Camp Cook
The Resort at Paws Up

Enjoy the outdoors while working as a Camp Cook!

A luxury ranch resort situated on 37,000-acres in central, western Montana.

Greenough, Montana
$18.00 / hour
No experience required
Start Date:
Starts immediately!


The Resort at Paws Up is America’s premier luxury ranch resort. Set on a 37,000-acre ranch, Paws Up embodies the spirit of the American West with constant innovation and evolution to deliver the quintessential luxury experience for affluent and influential travelers from all over the world. It’s a family-owned and award-winning destination that truly inspires.

Our Culinary department is currently hiring for the position of Camp Cook. The Camp Cooks prepare and produce food according to the Glamping outlet’s menu. This is an opportunity to grow your career in the Culinary field while cooking outdoors in a unique Camp/Glamping atmosphere.

The Resort at Paws Up’s glamping site and luxury tents are surrounded by nature while reveling in every kind of comfort. Each tent is carefully appointed with hardwood floors, fine linens, air conditioning and heat, plus a private, en suite bath with heated slate floors, stylish vanities and Montana-size showers. Exquisite cuisine is steps away in an elegant Dining Pavilion. Paws Up defined glamping, and we still set the standard.

We are looking for a genuinely kind, and personable individual to share our culinary vision with our guests. This is an opportunity to meet and talk to many of our guests and help develop a trust for Paws Up and our ability to curate the vacation we would expect for ourselves.  You will learn not only from our core team but from talented Chefs visiting from across the nation.  Applicants should be responsible, energetic, and above all positive.

Previous kitchen experience is helpful, but we encourage anyone with ambition to forward their career in the culinary field to apply. 

Spend your summer hanging with the bison and steers at The Resort at Paws Up on a sprawling, 37,000-acre, authentic working cattle ranch in Western Montana. Are you ready for an adventure? Here at the Resort at Paws Up we are the pioneer in perfecting the peaceful point where promoting the pursuit of personal passion and building up your bank account can prosper. We're all about the magic of Montana, sharing moments, making memories, and building meaningful friendships. We invite you to share your cooking skills with us in our safari-style luxury campsites all while learning new skills from our own Chefs whose culinary journeys have taken them around the world and from legendary chefs who share their talents at our special events. Apply today, what's stopping you?

Set up station with predetermined mise en place to ensure everything will be ready for service.

Prepare food items for guests using a quality predetermined method in a timely and consistent manner.

Cook all food according to recipes, quality standards, presentation standards, and food preparation checklist.

Demonstrates safe and proper use of equipment at all times; Performs duties in a safe manner. Reduce waste in the kitchen to a minimum.

Consult with the Sous Chef on a daily basis on the Restaurant outlet service.

Understand and implement the basic culinary tasks and procedures such as first-in, first-out (FIFO), labeling and sanitation.

Monitor all food quality and presentation while preparing food.

Stock and rotate food; alert the Sous Chef in regard to low inventory items.

Work on the line, salad station, and prep station or any other stations as needed.

Control the pace of the food orders and set the tone for the ticket-flowing process.

Test foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently.

Operate, maintain and properly clean deep fryer, broiler, stove, steamer, food processor, oven steam table, and flat top grill.

Advise in the preparation of ingredients for cooking, including portioning, chopping, and storing food.

Label, date, store and rotate all products while maintaining assigned stock levels. Control food items requested, ensuring stock is maintained without overproduction.

Demonstrate proper production of food items, working efficiently to achieve maximum productivity.

Assist in the set-up and breakdown of workstation.

Check and ensure the correctness of the temperature of appliances and food.

Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures.

Prepare cold food items while adhering to the recipe file.

Cut, trim, and bone meats and poultry for cooking.

Practice basic sanitation and stock rotation and refrigerator cleanliness; keep all work areas clean and tidy.

Converse with the guests at a high level, being aware of their needs and fulfilling special guest requests as instructed by management or the guest directly.

Ensure confidentiality of guests before and throughout their stay.

Team Members can look forward to:

  • Commuter Benefit: $10 and $20/day
  • Guaranteed Housing
  • Employee meals provided

The Resort at Paws Up provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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