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Team Lead F&B - Edgewater

Date:  Jul 25, 2022

Keystone, CO, US

Company:  Keystone Resort
Shift Type:  Year Round

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 program, and wellness benefits to fuel your success. 


Join us to create your Experience of a Lifetime!


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, mountain shuttles AND during the summer on bike haul, golf and other activities 
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan  
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Excellent training and professional development 
  • Referral Program 


Seasonal Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus: 

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




This management position is the Front of House Lead to the Bighorn Bistro & Bar with primary focus on the success of Keystone Lodge dining operations. Located inside the Keystone Lodge & Spa, this bustling restaurant is the primary dining location in the Keystone Lakeside Village. The Bighorn Bistro offers an elevated dining experience with a variety of items to satisfy all, serving après, happy hour, dinner, and in room dining service for Lodge guests.  Our dining room offers beautiful view of Keystone Lake, the Continental Divide and surrounding peaks, as well as a cozy lounge to relax after a long day on the slopes.  



  • Lead and develop a team of food & beverage professionals to deliver consistent service excellence across all areas of responsibility.
  • Guide and support all facets of the operation to insure that an “experience of a lifetime” is delivered to each and every guest.
  • Be passionate about the hospitality industry and when necessary, lead change to keep the operation competitive in the market and current with industry trends in an effort to exceed guest expectations.
  • Exhibit keen financial acumen, proactive planning and strategic marketing of the Bighorn Bistro & Bar programming to drive profitability
  • Inspire your team to have a desire to be the best at what they do both individually and as a collective
  • Collaborate with other resort leaders to align the outlets of responsibility with Keystone and Vail Resorts direction and initiatives
  • Actively participate in resort and F&B leadership meetings
  • Develop and empower fellow members of Bighorn Bistro team
  • Operate business in a manner to perform to or exceed budgeted margins.
  • Work independently or as a member of a team to meet or exceed established goals and deadlines
  • Insure that all reporting requirements for the entire operation are submitted ahead of the deadline
  • Enroll the operation, yourself, staff and resources in the participation of resort and local festivals/ events to enhance the value of the event, increase attendance and market the Bighorn Bistro and Keystone Lodge.
  • Other duties as assigned or as business grows / develops.


  Required Skills and Experience:

  • College degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in upscale restaurant concept operations
  • Minimum 1 year experience with maintaining restaurant reservation management systems
  • Computer proficient
  • Communicate easily and fluently in English
  • Communicate easily in Spanish - preferred
  • Willingness to work holidays and weekends as necessary
  • Experience with all Microsoft office software applications, InfoGenesis, - strongly preferred


The budgeted range starts at $16.00 - $18.00.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.


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 336988

Nearest Major Market: Denver