Food and Beverage

Whistler Blackcomb

Why You Will Love Working for Our Division

  • Best meal benefits
  • The world’s best commute to and from our on-mountain locations
  • Gain valuable work experience and transferable skills
  • Numerous opportunities for career advancement
  • Meet great people and make life-long friends… and nobody parties like F&B!

But you don’t have to take our word for it… See what the biggest names in the business have to say:

Crystal Hut, Whistler Blackcomb

Blackcomb Mountain, just 120 km from Vancouver, British Columbia, is famous for extra-long, thigh-burning runs, gloriously steep powder bowls, and waffles. Find the thick and fluffy Belgian-style ones made to order at lunch in the Crystal Hut, a cozy log cabin notched onto a ridge at the top of the Crystal chairlift, 1,845m above sea level.

The Garibaldi Lift Co. sweeps the awards…

The ‘go2 the top’ in the category of British Columbia Liquor Primary and Accommodation employer, which recognizes companies who have upheld high standards of excellence in human resource practices and people management.

  • One of 10 Best’s Regional restaurants in Whistler by SPC Travel
  • North America’s Best Après Ski Bar by SKIING Magazine
  • One of North America's best places to warm up and chill out by SKI Magazine.
  • One of the top ten mountain bars in the world by Forbes Travellers Magazine.

GO BIG OR GO HOME!

Don’t sweat the small stuff – there’s a place for you at Whistler’s biggest restaurant! With seating for 1500, and an elevation of 1,850m above sea level, the view alone will bowl you over, and the commute home isn’t exactly dull… If you’re planning on moving up in the industry, working at the Roundhouse is an invaluable experience at one of the busiest mountaintop restaurants in the world!

Meet a few of our people:

Paul Street, Director of Food & Beverage
“For an F&B guy, working for Whistler Blackcomb means overseeing a wide spectrum of restaurant styles and operational challenges you wouldn't find anywhere else. Whistler Blackcomb is all about the people. Working at WB gives people the means to support themselves and develop professionally, while living and enjoying life in the most incredible playground in the world ... and that is more important than anything.”

Sean Richard, General Manager of Alpine Restaurants
Ten seasons ago, Sean Richard began his career at Whistler Blackcomb as a Hut Bistro Worker. He quickly climbed the ranks to lead hand, through two supervisor roles, and moved on to become the manager of the Crystal and Horstman Huts, and The Glacier Creek. He is now Food & Beverage General Manager of Blackcomb Alpine and Support Services, and winner of Manager of the Year for 2007.

Lia Fowler, Manager - F&B Support Services
Lia Fowler began her career at Whistler Blackcomb in the Employee Experience division. She worked her way from a Lead Hand, to Supervisor of Staff Housing and then Supervisor of Employee Experience. She came to F&B as Manager of the Cleaners, and was then promoted to Support Services Manager. This role involves managing the Cleaners, 18 Below, and the Food & Beverage Warehouse and Purchasing. When asked why she recommends working in F&B at Whistler Blackcomb, Lia says: “The staff. A company is only good as the people they keep.”

Here is a list of some Seasonal positions we typically hire for:

  • Barista
  • Dishwasher
  • Hut/Bistro Worker
  • Cashier
  • Cleaner
  • Cook
  • Food Station Server
  • Busperson
  • Chef
  • Supervisors

 Seasonal Volunteer Positions
Whistler Blackcomb has one seasonal volunteer opportunity in our Food and Beverage Division. Upon being offered a volunteer position, you will be required to commit to 23 days during the winter season, in exchange for a Dual Mountain season pass.

  • Food and Beverage Lodge Host

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