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Sonnenalp Hotel

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Job description

Description of the Property:
Sonnenalp is a unique hotel in Vail, Colorado renowned for personal service and genuine, family-run hospitality. Enjoy world-class amenities and conveniences in the heart of Vail Village. This high-end Alpine-style hotel is a 7-minute walk from Gondola One and a mile from the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens. Featuring Bavarian-inspired furniture, all rooms, suites and condos have flat-screen TVs, DVD players and free Wi-Fi, plus bathrooms with heated floors. Upgraded rooms add balconies and fireplaces. Suites feature lofts and/or soaking tubs, while condos have full kitchens. There are 4 restaurants, and a bar with live music. There's also an 18-hole golf course. Access to the spa complex, with heated outdoor and indoor pools, a gym and yoga studio, is covered by the resort fee, as is a local shuttle.

Description of the Location:
Vail, Colorado, is a small town at the base of Vail Mountain, home of the massive Vail Ski Resort. Set within White River National Forest, the town is a gateway for winter sports such as skiing and snowboarding. It’s also a summertime destination for golfing, hiking and cultural festivals. Gore Creek, popular for fly fishing, runs directly through the town center.

Description of the Training:
Gain invaluable skills and knowledge in the Rooms Division of a world-leading luxury hotel/resort through a J-1 program at Sonnenalp Hotel or step into the kitchen and learn from the best chefs in the American hospitality industry. Train in a diverse and multicultural environment, under the guidance and leadership of industry leaders in the guest services field as you rotate through different outlets on the property. This rotational program is designed to give you exposure to the international hospitality industry and give you the experience to excel in your career when you return to your home country.

Description of the Position:
Train in all areas of Culinary/ Rooms Division, including, but not limited to: Banquets, Pastry and Outlet kitchens/ Front of House Operations, Supervisory Development, Front Desk Reception, Butler Service, Housekeeping:
• Learn to ensure high quality and consistency of service as per Hotel’s standards;
• Welcome guests and colleagues in a polite and friendly manner;
• Train with professionals across multiple outlets to perform tasks as needed;
• Ensure compliance of all Hotel's standards;
• Learn to strive to achieve departmental targets;
• Ensure cleanliness of work areas;
• During training, ensure to be in compliance with all Hotel's health and safety policies;
• Perform all other reasonable duties as needed.

Requirements

• Conversational English required;
• Must be a current student of a Hospitality or Tourism / Culinary Arts post-secondary academic institution;
• Or recent graduate (less than 12 months ago) of a Hospitality or Tourism / Culinary Arts post-secondary academic institution;
• Or a graduate of a Hospitality or Tourism / Culinary Arts post-secondary academic institution (more than 12 months ago,) with 12 months of verifiable related work experience;
• Or must have 5 years of verifiable related work experience.

• Willingness to learn and follow instructions;
• Positive attitude;
• Good communication skills;
• Commitment to delivering high levels of customer service;
• A polished and professional appearance and compliance with Hotel grooming standards;
• Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations;
• Ability to work calmly while meeting deadlines.

Details

Job type
Internship
Location
Vail, CO, United States
Department
F&B kitchen, Front Office concierge, Front Office reception, Rooms division, Bakery/Pastry, Guest Relations, Cook
Languages
English
Starting in
February 2021
Latest start date
June 2021
Duration of the contract
12 months
Positions available
10
Pay range
$15.00 per hour
Accommodation
Host company provided

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