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Host - Mountain Dining - Full Time & Part Time - Kirkwood

Vail Resorts

Kirkwood, CA, US

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.

Host Front of House - FT - Mountain Dining- Kirkwood – CA

Kirkwood Mountain Resort is located atop the Sierra Crest with a geographical advantage that accounts for the lightest and driest snow in the Lake Tahoe region. With an annual snowfall of over 600 inches, it is easy to see why Kirkwood has become synonymous with deep powder skiing and riding. With over 2,300 acres of legendary terrain and an intimate mountain village setting, Kirkwood Mountain Resort provides destination guests a perfect backdrop for an energizing getaway.

Have you ever wondered what it is like to ski or ride in fresh powder on your lunch break?  Do you like meeting new people from all over the world?  How about sunshine?  Would you like to live, work and play in a state that averages over 300 days of sunshine per year?

Well if you answered yes to any of these questions, then welcome to Kirkwood, the Sierra Nevada’s premier winter playground!  Jaw-dropping views, combined with enthusiastic and dependable employees, make Kirkwood one of the greatest places to work in the world.


Job Summary: The Host is responsible for superior guest service, greeting the guest without delay and escorting the guest to the table. Applicant is responsible for anticipating guest needs prior to being asked and working closely with the wait staff team. He/she will maintain order and flow of seating all guests in the dining room. Responsible for being a team player and communicating effectively with both front and back of the house. Ensuring first class experiences for all who visit. Professional appearance, excellent verbal communication skills and a track record of functioning effectively as part of a team.

Additional responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Maintain a clean and neat workplace and dining room area; proper station rotation to ensure the best possible guest service experience; daily cleaning and side work tasks


  • Educational Requirements: HS Diploma or GED
  • Communication Requirements: Ability to speak, read and communicate clearly in English.
  • Excellent guest service skills: Professionalism and strong guest service skills, attention to detail and timeliness.
  • Flexible schedule required during peak times throughout the year.
  • Previous food and beverage experience - Preferred
  • California Food Handlers card – Required  


    Company/LOB overview

    Experience of a Lifetime. More than just our mission, these words describe our unique and iconic resorts and the people who share a desire to achieve and experience excellence.  One of our core values is providing an exceptional experience to our guests and to our employees.  An opportunity to work at Vail Resorts is an opportunity to bring out your full passion for everything our company stands for, including our commitment to our product, the communities we live in, the environment and our shareholders. Our employees are good at what they do, and we welcome people who bring enthusiasm and pride to work.



    Vail Resorts is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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 126925

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14 days ago

Vail Resorts

Experience of a Lifetime