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7th Annual Holiday Village Stroll

December 12-14, 2014

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Miracle On Ice Fantasy Camp

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Current Opportunities

Food and Beverage

Executive Chef

The Executive Chef is responsible for all food preparation, production and control for all food outlets and banquet facilities to meet high standards of quality.

You will hire, train, supervise, schedule and participate in activities of chefs, cooks and other personnel involved in preparing, cooking and presenting food in accordance with productivity standards, cost controls and forecast needs.

Listen actively and communicate clearly while interacting with customers to promote food products and directing staff activities. Analyze feedback from clients and employees, make judgments and take action to implement suggestions for improvement. Maintain working rapport with all hotel staff for efficient operation and service to customers. Organize and conduct meetings.

Create and implement new menus and individual menu items for all outlets based on current food trends and regional tastes. Develop innovative menu selections for special banquet themes and parties in accordance with client budgetary considerations and expectations. Confer with Director of Food and Beverage regarding new selections and changes.

Audit food storeroom items and storage to maintain quality products to ensure adherence to all health code requirements. Enforce safety procedures and cleanliness throughout kitchen(s) including walk-in and reach-in boxes.

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Extensive knowledge of menu development, insight to marketing, cost and wage control.
  • Thorough knowledge of food products, standard recipes and proper preparation.
  • Ability to analyze, forecast data, and make judgments to ensure proper payroll and production control.
  • Ability to supervise large staff and accomplish goals on a timely basis

Education: Any combination of education, training, and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.  Minimum of 3 years of Culinary schooling.

Experience: Must have prior experience as an Executive Chef with knowledge of most international and domestic dishes.                           

Licenses or certificates:Ability to obtain any government required licenses or certificates.  CPR certification and/or First Aid training preferred.

Outlet Manager

High Peaks Resort in Lake Placid, New York is seeking an Outlets Manger who is an experienced restaurant professional with a creative orientation to join our Food and Beverage operation.
Responsibilities include leadership and oversight of all food and beverage outlets, as a hands on floor manager. The main focus is supervision and direction of servers, bartenders, hosts, room service, and banquet staff to ensure the highest level of guest service at all times. Other responsibilities include ensuring efficient and effective communication between front-of-house and back-of-house, training of staff, assisting in execution of catering events, labor & cost control, beverage inventories and retail inventories.
We are a full-service, independent resort hotel located in an area renowned for its scenic beauty, recreational opportunities in all seasons, and rich Olympic history. The ideal candidate for this position is a dynamic and outgoing proven leader who is passionate about guest service and able to deliver an experience second to none.
Experience: Minimum two years hotel food and beverage management experience, including knowledge of banquet, fine and casual dining, and beverage operations required. Experience in a first-class medium-large resort with multiple outlet operations preferred.
Education : College degree in hotel/restaurant management or culinary school education preferred or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Learn more about us at www.highpeaksresort.com

Banquet Manager

High Peaks Resort, is seeking an experienced Banquet Manager.  Our property is an upscale resort hotel comprised of 177 rooms, 10,000 square feet of meeting space and multiple food and beverage outlets.

We are focused on delivering a superb guest experience and are seeking a career-minded team member who can help carry out our vision.

This position requires significant banquet and catering/conference service experience, preferably in an upscale hotel setting.  This is a leadership role in a demanding, fast-paced environment.  The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that our banquet team delivers service that exceeds our guests’ expectations, and that all aspects of each function are executed flawlessly.  Specific responsibilities include training, developing, supervising, and scheduling team members, implementing and overseeing all activities outlined in BEO reports, and practicing, promoting, and managing to our service standards.

Specific requirements include at least one year of solid banquet experience, attention to detail, effective time management skills, strong interpersonal, organizational, and leadership skills, and the desire to deliver exceptional customer service.

Located in the spectacular Adirondack Park, our resort is a great place to work and advance your career.  We offer competitive compensation and excellent benefits for full-time associates. 

Dancing Bears Servers, Host/Hostess, Room Service Server

We are seeking top notch staff for our superior resort-hotel restaurant. We have immediate openings for Servers and Bartenders at our world famous restaurant and outdoor deck overlooking the High Peaks and Mirror Lake in downtown Lake Placid. We pride ourselves on world class service, and exceeding every guest's expectations. If you have a similar orientation please consider joining our team.

Banquet Houseperson

 In this role you will set-up, breakdown and service all meeting rooms in accordance with high standards of quality. 
This is a full time year round position, with benefits available after 60 days of successful employment. Hours vary, including evenings and weekends, so flexible availability is key.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Set-up all meeting rooms to the specifications of the guest
- Supply and replenish meeting rooms
- Break down, clear and store equipment post meeting
- Ensure and assist in cleaning of function areas as needed

Previous Banquet experience is an asset but we will train the right person with a service focus, a desire to work hard, and a track record of reliability. Being able to communicate effectively and pleasantly with guests and staff is essential. 
You must be able to work on your feet and at an appropriate pace for an eight hour shift; this job involves moving and setting up heavy materials such as tables, chairs, staging, dance floors, etc

Dishwasher

Seeking year round and seasonal dishwashers for High Peaks Resort's Dancing Bears restaurant. Candidates must be hard working, reliable and able to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment as part of a team. We work hard and enjoy what we do - if that sounds like how you operate come check us out.

Housekeeping Department

Room Attendant

Cleanliness is one of the most important features a hotel can offer its guests.  We are seeking exceptional housekeeping candidates for the position of room attendant who will clean guest rooms, bathrooms, and lobby areas.  Responsibilities include changing linens and towels, restocking amenities and other items, cleaning and disinfecting all guestroom and bathroom surfaces, dusting and polishing all furniture, removing trash, vacuuming, and cleaning floors, and ensuring that each room is spotless before each guest arrives.  The successful candidate will have an eye for detail, cleaning experience, and a desire for perfection.  Conscientiousness is important as you will leave your mark on each room that you clean.  Friendliness and a positive attitude are important also because you will be ambassadors of the hotel.

Housekeeping Houseperson

This is a full time year round position, with benefits available after 60 days of successful employment. Hours vary, including evenings and weekends, so flexible availability is key.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

-Assure cleanliness of guest floor corridors, foyers, stairwells, and public vending areas

-Assists room attendants in order to maintain high standards of cleanliness

-Respond to guest request calls

-Assist guests with luggage as requested

-Cleans rooms as needed

Previous Housekeeping experience is an asset but we will train the right person with a service focus, a desire to work hard, and a track record of reliability. Being able to communicate effectively and pleasantly with guests and staff is essential.
You must be able to work on your feet and at an appropriate pace for an eight hour shift

 
 Send resume to humanresources@higpeaksresort.com or apply in person.