Vail Resorts Intermediate Cook - DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton - Park City Resort in Park City, Utah

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.

The Intermediate Cook supervises food preparation and production for breakfast and/or lunch and dinner shifts, and performs a variety of kitchen management functions, including ordering, inventory control, and assistance in menu planning. The DoubleTree Kitchen is the hotel's only kitchen, and prepares food for large banquets, small group events, room service, Appetizer Hour, and more! Join our team today and enjoy the perks of being an employee of Vail Resorts and Hilton Hotels, which includes a Free Epic Ski Pass for yourself and your dependents, Hilton Hotels discounts throughout the world, free leadership classes, career development opportunities within both companies, retail discounts, and more!

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide superior service to our customers at all times, and respond to all guests in a courteous, efficient manner.

  • Assist with setting up and stocking work areas with all necessary food, supplies and equipment.

  • Assist with the preparation of various hot foods, such as cooking basic sauces, soups and vegetable dishes; butchering meats, poultry and fish.

  • Perform a variety of more complex cooking tasks, such as sautéing.

  • Assist with the proper plating of dinners.

  • Assist with the preparation of various breakfast and/or luncheon entrees and side dishes.

  • Oversee a variety of other basic food preparation tasks, such as the cleaning and cutting of fruits and vegetables, preparing of individual portions of side dishes and desserts, slicing of meats and cheese, and the like.

  • Ensure that foods are maintained at proper temperatures for serving.

  • Ensure that established health and safety procedures are followed.

  • Monitor all foods for quality of taste, texture and appearance.

  • Monitor all food production methods for cost and time efficiency.

  • Assist with various inventory control and ordering tasks.

  • Assist in menu planning for assigned meals/functions.

Additional qualifications include:

  • High School graduation or equivalent.

  • Training in a culinary arts school plus at least two years of professional cooking experience.

  • Broad base of knowledge and skills in food handling, preparation, and cooking.

  • Strong understanding of restaurant kitchen operations.

  • Previous supervisory experience desirable.

  • Knowledge of inventory control, ordering, menu planning, and quality control methods.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Must have or be able to obtain a valid Food Handler’s Permit.

Becoming part of the Park City team means you’re joining one of the best ski brands in the world. The legendary Park City mountain and town are crafted from local charm and hospitality. And living and working in Park City brings its own benefits. From the hip and friendly ski-into-town cultural scene to the unrivaled Wasatch powder of America’s largest mountain resort, Park City has a pulse that’s as charming as it is rewarding. Join our team and come experience all that Park City has to offer.

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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