Vail Resorts Intermediate Level Cook - Full & Part Time - Winter Seasonal in Leavenworth, Washington
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 performing a variety of skilled tasks in food preparation, cooking and presentation, and additionally oversee food preparation and service for a meal shift and/or banquets within a large restaurant operation.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Understands the proper terms for kitchen equipment/pans and small wares used in the kitchen
Understands and operates basic cooking equipment such as fryers, pizza oven and kettles
All of our team members are typically required to wash dishes one shift per week
Heat or Reheat items for service in accordance with current applicable federal, state and corporate standards, guidelines and regulations to ensure high-quality food service is provided
Clean food preparation areas, cooking surfaces, utensils, sneeze guards and guest facing areas of their station in accordance with health and safety standards
Proactively greet guests and take food orders
Continually demonstrate a high level of guest service excellence
Responsible for breaking down workstation, cooling food where necessary in accordance with cooling guidelines and storing in accordance with proper storage and labelling guidelines
Typically requires supervision from a more senior culinary team member
May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned
Functions as experienced cook with the ability to manage a station or multiple stations maintaining expectations for speed and service
Capable of teaching others to use all kitchen equipment, processes and procedures
Intermediate to advanced knife skills
Able to explain ingredients in the menu and preparation techniques
Able to read, interpret, demonstrate culinary fundamentals with sound knowledge of food handling procedures and food ingredients
Understands and can demonstrate proficiency operating more advanced cooking equipment such as grills, steamers, robot coupe, immersion mixers and slicers
Responsible for basic food preparation tasks, such as cutting up meat and fish, basic knife handling skills, peeling, slicing, chopping, measuring and mixing ingredients
Prepares necessary ingredients to replenish station according to established par levels
Ability to follow basic recipe to produce high quality product
Ensures food is prepared and presented a high level of quality, visual appeal and consistency
Willingness to support and guide entry cooks in performing their responsibilities
Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
Ability to bend, lift and carry heavy objects.
A minimum of two years of professional cooking experience
Broad base of knowledge and skills in quantity food handling, preparation and cooking.
Strong understanding of restaurant kitchen operations.
Knowledge of inventory control, ordering, menu planning, and quality control methods.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Free Ski passes for employees and dependents
Discount lift tickets for friends and family
Free ski lessons
Discounted lodging, food, gear and mountain shuttles
Discounted bike haul & golf
Medical, Dental, and Vision plans (full-time positions)
401(k) Retirement Plan
Excellent training and professional development
Do you love the mountains and wonder what it would be like to work at a mountain resort? Looking to try something new and learn how to ski, snowboard or downhill mountain bike? Are you looking to meet new friends from all over the country and world? If you answered yes to any of these questions, we invite you to come join our community at Stevens Pass today! Why not work where you play, and let Stevens Pass be your office. www.vailresortscareers.com
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 308727
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