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Cook III - Limelight Ketchum
at Aspen Snowmass
Position Summary & Objective
The Cook will prepare menu items to the specifications set by the Chef de Cuisine.
Eye contact should be made at a distance of no less than 10 feet from every guest.
A genuine smile should be offered at a distance of no less than 5 feet from every guest.
Employees should build rapport with guests during any conversation, if the guest responds to the initial statement with a conversational demeanor.
Guest last name is used effectively, but discreetly, as a signal of recognition as least once and not more than twice during any conversation with guests.
Before concluding conversations, the guest is verbally offered additional assistance with a statement relevant to the guest’s individual needs.
Essential Functions of the Job
Assist Chef and line cooks with prep work for the day
Set up station and mis en place to Chefs specifications
Cooks food to order, consistently.
Set up, maintain, work and breakdown station and maintains area cleanliness throughout shift, cleans work area at shift end
Properly stores all mis en place at shift end
Assists with cleaning culinary and storage areas, including receiving & rotating product.
Submits production needs for the following day by shift end
Understand and follow safety and sanitation procedures
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements
Indoors v Outdoors - Indoors 95% of the time, Outdoors 5% of the time.
Standing v Sitting - Standing 100% of the time
Work Environment -. Working as part of a team; working AM, PM. Working holidays. Overtime may be required due to business need.
The kitchen environment is one that can be hot or cold, floors can be slippery, and some areas poorly ventilated. General working conditions may at times be intense and stressful.
Physical Requirements – Ability to lift 40lbs and push/pull & carry and other items up to 100lbs.
Constant reaching, handling, feeling, talking, hearing and seeing (near, far, depth perception, color vision, and field of vision). Occasional climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, tasting, smelling. Dealing with noise of lobby area as well as phones
Education, License/Certifications & Skills
High School diploma or equivalent.
Desire to learn and grow in the culinary field
Ability to multi task and prioritize
Basic knowledge of food and cooking methods.
Excellent written and spoken English.
Prior guest service experience is required.
Previous food and beverage experience preferred.
One year of food preparation experience preferred.
All employees must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance per Aspen Skiing Company Hospitality standards.