Food and Beverage Manager - Luxury Hotel - Thurlestone

Location Devon
Discipline: Hospitality
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££45,000 pa Basic + Bonus + TRONC + Great Benefits + Live in Available
Contact name: Sukh Samra

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Published: 12 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

​We are recruiting for a Food and Beverage Manager to join the team our clients luxury 4-star 65-bedroom hotel situated on the spectacular South Devon coast.  Part of the exclusive Pride of Britain hotel collection. The hotel includes the 2 AA Rosette Restaurant, Voyage Spa, 9-hole golf course, The Village Inn Pub as well as a range of sports facilities.

Our clients mission statement is “we strive to exceed our guests’ expectations so they wish to return” and they know that they would not come close to achieving this without the wonderful people that work here.

About the role

The Food and Beverage Manager will work closely with the hotel’s General and Deputy Managers, taking a hands-on guest facing role throughout the hotel’s food and beverage operation, supporting and developing our people, product, processes and profit.   Responsible for the overall day to day running of the hotel’s food and beverage outlets which include the 2 Rosette Restaurant, Cocktail Bar, Terrace, Lounge and a seasonal pool side bistro.  You will ensure that standards are met, revenues are maximised and guests’ satisfaction is delivered consistently.  You will be an ambassador for the brand and hotel, providing leadership and strategic planning in support of our service culture, operations and guest satisfaction targets.

What the ideal candidate will offer

  • Proven experience working as a Food and Beverage Manager in a luxury 4- or 5-star environment

  • The ability to multi task and exceptional time management skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • The ability to problem solve and forward plan

  • Be approachable and engaging both for our staff and guests

  • Be motivated, driven and passionate about the hospitality industry

  • Excellent knowledge of food and wines to enable development of our offering

  • Ability to manage budgets and meet agreed KPIs for wages, spending and liquor GPs

  • Experience in recruitment and an ability to respond to the seasonality of business

  • The ability to train and develop a team of 40 staff during peak seasons

What you will get in return

  • Basic salary of up to £45,000

  • Profit related bonus

  • 28 days annual leave

  • Tronc

  • Discounts at our clients property, their sister property and over 50 Pride of Britain hotels

  • Live-in accommodation on a temporary or permanent basis – we have an amazing newly opened fully refurbished staff house 5 minutes from the hotel