Deno's Mountain Bistro

Seeking Year Round Kitchen Staff

We are the longest continuously running business in downtown Winter Park, Colorado. Although our cuisine is Mediterranean influenced, we have a passion for global and new American cuisine. Our award-winning wine list attracts customers from all around the world.

We are located in the heart of downtown Winter Park. Minutes from Winter Park resort and an hour and a half from Denver.

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About Deno's Mountain Bistro

Deno's has been around for over 40 years because of our excellent reputation and product.  The restaurant has been acknowledged by the Colorado Restaurant Hall of Fame and is continually granted The Best of Award from Wine Spectator Magazine.  Our dining room seats 150 people and the bar/lounge 50.  We take pride in our food and service with a family-style corporate culture.  Our employees and customers have great relationships guaranteeing a consistent customer base year-round.  While we are searching for year-round employees, our seasonal environment offers an opportunity for vacation time.  One of the greatest aspects of working in a resort community is that our team has hospitality and the outdoors in common. Our kitchen staff splits a 3% "kitchen livable wage" every check in the restaurant. 

The Employee Experience

Winter Park is a work hard, play hard community.  Working at Deno's is a high volume fast paced environment. Busy days are frequent, but it's all worth it when you can wake up to the beautiful scenery around you and the endless activities in the Rocky Mountains.  Deno's family style corporate culture provides a supportive workplace for our employees. Outside of work we often; ski, bike, snowboard, hike, camp and take vacations together. 

Ideal Candidate

We are searching for those who love food, working with people, are dependable and love the mountains.

Room and Board

Housing is tight in the Fraser Valley, and it is something that the town is working on across the county. We have bedrooms for rent on the property and within walking distance of Deno's.  Housing is available for qualified applicants.  We require a background check and a damage deposit, and rent is typically between $700-$1200 monthly, depending on the unit and location.

Other housing is available by contacting local real estate offices, the Town of Winter Park housing department, Craigs List, and Grand County Online Garage sale via Facebook, Facebook and local newspapers.

The town of Winter Park offers a program to help with down payment assistance and subsidized rent. 

Housing is also available in Fraser, Tabernash, or Granby.

Let us know if we can help by providing more information and suggestions.

Employee Perks

Ski passes are provided to those who commit for a full year.  Extended vacation time is granted during off-seasons.

Getting Here and Getting Around

We are an hour and a half from Denver and 8 minutes from Winter Park Ski Resort: "COLORADO'S FAVORITE"

There are several ways to get to downtown Winter Park.  If traveling by car, Highway 40 is a scenic drive over Berthoud Pass, via I-70.  Winter Park is the only ski area accessible by rail.  Amtrak is a unique and beautiful experience from Denver's recently remodeled Union Station or Denver International Airport via the A-Line. There is also the Home James Shuttle service, which runs from the airport to Winter Park on request.

Once here we have a year-round transit system that runs until 2:00 am daily.

For Fun

Colorado's favorite playground offers world class skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, snowshoeing and cross country skiing in the winter.  Our valley has the longest single track bike trail system in Colorado, with over 600 miles to ride.  The Fraser River is the headwaters of the Colorado river where all water sports are enjoyed.   Deno's location is next to the newly built Hideaway Park stage where endless music and community events take place year round.

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