Restaurant General Manager

Date:  Mar 25, 2024

Keystone, CO, US

Company:  Keystone Resort
Shift Type:  Year Round


Create Your Experience of a Lifetime!

Come work and play in the mountains!  Whether it’s your first-time seeing snow or you were born on the slopes, joining our team means discovering (or re-discovering!) a passion for the outdoors while building lifelong connections with teammates and guests from around the world.

With 40+ resorts across 3 continents, you can join our team for a season or stay to build a career. From day one, you'll receive some of the highest compensation rates in the industry, free Epic pass(es) along with free ski and snowboard lessons, 40% retail discounts, the chance to grow through Epic Service - our leading training and development experience, and wellness benefits to fuel your success.

Candidates for year-round positions are reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications will be accepted up to 90 days after the posting date, or until the position is filled (whichever is first).

Job Benefits

  • Ski/Mountain Perks! Free passes for employees, employee discounted lift tickets for friends and family AND free ski lessons 
  • MORE employee discounts on lodging, food, gear, and mountain shuttles
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan 
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Excellent training and professional development
  • Referral Program

Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus:

  • Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans (for eligible seasonal employees after working 500 hours)
  • Free ski passes for dependents
  • Critical Illness and Accident plans


 Job Summary

Service is the foundation of everything we stand for at Vail Resorts and our Food and Beverage team is no exception to creating this experience of a lifetime. Restaurant General Managers are visionary leaders responsible for restaurant operations, maintaining operational goals, promoting teamwork amongst staff, and elevating service quality and safety to ensure an exceptional dining experience for our guests.


Job Specifications

  • Housing: May Be Available
  • Outlet: Keystone
  • Expected Pay Range: $60,000 - $70,000 + annual bonus
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time / Year-Round
  • Skill Level: Advanced


Job Responsibilities

  • Prioritize and foster a culture of safety.
  • Embrace our Be Inclusive value and Elevate leadership competency.
  • Promote Vail Resorts’ Commitment to Zero.
  • Serve as a leader and representative of Keystone Resort. Participate in leadership forums providing feedback and input on dining operations, training, and continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Manage dining operations and performance for front and back of house, providing assistance and working in either area, wherever needed, to ensure a smooth operation.
  • Responsible for financial performance of daily operations including cost of sales & labor, budget development, and analysis of financial information.
  • Drive success of the overall Keystone Mountain Dining mission and taking part in projects which move innovation forward.
  • Empower, develop, appraise, and create the best atmosphere for employees to be and do their best, especially leadership development of assistant general managers.
  • Accurately conduct and review daily reports and audits.
  • Accurately schedule and review staff to budgeted labor.
  • Oversee for payroll exceptions, approvals, and labor distribution for your dining operation.
  • Know and enforce local, state, and federal regulations for the sale and distribution of alcohol.
  • Actively pursue GX (market research) targets and respond to trends.
  • Oversee costing/pricing of menus, development of new items, analysis of product and sales for your dining operation.
  • Work alongside maintenance department on projects and priorities and with other departments and central support teams to ensure a smooth operation.
  • Perform routine inspections to maintain facility standards for food preparation, cleanliness, safety, and sanitation in accordance with laws and regulations.
  • Oversee ordering/receiving, cost transfers, variance reports, and inventory control for all food, beverages, supplies, etc. for your dining operation.
  • Review staff performance and behavior to provide meaningful feedback and direction providing recognition or corrective action, if necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required
  • 5+ years of restaurant experience with 1+ years of supervisory experience required
  • Ability to stand and walk continuously throughout a shift, lift and/or carry up to 50lbs.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, holidays, and weekends
  • Experience with purchasing software preferred
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
  • Must be able to communicate fluently in English; bilingual preferred
  • TIPS certification required within 30 days of employment
  • Serve Safe Food Protection Manager certification required within 30 days of employment
  • Intermediate skiing or snowboarding strongly preferred 


The expected pay range is $60,000 - $70,000 + annual bonus. This is the pay range we reasonably expect to pay for this position. Individual compensation decisions are based on a variety of factors.


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  501007
Reference Date: 03/21/2024 
Job Code Function: General Management 

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