Director, Food & Beverage Job Description

Director, Food & Beverage Job Description

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Director, Food & Beverage Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Develops an operating budget for each of the department’s revenue outlets
Assures that all standard operating procedures for revenue and cost control are in place and consistently utilized
Inspects to ensure that all safety, sanitation, energy management, preventive maintenance and other standards are consistently met
Helps plan and approves external and internal marketing and sales promotion activities for the food and beverage department
Approves the menus proposed by the Executive Chef for all outlets and special events
Establishes quantity and quality output standards for personnel in all positions within the department
Researches new products and develops an analysis of the cost/profit benefits
Maintains food and beverage personnel records
Develops and implements policies and procedures for food and beverage departments
Consults with the Executive Chef and other applicable club administrators daily to assure the highest level of member satisfaction at minimum cost

Director, Food & Beverage Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Director, Food & Beverage

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: T.I.P.S, TIPS, CMAA, CPR

Education for Director, Food & Beverage

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the director, food & beverage job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as University and Collage Degree in Hospitality, Business/Administration, Hotel and Restaurant Management, Culinary, Food Service management, Event Management, Hospitality Management, Management, Restaurant Management, Education

Skills for Director, Food & Beverage

Desired skills for director, food & beverage include:

Business and management principles involved in strategic planning
Coordination of people and resources
Human resources modeling
Leadership technique
Production methods
Resource allocation
Principles and processes for providing customer and personal services
Excel
Word
Budgeting

Desired experience for director, food & beverage includes:

Prepares and monitors annual budget, revenue goals and the expenses for the Food and Beverage department
Prepares and monitors annual budget, revenue goals and the expenses for the Food and Beverage department generating various (weekly, monthly ) business volume forecasts and planning accordingly
Executes inventory control and calculation for monthly analysis and reconciliation
May be required to fill in as bartender, server, host, as needed
Familiarize self with Company Health and Safety Policies and ensure your areas promote and comply with them
Familiarizes yourself with property safety, first aid and fire and emergency procedures and actively enforce these in your area of responsibility

