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Title:  General Manager - Chef, Spruce Camp Base Lodge - HOUSING AVAILABLE

Date:  May 22, 2022

Stowe, VT, US

Company:  Stowe Mountain Resort
Shift Type:  Year Round

Stowe Mountain Resort is widely revered as the Ski Capital of the East. Located on Vermont’s highest peak, Stowe is a renowned world-class, family-friendly destination, offering year-round amenities from skiing to rock climbing and zip-lining. Travelers are drawn from across the globe to this dynamic mountain and the legendary community of this passionate, quintessential New England ski town.  Come join the Stowe Mountain team where you’ll instantly feel at home.

As of Nov. 15, 2021, Vail Resorts will be requiring all employees across North America to be vaccinated for COVID-19.


Mostly days, very few nights! Weekends off in spring. Not your usual Chef grind!


Job Summary:

We are truly passionate about our people and we want a person who can deliver exceptional guest service by hiring, developing and leading a great team. The position will report to the F&B Director and have complete restaurant and culinary oversite ensuring operations are run safely, efficiently and cost effectively while exceeding customer service expectations at this high volume location.


Job Responsibilities:

  • All-inclusive daily operational and financial oversight of Great Room Grill and Spruce Camp Bar F&B service during winter months.
  • Oversee the winter lunch program for Children’s Ski School.
  • Complete culinary oversight of both winter and summer banquets/events happening at Spruce Camp and Cliff House and any other Stowe venues (Canteen/Midway, etc).
  • Manages Spruce Camp the restaurant at all times to assure high quality of service and product following guidelines in the Vail Resorts, F&B Operational Playbook.
  • Coordinates efforts of all food & beverage employees; assures adequate staffing and supervision.
  • Assures completion of necessary paperwork as needed on a daily basis. POS Reconciliation, Facility Check List, Safety Meetings, Safari Topics and Avero Log Books.
  • Maintain current Health and Liquor permits.
  • Constantly lead the search for innovation and change, and implements these changes to exceed our guests’ expectations and company goals.
  • Maximize profitability and be fluent in labor and cost of sales reporting/management.
  • Overall restaurant & location cleanliness.
  • Inspect quality of food product received at Spruce Camp.
  • Maintains adequate inventory levels of all products according to business levels.
  • Ability to attend work in harsh weather environment.
  • Ability to hold staff accountable to Vail Resorts, Inc. policies, procedures and performance standards.
  • Maintain a Safe environment and keeps location compliant with all Health and Safety requirements
  • Manage operation to all Covid-19 related safety SOPS including but not limited to Mask & Vaccine Requirements, Safe Food Service and above all employee & guest safety in all areas of operation. 
  • We are a company that works together; and throughout the season you may be required to assist other restaurants as needed.


Job Qualifications:

  • Must provide proof of Full Vaccination status with approved vaccinations. 
  • 3-5 years Management/ Culinary experience in a high volume Food and Beverage environment including daily retail F&B and private events.
  • Intermediate or better computer skills; working knowledge of Word/Excel/Outlook.
  • Exceptional communication skills, guest service and team building abilities.
  • Must have leadership, problem solving and multi-tasking experience.
  • Must be fluent in English.
  • Valid Serve Safe Manager Certification Required
  • Valid driver’s licenses required.
  • DLC Certification Required
  • Must be available holidays & weekends during peak months. Some schedule flexibility can be enjoyed during off season months.


Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak. 

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 413650