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Cook II - The Little Nell - Winter

Company: Aspen Skiing Company
Location: Aspen
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

The city of Aspen at our front door, Aspen Mountain at our back door. And in between, a gathering place for the free-spirited. We're proud of our 5 Stars and 5 Diamonds -- hospitality is our passion. From our kitchens to our cellars, with their 20,000 bottles of wine, from the Concierges in our lobby to the Concierges on our mountains, and from family adventure to apr--s ski, this hotel is, guests have said, "the Aspen of Aspen."

Job Description

The Cook II primary responsibility is for station assigned; maintains mise en place. And prepares hot and cold foods for the restaurant according to Chef's specifications and for catered events as required.

Essential Job Functions

  • Set up mise en place to Chef's specifications
  • Set up, maintain, work and breakdown station and maintains area cleanliness throughout shift, cleans work area at shift end
  • Properly stores all mise en place at shift end
  • Submits production need for following day by shift end
  • Makes basic sauces, for example, Hollandaise
  • Cooks/prepares salads, appetizers both hot and cold
  • Knowledge of safe and sanitary work conditions and proper food storage
  • Report to work in a neatly groomed and acceptable manner as outlined in the employee handbook
  • Report to shift on time
  • Comply with all policies and procedures for the Food and Beverage Department, The Little Nell, and Aspen Skiing Company
  • Is familiar with hotel fire and safety procedures
  • Assist in emergency and security procedures as directed by management
  • Complete tasks and projects delegated by your manager and assist other departments as business volumes and staff levels demand
  • Responsible for assisting all team members in organization of kitchen items, to include, dry goods, kitchen equipment, storage containers, cleaning supplies and proper rotation and organization of all food deliveries.
    • High School diploma or equivalent
    • Culinary degree or equivalent
    • One year food preparation experience
    • Knowledge of poaching, saut-- and roasting
    • Excellent written and spoken English
      Additional Information

      Supervision given and received

      Given: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

      Received: Works under direct supervision of the Chef de Cuisine. Tasks are assigned according to specific procedures, and work is checked frequently. Instruction, advice and assistance are readily available.

      Work Environment and physical demands
      • Ability to reach, crouch, kneel, smell, taste, stand, walk or be on your feet for extended periods of time
      • Regularly work in wet, hot and humid conditions for extended periods of time and may be required to walk on slippery and uneven surfaces
      • Must be able to frequently lift, push or pull up to 50 lbs. individually or with assistance
        The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.--- Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.--- ------

        This job description is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Duties and responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice.

        Aspen Skiing Company / The Little Nell / Limelight Hotel is an equal opportunity employer.

        For an overview of Aspen Skiing Company's benefits and other compensation visit

        As of November 15 2021, Aspen Skiing Company, The Little Nell, and The Limelight Hotels will require all active employees to be fully vaccinated in the workplace. Read more about this policy via our employee safety page here

Keywords: Aspen Skiing Company, Aspen , Cook II - The Little Nell - Winter, Hospitality & Tourism , Aspen, Colorado

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