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Catering Crew Member Full-Time Seasonal

posted April 6, 2020

Winter Park Resort
Winter Park, CO
The Mountains are calling..
802490 l

About This Job



Opened in January of 1940, Winter Park Resort is the oldest continuously operating resort in the United States. We are located just 67 miles north-west of Denver, which makes us the closest major ski resort to the city.   Winter Park’s traditions are deeply rooted in railroad, logging, and the early exploration of Grand County and the local Fraser Valley. Our mission is to “create the best memories, again and again,” for our guests, our employees, our community, and our strategic partners.

Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Alterra Mountain Company  is a community of 12 iconic year-round destinations, including the world’s largest heli-ski operation. The company owns and operates a range of recreation, hospitality, real-estate development, food and beverage and retail businesses. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado with destinations across the continent, we are rooted in the spirit of the mountains and united by a passion for outdoor adventure. Alterra Mountain Company’s family of diverse playgrounds spans five U.S. states and three Canadian provinces: Steamboat and Winter Park Resort in Colorado; Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Mammoth Mountain, June Mountain and Big Bear Mountain Resort in California; Stratton in Vermont; Snowshoe in West Virginia; Tremblant in Quebec, Blue Mountain in Ontario; Deer Valley in Utah; and CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures in British Columbia. We honor each destination’s unique character and authenticity and celebrate the legendary adventures and enduring memories they bring to everyone together.  


The primary responsibility of the Attendant Food & Beverage (Catering) position is to provide the customer with courteous and professional service and food preparation/production, under the direction of the Catering/Events Manager or Unit Manager. This position requires the compliance of company and F&B policies and regulations, plus all applicable rules and regulations of the National Food Service Industry/ health and liquor codes. Skills acquired as a Attendant Food & Beverage (Catering) include: operating various types of food service equipment, basic cooking skills, inventory control, and labor and cost control. This employee will help promote the catering departments and events. The Attendant Food & Beverage (Catering) will follow all Winter Park policies and procedures, all applicable laws (federal, state, and local), and all health and sanitation codes.

  • Performs opening and closing procedures as assigned by Supervisors
  • Treats our guests like gold – greets, interacts, and thanks guests
  • Completes opening duties, side work, and room set up
  • Prepares for anticipated demand (this includes stocking work area with daily needs)
  • Assists in a variety cooking areas with basic skill knowledge
  • Assists in the dish room and pot and pan sinks (as necessary)
  • Ensures that products to be served in the work area are prepared and ready for service (in time for opening each day)
  • Provides service to customers on serving lines
  • Keep serving lines, condiment stands, and drink lines stocked with proper levels of disposables and products
  • Sets-up par-lists for work areas and assist F&B warehousemen with stocking of work areas
  • Becomes knowledgeable of local facts and history to effectively answer guest’s questions
  • Takes daily, weekly, and monthly inventories
  • Keeps work areas clean throughout the day (this includes all food service counters, floors walls, coolers, storerooms, bussing stations, and restrooms as required)
  • Assists in the general cleaning of all F&B areas in unit
  • Breaks down and cleans service stations
  • Occasionally assists with on-the-job training of new employees
  • Maintains a friendly, congenial, and helpful attitude while effectively dealing with the guests and other employees
  • Documents, reports, and takes appropriate action to correct unsafe or unsanitary conditions or policy infractions
  • Tracks daily usage of products and uses information to predict future needs
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Adheres to uniform and personal standards as set forth in the company handbook or as designated by F&B employee handbook or management


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.



  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • TIPS Certified desirable but may be obtained after employment


  • Catering, serving, or food service experience desirable (including knowledge of food and beverage and catering equipment)

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and basic computer functionality required
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.


Catering Attendants may be required to travel among varying Winter Park Resort locations based on event demands.


This position may be required to work evenings, weekends and holidays.

Food Service Environment:

  • Most work tasks are performed indoors. Temperature is moderate and 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.
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds on a regular and continuing basis.
  • 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


This position description is an overview of the scope of responsibilities for the role described above.  With the evolution of Winter Park Resort, the responsibilities of this position may change as may the dates associated with many of the tasks. During these times of change, this position requires the flexibility and willingness to accept new responsibilities and potentially transfer others. It will also be the responsibility of any employee of Winter Park Resort to be a positive influence on the transformation of the resort and its associated lines of business.


Winter Park Resort is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is dedicated to the principles of equal

employment opportunity in any term, condition, or privilege of employment.

We do not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of age, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other status protected by state or local law.

Winter Park Resort will make reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship to Winter Park Resort. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed in this position. I understand that this document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.


About This Employer

Winter Park Resort

85 Parsenn Road
Winter Park, CO 80482

(970) 726-1564

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Winter Park is the closest major ski resort near Denver at just 67 miles away. Don’t be fooled by our convenient location, though… you’ll feel remotely tucked away in our high country corner of the Rockies. With easy access to 765,000 acres of public land, Winter Park is home to endless adventures and an unparalleled and unfiltered Colorado experience.

With over 3,000 acres of skiable terrain, Winter Park Resort offers an unforgettable experience for any kind of adventurer, whether you’re just here to take in the views, or looking to really get your adrenaline pumping.

And don’t think that things slow down once the snow melts! The summer sun brings bike park rippers, scenic trail trekkers, and speedy alpine sliders for a whole new take on Winter Park adventure.


We are a community of explorers and adrenaline junkies; sight seers and nature lovers; lifelong skiers and fly fishing fanatics; mountain bikers and peak hikers… The opportunities for mountain adventure are endless, but we all share one common appreciation for this vast and pristine area.

As a celebration of this mountain lifestyle, we have refreshed our partnership with the community as a whole to establish Winter Park as a prime Colorado destination, connecting people with nature and embracing our shared value of the outdoors.