General Manager/Executive Chef, Quick Service Operations

Date:  Jun 1, 2024

Fairfield, PA, US

Company:  Liberty Mountain 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. Quick Service Restaurants General Managers are visionary leaders responsible for all facets of our quick service operations, including creating and maintaining a strong safety culture, being a developer of talent, and providing impeccable guest service.


Job Specifications

  • Outlet: Liberty Mountain Resort
  • Expected Pay Range:  $59,100 - $79,530 + annual bonus
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time / Year Round
  • Skill Level: Advanced
  • Other Specifics: This position will additionally assist in Full Service / Banquet operations outside of winter season as needed.

Job Responsibilities

  • Achieve company objectives in safety, sales, service, quality, appearance of facility and sanitation and cleanliness through training of employees and creating a positive, productive working environment. 
  • Understand completely and implement all policies, procedures, standards, specifications, guidelines and training programs for Mountain Dining. 
  • Ensure that all guests feel welcome and are given responsive, friendly and courteous service at all times. 
  • Continually strive to develop staff in all areas of operational and professional development. 
  • Ensure that all equipment is kept clean and in excellent working condition through personal inspection, timely work-order submissions and by following the resorts preventative maintenance programs. 
  • Oversee and ensure that Vail Resorts policies on employee performance appraisals are followed and completed on a timely basis. 
  • Schedule labor as required by anticipated business activity while ensuring that all positions are staffed when and as needed and labor cost objectives are met. 
  • Fully understand and follow all federal, state, county and municipal regulations that pertain to health, safety and labor requirements of the operation, employees and guests. 
  • Manage all aspects of quick service dining operations and performance for front and back of house, helping and working in either area, wherever needed, to ensure smooth operations
  • Manage administrative duties including but not limited to menu selection / costing.
  • Accurate, timely management of budgets, purchasing, inventory, and additional records.
  • Perform routine inspections to maintain facility standards for food preparation, cleanliness, safety, and sanitation in accordance with laws and regulations
  • Responsible for hiring front of house and back of house quick service staff, scheduling, managing labor budget and developing talent.  Review staff performance and behavior to provide meaningful feedback and direction providing recognition or corrective action, including termination, if necessary.   Be knowledgeable of policies regarding personnel and administer prompt, fair and consistent corrective action for any and all violations of company policies, rules and procedures. 
  • Participate in leadership development as well as Resort Leadership Meetings providing feedback and input on dining operations, training, and continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Champion a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required; Bachelors or Culinary degree preferred
  • SERV Safe certification or regional equivalent required
  • RAMP or TIPS alcohol server training required.
  • Five (5+) years of restaurant experience with one (1+) years of supervisory experience required.  Experience with high volume, multi-venue operations.   This position will oversee a food court, BBQ outlet, snack bar, tubing concession, bakery and pizza shop.
  • 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
  • Must be able to communicate fluently in English.


The expected pay range is $59,100 - $79,530 + 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  501338
Reference Date: 04/23/2024 
Job Code Function: General Management