Cook II

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Deer Valley Resort
  • Post Date: July 14, 2023
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Job Overview

Classic, consistent quality from a winning team!
Deer Valley Resort is nestled in the Wasatch Mountains of Utah, just 38 miles east of Salt Lake City International Airport, in the historic mining town of Park City which has evolved into an exciting and diverse mountain ski town. Deer Valley Resort is home to a staff of over 2,800 wonderful individuals. Our staff consists of locals, transplants, and seasonal workers from all 50 states as well as international students from around the globe. We are a diverse workforce where everyone feels welcome, appreciated, and valued. No matter if you are 14 or 84 years, there is a place for you in the Deer Valley family! Find a great job at a resort that’s not only one of the best in the world, it feels a lot like home (last year over 1,100 staff members celebrated their fifth season or more at Deer Valley).

  • NEW! $20 per hour minimum starting wage for non-tipped position
  • NEW! Financial wellness resources are available to our staff
  • NEW! Tuition discount programs at University of Arizona Global Campus (UAGC)
  • Healthcare options, vision and dental benefits are available for staff members
  • 125(k) Cafeteria Plan, 401(k) Savings Plan, and optional life insurance are available
  • A complimentary Employee Assistance Program is provided for staff members
  • Ski perks include skiing up to seven days per week at Deer Valley Resort during non-holiday periods, friends and family ski discounts, free staff ski lessons and discounted rentals (winter staff only)
  • Free skiing or riding offered at Alterra Mountain Company-owned resorts (excluding CMH Heli-Skiing) (winter staff only)
  • Free skiing or riding are offered at select local Utah resorts (winter staff only)
  • Discounted lift ticket rates are available for staff members at Ikon Pass partner resorts (employee only) (winter staff only)
  • Subsidized meals at Employee Dining Rooms offered for staff while on shift
  • Subsidized housing for seasonal full-time staff
  • A variety of discounts are offered to staff members from a wide range of businesses, restaurants, shops and service providers in and around the Park City community
  • Uniforms are provided for most positions


PURPOSE OF POSITION:  The Cook II is responsible for assisting the Sous Chef and the Cook III with the supervision of Cooks in the Level 1 position, preparation and presentation of the daily menus (especially high quality specials, soups, stew and chilies) and assisting servers with restocking and service of selections at stations where lines develop during peak business hours.



  • Previous cook experience required
  • Maintain open, constructive channels of communication with other kitchen personnel
  • Demonstrate a good attitude and cooperative nature when dealing with kitchen staff, Supervisors and above all, THE GUESTS!
  • Follow directions from your Supervisor and ask questions about aspects of assigned duties you may not understand
  • When faced with stressful situations with your work, other employees or guests, take a deep breath and retain your composure under pressure
  • When complaints or problems are encountered with guests or other employees, bring the circumstances to your Supervisor’s immediate attention for swift resolution
  • Standing for long periods of time
  • Lifting and carrying 25-50 lbs.



  • FOOD PREPARATION:  All dishes must be lively in content and flavor, keeping with Deer Valley’s high standards.  Dishes should adhere to production standards and time constraints.  Be sure preparations are fully seasoned.  Sous Chef or Executive Chef must taste all preparations before they are panned for service
  • FOOD PRESENTATIONS:  Service lines are to be kept spotless and pans changed regularly as needed.  Food selections should always be well stocked and appropriately garnished.  Make sure all mise-en-place is in sufficient quantities for the day’s counts.  Attend to details
  • GUEST SERVICE:  Must be prompt, friendly and efficient.  Assist servers during busy times to speed guests through lines.  Guest should be politely greeted and asked how they may be helped.  Use suggestive selling



  • Demonstrate proper operation of equipment, use of knives and other kitchen tools.  Work cooperatively with stewards and ask politely for their assistance when needed and know them by name.  Notify Supervisor or any injury requiring medical attention.  Work safely to prevent injuries.  At the close of service, lines are quickly and thoroughly broken down and cleaned
  • Work and service areas are kept clean and uncluttered, especially walk-in coolers.  Proper storage and rotation of food is mandatory to insure freshness and avoid waste.  Left over products must be labeled and stored in appropriate area of cooler or kitchen.  Daily inventories to be completed before the end of each shift
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