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Director of Food and Beverage

Company: Conrad Nashville
Location: Nashville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

The Director of Food and Beverage is responsible for overseeing the entire operation of restaurants, bars, banquets and culinary at the property. The goal is maximizing food and beverage revenue; selecting, training and developing team members; establishing and maintaining quality product and service levels while maximizing profits; forecasting and budgeting. Ensures compliance with health, safety, sanitation and alcohol awareness standards and liquor laws. Keeps high standards of food and beverage quality, service and marketing to maximize profits and insure outstanding customer service. This position REQUIRES strong Food and Beverage background.As Director of Food and Beverage you will

-Oversee all aspects of food and beverage operations by exercising demonstrated knowledge and experience in all phases of food and beverage management, including kitchen, lounge 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.You have a strong food and beverage management background and an obvious passion for hospitality. Your passion for hospitality service is contagious and you are a natural coach that masterfully builds effective teams and inspires individuals to do their best.
-Enable innovation and drive results.You execute successful food and beverage marketing programs, artfully leverage revenue management within tight margins, driving profit to the bottom line with solid financial controls. Coordinate with the chef on menus and work with sales to create enticements that capture both in-house guests and the local market share, achieving or beating sales goals.
-Keep a pulse on the budget.Develop, recommend and manage the division's budget, business marketing plan, and forecasts, to meet or exceed management expectations.
-Maintain a quality control program that ensures consistency in production, preparation and service. Ensuring that quality is continually evaluated and enhanced.
-Develop and enhance the Food and Beverage reputation of Conrad Nashville through product improvement, effective PR, devising promotions and participation in promotional activities. In conjunction with Sales and Marketing, to devise and organize food promotions as appropriate.
-Assist in the creation of menus, beverage lists for all outlets, having regard to customer demand and company margins. Keep aware of new food trends, systems and practices and equipment in F&B operations.
-In conjunction with Human Resources, to recruit, select and induct new staff for the department having regard for current employment legislation and recognized working practices.
-Deliver training to the food and beverage team ensuring that the training is documented and recorded. In conjunction with the HR department ensure that a training plan is produced for all department personnel within every unit. Team members to be trained in cost efficiency, food hygiene, health and safety, customer care and new company policies as prescribed from time to time.
-Take measures to protect guests, associates, and the asset. Help oversee food and operational safety to ensure a comfortable environment for guests, that's safe for associates. Take preventive measures to maximize workplace safety and loss prevention.

A four-year college education or equivalent is helpful, with four to five years of employment in a related position required. Advanced hospitality knowledge in food and beverage is expected. To be successful in this role, you must be able to read, write, and verbally communicate effectively and professionally in English with associates, guests, and leadership. You must be able to deal with difficult situations and people, while exhibiting a consistent level of professionalism. You will regularly use a computer and various software. This position may require domestic travel for task force assignments.

-Hilton and other Travel discounts
-Life Insurance
-Supplemental Insurance
-Long/Short Term Disability
-Professional Development Opportunities
-Competitive Compensation plus incentives!

Keywords: Conrad Nashville, Nashville , Director of Food and Beverage, Executive , Nashville, Tennessee

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