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Food & Beverage Senior Manager

Date:  Jun 22, 2022

Tahoe City, CA, US

Company:  Northstar California Resort
Shift Type:  Year Round

With diverse tree-lined mountain trails, a world-class terrain park and a vibrant village, Northstar is the perfect setting for families and snow sports enthusiasts alike. Nestled in the Sierra Nevada just 15 minutes from Lake Tahoe, 30 minutes from Reno and a few hours from Napa and San Francisco, it’s easy to explore everything Northern California has to offer. Join the Northstar team and learn why Truckee, CA has been voted one of the “Top 25 Ski Towns in the World.”

Vail Resorts currently requires all employees across North America to be vaccinated for COVID-19


Job Specifications:

  • Housing: Not Available
  • Outlet: Multiple Outlets
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time / Year Round


Job Summary: 

The Food and Beverage (F&B) Organization is comprised of over 300 different restaurants that share a commitment to bringing excellence to mountain dining as part of the overall ski experience. We believe that F&B leaders should possess a strong working knowledge of the front and back of house supported by best-in-class central programs, training and support. As such, our in-resort Senior Manager level F&B leaders are responsible for the management and leadership of multiple high-volume operations. Additionally, multi-unit managers lead one of three disciplines –culinary, beverage or events – for the resort, participating in enterprise groups and projects. The Senior Manager is responsible for executional excellence in both guest and employee experience.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Management over multiple food and beverage outlets as well as a strong ability to develop relationships with key business partners and other functional groups.
  • Builds and develops a talented team that is aligned with resort goals and culture and can deliver to established operational standards.
  • Provides next level leadership and development for managers throughout the division.
  • Empower, develop, appraise, and create the best atmosphere for employees to be and do their best in.
  • Ensure that operation fully supports initiatives with corporate strategic partners by giving outstanding representation to their product.
  • Work with COE and represent resort in Culinary council to roll out culinary guidance for QSR, FSR and Banquet operations.
  • Super user for all systems related to the Food & Beverage team including Delphi, IG billing, procurement systems, health & safety and HR systems.
  • Responsible for Payroll exceptions, approvals, and labor distribution reports across a number of outlets.
  • Accurately conduct and review daily reports and safety audits.
  • Know and enforce local, state and federal regulations for the sale and distribution of alcohol.
  • Ensure compliance with local, state and federal Health department mandates.
  • In conjunction with restaurant leadership team investigate and resolve guest complaints.
  • Ordering, working with maintenance dept. on projects and priories, floor supervision during peak times, coordination with other departments to ensure a smooth operation.
  • Oversee ordering/receiving, cost transfers, variance reports and inventory control for all food, beverages, supplies, etc.
  • Responsible for supporting day-to-day operations for our outlets in the absence of General Management.
  • Leads and manages capital project requests and the completion of such requests across multiple levels of the business.


Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 7 years restaurant experience
  • Minimum 5 years management experience
  • Ability to manage a budget of up to $2m
  • Alcohol service certification required within 30 days of employment
  • Serve Safe Food Protection Manager Certification required within 30 days of employment



  • Bachelor's degree in Hospitality or Culinary
  • Familiarity with commercial kitchen equipment and operations
  • Experience with Coupa purchasing software
  • Ability to Ski or Ride beginner & intermediate terrain


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 


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.


Vail Resorts has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement as a condition of employment, effective Nov. 15, 2021. We will provide accommodations or exemptions where legally required based on the relevant state and federal laws and regulations in each of our locations.

Requisition ID 444956

Nearest Major Market: Sacramento