Yellowstone National Park employees not only work hard, they play hard, too. With over 2 million acres of land to explore, beautiful animals and half of the world’s thermal features you’ll never run out of exciting sights to discover! Our summer season positions typically run from mid-April through late October.
Yellowstone National Park Lodges operates 31 restaurants within the park that range from fast casual to fine dining. Each of these operations functions at high volume levels in order to accommodate the millions of visitors the park sees annually. Our parent company, Xanterra, strives to use local and/or organic ingredients whenever possible, for both guest and employee meals. Food and Beverage managers are responsible for the oversight of all operations within their designated restaurant to ensure that staffing levels, budget and guest and employee satisfaction are all meeting or exceeding expectations.
Candidates interested in Food & Beverage management positions in Yellowstone are drawn to the unique opportunity to work in the world’s first national park and should be enthusiastic about Xanterra’s sustainability initiatives and mission to provide ‘legendary hospitality with a softer footprint’. Our employees are not only highly knowledgeable of the menu and operations at their own location, but also possess a general knowledge of the park and its surrounding areas.
Applicants applying for Food & Beverage Management will be considered for the following positions.
Food and Beverage Manager/Assistant
Fast Food or Snack Shop/Deli Supervisor
Fast Food orSnack Shop/Deli Supevisors are responsible for great guest service that includes good food served hot and fast, staff schedules and generating revenue and budget reports. Supervisors may also find themselves flipping burgers, restocking beverages and busing tables.
Restaurant Chef and Sous Chef manage and oversee the food production in one of many Yellowstone kitchens. These high-pressure positions require knowledge of all back-of-the-house operations and conduct daily service based on preplanned recipes and pars.
Dining Room Managers oversee the daily operations in one of our five Dining Rooms around Yellowstone. Managers produce schedules, oversee training for their seasonal staff and compile revenue and budget reports. At times, they may also assist with busing tables, delivering food to a table, restocking bread stations or helping at the host stand during service hours
Pantry Supervisor heads up the team that prepares most cold food items offered to guests in our dining facilities. This position requires previous experience working with food preparation and supervising food and beverage teams.
The Cafeteria Manager oversees daily operations in one of our guest cafeterias.
Warehouse Managers have a staff and are in responsible for food and beverage inventory control and budgets, attention to detail in safe storage processes and driving and unloading.