Cook - Mt. Brighton - FT and PT

  • Vail Resorts
  • Brighton, MI 48116, USA
  • Nov 08, 2019
Full time Chefs, Cooks, Food Preparation Workers

Job Description

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.

Cooks at Mt. Brighton are responsible for basic food preparation tasks, using cooking skills to work on a line or in a cooking station, and enhancing the guest experience by providing superior products and services to our guests. Mt. Brighton contributes, promotes and demonstrates Vail Resorts' mission "Experience of a Lifetime" for all of our guests and our team as our daily goal.


* Responsible for basic food preparation tasks, such as cutting up meat and fish, cleaning, peeling, slicing, chopping, measuring and mixing ingredients, etc.
* Use basic cooking skills to work on a line or in a cooking station, such as the broiler, fryer, oven, grill, or sauté station and be responsible for set up of assigned station.
* Responsible for loading and unloading food product to remote meal sites for preparation.
* Enhance the guest experience by providing superior customer service to our customers (internal and external) at all times. Respond to all guests in a courteous and efficient manner.
* Assist with setting up, stocking, organizing and cleaning work areas with all necessary food, supplies and equipment.
* Assist with the preparation of various hot foods, such as cooking basic sauces, soups and vegetable dishes; butchering meats, poultry and fish.
* Assist with plating of various breakfast and/or luncheon entrees and side dishes.
* Ensure that foods are maintained at proper temperatures for serving, and that health and safety procedures are followed.
* Monitor all foods for quality of taste, texture and appearance.
* Monitor all food production methods for cost and time efficiency.
* Assist with various inventory control and ordering tasks.
* Assist in menu planning for assigned meals/functions.
* Other duties as assigned.


* Must be at least 18 years of age - Required
* Must be willing to work holidays and weekends - Required
* Experience in a professional kitchen - Preferred
* Broad base of knowledge and skills in safe food handling, preparation and cooking; proper sanitation methods
* Ability to meet physical demands of the position including: stand for long periods of time; bend, lift and carry heavy objects
* Professionalism and strong guest service skills, attention to detail and timeliness
* Ability to work well with others while maintaining a positive attitude
* Must be able to work independently or in a small team to accomplish daily tasks
* Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form (in English)
* High School graduation or equivalent - Preferred

Work with a team that's passionate about providing world-class experiences at one of the legendary Midwest family winter destinations. An easy drive from many southeast Michigan cities, Mt. Brighton is truly the place where Epic begins offering year-round amenities from skiing to golf and mountain biking.Become part of the Mt. Brighton family.

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 177747