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Aspen Skiing Company Cook III - Limelight Aspen in Aspen, Colorado

Position Summary

Primary responsibility for station assigned; maintains place and prepares hot and cold foods for the restaurant according to Chefs specifications and for catered events as required.

Service Standards:

Eye contact should be made at a distance of no less than 10 feet from every guest.

A genuine smile should be offered at a distance of no less than 5 feet from every guest.

Employees should build rapport with guests during any conversation, if the guest responds to the initial statement with a conversational demeanor.

Guest last name is used effectively, but discreetly, as a signal of recognition as least once and not more than twice during any conversation with guests.

Before concluding conversations, the guest is verbally offered additional assistance with a statement relevant to the guest’s individual needs.

Essential Functions of the Job

Set up station and maintain place to Chefs specifications.

Cooks food to order.

Set up, maintain, work and breakdown station and maintains area cleanliness throughout shift, cleans work area at shift end.

Submits production needs for following day by shift end.

Advanced sauce knowledge, for example, demi glace.

Be proficient in sauté, grill and roasting stations.

Additional Job Duties

Make Manager aware of guests’ comments and complaints.

Report to work in a neatly groomed and acceptable manner as outlined in the employee handbook.

Report to shift on time.

Comply with all policies and procedures for the Food and Beverage Department, The Limelight, and Aspen Skiing Company.

Is familiar with hotel fire and safety procedures. Assist in emergency and security procedures as directed by management.

Complete tasks and projects delegated by your manager and assist other departments as business volumes and staff levels demand.

Knowledge of safe and sanitary work conditions and proper food storage.

Education, Experience, Skills

High School diploma or equivalent

Two years of food preparation experience

Culinary degree or equivalent

*Working Conditions *

Indoors v Outdoors - Indoors 95% of the time, Outdoors 5% of the time.

Standing v Sitting - Standing 100% of the time

Work Environment - Working as part of a team; working AM, PM. Working holidays. Overtime may be required due to business need.

The kitchen environment is one that can be hot or cold, floors can be slippery, and some areas poorly ventilated. General working conditions may at times be intense and stressful.

*Physical Requirements *

Ability to lift 40lbs and push/pull & carry and other items up to 100lbs.

Constant reaching, handling, feeling, talking, hearing and seeing (near, far, depth perception, color vision, and field of vision). Occasional climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, tasting, smelling. Dealing with noise of lobby area as well as phones

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