Line Cook - Afton Alps - Winter Seasonal - Full and Part Time - Hastings, MN

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.




Summary of Job: The line cook position for Paul's and The Crest Bar is fast €“ paced, requiring a wide variety of skills. Both kitchens are open putting personal appearance, cleanliness, attention to detail, and communication skills at a premium in a high volume, guest service environment. The line cook is responsible for preparing food items from the menu. He/she is also responsible for cleaning and maintaining the station while practicing strong safety, sanitation, and organizational skills.


Essential Job Responsibilities: 

  • Ability to complete given assignments in a fast - paced environment.

  • Follows recipes, controls, portion, and presentation specifications as set by Afton Alps.

  • Prepare dishes for costumers with food allergies or intolerances.

  • Prepare food while demonstrating safe knife handling skills and use of a cutting-glove.

  • Maintain safe food handling, and proper sanitation of work space.

  • Ability to stock coolers and freezers, rotating product to ensure freshness.

  • Maintain and clean kitchen and equipment

  • Must practice good personal hygiene.

  • Ability to read and manage food printer tickets and communicate orders with co-workers

  • Adhere to all policies, rules, regulations in food service.

  • Adhere to all policies, rules, and regulations of Vail Resorts and Afton Alps.


Job Requirements: 

  • Working Knowledge of kitchen areas and food quality standards

  • Certified slip resistant shoes

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

  • Professionalism and strong guest service skills, attention to detail and timeliness

  • Flexible schedule required during peak times throughout the year.  Must be willing to work evenings, holidays and weekends €“ Required.


Physical Requirements: 

  • Weight Lifted- At least 50lbs

  • Lifting Frequency- Frequent

  • Standing Frequency- Frequent

  • Walking Frequency- Frequent

  • Reaching-  Some of the time

  • Stoop, Kneel, Crouch, Crawl- Some of the time



  • Serve Others: Own It. Personalize It. Elevate It.

Identifies and take ownership of opportunities to assist the customer; listens and responds to customer needs to personalize the experience; is committed to elevating the customer experience; communicates clearly and effectively; is flexible to adjust plans to meet customers' changing needs; collaborates with team members and peers; exhibits a service attitude that is engaging with customers.

  • Do Right: Act with Integrity €“ always do the right thing, knowing it leads to the right outcome.

Follows through on commitments; is honest and trustworthy; understands and complies with company policies and procedures; considers stakeholder interests in decision making; takes ownership of actions and decisions; receptive and responsive to others' feedback; identifies and communicates ethical concerns.

  • Drive Value: Grow profit through smart and innovative business practices.

Is a positive advocate for the company; is aware of the impact of decisions and actions on company profitability; works efficiently; completes tasks accurately and manages time well; strives for continual improvement and growth; is open to and suggests new ideas; uses company resources appropriately; demonstrates financial discipline.

  • Do Good: Preserve our natural environment and contribute to the success of our local communities.

Has an awareness of the company's Epic Promise program; considers the environmental and community impact of decisions and actions; takes actions in support of the company's environmental initiatives; understands the company's connection with our local communities.

  • Be Safe: Be committed to the safety and wellness of our employees and Guests.

Promotes a culture of health and safety; takes personal accountability for the safety of self and others; understands and communicates safety procedures and expectations; utilizes all relevant safety resources; identifies and appropriately reports risk.

  • Have Fun: Fun is our product €“ create fun, enjoy your work and share the contagious spirit.

Shares enthusiasm for our products and services; is able to overcome challenges while maintaining a positive attitude; inspires others and integrates fun into the work environment; is approachable and welcoming to customers; promotes an engaging, inclusive atmosphere.

Create incredible experiences for guests at the Midwest's premier winter destination. In the scenic St. Croix River Valley, this big-time resort with a small town feel has converted thousands of first-timers into lifelong skiers and riders. This truly is where Epic begins for skiers of all levels and can be where your epic career begins, too. Become part of the Afton Alps family. 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 158538

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