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
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