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Catering Server - Part Time - Summer Seasonal

Date: May 21, 2019

Location: Kirkwood, CA, US

Company: 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 most innovative companies and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.

The Banquet Server is responsible for servicing a wide variety of scheduled group events held within the Resort throughout the summer and early fall seasons.  This person will be responsible for setting up, serving, and breaking down such events. Additional duties including ensuring work stations are well-maintained throughout the event, assisting bar staff. 

 Additional responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Ensures assigned functions adhere to the 15 minute rule and setups adhere to the 24 hour rule.
  • Provides prompt, accurate, professional, and friendly food and beverage set-up and service to our banquets guests.
  • Performs daily operations including setting conference rooms, posting signs, conference room refreshes, teardowns, vacuuming, and assorted cleaning.
  • Responsible for having a strong food background as well as having a detailed understanding of current menus
  • Responsible for completing open, close and side work as assigned and consistently checks banquet area for proper setup and cleanliness.
  • Consistently follows steps of the “service cycle” as outlined in F&B brand standards while interacting with and reading guests to ensure proper pacing and service.
  • Capable of multi-tasking and working at a fast but thorough pace.
  • Have comprehensive beer, wine and liquor knowledge and ability to adhere to all state liquor laws as well as company alcohol service policies.
  • Maintain a clean and neat workplace and dining room area; 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.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time, 6+ hours
  • Previous food and beverage experience
  • Previous waitstaff experience
  • Follows all appropriate regulations for Food Service, Safety & Sanitation, MSDS, TIPS (alcohol service), Fire, Equipment, Chemical Management, etc.

California Food Handlers Card – Required within 30 days of employment.  Cost & training for certification provided by Kirkwood Mountain Dining.


TIPS certification – Required within 30 days of employment.  Cost & training for certification provided by Kirkwood Mountain Dining.


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.

No transportation? Don't want to make the drive? No problem! We have an employee shuttle that runs EVERYDAY from South Lake Tahoe to Kirkwood, free of cost! We encourage all employees who don't want to make the commute themselves to jump on the shuttle, sit back and relax, on their way to work!
If you would prefer to drive AND want to make some extra cash, you will definitely want to participate in our Employee Carpool Program! Make up to $25.00 a DAY just for driving your fellow employees to work!

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 167635

Nearest Major Market: California