Job title: Director of Food & Beverage
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Hospitality and Catering
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Co. Cork
Job published: 25-05-2023
Job ID: 32160

Job Description

Director of Food & Beverage

Management responsibilities:

  • To ensure the smooth and efficient management of all Food & Beverage outlets.
  • To ensure the Food & Beverage team delivers the highest standards of luxury and quality to our guests in a consistent way.
  • To ensure departmental audits are carried on a systematic basis to ensure consistency by all team members.
  • To ensure reservations for the assigned Food & Beverage outlets are managed correctly and to liaise with all relevant departments with regards to special request.
  • To ensure that service areas of responsibility are clean and well maintained (both front & back of house).
  • To ensure that the ambience in departments (lights, music and temperature) are controlled.
  • Ensure that all new initiatives are implemented in the agreed time frame.

People responsibilities:

  • To assist in the recruitment and selection of F&B Managers.
  • To appraise managers in accordance with the agreed appraisal procedure.
  • To ensure that all team members comply with the employee handbook.
  • To co-chair monthly “Departmental Meetings” and ensure team members attend General Team Meetings and EICM when required.
  • To identify & develop key team members and develop a succession plan in conjunction with the Human Resources Manager.

Financial Responsibilities

  • To comply with the hotels cash handling procedures and ensure that all team members are trained accordingly.
  • Drives business results through revenue growth and cost savings efficiency.
  • To monitor all purchasing and costs in the department and to ensure that spend is in line with budgets and in line with purchasing procedures.
  • To ensure ‘wastage costs’ (i.e. breakage, spillage, etc.) are minimized.
  • To maintain beverage cost within the budgeted targets.