Director, Food & Beverage Examples

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Director, Food & Beverage Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of director, food & beverage. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for director, food & beverage
  • Maintains adherence to policies and procedures as set forth by the company relating to employment, environmental health and safety laws relating to the operation of food, beverage and guest room facilities
  • Sets the warehouse value budget for each restaurant’s wine warehouse the main wine warehouse
  • Work closely will outlet managers to ensure the success of each outlet
  • Monitor and actively influence cost management and revenue generation for each outlet
  • Develop and mentor outlet managers
  • Actively engage with employees throughout the division ensuring that they are
  • Ultimately responsible for all resort Food and Beverage outlets banquets, catering and the retail shop
  • Ensures a positive work environment for all hosts and high levels of engagement and job satisfaction
  • Leads safety efforts for the F&B discipline
  • Determine how food should be presented and create decorative food displays
Qualifications for director, food & beverage
  • Approachable, open minded and fair
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years previous luxury / upscale hotel experience in a related field
  • Minimum of 3 years F&B management experience, preferably in the luxury setting or upscale boutique hotel
  • A strong understanding of overall hotel business with the ability to study, analyze and interpret complex activities and/or information in order to improve new practices or develop new approaches
  • Passionate, energetic and self‐motivated individual who can deliver exceptional service
  • Supervise full-time staff and seasonal staff members including
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Director, Food & Beverage Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of director, food & beverage. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for director, food & beverage
  • Acts as an ambassador and spokesperson to all customers
  • Collaborates with the Online Reputation Manager regarding customer feedback and guest satisfaction results
  • Develops the annual Food & Beverage budget from a revenue, cost, productivity, and efficiency perspective
  • Actively participates in the revenue management process ensuring Food & Beverage revenues are maximized in order to achieve financial success (Rev per hour worked, Rev per occupied room and GOP)
  • Hotel representative for all major Food and Beverage capital projects
  • Establishes and monitors effective goals and measurements for the Food & Beverage division
  • Coordinates ECOSURE & LQA action planning and improvement plan implementation
  • Networks with peers in the PNW region & within our industry
  • Oversee all aspects of food and beverage operations by exercising demonstrated knowledge and experience in all phases of food and beverage management, including kitchen, restaurant, In Room Dining, lounge, banquets and catering operations, staffing, and budget and forecast management
  • Provide the vision, leadership and strategy to inspire your associates to deliver exceptional service and drive financial success
Qualifications for director, food & beverage
  • Routinely exposed to loud noises
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills including fluent English, Arabic is a plus
  • Able to motivate, guide and conduct training to the staff
  • Creative & have the ability to develop & promote events
  • Pro-active, responsible, able to work under pressure, tight deadline and flexible work hour
  • Leadership & management skills to motivate and mentor employees
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Director, Food & Beverage Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of director, food & beverage. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for director, food & beverage
  • Implement affective cost controls for food, beverage and labor
  • Relay information about upcoming events to staff under his/her supervision
  • Relay company policy and procedures to staff under his/her supervision
  • Develop workable systems for inventory, receiving and product utilization (product cost)
  • Develop standards of productivity for food & beverage personnel
  • Responsible for implementing company-wide system
  • Create appealing, high quality, marketable cycle menus and special event menus
  • Plan and direct the functions of administration and planning of the Food and Beverage and Conference Services Departments to meet the daily needs of the operation
  • Clearly describe, assign and delegate responsibility and authority for the operation of the various food and beverage and CS sub-departments, room service, restaurants, banquets, kitchens, steward, conference floor, conference planning, AV, coffee breaks
  • Develop, implement and monitor schedules for the operation of all F&B outlets and CS Departments to achieve a profitable result, ensuring all contractual obligations are met (seniority, time of posting, job sharing)
Qualifications for director, food & beverage
  • Superior food knowledge
  • Professional and appropriate business appearance and presentation
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for
  • Luxury hotel food and beverage experience is essential, with a minimum of 2 years in a similar capacity as Dir F&B or F&B Manager
  • Previous experience in a Director of Food & Beverage role is preferred
  • Excellent communication skill in English (Thai language would be advantage)
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Director, Food & Beverage Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a director, food & beverage. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for director, food & beverage
  • Recommend and initiate salary, disciplinary, or other staffing/human resources-related actions in accordance with company rules and policies
  • Establish and achieve quality and guest satisfaction goals
  • Establish procedures and timeframes for conducting inventory
  • Maintain procedures to (1) ensure the security and proper storage of food and beverage products, inventory, and equipment, (2) ensure the security of monies, credit and financial transactions, (3) replenish supplies, inventory, uniforms, in a timely and efficient manner, and (4) to maximize waste and pilferage
  • May recruit, evaluate, and select entertainment for food and beverage outlets and events
  • Approves catering polies and pricing
  • The mandate of the Director, Food and Beverage is to orchestrate the hotel's food and beverage operations through maximizing the talents of divisional colleagues, delivering excellent guest service, and maximizing shareholder returns
  • Ensuring adherence to Brand Standards in all areas of the Food and Beverage Division
  • Increases level of guest satisfaction by delivery of an improved product through employee development and job engineering
  • Assist in the preparation, presentation and subsequent achievement of the hotel's Business Plan, which includes the annual Operating Budget, Marketing and Sales Plan, and Capital Budget
Qualifications for director, food & beverage
  • Good attitude, open mind, creative and leadership character
  • Previous experience in a similar role in a large 5 star hotel
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the hospitality industry
  • Must treat guests, associates, vendors and co-workers with professionalism and respect at all times
  • Must be able to work well under pressure and meet strict deadlines
  • Have a balanced perspective when dealing with guests
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Director, Food & Beverage Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a director, food & beverage. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for director, food & beverage
  • Ensure the development and accuracy and delivery of monthly financial outlooks for the Food and Beverage Division
  • Ensure the leadership and coordination of the food and beverage operating departments through their respective Leaders within Banquets, Culinary, Stewarding and Outlets
  • Ensure regular, effective communication with all Food and Beverage colleagues through individual departmental communication meeting, Service Plus, development and daily interaction in all departments
  • Oversee the development and implementation of innovative promotional and sales events by seeking out creative ways to improve service and increase business volumes
  • Development of hotel and F&B partnerships and community initiatives within the marketplace
  • Manage restaurant, bar, Private Dining room, Room Service functions, maintaining a high profile with customers and staff
  • To ensure the all F&B outlets comply with the standards measured by Coyle or other inspectors
  • To ensure that profit margins maintained, budgeted Food and Beverage costs met through effective control systems, including issuing against sales analysis, menu costing and cash
  • Works with the marketing team to promote the F&B outlets to increase revenues and attract new business
  • Work with the Executive Chef on promotions, new amenities, and other guest experience enhancements
Qualifications for director, food & beverage
  • We are looking for individuals who have a solid knowledge of food & beverage, have creativity and flair, and are able to evidence good business acumen, a strong work ethic and people-management skills
  • Prefer Expat who can speak Mandarin
  • Two years as a food and beverage director or assistant food and beverage director preferred
  • Above satisfactory communication skills both written and verbal
  • Knowledge of Delphi preferred
  • Must have very strong computer skills

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