General Manager - Mountain Dining - Kirkwood

Vail Resorts


Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's 50 most innovative companies as named by Fast Company, and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.

Do you have previous experience supervising or managing a Food and Beverage Outlet or Restaurant? Do you have a passion for your product and the character it takes to build and motivate your team? We may have just the position for you:

Job Summary:

The General Manager position is responsible for the day to day operations and management of the restaurant. This person will supervise and coordinate of all food & beverage employees, motivating them to work hard and play hard at our eclectic mountain resort!  In this year-round role, the General Manager of the Kirkwood Inn also plays an instrumental role in other areas, such as, assisting with weddings and catered events during the summer; assists in winter ramp-up efforts as a resource for new managers; assists in recruiting, interviewing and hiring staff for winter ramp up; assists with various projects related to the Mtn. Dining department year-round.


Specific job duties are, but not restricted to:

Manages the restaurant at all times to assure high quality of service and product.

Coordinates efforts of all food & beverage personnel; assures adequate staffing and supervision.

Assures completion of necessary paperwork as needed on a daily basis. POS Reconciliation, Facility Check List, Safety Meetings.

Schedule all staff consistent with budgeted levels.

Maintaining time and labor reports.

Reviewing financial reports daily.

Assisting in writing the budget for the Kirkwood Inn.

Maintains budgeted cost of sales percentages.

Responsible for opening/closing.

Overall lodge/restaurant cleanliness.

Inspect quality of food product received at the lodges.

Maintains adequate inventory levels of all products according to business levels. Places food and beverage orders.

Ability to attend work in harsh weather environment.

Responsible for the efficient day to day operations of the lodge/restaurant. 

Ability to hold staff accountable to Vail Resorts, Inc. policies, procedures and performance standards. 


Job Requirements:

3 years previous food and beverage management experience

Serve Safe Certification (or ability to obtain within first 30 days of hire)

Intermediate or better computer skills; working knowledge of Word/Excel/Outlook

Excellent communication skills; you will need to coordinate all kinds of people and ensure they are properly trained

Excellent guest service skills; we want to make our customers happy and we need you to lead the way!

Kirkwood is for those that embrace the big mountain lifestyle and are as passionate about skiing and riding as they are about creating amazing experiences for our guests. Magical, raw, expansive and remote…Kirkwood is the stuff of legend. We’re famous for legendary snowfall, challenging inbounds terrain, backcountry guided tours and premier avalanche education programs. Those that come here come for an adventure unique to Kirkwood! Join our close-knit team working at one of the most stunning alpine resorts in the country.

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Requisition ID 124495




Tourism - Travel

Position Type:


Remote ok?



over 1 year ago

Vail Resorts