Yellowstone General Stores

Cool off in Wyoming with this hot job! Free Housing in Yellowstone National Park!

Trails, waterfalls, animals, thermal features, and great people - welcome home!

$11.00 / hour
No experience required
Start Date:
Starts immediately!

Delaware North Parks & Resorts is searching for experienced Cooks to join our team for the 2021 season at Yellowstone General Stores in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. 

We are seeking candidates with a passion for the outdoors and guest service that enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. We have FREE housing either in dorm-style housing or RV Sites. We also offer an employee meal program, store discounts, and recreational activities for our associates. Pay for this position starts at $11.00/hour. 


  • Prepares food to specifications before and during unit operations.
  • Properly measures and portions all food items. Complies with all portion sizes, quality standards, department rules, policies, and procedures.
  • Utilizes kitchen equipment to prepare food items such as: knives, slicers, whips, pots, pans, warmers, steamers, grills, ovens, etc.
  • Ensures proper food temperatures are maintained, completes temperature log as schedule requires, and ensures food is stored correctly.
  • Ensures freshness and quality of all menu items and packages all products to proper specifications.         
  • Performs opening, closing, and side work duties as instructed and according to proper guidelines.
  • Keeps workstation, coolers, and equipment clean, organized, sanitized, and sufficiently stocked.
  • Follows and upholds all health codes and sanitation regulations.
  • Uses waste control guidelines and records all waste on spoilage sheet.
  • Completes end-of-day inventory and other opening/closing duties in accordance with company checklists and procedures.
  • Performs other duties assigned.


  • Six months experience in a back-of-the-house foodservice position preferred
  • Participation in a culinary program is preferred.
  • Ability to read and comprehend prep sheets and recipes.
  • Basic math skills; ability to understand, calculate and follow recipe measurements and proportions.

Physical Requirements

  • Manual dexterity sufficient to chop, mix, blend, whip, etc. a variety of foods and liquids.
  • Ability to lift and carry large pans from ovens or freezers, weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to handle or operate dangerous kitchen equipment.
  • Standing and walking for the entire length of shift.
  • Frequently required to reach up to 6-7 feet, twist at the waist, bending and squatting
  • Pushing and pulling occasionally, to move equipment, mops and brooms.
  • Kitchen environment – noise levels may be moderate-to-high.
  • Works frequently in a hot and damp environment.

In response to COVID-19, we've developed Delaware North's Commitment to Care program. The program is a reengineering of our operating procedures and meant to minimize contact risk and bolster hygiene protocols to exceed best-practice guidelines of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Learn more:

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