Employee Dining Room Cooks in Savery, Wyoming

Job Details

  • Date Posted: July 20, 2022
  • Location: Savery, Wyoming
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary: $16 - $18 / hour + tips
  • Housing Offered: Yes
  • Experience: Some experience required

Company Contact

Please email your resume and references to Executive Chef Kris Gerlach at [email protected]

  • Savery, Wyoming
  • $16 - $18 / hour + tips

The Lodge & Spa at Three Forks Ranch is seeking Employee Dining Room Chefs.

Seasonal job runs: Now through November 1

Full-time job starts: Now

The Employee Dining Room (EDR) Cook role is to essentially prepare and cook all menu items to the EDR Manager’s S.O.P.’s and maintain the cleanliness and food safety standards set by Three Forks Ranch.

Essential Functions:

  • Takes care of daily food preparation and duties assigned by the EDR Manager to meet the standard and the quality of 3 Forks Ranch
  • Follows the instructions and recommendations from the Manager to complete the daily tasks
  • Coordinates daily cleaning duties with the EDR Manager
  • Responsible to supervise dishwashers
  • Ensure that the production, preparation, and presentation of food are of the highest quality at all times
  • Ensure highest levels of staff satisfaction and quality
  • Knowledge of all standard procedures and policies pertaining to food preparation, receiving, storage and sanitation
  • Full awareness of all menu items, their recipes, methods of production and presentation standards
  • Follows good preservation standards for the proper handling of all food products at the right temperature
  • Operate and maintain all department equipment and reporting of malfunctioning
  • Daily cleaning of all equipment, benches, floors and any other cleaning tasks
  • Establishing and maintaining effective inter-departmental working relationships
  • Personally responsible for hygiene, safety, and correct use of equipment and utensils
  • Ability to produce own work in accordance with a deadline
  • Checks periodically expiration dates and proper storage of food items in the section
  • Consults daily/weekly with EDR Manager on the daily requirements
  • Daily feedback collection and reporting of issues as they arise
  • Carry out any other duties as required by management


  • Possess good knife skills
  • A high standard of spoken and written English
  • Possess knowledge of all cooking techniques, including but not limited to: sous vide cooking, broiling, poaching, pan searing, braising, siphoning, smoking, roasting, frying, baking, pickling, rolling sushi, fermenting.
  • Possess at least a basic knowledge in all sections of the kitchen; sauce, vegetable, butchery, salad, pastry, garde-manger, grill, stoves

Work Environment: As previously touched upon, the EDR Chef is responsible for ensuring that the cleanliness of the kitchen and all kitchen equipment is maintained to the highest standards following guidelines set out by the EDR Manager. This is to ensure that all kitchen staff are working in a hygienic and safe environment.

Physical Demands: The physical demands of the role include but not limited to; being on your feet for long periods of time, bending, using step ladders, lifting up to 50lbs, working in a hot environment, working in a cold environment

Hours of Work: Expected hours of work vary by season and business demands. During times of having no guests in-house, a minimum of 40 hours per week is required.

Preferred Education and Experience: It is preferred that you have a culinary degree and you must have at least 3 years of experience cooking, preferably prior experience in batch cooking or other EDRs.

Disclaimer: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Activities, duties and responsibilities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice


  • Hourly wage starts at $16.00; increase in hourly rate based on experience/resume
  • Eligible for end of year tip bonus
  • Housing, including electric, propane and snow removal; rent dependent on shared/single room (ranges from $50/$120 per week)
  • Phone, internet, and cable; no cost
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner 365 days of the year; no cost
  • 24-hour staff gym
  • Employee discount on spa services, wellness classes, outdoor activities, gift shop

Please note we are 40 miles from the closest town (Steamboat Springs, CO). Applicants must love the outdoors and thrive in living in a secluded area.  Visit our website to better understand who we are www.threeforksranch.com.

Please email your resume and references to Executive Chef Kris Gerlach at [email protected]