FOOD AND BEVERAGE DIRECTOR
Upsky Long Island Hotel
Location: US - NY - Hauppauge
The main function of the Food and Beverage Director is to coordinate, oversee supervise and direct all hotel food and beverage operations.
The Food and Beverage Director is expected to maintain a profitable food and beverage department while maintaining high quality products and service and acting as a member of the Hotel’s Executive Committee. The department must achieve or exceed budgeted revenues, profit margins, food and beverage costs and labor and expense percentages while maximizing guest satisfaction.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
At least 5 years of progressive experience in a hotel or a related field required, or 2 year college degree and 3 or more years related experience; or 4 year college degree and at least 2 years of related experience. Previous management responsibility required.
DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS:
- Long hours sometimes required
- Approach all encounters with guests and employees in a friendly, service-oriented manner.
- Maintain regular attendance in compliance with hotel standards, as required by scheduling that will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
- Supervise all Food and Beverage personnel.
- Prepare the Food and Beverage budget and monitor department performance with respect to same. Perform any necessary follow-up, including forecasting.
- Work with other Executive Committee members and keep them informed of Food and Beverage issues as they arise.
- Coordinate and monitor all phases of lost prevention in the Food and Beverage department.
- Monitor quality of service of food and beverage.
- Cooperate in menu planning and preparation.
- Ensure all compliance with all liquor laws, and health and sanitation regulations.
- Ensure purchases of food and beverage items within budget allocation.
- Oversee operation of the employee cafeteria.
- Ensure department’s compliance with the SOP’s.
- Create and/or approve training materials.
THIS HOTEL FUNCTIONS 7 DAYS A WEEK, 24 HOURS A DAY. ALL EMPLOYEES MUST REALIZE THAT WE SCHEDULE AS BUSINESS DICTATES.