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Restaurant Manager - Grand Teton National Park - Free Housing Provided

Date:  Mar 15, 2023

Jackson Hole, WY, US

Company:  Grand Teton Lodge Company
Shift Type:  Summer Seasonal 2023

Create Your Experience of a Lifetime!

Come work and play in the mountains!  Whether it's your first time seeing the mountains, or you already call them home, 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.


Join the Grand Teton Lodge Company for a season, or stay for a career at one/many of our 40+ resorts. From day one, you'll receive some of the highest compensation rates in the industry, free access to Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks, Employee housing, free activities, 40% retail discounts, the chance to grow through Epic Service - our leading training and development program, and wellness benefits to fuel your success.​


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. Restaurant Managers are visionary leaders responsible for restaurant operations, maintaining operational goals, promoting teamwork amongst staff, and elevating service quality and safety to ensure an exceptional dining experience for our guests.


Job Specifications

  • Outlet: Ranch House (Colter Bay Village) & Pioneer Grill (Jackson Lake Lodge)
  • Starting Wage: $52,000
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time
  • Skill Level: Advanced


Job Responsibilities

  • Manage dining operations and performance for front and back of house providing assistance and working in either area, wherever needed, to ensure smooth operations
  • Assist with the development of marketing plans to promote dining location as needed
  • Manage administrative duties including but not limited to hiring, cash management, reservations, developing and managing budgets, purchasing, inventory, and records management
  • Perform routine inspections to maintain facility standards for food preparation, cleanliness, safety, and sanitation in accordance with laws and regulations
  • Review staff performance and behavior to provide meaningful feedback and direction providing recognition or corrective action, including termination, if necessary
  • Participate in leadership forums providing feedback and input on dining operations, training, and continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Other duties as assigned


The “must haves” for this position include:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required; Bachelors or Culinary degree preferred
  • ServSafe certification or regional equivalent required
  • 5+ years of restaurant experience with 1+ years of supervisory experience required
  • 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; bilingual preferred


We prefer that you additionally have the following skills/experience, but it is not required:

  • Be genuinely concerned about the environment and recycling
  • Have good communication/people skills


What’s In It For You?

  • FREE Housing (including linens and all utilities)
  • FREE Full Hook-Up RV Sites
  • FREE National Park Pass to Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park
  • FREE Participation in guest activities: Horseback rides, kayak and boat rentals, lake cruises & scenic raft tours, 200 miles of hiking trails and THE greatest perk ever – living in one of the most picturesque national parks!
  • FREE Meal Plan covers 3 meals/day in the employee cafeteria
  • Complimentary WiFi 
  • Complimentary use of Recreation halls and Employee Gym (Climbing Wall) 


Before you apply, visit for detailed information about housing and other information you will find helpful.


This is a summer position. Our season typically runs from May through early October. Candidates must be available to work until the end of the season.


Come capture the “Spirit of the Tetons” in one of the most photographed mountain ranges in North America. Our team returns year after year to ensure that our guests get the most out of our abundant wildlife, breathtaking views, hiking trails, fishing and much more.

We are committed to environmental stewardship and sustainability through zero waste, energy and water conservation, green dining and retail, volunteerism, and education. Grand Teton Lodge Company offers an amazing place to live and work, as well as staff housing. 


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 492633