Host, Game Creek Restaurant

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POST DATE 9/14/2016
END DATE 10/13/2016

Vail Resorts Vail, CO

Vail, CO
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED


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 50 most innovative companies as named by Fast Company, and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak. Host, Game Creek Restaurant - Full Time and Part Time - Vail, CO Nestled just below Eagle's Nest and just above the Game Creek chair lift, Game Creek Restaurant is a truly unique location, with a private, members-only lunch balanced with a gourmet dinner program. Dining at Game Creek is an exceptional experience where guests overlook the beautiful Game Creek Bowl and either ski in for lunch or ride a snowcat for dinner. Game Creek Restaurant offers delectable, five-star, locally-sourced American cuisine, complimented by an award-winning wine list and superior service. This breathtaking European chalet-style restaurant is Vail Mountains signature fine dining location. The host/hostess is responsible for warmly greeting and welcoming all members and guests, and using their names as an elevated level of service. Hosts work both lunch and dinner at Game Creek. Game Creek Restaurant is open exclusively for Game Creek Club Members at lunch and the host will work with the Game Creek Club staff to accommodate member dining preferences. Dinner is open to the public, and hosts will manage guest arrival from the base of the gondola to the snow cat to the restaurant, and back onto a snowcat at the end of the guests meals. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Will work within OpenTable computer reservations management system to check in members/guests, make reservations, and manage table assignments. Assists managers in controlling the flow of members/guests and seats guests within manager's guidelines, as promptly as possible. Must answer phones, check and relay messages to managers, maintain tidiness of restrooms and lounge areas, and assist bussers and servers in the dining room as best as able. Must be able to recognize members by name and make them feel welcome. Understanding the dynamics of lunch and dinner operations is essential for the host. Requirements: Previous restaurant experience or customer service experience preferred. Prior experience working with OpenTable preferred. Previous work experience in a private club preferred. High School diploma or equivalent - required. Proven ability to work well with others and guests - required. Must be fluent in English - required. Must be able to lift and carry 40+ lbs - required. Must be able to stand for 8+ hours - required. Must be available to work lunch and dinner shifts - required. Must be available to work holidays including: Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, December 26th through January 2nd, Presidents Day Weekend, and any other holidays as requested - required. Be a part of the resort where it all started. Imagine belonging to a team that delivers the life of luxury to its guests while infusing the mountain lifestyle in every experience. Are you someone that never settles for second best? Take your mountain exploration to the next level and join a passionate group of people who thrive on extraordinary customer service. Come help us deliver unparalleled adventures in a place that is unrivaled and unflinching. Join the team at Vail a place thats Like Nothing on Earth. 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 125235