Beverage Manager

Moonlight Basin Big Sky, MT

There’s a side of Big Sky, Montana that speaks to those seeking something special. A vast 8,000 acre landscape where stunning natural beauty and an endless array of alpine adventures blend together to create a private club and mountain living experience like no other.  

Whether it’s winter or summer, Moonlight Basin is something you won’t soon forget. The mountain scenery, the direct access to some of the finest skiing at Big Sky Resort, the hiking, the golf and so much more all add up to the perfect place to work and enjoy Montana.  

Moonlight Basin is located right in the middle of the best things to see and do in Montana. You can visit Yellowstone National Park. Explore the national forest and wilderness lands. Come down to the town of Big Sky and shop, eat, and catch some music. Bozeman is a short drive and easily accessible by Skyline Bus. 

Position Summary:  

The Beverage Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations and overall success of the beverage department. This position will directly manage hourly Beverage associates as well as collectively lead all FOH Food & Beverage hourly associates along with the greater Food & Beverage management team. The Beverage Manager will work closing with the Executive Chef and Events Manager to plan and execute beverage programming for all special and Member events.  

Primary Job Duties 

  • Schedule all beverage staff to ensure all F&B operations are adequately staffed. 

  • Ensure payroll reports are submitted to appropriate departments correctly and in a timely fashion. 

  • Drive the recruitment, interview, and hiring process of all beverage associates. Actively assist in the recruitment, interview, and hiring process of all FOH F&B associates.  

  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure their beverage needs are met. 

  • Engage with Events Department to coordinate overall F&B participation in special and member events, including but not limited to scheduling, set up, execution, and breakdown. 

  • Actively contribute to departmental staff communication to ensure that information is efficiently accessed by all.  

  • Maintain an appropriate product inventory for all outlets, adjusting to budgeted guidelines and business levels. Ensure that invoices are properly coded. 

  • Complete monthly inventory. 

  • Develop and manage beverage training programs to ensure all FOH hourly associates clearly understand performance expectations and how to navigate a personalized path of growth. 

  • Support day-to-day FOH operations by being an active presence on the floor.  

  • Create and maintain strong relationships with our members and guests.  

  • Maintain complete food & beverage menu knowledge.  

  • Posses a deep knowledge of our beer, wine, and cocktail offerings.  

  • Hold associates accountable for completing work efficiently and accurately.  

  • Lead pre-shift meetings to communicate changes or updates to associates.  

  • Provide aid to all associates as needed. Support in handling guest inquires and requests, as well as resolving any guest complaints.  

  • Ensure compliance with health, safety, sanitation, and alcohol awareness standards.  

  • Complete any projects assigned, as assigned by the Director of Food & Beverage. 

  • Always maintain a professional appearance and work environment.  

  • Demonstrate the highest level of hospitality to associates and guests.  

  • Develop and grow beer, wine, and cocktail programs, including retail beverage and events.  


  • Minimum of 5 years bartending experiencePrior experience in a luxury hotel or private club preferred. Minimum of 3 years hospitality management experience. Prior experience in a luxury hotel or private club preferred.  

  • College degree preferred. 

  • CMS Level 2, or equivalent, required.  

  • Precise attention to detail.  

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