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Seasonal Line Cook

Company: Stratton Mountain
Location: Rutland
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPlease note, this position is located at Stratton Mountain Resort in Stratton Mountain, VT
Seasonal (Seasonal)At Stratton, we are a team of people who work extremely hard and take our jobs very seriously, without forgetting how to laugh and have fun. We choose people that display the talent and attitude that exemplify the high level of service our guests expect and deserve. Our vision is to be A BOLD MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY CULTIVATING EXTRAORDINARY EXPERIENCES.


Stratton's team members are rewarded with job experience, opportunities for career advancement and some great lifestyle perks (eligibility based on employee type). Examples of perks and benefits include:

  • Alterra Mountain Company Employee Pass - free lift access & discounts at Stratton and all Alterra owned resorts
  • Free or discounted Alterra Mountain Company season pass for dependents - this includes spouse & children under 26 years old
  • 50% off day tickets at IKON partner resorts
  • Free or discounted IKON pass
  • Discounted golf, mountain biking and fitness center memberships
  • Employee childcare rates & discounted seasonal programs for self & dependents
  • Retail and Food and Beverage discounts
  • Generous discounts on outdoor gear, apparel, rental cars, etc.
  • Discounted mountain bike &/or ski lift tickets for your friend & family guests
  • Onsite medical clinic
  • Medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, short term & long-term disability insurance, EAP, HSAs, and FSAs
  • 401(k) plan with generous company match
  • Discounted tuition with partner online university for all Alterra Mountain Company employees to further their education
  • Paid parental leave of up to 6 weeks
  • Company paid sick time for all, and FTO/Vacation time

    Additional perks & benefits for year round employees


    The Seasonal Line Cook is a self-motivated, team player who supports Stratton Mountain Resort's culinary program by consistently producing high quality dishes in a full-service, high-volume environment. This is a Seasonal full-time position that pays $21-$23 per hour, based upon experience.

    • Maintains and ensures food production is produced in accordance with recipe standards and product specs.
    • Ability to work multiple food stations including Pantry, Flat Top/Stove, Deep Fryers, Pizza Oven, etc.
    • Ability to expedite as needed for optimal efficiency in ticket times.
    • Maintains a positive and professional demeanor to ensure optimal teamwork.
    • Adheres to all resort safety and food sanitation procedures and takes initiative to be proficient in applicable standard operating procedures.
    • Adhere to schedule provided by Manager and exercise professional, clear communication in the event of any changes.
    • Proper preparation, holding and service of hot and cold items.
    • Adheres to opening and closing procedures.
    • Maintains a clean and sanitary workspace.
    • Ensures kitchen equipment is cleaned and maintained, while reporting any equipment issues immediately to the Manager or Resort Executive Chef.
    • Supports Outlet Chefs in counting end of month inventories with accuracy and efficiency.
    • Actively participates in and completes all assigned trainings in person and online while meeting applicable deadlines.
    • Completes other tasks as assigned by supervisor or manager with enthusiasm.

      This job description is an overview of the scope of responsibilities and is not intended to be an inclusive list of job tasks and expectations. With the evolution of this resort and position, the responsibilities of this position may change.


      • Highschool Diploma/Equivalent
      • Culinary Internship Preferred

        • 2 years experience in a high-volume food and beverage environment
        • Must be able to work in a fast-paced high-volume environment.
        • Must be able to take initiative or seek additional tasks from Manager during slower business periods.
        • Exceptional communication skills, great attitude, exceptional personal grooming standards
        • Knowledge of Vermont Health codes


          • Food Allergen Safety Certification (Stratton can provide upon hire if required)
          • Valid Driver's License

            • This position will require the ability to work in various locations on resort.

              • This position will be required to work evenings, weekends and holidays.
              • Ability to lift and carry at least 50 pounds on a regular and continuing basis.
              • Ability to stand on feet for shifts of 8 hours or longer
              • Ability to work in both hot and freezing temperatures throughout one shift

                Food Service Environment:
                • Most work tasks are performed indoors. Temperature is not fully climate controlled, and the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
                • Must be able to stand and exert well-paced mobility for up to 8 hours in length at a time over an average shift of 8 hours.
                • While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.
                • Frequently required to climb or balance and taste or smell.
                • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
                • Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals.
                  • Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with guests, supervisors and other employees.
                  • Vision occurs continuously with the most common visual functions being those of near vision and depth perception.
                    • Ability to wear personal protective equipment including but not limited to: non slip footwear and gloves.

                      To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily- reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

                      An Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Stratton Mountain, New England , Seasonal Line Cook, Hospitality & Tourism , Rutland, Northeast

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