LUXURY WITH WILD ABANDON

Situated on 3,500 acres of lush ranch land outside of Park City, Utah,
The Lodge at Blue Sky invites guests to slow down and forge meaningful connections with the land, animals and people that call Blue Sky home.

Owners Mike + Barb Phillips are genuine stewards of the earth. Together they have designed five mediums through which guests can reconnect with the natural world:

The understated elegance & organic architecture of Blue Sky’s 46 rooms + suites; nourishing mountain modern cuisine utilizing storied, sustainable ingredients;
an iconic wellness sanctuary perched at the edge of a precipice where earth meets sky; the High West whiskey distillery which lovingly crafts small batch whiskey from grain to glass; and curated activities for guests of all ages which invoke a rich Western heritage.

Blue Sky is a place of soul and spirit, located 40 minutes from Salt Lake City International Airport

 

 

LOCATION: THE LODGE AT BLUE SKY-- WANSHIP, UT

 

DEPARTMENT: FOOD & BEVERAGE

 

REPORTS TO: Food & Beverage Supervisor, Food & Beverage Manager

 

ABOUT THE LODGE AT BLUE SKY: Nestled between the soaring peaks of Utah’s Wasatch and Uinta mountain ranges, a mold-breaking and highly-anticipated concept in hospitality is emerging...The Lodge at Blue Sky sits on thousands of acres of some of the world’s most breathtakingly beautiful natural lands, just a few short minutes from Park City, and its unique philosophy fosters, in equal measure, unmatched luxury and uninhibited adventure. Prestigious industry publications including Travel and Leisure and Forbes have singled out The Lodge at Blue Sky as one of the most sought-after destination hotels in the world this year. When it opens its doors for the first time in May of 2019, the Auberge Resort Group Family looks forward to welcoming guests to share in the Soulful Journey that guides every aspect of this one-of-a-kind resort’s operations.  

 

The Lodge at Blue Sky is pleased to invite qualified and passionate candidates to join our Family in growing strong roots in our local and global community, being responsible stewards of the land we love, experiencing meaningful adventures, and nurturing our connections with people and other living creatures, every single day. The Lodge at Blue Sky believes that our mission to provide luxury with wild abandon to our guests can only be fulfilled by nurturing, valuing, and empowering our employees to be their best selves, and giving our best in return. Our employee culture sets itself apart from other luxury hotels in our genuine appreciation of and respect for our team members, and we are dedicated to providing the best employee experience possible for our team by pairing people with positions that both challenge and enrich them, as well as offering competitive wages and comprehensive benefits.

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:Greet guests sincerely and professionally, and seat according to their needs, optimizing current restaurant demand and serving flow. Maintains a calm, welcoming host stand while multitasking various tasks in support of restaurant service. Take reservations and maintain reservation schedule. Assist with Food and Beverage tasks as assigned. Within that, the host provides a personal introduction to Blue Sky’s culinary offerings and crucial support to other food and beverage staff in influencing guest satisfaction. It is essential that all associates extend service in a professional, friendly, courteous, efficient and timely fashion.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintain complete knowledge of :

    • Restaurant, bar, and pool bar layout, table/seat/station numbers, proper table set-ups, room capacity, hours of operation, price range and dress code.

    • Daily house count, arrivals/departures, VIPs.

    • Scheduled in-house group activities, locations and times.

    • Hotel extension numbers.

    • Beeper/radio numbers carried by hotel personal.

    • Features and services provided by the hotel.

  • Maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental policies and service procedures,

  • Prepare station chart and assign stations to staff following departmental procedures.

  • Guide servers, assistant servers, and buspersons in table set-up needs to ensure optimum service to the guests.

  • Take, record and confirm restaurant reservations/cancellations as specified in departmental standards.

  • Maintain positive guest relations at all times.

  • Periodically check with the Front Desk to review updates on house count and arrivals.

  • Greet and acknowledge all arriving guests, however busy and whatever time of day.

  • Escort guests to tables and assist in seating at tables, present menus and extend congenialities in accordance to department guidelines.

  • Accommodate all requests for information courteously.

  • Communicate VIP arrivals and special requests to designated personnel for follow up.

  • Inspect table set-ups; check for cleanliness, neatness and agreement to departmental standards; relay deficiencies to respective personnel.

  • Inspect the restaurant environment and entrance area, ensuring compliance with standards of cleanliness and order.  Rectify any deficiencies; maintain cleanliness at all times.

