Entry Cook - Summit House - Summer Seasonal - Keystone Resort

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 Entry Cook is responsible for basic food preparation tasks, such as cutting up meat and fish, cleaning, peeling, slicing, chopping, measuring and mixing ingredients, etc. May use basic cooking skills to work on a line or in a cooking station, such as the broiler, fryer, oven, grill, or sauté station and be responsible for set up of assigned station. May be responsible for loading and unloading food product to remote meal sites for preparation.  



  • Basic knowledge and application of sanitary practices, personal hygiene, safe food handling, and basic kitchen practices.
  • Desire and ability to work as part of a team as well as completing tasks with minimal supervision at times.
  • Conversational level and written English a requirement.
  • Prior cooking experience in high volume situations, strongly preferred.
  • All food court cook positions require guest facing interactions, excellent guest service & a desire to provide an experience of a lifetime to every guest is an essential function of this position.
  • This position requires Certified Slip Resistant shoes PRIOR to the first day of work in the outlet, the candidate is required to provide their own shoes.
  • This position will involve lifting (up to 40lbs), standing and walking for long periods of time (up to 10  hours), mixed scheduling (days, evenings), working weekends and holidays, utilizing kitchen equipment (slicers, knives, dish machines, chemicals), and possible outdoor work.



Summit House

Above all else, the Summit House offers the highest dining in Keystone at 11,640’. The Summit House’s central location on top of Dercum Mountain makes it a great place to meet up with friends and family, catch a bite to eat, grab a quick drink or just to check out one of the best views in Summit County. Open during the winter and summer, primarily a fast-paced, turn and burn style cafeteria.  Employee’s working here will need to ride the River Run Gondola to work each day, so plan accordingly.


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. 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 150786

Vail Resorts
Full time
Keystone, CO 80435, US