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Lead Cafeteria Cook

Posted June 10, 2021

The Lodge at Spruce Peak
Stowe, VT

About This Job


At Spruce Peak we have something special. As the premier Vermont mountain community, we live and work surrounded by the natural beauty of the Green Mountains. Our slopeside hotel is gorgeous for year-round adventures, escapes, destination weddings, and more. Our staff prides itself in our teamwork, our high standards, and our diversity. In addition to competitive pay and health benefits, Spruce Peak employees enjoy a host of great benefits, both locally and world-wide, including ski-passes, fitness memberships, and free or discounted stays at Hyatt hotels worldwide. Come join our family, we think you’re special too!

The Lead Cafeteria Cook is responsible for preparing the mise-en-place for the daily operations of the associates’ cafeteria in accordance with portion and quality standards specified by Spruce Peak. In addition, the Lead Cafeteria Cook provides sincere service through actions that display self-confidence, grace and courtesy to other colleagues.

Essential Functions

  • Prepares daily requisition for supplies and food items for production
  • Prepares the associates cafeteria cold and hot buffets
  • Carefully inspects, selects, and uses only food items of the highest standard in the preparation of mise-en-place
  • Follows the proper storage standards
  • Advises supervisor of low inventory items and assists in receiving and storing items
  • Maintains sanitation and cleanliness standards in the kitchen area that meet or exceed the state and local Health Board inspection and Spruce Peak requirements
  • Cleans entire station at the end of the shift, and leaves station in ready to operate condition for next shift
  • Reports all unsafe or malfunctioning equipment to supervisor
  • Assists chefs in any projects that need to be done
  • Communicates effectively with the department managers and other F&B staff
  • Is knowledgeable of all emergency procedures and Spruce Peak policies
  • Upholds all safety standards of Spruce Peak


  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Cooking experience preferred
  • Ability to handle food, objects, products and utensils
  • Ability to bend, stoop and kneel
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to adapt to changing needs

About this Employer

The Lodge at Spruce Peak

7412 Mountain Road
Stowe, VT 05672

(802) 282-4625

300 Room Resort

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Spruce Peak offers guests over 300 beautiful guest stay options, including The Lodge, a luxurious 4-diamond resort at the center of The Village, our large luxury rental collection and the highly coveted Spruce Peak Penthouses. Each guest stay experience at Spruce Peak is designed to feel like it’s truly a part of the mountain.


Steeped in natural beauty, Spruce Peak is Stowe's only slopeside destination, featuring luxury accommodations and year-round recreation. It's a place to discover all manner of passions, from alpine skiing and snowboarding to mountain biking and fly fishing; from rounds on the mountain golf course to course after course of mouthwatering fare, Spruce Peak has something for everyone.