Ranch Cook needed at Working Cattle Ranch near Steamboat Springs, Colorado

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Focus Ranch

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Slater, CO
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
January 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 8.


  1. Prepares 3 meals per day for staff and guests
  2. Meals are home-cooked with fresh breads, desserts, vegetables
  3. Meals are served buffet style
  4. Meal times are: 7:30 am, 12:30 pm and 6:30 pm
  5. Menu and recipes are available as well as on site training
  6. Ranch personnel assist the cook
  7. Manages kitchen and maintain Health Dept. standards
  8. 1 ½ days off per week
  9. Important to have good foundation for cooking, organizational skills, clean and safety minded
  10. Occasionally will be cooking for owners' guests and family members
  11. Will keep kitchen clean
  12. Will assist with inventory

Benefits: We provide housing, 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.

The ranching season is from May 1st until about October 15th but 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.

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.

To apply:

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.

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