Advanced Cook - The 10th - Winter Seasonal - Vail Mountain
Company: Vail Resorts
Posted on: December 4, 2018
Reach Your Peak at Employer. 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 Employer. Reach Your Peak.------The 10th, Vail's critically acclaimed on-mountain fine-dining restaurant is looking for an ADVANCED COOK to join our outstanding restaurant staff. The 10th serves an upscale sit-down lunch daily, complete with a boot room for guests to enjoy slippers while they dine! --Located at the top of Gondola One at Mid-Vail, The 10th is accessed either by ski-in and ski-out during the day or via--Vail's brand new high tech Gondola One.-- Modern. Alpine. Inspired.-- The 10th redefines classic alpine cuisine and elevates service to new standards in Vail.----In addition, this candidate must--demonstrate advanced cooking and knife skills in different stations (saut--, grill, pizza, garde manger and expo) and always have a sense of urgency. This individual will be responsible for ownership and execution of the designated meal service, first tracks (breakfast) including and not limited to: deputizing other kitchen crew members--and assisting the ware house team & dish area crew members when needed. We are looking for those--who thrive on the fast paced hum of the kitchen and find the greatest reward in seeing the joy that an amazing meal provides their guests.--Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:Demonstrates proficiency in all areas of the kitchen including stations, menu/ingredients, equipment operation, safety & sanitation and daily operations.Expedites food, solves problems as they arise, and approaches special requests with flexibilityResponsible for overall preparation, execution and breakdown of the designated meal--service.Ensures station--is ready for service with adequate mise en place for the day--and next day's serviceEnsures all team members are properly equipped with uniforms, supplies and toolsMaintains an organized and efficient flow of production with regards to changes in forecasts and menusAbility to butcher chicken, fish and shellfish; cut, trim and bone meatDetermining pars for next shift and ensuring prep is sufficient.-- Adjust production levels to meet forecast demandsTrains new cooks and ensures development of team members through on-going training and effective communication.Responsible for cleaning up your station and ensuring the kitchen - floors, shelves, walk in coolers, walk in freezers, reach ins, low boys, recycle area, loading dock and store room areas are closed down up to standards every day prior to departing for the day upon checking out with the sous chef.--Recognizes team members for successful achievements and contributionsCoaches team members immediately and professionally to minimize deficiencies and provide encouragementResponsible for inventories to enable team members to successfully prepare mise en placeConsistently checks temperatures in foods and follows proper procedures in regard to chilling, re-heating and holding foodMaintains and reports waste log to supervisors on a daily/weekly basisChecks outlet(s) upon arrival to determine status of outstanding safety or equipment issues and communicates any concerns to supervisorChecks outlet(s) prior to leaving to ensure cleanliness, equipment shutdown, proper disposal/removal of food and proper storing and labelingEnsures proper rotation, storage temperatures and proper storing procedures are observedKeeps Supervisors apprised of hits/misses from each shiftDelegates workload to team members fairly and consistently while continually striving to improve flow of productionDemonstrates advanced knife skills such as brunoise, julienne, batons, consistent shape/size for core knife skills (dice, slice, chop)Has experience working with higher end ingredients such as scratch pasta preparation, risotto preparation, lamb, venison, scallops, sole, Ahi tuna, caviarDemonstrates proficiency in more advanced culinary techniques of saute and grilling, as well as poaching, steaming, braising, preparation of Mother sauces, scratch soup preparationApplies a variety of culinary techniques and practicesMaintains stock levels throughout dayMay be responsible for training employeesEnsures all coolers, freezers and walk-ins are maintained--to the company's, local health inspector's food safety standards and HACCP standards, including daily logging of refrigerator and freezer temperatures.Date all food products containers and rotate as per FIFO, making sure that all perishables are kept at proper temperatures.Ability to wash dishes and jump into the dish area and/or 3 compartment sink when needed.------Qualifications:Two Year minimum line cooking experience in a fine dining and high volume establishment - required.Must possess the following key essential qualities - adaptability, flexibility, positive attitude, even temperament and a keen eye for detail.---requiredHigh school diploma or equivalent.---requiredMust be able to lift 40+ lbs.---requiredAbility to speak read and write in English.---requiredAbility to work standing for 8+ hours.---requiredMust be 18 years of age or older.---requiredFlexibility in scheduling, ability to work weekends and holidays including: Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, December 23rd to January 4th, President's Day Weekend and other holidays as requested.---requiredFormal Culinary Training.---preferredServeSafe or Food Handler's certification (or be able to attain)--- required?Progressive culinary experience working in a kitchen with an emphasis in fine dining and high volume. -preferredHigh Volume Fine Dining Experience ---preferredIn-person interview or Skype interview ---required--Learn More About:The 10th:-- http://www.the10thvail.comVail Mountain Dining:--http://www.vail.com/mountain/on-mountain-dining.aspx?page=viewallGrooming Policy:--http://jobs.vailresorts.com/info/company-policies.aspxBe 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. www.vailresortscareers.comEmployer 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 156507
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