Director of Food and Beverage, Banff Gondola

Job Locations CA-AB-Banff
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(07/28/2022 2:55 PM)
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Food and Beverage/Culinary

What will be your daily pursuit?

Oversee an incredible dining experience in all Food & Beverage operations including; Sky Bistro, Northern Lights and Castle Mountain Coffee Company

What perks can you expect?

  • Work in a dynamic, culturally diverse team from around the globe 
  • Seasonal work experience in aiconic, unforgettable, and inspiring location
  • Fast-paced and active position – get your step counter ready! 
  • The chance to work in an inclusive culture and make life-long friends 
  • Opportunities for career growth or future work at other Pursuit locations 
  • Access to one of the world’s most beautiful and iconic National Parks 

What will you do in this job?

  • Continue to drive exceptional guest and team experiences
  • Assisting and investing in hiring talent, training, coaching, development and retention of team members
  • Lead the day-to-day operations focused on consistently delivering exceptional guest service standards and increasing sales
  • Create a culture of empowerment, teamwork, continuous improvement and a passion for providing exceptional service
  • Anticipate challenges with a collaborative solutions driven strategy that will enhance the performance of the Gondola food and beverage operations
  • Preparation of monthly forecasting and reports and assist in the development, implementation and monitoring the budget to maximize revenues.
  • Participate in the budgeting process – develop, implement and manage the budget, forecast, inventory and operating cost for the various outlets to maximize revenue and manage expenses
  • “Safety First”. Team and guest safety is our first priority to maintain our reputation as an industry leader
  • Ability to manage all F&B and day-to-day operations within budgeted guidelines
  • Work with Group and Event Management to deliver high standards in all cooperate events
  • While reporting to the Director of Food & Beverage, establish strong partnerships with the Gondola leadership team and all Pursuit Collection leaders.
  • Collect, communicate and lead the efforts to know and understand our guests, guest trends, innovation, and product development
  • Be with the team and guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels; follow up and communicate feedback from guests and team to improve overall experience
  • Assist with planning, innovation and execution of functions and events
  • Creatively assist in development and implementation of F&B promotions for Sky Bistro, Northern Lights and Castle Mountain Coffee Company

What skills and experience do you need for this job?

  • 10+ years of experience in elevated hospitality and travel industries experiences
  • Proven high end food and beverage leadership experience
  • Wine knowledge and fine dining management experience
  • Thrives in a fast paced and high energy work environment
  • Working knowledge of various computer software programs (MS Office, restaurant management software, POS)
  • Proven creativity and inspiring food and beverages trends and best practices
  • Experience with best in class operating systems, training, staff development and the operational management of large and complex operations
  • Expertise in building relationships and working on teams across all levels of an organization, particularly with operating teams, line supervisors, seasonal staff from a broad range of cultural and ethnic backgrounds
  • Able to create “followership” through modelling our core values and best practices
  • Experience with financial management and creating strong employee and guest satisfaction
  • Ideal candidate would have strong experience across a broad range of food and beverage activities, meetings/events and functions
  • To honour our commitment to be “Always Honest” all employees must consent to a criminal record check

Thank you for your interest in working with us, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

What will your work environment be like?

  • Beautiful. You’ll work in iconic, unforgettable and inspiring National Park. You’ll see amazing scenery and wildlife. You’ll participate in team events – and fun! 
  • Remote. Our home is filled with trees, lakes and blue-bird skies; rather than buildings, freeways and smog. 

This job description describes this role at a high level, but no document can anticipate every single task, issue or project that could come up. We work as a team and believe that we succeed together – these job duties may change based on the needs of the team and company as a whole. 


To handle this job successfully, any person hired must be able to perform responsibilities as described. Pursuit will make any reasonable accommodation to help a person with disabilities perform their job. This job is based in Alberta, Canada. Relocation to the area and the legal ability to work in Canada is required. 



EEO Information

Pursuit is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. Pursuit values diverse backgrounds and experience and we welcome all who are eligible to work in Canada to apply! We thank all candidates for their interest, however, please note that only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted. If selected for an interview, please advise us if you require an accommodation.


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