Vail Resorts Advanced Cook - Kirkwood Mountain Resort - Winter Seasonal - Full Time & Part Time in Kirkwood, California

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.

The Advanced Cook Functions as very experienced cook, responsible for performing the full range of the most difficult cooking tasks. In addition to cooking complex menu items, prepares sauces and glazes to enhance flavors. Improvises on established recipes based on availability of ingredients. Suggests, develops, and tests new recipes and menu items. May assist with ordering and inventory management. Oversees food preparation and provides training and guidance to more junior staff.

Requirements:

  • Individuals who are passionate about guest service and the hospitality/ski industry

  • English Proficiency

  • Able to work the entire season (November - April)

  • Some experience in food and beverage or guest service

  • Flexibility is a must, and typically most hours will be on weekends and holidays.

What’s in it for you?

  • Free EPIC Pass to all of our resorts

  • Discounted tickets to Arapahoe Basin

  • Discounted lodging at our Rock Resort Properties starting at $85/night

  • 50% off Colorado Mountain Express transportation

  • Food and beverage discounts at mountain dining locations

  • Retail discounts at Vail Resorts Retail stores

  • 10-25% off at our Starbucks locations

  • Unique events! Including concerts, employee meals, employee activities, pro competitions!

  • Complementary Meal during each shift.

  • Carpool Incentives

Where You Could Be Working:

Monte Wolfe's - Fast Casual Dining

Snowshoe Thompson's - Fast Casual Dining

Wall Bar - Up Scale Après Dining

Red Cliffs/General Store - Deli/Store, Prep Kitchen, Weekend Food Service

The Kirkwood Inn - Historic, with Home Cooked Meals

Cornice Grill - Sit Down Fast Casual Dining

Sunrise Grill - Our Only On Mountain Dining

Kirkwood is for those that embrace the big mountain lifestyle and are as passionate about skiing and riding as they are about creating amazing experiences for our guests. Magical, raw, expansive and remote…Kirkwood is the stuff of legend. We’re famous for legendary snowfall, challenging inbounds terrain, backcountry guided tours and premier avalanche education programs. Those that come here come for an adventure unique to Kirkwood! Join our close-knit team working at one of the most stunning alpine resorts in the country. www.vailresortscareers.com

No transportation? Don't want to make the drive? No problem! We have an employee shuttle that runs EVERYDAY from South Lake Tahoe to Kirkwood, free of cost! We encourage all employees who don't want to make the commute themselves to jump on the shuttle, sit back and relax, on their way to work!

OR

If you would prefer to drive AND want to make some extra cash, you will definitely want to participate in our Employee Carpool Program! Make up to $25.00 a DAY just for driving your fellow employees to work!

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.

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