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Line Cook Description

About Us

We are a destination restaurant located in the southwest mountains of Colorado, serving High Alpine cuisine in Cimarron, CO. We are open every day, year-round, and offer a welcoming team environment, opportunity for growth/ and the chance to contribute a dish to the menu.


We Need

A full-time line cook to work our kitchen. The ideal candidate will have open availability, be availability during upcoming holiday season, commit (no contract) to working for a year, and be well-equipped to perform the following tasks:


  • Set up and break down all stations

  • Able to follow recipes and prepare all menu dishes accordingly

  • Use knowledge of common allergies and dietary restrictions to modify recipes on the flywhen requested

  • Use the correct portions when cutting and serving

  • Pro-actively use non-peak service time to prepare for peak service times and rushes

  • Avoid food waste by observing food storage time and temperature standards

  • Plate each dish according to Chef’s standards

  • Ability to remain focused in a busy kitchen environment

  • Restock all stations with food products as needed

  • Complete assigned daily/ weekly/ monthly cleaning tasks

  • Clean and sanitize work areas, equipment, and utensils

  • Coordinate preparation of mis-en-place with prep cooks

  • Operate and clean all stations including steam tables, mixers, meat slicer, gas burners, wood burning oven, flat-top grill, char grill, hood vents, fryers, reach-in refrigerators, reach in freezers etc.

  • Execute safe knife handling skills and safe use of all kitchen equipment

  • Keep personal knife set sharpened and in good repair

  • Cross train on other departments within the business

  • Assist with weekly/ monthly inventory counts

  • Keep informed of restaurant industry trends

  • Present ideas for new dishes for daily specials and menu items



This position requires work in areas with extreme heat conditions and frequent interaction with gas burners, heated equipment, grease, and sharp machinery elements. Involves repetitive motion; walking and/or standing for extended periods of time. Frequent lifting, pushing, and carrying.

We are looking for candidates who have:

  • Some experience in a restaurant kitchen

  • Current Servsafe Food handling Certification or ability to obtain

  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to read, write, and follow written and verbal instructions

  • Ability to complete tasks with minimal supervision

  • Ability to lead by example and keep prep cooks organized

  • A desire to work on a team, learn new techniques and to share knowledge with teammates when possible.

  • A Culinary degree (a plus, though not required)


How to Apply

If you are interested in joining our team and think you would be a good fit for this position, please send your resume to or go to our Click the link to fill out our online application

Please email us any inquires to or contact our HR Coordinator, Kay Fay at (970) 862-8206.


Arrowhead Mountain Lodge is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on age, gender, military status, race, religion, disability, marital status, or any other protected classes under the law.

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