Cook in Yosemite National Park, California

Job Details

  • Date Posted: April 29, 2022
  • Location: Yosemite National Park, California
  • Company: Aramark - Yosemite Hospitality
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary: $15 / hour
  • Housing Offered: Yes
  • Experience: Some experience required

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HOUSING AVAILABLE for less than $20/week with proof of vaccination status!

Start dates from now through summer 2022!

Yosemite National Park is located in Central California in the Sierra Mountains. Yosemite National Park is one of the first National Parks and offers a variety of experiences for all. Communal housing less than $20/week, with shared bathroom, kitchen, free laundry, employee programs, rec center, and more!

There’s so much to love about Yosemite National Park – the ultimate outdoor playground — year-round. Surrounded by natural beauty, seemingly endless wilderness, sheer cliffs, and remarkable tranquility, a spirit of discovery will well up inside you. With a multitude of restaurants and hotels and a year-round rotation of events and activities, Yosemite has endless opportunities!

Taking a job with us offers a unique opportunity to live, work and play here. With a variety of locations and properties such as the historic Ahwahnee Hotel, Yosemite Valley Lodge, Wawona Lodge, Curry Village, White Wolf Lodge, Tuolumne Meadows, and more, there’s something for everyone here.


The Cookis responsible for cooking and preparing food according to recipes and production guidelines while adhering to food safety, food handling, and sanitation procedures. The Cook should safely handle knives and equipment such as grills, fryers, ovens, broilers, etc. Essential functions and responsibilitiesof the position may vary by Aramark location based on client requirementsand business needs.


What is the day-to-day like for a cook in Yosemite?

  • Cooks and prepare a variety of food according to production guidelines and standardized recipes
  • Sets up workstation with all needed ingredients and equipment
  • Prepares ingredients by measuring, weighing, mixing, chopping, trimming, and peeling food items
  • Safely utilizes a variety of utensils including knives
  • Operates equipment such as ovens, stoves, slicers, mixers, etc.
  • Bakes, roasts, broils, steams, and uses a variety of cooking methods on meat, vegetables, and other foods
  • Arranges, garnishes, and portions food according to established guidelines
  • Properly stores food by adhering to food safety policies and procedures
  • Cleans and sanitizes work areas, equipment, and utensils
  • Maintains excellent customer service and positive attitude towards guests, customers, clients, co-workers, etc.
  • Adheres to Aramark safety policies and procedures including proper food safety and sanitation
  • Ensures security of company assets
  • Other duties and tasks as assigned by manager