Job Title: Food & Beverage Manager
Location: Dublin South/ Wicklow
My client is seeking a Food and Beverage Manager for their 5 star property in South Dublin. The successful candidate will be responsible for the management of all aspects and functions mentioned below. He/ she will direct, implement and maintain a service and management philosophy.
Provides support, training and direction- as well as helping staff members have continuous success and development.
Maintain complete knowledge of:
All hotel features/services, hours of operation.
All hotel restaurant food concepts, menu price range, dress code and ambiance.
All hotel catering events and restaurant covers.
All hotel occupancy rates.
Daily house count and expected arrivals/departures (particularly VIPs).
Scheduled daily group activities, names and location of meeting/banquet rooms.
Local events, attractions, holiday schedules.
Maintain complete knowledge and comply with all hotel and departmental policies and procedures.
Maintain updated resource materials on all vendors and information to accommodate customer requests.
Review daily event list and catering contracts and be familiar with guests' names and room locations.
Accommodate all customer requests expediently and courteously.
Ensure departmental training is taking place for all employees.
Attend weekly staff meetings, “General Sessions”, leadership development classes.
Monitor and ensure the cleanliness of the work areas.
Coach and counsel employees and document all incidents.
Identify, document and ensure processes are in place and working to maintain Hotel service standards.
Maintain complete knowledge of:
All liquor brands, beers etc.
The particular characteristics and description of every wine, champagne by the glass, and major wines on the wine list.
Designated glassware and garnishes for drinks.
All bar menu items, preparation method, time, ingredients, sauces, portion sizes, garnishes, presentation and prices.
Bar outlet layouts, table/seat/station numbers, proper table set-ups, room capacity, hours of operation, price ranges and dress codes.
Maintain complete knowledge and strictly abide by state liquor regulations.
Establish par levels for supplies, alcohol and equipment. Complete requisitions to replenish shortages. Ensuring that each liquor has a backup bottle.
Inspect quality of garnishes, inspect bar set-ups, check for cleanliness, and all aspects of the outlet environment ensuring compliance with standards of cleanliness and order.
Complete and direct scheduled inventories.
Prepare weekly forecast of revenues, covers, and labor costs.
Conduct monthly departmental meetings.
Plan special events and bar promotions: prepare and distribute monthly calendar.
Skills and Experience Required:
Must have 1-2 years’ minimum experience as a Food & Beverage Manager or 5 years’ experience as an Assistant F&B Manager, preferably in a 5 Star Hotel.
Candidates with a 3rd Level hospitality qualification will have an advantage.
Candidates with Certification of previous training in liquor, wine, and food service will have an advantage.
Must be fluent in English.
Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous.
Ability to think clearly, quickly and make concise decisions.
Must be able to work well under pressure.
Ability to be positive and upbeat and to create that feeling in others.
Must have the ability to think of ways to improve, do more and create/build teamwork in a department.
For more information please call Aoife on 01 2788610 or send your CV in confidence through the link.
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