it relates to employee safety here