Vail Resorts Entry Cook, Vail Mountain Dining - Winter Seasonal - Vail Mountain (DH) in Vail, Colorado

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Vail Mountain Dining, Fast Casual Entry Cook – Winter Seasonal, Full Time, Vail Mountain

Join Vail Mountain Dining’s colorful cast of characters for the 2018-2019 Winter season! We are searching for quality-driven, hospitality-oriented individuals, who are looking to work with a team that is committed to excellence. You will have the opportunity to ski or ride to and from your restaurant in addition to a free meal every day worked! Join us and have your experience of a lifetime! This is an entry-level position requiring a strong work ethic. This individual typically has 0 to 6 months of culinary experience, and must be willing to work in a fast-paced, casual restaurant.

Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

  • This individual will develop basic culinary knowledge and competent knife skills and will handle own station, work off prep list and complete station setup in time allotted, fabricate items to standard during service, and complete prep list for next day

  • This position involves prepping food, setting up, taking down and cleaning serving stations, serving at a station making burritos, sandwiches, pizzas, serving soups, and other duties as assigned

  • Must practice good personal hygiene, safe food handling and culinary skills within the restaurant

  • Must understand and follow all safety policies

  • This is guest facing position, and requires the ability to work well with others


  • Must be able to lift and carry 40+ lbs - required.

  • Must be able to stand for 8+ hours - required.

  • Must be fluent in English - required.

  • Ability to communicate effectively is a must - required.

  • Ability to understand and meet standards of speed and quality - required.

  • Must be available to work weekends and holidays including: Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, December 26th through January 2nd, Presidents’ Day Weekend, and any other holidays as requested - required.

  • High school diploma or equivalent - preferred.

Compensation: Starting at $12.25/hr

Be a part of the resort where it all started. Imagine belonging to a team that delivers the life of luxury to its guests while infusing the mountain lifestyle in every experience. Are you someone that never settles for second best? Take your mountain exploration to the next level and join a passionate group of people who thrive on extraordinary customer service. Come help us deliver unparalleled adventures in a place that is unrivaled and unflinching. Join the team at Vail – a place that’s Like Nothing on Earth.

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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