Rachel Jacobs has been appointed to Executive Chef/Director of Food & Beverage of the 203-room, newly renovated Snow King Resort, according to General Manager Gregg Fracassa.
“We are pleased to welcome Rachel to Snow King Resort and Haydens Post restaurant,” said Fracassa. “Her immense talent and creativity, coupled with her passion for utilizing sustainable products and partnering with local farms and purveyors will add an organic and authentic character to our culinary operations.”
As executive chef/director of F&B, Jacobs dual role will be responsible for overseeing a staff of 40 associates, the daily operations of the resort’s signature restaurant Haydens Post, banquet kitchen and room service, as well as food revenues and product purchasing. Jacobs will also be responsible for developing and implementing restaurant and holiday menus and new culinary concepts throughout the year.
Prior to joining Snow King Resort, Jacobs, a native of Southern California, was the Executive Chef for Concord Hotels Hilton Doubletree in San Diego and before that was the Executive Sous Chef for the acclaimed La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club. Jacobs has held a variety of positions within the culinary community in San Diego and Key West, Florida. She attended San Diego City College and resides full time in Jackson.
About Snow King Resort
Located at the base of Snow King Mountain and just blocks from the historic Jackson Hole Town Square, Snow King Resort is the town’s largest full-service resort offering 203 warmly appointed and newly renovated guest rooms in addition to 60 luxury condominium/vacation rentals at the Grand View Lodge. Snow King Resort features more than 20,000 square feet of meeting and event space and plenty of wide-open spaces to accommodate current physical distancing protocols. Its signature restaurant, Haydens Post, features traditional American favorites with a local-centric twist and an expansive outdoor patio with panoramic views. Year-round recreational activities include but are not limited to, mountain biking and hiking, water sports, wildlife tours, skiing and snowboarding in addition to all of the experiences offered on Snow King Mountain. The resort also features a seasonal outdoor heated pool and hot tub and executive fitness center that is open 24 hours a day. Most notably, Snow King Resort is the gateway to Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park which make for easy day trips. Snow King Resort is conveniently located 15 minutes from the Jackson Hole Airport and offers complimentary shuttle transportation for resort guests. Visit us online, or follow us on Facebook and Instagram. Snow King Resort is located at 400 E. Snow King Avenue in Jackson, Wyoming. Snow King Resort is owned by Florida-based KDG Capital and is managed by Benchmark, A Global Hospitality Company, out of Texas.