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Prep Cook / Utility


Food & Beverage - Kitchen (Hotel) / YR


Full Time - Year Round


Interested in employment at Peek 'n Peak Resort? 

Complete the online application now and plan to attend a Job Fair with Open Interviews:

Saturday, November 14 @ Retreat from 9am-12pm

Thursday, November 19 @ Sugar Shack from 5pm-7pm

Saturday, November 28 @ Retreat from 9am-12pm

*Human Resources will be available on the day of the event to print hard copies of the compelted online application.

The Prep Cook / Utility is responsible for preparing food products in accordance with resort specifications and exceeding guest expectations by maintaining consistent quality standards and working in a team environment to ensure a successful food service.      


  • Wash, peel and cut various food items (including, but not limited to:  meats, vegetables, starches, proteins, salads, fruit/vegetable/deli trays and desserts) in preparation for a food service.
  • Measure, weigh, mix ingredients and portion food items as instructed.
  • Utilize checklists to determine quantities of food products to prepare for the AM/PM shift.
  • Ensure food is stored and cooked at correct temperature by regulating equipment.  
  • Place food trays over warmers for immediate service or portion / store food in designated containers to prevent spoilage.
  • Inspect food preparation areas to ensure safe/sanitary food-handling practices.
  • Place delivery items in the proper storage areas such as shelves and the walk-in cooler/freezer.
  • Rotate food products to preserve quality and control waste.
  • Empty trash and place dirty dishes and pans on racks or counters for cleaning in dishwasher area.
  • Pre-wash food items from glassware, dishware and silverware using spray hoses/scrubbers in sink.
  • Rack dirty glassware, dishware and silverware to load into dishwasher.  
  • Ensure that a proper dilution level of sanitizing solutions is adequate for all wash loads and maintain proper wash/rinse temperatures.
  • Remove clean glassware, dishware and silverware from racks, inspect for 100% sanitation and cleanliness.  Stock clean glassware, dishware and silverware in appropriate location for reuse. 
  • Empty and clean trash receptacles as needed, placing waste in designated area.  
  • Maintain a sanitary workstation using “clean as you go” attitude, including sweeping and mopping surrounding floor areas.
  • Demonstrate understanding and proper use of dishwashing equipment.  
  • Maintain a positive, professional and respectful attitude toward guests, coworkers and management.  
  • Abide by department / resort / company policies, procedures and safety rules at all times.   
  • Maintain confidentiality of all trade secrets, keeping all recipes, policies and procedures confidential.
  • All other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment while handling multiple priorities with a high degree of professionalism.  
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to read and comprehend oral / written instructions.
  • Capable of effective and courteous communication with guests and associates of all levels.  
  • Ability read and interpret documents such as policy and procedure manuals.


  • Minimum 6-months prior experience working in a hotel, resort or restaurant kitchen required.  
  • Enrollment in or successful completion of a technical culinary education or apprenticeship program preferred.  

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Alcohol awareness certification and/or food service permit or valid health/food handler card as required by local or state government agency. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT 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.

  • Temperature generally is moderate and controlled by hotel environmental systems; however, must be able to work in extreme temperatures like freezers (-10°F) and kitchens (+110°F), possibly for one hour or more.
  • Standing and walking are constant conditions.
  • Frequent handling of objects, reaching, maneuvering and continually positioning oneself to perform assigned tasks.
  • Ability to physically grasp and transport items up to 50 pounds, including kitchen supplies and dishware.  
  • Demonstrated competency to safely use kitchen equipment with sharp/moving parts, including but not limited to:  knives, forks, slicers.  
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends and holidays required and willingness to flex up or down in scheduled work hours (based on business need).

Apply Now

Peek 'n Peak Resort is NOW HIRING FOR WINTER - and there is no better place to WORK and PLAY! 

There are hundreds of full/part time seasonal and year round positions available, including: Snow Sports, Terrain Park, Lift Operations, Rentals, Food & Beverage, Hotel, Housekeeping, Guest Services, Retail, Management and more! 

The Resort has employment opportunities available for ages 14+ and these positions are identified as *Minor Friendly* on the website.  Minors (under the age of 18) must have a valid New York State Work Permit; applications are available for pick up at any Job Fair or by contacting Human Resources. 

Associates receive a $10 Season Ski Pass plus excellent discounts on recreation and dining at Scott Enterprise owned properties!     

Find your seasonal job (or lifetime career!) by scrolling down the page and clicking your preferred job title to submitt an application online.  Please apply online now and plan to attend a job fair in November:

JobFair Schedule with Open Interviews

November 19 @ Sugar Shack from 5pm-7pm
November 28 @ Retreat from 9am-12pm
Free refreshments provided!

Depending on business need, the length of time for our hiring process may vary and we appreciate your patience.  There are often multiple employment opportunities available and we are working diligently to find you the perfect fit.  We appreciate your interest and invite you to check the website frequently for new employment opportunities!

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Phone: (716) 355-4141(716) 355-4141  ext. 7312
Job Hotline: (716) 355-4141(716) 355-4141  ext. 7311

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