Line Cook
C Lazy U Ranch

Move to the heart of the Rocky Mountains and live where most others vacation!

C Lazy U Ranch is located in Colorado, just outside Rocky Mountain National Park

  • year round

Line Cook

C Lazy U Ranch
$16.00 - $18.00 / hour + tips
Some experience required
Start Date:
Starts soon! (Apr 10, 2023)

About the position...

JOB OVERVIEW: Responsible for the preparation, execution, and maintenance of assigned station scheduled for. Candidate must follow company directed specifications by performing the following duties. 


  • Positive attitude, willingness to learn and grow as an individual and team player.  
  • Ability to accept, digest, and apply constructive criticisms from leadership or trainer for the overall good of the individual and brand. 
  • Ensures all materials and supplies are available. 
  • Sets up each station according to established guidelines and requirements to ensure guest experience. 
  • Ensures that all foods are prepared according to established recipes and plating guidelines. 
  • Executes designated preparation stations without support under normal conditions. 
  • Prepares food by measuring, cutting, peeling, etc. ingredients in accordance with the sales forecast and business level. 
  • Follows all company HACCP documentation and procedures throughout daily shifts. 
  • Responsible for daily requisition of non-food and food products. 
  • Ensures all products are properly received, stored, and maintained in their respective areas, including but not limited to dating, labeling and rotating. 
  • Assists management in training new Staff Members within department when applicable. 
  • Maintains safety standards while using knives and other food preparation equipment. 
  • Restocks and/or breaks down workstation at the conclusion of the shift. 
  • Stocks all stations as directed and cleans/closes all stations as directed. 
  • Ensures organization and cleanliness of all coolers, freezers, prep areas, etc. 
  • Cross-trains on all prep stations and assists those co-workers when needed to meet guest satisfaction. 
  • Maintains a clean appearance and workstation and assists in overall kitchen cleanliness, including cleaning all station equipment and utensils (flat tops, grills, storage drawers, etc.) at the end of each shift. 
  • Maintains high-level of knowledge regarding the company’s products and SOP’s. 
  • Notifies manager/supervisor of low inventory and recommends new inventory; communicates opportunities and concerns. 
  • Performs other duties and tasks as assigned or determined by chefs, management or supervisors and moves with a sense of urgency. 
  • Understands and practices all safety and sanitation practices as defined in the safety program and reports any accidents to management. 
  • Adheres to all company policies and procedures as established in the Staff Member Handbook. 


  • One year minimum as a line cook in a full-service, high volume restaurant required; must have knowledge of the cooking techniques utilized in the scope of the prep/line position applying for; or equivalent combination of education and experience 
  • Culinary degree or equivalent preferred but not required. 
  • Good written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Ability to interact professionally with other departments and outside contacts. 
  • Ability to complete a heavy workload and handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision 
  • Good judgment and decision-making abilities. 

Housing & Meals...

We provide housing and 3 meals a day, 7 days a week, for all our employees at only $200 per month! This is a full-time year-round position, so get ready to make yourself at home at one of the world's finest luxury dude ranches!


As a full-time year-round employee, you will be eligible for medical, dental, vision, accident, and AD&D insurance. Once you have been an employee for 6 months you will also be eligible to participate in our 401(k) plan with a company match.

C Lazy U Ranch also provides PTO to each full-time year-round team member which equals about 18 days a year.

About the Ranch & the Opportunity...

Since 1919, The C Lazy U guest ranch in Colorado has been celebrated around the world for its rich history, rustic elegance, legendary cuisine, and signature service. In 2021, C Lazy U Ranch was recognized as the top resort in Colorado, and a top resort in the world (#45)  by Condé Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards!

Living in the Rocky Mountains provides the perfect opportunity for unlimited outdoor recreation. Hiking, fishing, mountain biking, horseback riding, skiing... the list goes on and on! If you crave adventure, enjoy meeting like-minded adventurous people and love making new friends, then working at C Lazy U Ranch will be an epic, unforgettable experience! Follow #CLazyULife on Instagram to see ranch life through the eyes of our current team. 

We are proud that our ranch is among the top guest ranches in the country, and the outstanding service we provide to our guests is what sets us apart. To maintain this high level of service, we screen applicants carefully. We seek service-oriented professionals who are enthusiastic and genuinely friendly – Individuals who will go out of their way to help our guests have a wonderful vacation!

How to Apply

Click APPLY NOW below. Please attach your resume to the application and we'll be in touch with you shortly about conducting a phone interview. 

Positions fill fast, so if you think you have what it takes, apply today!

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