Ranch Cook & Hospitality Service help needed at Working Cattle Ranch in Colorado

Focus Ranch

Slater, CO
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
July 18, 2022
Housing Offered
0-2 yrs

Description: Focus Ranch is located 50 miles west of Steamboat Springs, Colorado and 30 miles east of Baggs, Wyoming. Half the ranch is in Wyoming and the other half in Colorado. The Little Snake River runs for about 2 miles through the ranch. We are primarily a working cattle ranch. We have been a guest ranch since the late 1930’s and for years members of the Dude Ranch Association and currently an associate member as we no longer take guests. We hire a staff of about 6. This job does not require a professional cook. In the past we have hired family cooks, students, church group cooks as well as professionals who are looking for less stressful environment.

Cook: needed for about 6 to 8 weeks minimum

  • Prepares 3 meals per day for staff and house guests
  • Meals are home-cooked with fresh breads, desserts, vegetables
  • Meals are served buffet style
  • Menu and recipes are available as well as on site training
  • Ranch personnel assist the cook when they can
  • Manages kitchen and maintain Health Dept. standards
  • Important to have good foundation for cooking, organizational skills, clean and safety minded
  • Occasionally will be cooking for owners’ guests and family members. Generally cooking for 8-10 people.
  • Housekeeping duties included as needed

Benefits: We provide housing (private room with bathroom ensuite) , home-cooked meals, WiFi connection, laundry services and more. The pay depends on experience and includes a monthly salary and a bonus at the end of the season. Days off: 1.5/week.

We are flexible with dates if most of our seasonal needs are met. If interested and feel this might be a good fit for you, we would love to hear from you to further discuss the opportunity. We do provide assistance to help get familiarized and to establish a routine.

No pets allowed. No housing available for families.

Vehicle is optional and encouraged.

All employees of Focus Ranch must be current on their Covid vaccines and booster by the start date. Proof of vaccination will be required.


Complete application on website: https://www.focusranch.com/employment/

or fill out application here & email to us: https://www.ranchwork.com/wp-content/uploads/Focus-Ranch-Employee-Application.pdf

No interviews will be done over the phone without an application as we cannot answer or ask questions without having your information on hand.

Visit website here: https://www.focusranch.com/

Focus Ranch - Cattle Drive

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