  • Set up Host(ess) station with necessary supplies; maintain cleanliness at all times.  Report shortages to manager.

  • Review the reservation book, pre-assign designated tables and follow up on all special requests.

  • Inspect condition and cleanliness of menus and wine lists; ensure designated amounts are inserted into each menu.  Update menus and wine lists as changes occur.

  • Anticipate guests’ needs, respond promptly and acknowledge all guests, however busy and whatever time of day.  Promote positive guest relations at all times.

  • Be familiar with all hotel services/features and local attractions/activities to respond accurately to any guest inquiry.

  • Handle guest complaints by following the five step procedures and ensuring guest satisfaction.

  • Monitor guest reactions and confer frequently with service staff to ensure guest satisfaction.

  • Extend courteous departures as guests leave the restaurant.

  • Answer outlet phone within 3 rings, using correct salutations and telephone etiquette.

  • Be familiar with POS system and assist manager in transferring bar checks to the restaurant.

  • Perform coat check duties.

  • Complete work orders for maintenance repairs and submit to manager.

  • Complete all closing side duties as assigned.

  • Assist in set up of the restaurant to ensure optimum service to the guests.

  • Take record and relay messages in accordance with standards.

  • Attend menu and wine tastings as scheduled.

  • Attend all restaurant staff meetings as scheduled

 

Standard Specifications: Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves, other employees or guests.

 

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A genuine affinity for interacting meaningfully and positively with guests.

  • Experience providing service in a fine dining environment.

  • (Required)1 year experience in a busy dining room or restaurant

  • Ability to satisfactorily communicate in English with guest, management and  co-workers to their understanding

  • Previous training in liquor, wine and food service.

  • (Desireable) Ability to communicate in a second language, preferably Spanish

  • Computer training on P.O.S. system

  • Prior training in guest relations.

  • Ability to maintain calm during busy periods and treat our guests and our colleagues with respect, and work hard together to deliver the highest quality of service to all.

  • Ability to perform assigned duties with attention to detail, speed, accuracy, follow-through, courtesy, cooperativeness and work with a minimum of    supervision.

  • Professional, polished service, etiquette, and protocol skills and knowledge.

  • ServeSafe and TIPS certification.

 

ESSENTIAL SKILLS:

  • Ability to provide clear and legible written communication as well as communicate exceptionally well verbally, in person and by phone.

 
  • Ability to compute basic mathematical calculations.

 
  • Ability to input and access data in a computer.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing, using correct spelling and grammar.

  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous.

  • Ability to promote positive relation with all individuals who approach the restaurant and by telephone.

  • Ability to exercise good judgment with difficult guests.

  • Ability to think clearly, quickly, maintain concentration and make a concise decision in pressure situation.

 
  • Ability to work effectively in providing exceptional service in a luxury restaurant environment cohesively with other departments and individuals as part of a team.

 
  • Ability to prioritize and follow up on work assignments.

  • Understanding of food and beverage safety practices, as well as safe handling of cleaning chemicals.

  • Ability to suggestively sell restaurant menu items, beverages and wines.

 

 

Working Conditions: Most tasks are performed indoors. Temperature is usually moderate.  Noise level is usually moderate.

 

Physical Demands: Frequent need to perform the following physical activities:

  • Reaching, bending, pushing, pulling, twisting, lifting, and climbing.   Have frequent need to perform standing and walking activities related to provide food service in the restaurant.  

  • Constant need to perform the following physical activities: grasping, turning, finger dexterity.

  • Frequent need to stand for long periods of time.

  • Lifting/carrying up to 10 lbs. frequently and 25 lbs. occasionally.

  • Vision requirements: constant need to view small print.  Frequent need to see small details and things clearly beyond arms’ reach.

  • Hearing requirements: constant need to speak on telephone and/or two-way radio.

  • Respond to general public and converse with staff. Ability to hear fire alarms and emergency equipment.

 

NOTE: A review of this description has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties.  All duties and requirements are essential job functions.

 

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor.

 

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.


 About The Lodge at Blue Sky
Blue Sky Utah. Forty six luxurious rooms and suites on 3,500 secluded acres, all with stunning Wasatch Mountain views. A stream flows year-round, and wildlife abounds. Wander the property on foot or horseback in warmer months or cross country skis and snow-shoes in winter. Every mountain activity imaginable is at your fingertips, while the Spa at Blue Sky, High West Distillery and five-star dining are just outside your front door.
 


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Department: Food & Bev Front of house
This is a non-management position
This is a full time position

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