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Food & Beverage Manager – boutique hotel –

Reference Number: 8396


Job Type:
Food & Beverage Manager
Tunbridge Wells


Food & Beverage Manager – boutique hotel – A small boutique hotel with a variety of entertainment spaces including a restaurant, bar, courtyard, terrace and room service. It is a busy establishment also catering for a number of weddings and events. Due to their continued success they are looking for a Food & Beverage Manager to oversee all the hotels catering options. The role will involve the following: • To take overall responsibility for the management and operation of all hotel catering requirements: Restaurants & Bar, Events catering & Room service • Ensure the efficient and effective delivery of food and beverage operations across all points of sale to the highest service standards and performance levels • Deliver the highest possible standard of food and beverages with the resources available, within budget and in line with sales/revenue targets • Ensure that all customers receive a high quality service every time from their arrival through to their departure • Take overall responsibility for all F&B budgeting, forecasting and stock ordering • Actively seek and identify opportunities and innovations for business growth & development • Effectively manage and organise the F&B team to ensure the delivery of both qualitative and quantitative results, including; managing staff rotas, authorising and administering time sheets, annual leave etc. • Support and develop the F&B team to perform to the highest standards through coaching, training and motivation and carry out performance reviews in line with the hotels policies and procedures • Ensure effective lines of communication, both upwards and downwards, between management and the various F&B teams through regular team meetings and briefings The ideal candidate will have the following: • Previous experience at a 4* venue in a senior position for a minimum of two years, and will be passionate and knowledgeable about the industry. • Personable and charismatic personality and copes well under pressure • Ability to work closely with the head chef and bar manager to ensure excellent relationship between front and back of house teams • Proven record of excellent team management skills • A dynamic and entrepreneurial spirit, with ambition to help develop the brand across a number of channels

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