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Intermediate Level Cook - Winter Seasonal

Company: Vail Resorts
Location: Dillon
Posted on: June 12, 2021

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.  The Intermediate Cook is responsible for performing a variety of skilled tasks in food preparation, cooking and presentation, and additionally oversee food preparation and service for a meal shift and/or banquets within a large restaurant operation. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:Understands the proper terms for kitchen equipment/pans and small wares used in the kitchenUnderstands and operates basic cooking equipment such as fryers, pizza oven and kettlesAll 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 providedClean food preparation areas, cooking surfaces, utensils, sneeze guards and guest facing areas of their station in accordance with health and safety standardsProactively greet guests and take food ordersContinually demonstrate a high level of guest service excellenceResponsible for breaking down workstation, cooling food where necessary in accordance with cooling guidelines and storing in accordance with proper storage and labelling guidelinesTypically requires supervision from a more senior culinary team memberMay perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned Functions as experienced cook with the ability to manage a station or multiple stations maintaining expectations for speed and serviceCapable of teaching others to use all kitchen equipment, processes and proceduresIntermediate to advanced knife skillsAble to explain ingredients in the menu and preparation techniquesAble to read, interpret, demonstrate culinary fundamentals with sound knowledge of food handling procedures and food ingredientsUnderstands and can demonstrate proficiency operating more advanced cooking equipment such as grills, steamers, robot coupe, immersion mixers and slicers  Responsible for basic food preparation tasks, such as cutting up meat and fish, basic knife handling skills, peeling, slicing, chopping, measuring and mixing ingredientsPrepares necessary ingredients to replenish station according to established par levelsAbility to follow basic recipe to produce high quality productEnsures food is prepared and presented a high level of quality, visual appeal and consistencyWillingness to support and guide entry cooks in performing their responsibilities RequirementsAbility to stand for extended periods of time.Ability to bend, lift and carry heavy objects.A minimum of two years of professional cooking experienceBroad base of knowledge and skills in quantity food handling, preparation and cooking.Strong understanding of restaurant kitchen operations.Knowledge of inventory control, ordering, menu planning, and quality control methods.      Strong written and verbal communication skills. The budgeted range starts at $12.32 - $13.00. Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.The perks and benefits includeFree ski passes for employees  401(k) retirement plan   Accrued Sick Time  Discount lift tickets for friends and family  Free ski lessons  Discounted lodging, food (including $5 meals), gear, and mountain shuttles  Discounted bike haul & golf  Excellent training & professional development  Seasonal Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus… Critical Illness and Accident plansMedical, Dental, and Vision insurance (only available once eligible employees work 750 hours)   Free ski passes for dependents We’re looking for team members who are passionate about their work and the world around them, who take pride in ensuring our guests receive the best possible service and who bring a sense of self and fun to all they do. Life at 9,280 feet in the sky is a little different. With our crisp Rocky Mountain air and boundless options for adventure and exploration, you can join a community who loves where they live and loves what they do. Keystone will be your home away from home; a place where friendliness, an eye for detail and unmatched guest service is the foundation of our Culture. Come join our team - where A Mountain of Possibilities awaits. www.vailresortscareers.comVail 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 312387

Keywords: Vail Resorts, Denver , Intermediate Level Cook - Winter Seasonal, Other , Dillon, Colorado

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