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Estimated Pay $11 per hour
Hours Seasonal
Location Bedford, Virginia

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The Opportunity 

Delaware North Parks and Resorts is searching for seasonal Cooks to join our team at Peaks of Otter Lodge in Bedford, Virginia. Are you ready to showcase your culinary skills and take your career to the next level? Join our talented culinary team, where innovation and teamwork are valued and celebrated. Apply today and be a part of our mission to deliver exceptional dining experiences!


$13.00 - $17.00 / hour
Information on our comprehensive benefits package can be found at .

Benefits at Peaks of Otter

Enjoy a workplace with a view! Join our tight-knit team working together in the beautiful setting of the Blue Ridge Mountains located along Virginia's famed Skyline Drive on the shore of Lake Abbott. With easy access to hiking, tours, nature talks, and festivals, each day inspires in special places like this!

  • Weekly pay
  • Free shift meal
  • Employee discounts - 30% off retail items
  • Referral bonus – earn $200 for each eligible referral
  • Training and development with opportunities for internal mobility and growth including the chance to work at our other locations nationwide

Note: Additional benefits including insurance and vacation are available for eligible year-round positions at other Delaware North properties


  • Follow supervisor's assignments for food production and prepare food and beverage products for guests by following recipe guidelines, using proper preparation techniques, and sanitation guidelines
  • Set up, operate and clean kitchen equipment, according to correct procedures as well as keeping workstations clean, organized, sanitized, and sufficiently stocked
  • Work cooperatively with team members and management
  • Follow supervisor's assignments for opening and closing procedures
  • Ability to read and understand recipes and food abbreviations
  • Capable of working in a fast-paced environment with a high level of attention to detail
  • Ability to work as a team player, following procedures and taking directions
  • Basic math skills, with the ability to calculate and follow recipe measurements
  • No experience or diploma required
Physical Requirements 
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs or more
  • Ability to stand for long periods while also bending, lifting, and reaching
  • Ability to move rapidly and coordinate multiple orders
  • Exposed to variable temperatures
Who We Are 

Peaks of Otter Lodge is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains one of the region's top hiking destinations.

At Delaware North, you’ll love where you work, who you work with, and how your day unfolds. Whether it’s in sporting venues, casinos, airports, national parks, iconic hotels, or premier restaurants, there’s no telling where your career can ultimately take you. We empower you to do great work in a company with 100 years of success, stability and growth. If you have drive and enjoy the thrill of making things happen - share our vision and grow with us.

Delaware North Companies, Incorporated and its subsidiaries consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Delaware North is an equal opportunity employer.