Career Development - Hospitality

There is a mountain of opportunity for hospitality staff in the ski industry

Food and beverage are a big part of the skiing experience for our guests, and great help is needed to ensure that guests can find what they're looking for. Dining opportunities range from coffee shops to cafeterias, high-end on-mountain dining to base area restaurants, as well as bars and pubs. Many ski areas host events that range from festivals to weddings and everything in between which also require skilled staff to meet guest expectations. And for those who excel in the kitchen and dining room, working at a ski area also means you'll get added skiing privileges.

Food & Beverage

Ski areas often have resort-operated lodging properties as well, so if you're more of a hotelier, there are opportunities to build a ski industry career in the lodging side of hospitality as well.

Whether you're a current employee looking to strengthen your skills or are just starting out, there are local tools and resources to help you succeed. We've listed a couple of them below, but if you're interested in exploring opportunities at any of our ski areas, give us a shout at (603) 745-9396 and we can put you in touch with industry veterans who can help provide career advice.

New Hampshire ProStart

ProStart® is a nationwide, two-year program for high school students that develops the best and brightest talent into tomorrow’s industry leaders. From culinary techniques to management skills, ProStart’s industry-driven curriculum provides real-world educational opportunities and builds practical skills and a foundation that will last a lifetime. To learn more about this program check out the video below and then visit the New Hampshire Lodging & Restaurant Association (NHLRA) website to learn how you can kick start your career.

The New Hampshire Lodging & Restaurant Association Education Foundation (NHLRAEF)

Looking to further your education in hospitality? The NHLRAEF awards scholarships to New Hampshire students looking to further their culinary and hospitality education at a post-secondary level. These scholarships are designed to assist students who demonstrate an interest in and commitment to the restaurant/foodservice and hospitality industry. Discover a scholarship that suits your education goals by clicking the button below.

Job Openings at NH Ski Resorts

Click on the links below and find current job opportunities at NH ski areas.

Abenaki Ski Area - Wolfeboro
Attitash Mountain Resort - Bartlett
Black Mountain - Jackson
Bretton Woods - Bretton Woods
Cannon Mountain - Franconia
Cranmore Mountain Resort - North Conway
Crotched Mountain - Francestown
Dartmouth Skiway - Lyme Center
Great Glen Trails - Gorham
Gunstock Mountain Resort - Gilford
King Pine - East Madison
Loon Mountain Resort - Lincoln
McIntyre Ski Area - Manchester
Mount Sunapee - Newbury
Pats Peak - Henniker
Purity Spring XC & Snowshoe Reserve - East Madison
Ragged Mountain Resort - Danbury
Waterville Valley Resort - Waterville Valley
Whaleback Mountain - Enfield
Wildcat Mountain - Gorham
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