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Vail Resorts Advanced Cook - The Ski Tip Lodge - Year Round in Keystone, Colorado

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.

Housed in a former stagecoach stop built in the late 1800’s, (one of Keystone’s oldest buildings) the Ski Tip Lodge boasts a AAA Four-Diamond rating and has been ranked amongst the Top 100 Restaurants in the U.S. (OpenTable) for the past Five Years. This quaint 10-room Bed and Breakfast was once home to Max and Edna Dercum, the founders of Keystone. It now boasts one of the best dining experiences in all of Summit County, featuring a weekly rotating four course menu backed by an impressive wine list of over 650 bottles hand curated by our full time sommeliers.

The Ski Tip Lodge is looking for a talented and passionate individual to join our award-winning culinary team. We work hard, we play hard. Our mission is to create the experience of a lifetime for our restaurant and lodge guests. If you have a passion for food, uncompromising service, and want to work with some of the top talent in Summit County then apply today!


  • Ability to work all stations in kitchen as required

  • Preps and works quickly and cleanly and is responsible for an assigned station in kitchen.

  • Assist culinary team in achieving labor and food production goals

  • Help assure safe and clean work condition for all staff.

  • Follows directions/specifications of the chef and supervisors.

  • Demonstrate teamwork and cooperation with service staff.

  • Help the chef maintain all par levels for the kitchen

  • Will prepare food according to standardized recipes and portion controls using proper techniques.

  • Practices good personal hygiene, safe food handling and culinary skills.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Must have a passion for food and a desire to delivery an experience of a lifetime.

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds and stand for the duration of the shift.

  • Positive work ethic and attitude.

  • Ability to communicate effectively

  • Minimum 1 year of quality cook experience

  • Broad knowledge of all culinary styles and cooking techniques

  • Culinary degree/certification - Preferred

  • Possesses strong abilities in all applicable cooking techniques and practices

  • Work early mornings, nights, weekends, and holidays as needed

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.

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 249947