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Vail Resorts Intermediate Level Cook - The Osprey - Year Round in Beaver Creek, Colorado

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 ensuring that all culinary food preparation is produced according to the Executive Chef’s high standards for quality, visual appeal and consistency. Capable of multi-tasking and completing tasks in a timely manner, according to the menu specifications and BEO requirements. Works with the highest quality products available and creates outstanding food items.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Represents the food production on a daily basis.

  • Ensures that SOP's are followed.

  • Enforces company policies ensuring they are in effect, including but not limited to: clean as you go, proper uniform worn, month end inventories taken, safety training on food handling equipment; accident reports written.

  • Payroll procedures and time cards followed to include management only authorization of overtime.

  • Follow requisition of food items policy.

  • BEO's costed on daily basis.

  • Recipe cards developed, followed and used in conjunction with use records.

  • Update use records as needed.

  • Follow-up on production charts to ensure no over producing and waste.

  • Follow-up on taste panels.

  • Assigns production and preparation levels based on projected business forecast.

  • Indicates plan to work out any leftovers or dead items.

  • Supervises and directs training in food production areas.

  • Checks to see appropriate records are complete.

  • Checks products to see that standards are being met.

  • Checks products to see that they are properly rotated.

  • Checks raw materials inventories to ensure no lack of hard to buy luxury items and directs these to the sous chef.


  • 2years of experience in a culinary position in an upscale, high volume hotel/resort or restaurant. -preferred

  • Must be willing to purchase and wear slip resistant shoes within the first week of work. -required

  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English. -required

  • English/Spanish Bilingual. -preferred

  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds. -required

  • Must be able to stand and walk for up to 8 hours. -required

  • Must be able stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl. -required

  • Must be able to work holidays, weekends and evenings. -required

  • 2 satisfactory references. -required

The budgeted range starts at $12.32 - $16.70. Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.

The perks include a free ski pass, and a set of benefits including...

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, and a 401(k) retirement plan

  • Hourly employees are generally eligible for accrued Paid Time Off (PTO), Extra Time Off (ETO) and Sick Time. Salaried employees are generally eligible for Flexible Time Off (FTO)

  • Paid Parental Leave for eligible mothers and fathers

  • Healthcare & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Life, AD&D, and disability insurance

We’re looking for team members whose legendary attention to detail and commitment to phenomenal service comes naturally. Pursue a lifestyle that will elevate your expectation of what work can look like. Nothing is too big or too small for the staff to bravely pursue and elevate the expectations of the guest. Do you possess a calling for delivering world-class events and amenities? Then Beaver Creek is for you .

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 264449