Vail Resorts Entry Cook On Mountain - SKI TO WORK! - Full Time - Winter Seasonal - Kirkwood, Ca in Kirkwood, California

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.

Job Summary: The Cook is a back of house position within one of our Food and Beverage outlets. These folks are responsible for preparing the food we serve to our guests. We are seeking individuals with a positive work ethic, safe food handling skills and overall strong communication/guest focus.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Previous Food and Beverage Experience (Preferred)

  • California Food Handlers Card (within 30 days of employment)

  • Strong communication skills

  • Ability to work holidays and weekends

  • Excellent guest service skills

  • Ability to stand for up to 6 hours

  • Intermediate skiing/riding ability level

Work Schedule :

Must have a flexible work schedule, to include holidays and weekends.

Positions Available in the Following Locations:

Sunrise Grill: Located on-mountain, you must be able to ski or ride at an intermediate level to work at the Sunrise Grill. Here, you will take in all of that Kirkwood POW bounty while serving some of the tastiest burgers around. First-chair shred-heads? This is where you will find ‘em!

For more information on our Food and Beverage locations, please visit:

Kirkwood is for those that embrace the big mountain lifestyle and are as passionate about skiing and riding as they are about creating amazing experiences for our guests. Magical, raw, expansive and remote…Kirkwood is the stuff of legend. We’re famous for legendary snowfall, challenging inbounds terrain, backcountry guided tours and premier avalanche education programs. Those that come here come for an adventure unique to Kirkwood! Join our close-knit team working at one of the most stunning alpine resorts in the country.

No transportation? Don't want to make the drive? No problem! We have an employee shuttle that runs EVERYDAY from South Lake Tahoe to Kirkwood, free of cost! We encourage all employees who don't want to make the commute themselves to jump on the shuttle, sit back and relax, on their way to work!


If you would prefer to drive AND want to make some extra cash, you will definitely want to participate in our Employee Carpool Program! Make up to $25.00 a DAY just for driving your fellow employees to work!

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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