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Food and Beverage Director

Company: Hilton Garden Inn Virginia Beach Oceanfront
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Exciting opportunity to join the Hilton Garden Inn Management Team and Lagerheads Restaurant!
Salary Range $65K plus

The Food & Beverage Director is ultimately responsible for all food & beverage operations of the Hilton Garden Inn Hotel involving breakfast, Banquet activities and local famous Lagerheads Restaurant on a daily basis. The F&B Director consistently provides superb dining and other food and beverage experiences for guests. This senior level position works closely with and reports to the General Manager

Essential Job Functions:
--- Be the primary coordinator of food and beverage budgeting, hiring, training, orientations and creating team environment and supervision of associates.
--- Liaison an on-going basis with the Sales Department to ensure all guests needs and requirements will be met
--- Oversee the operation of the following facilities and functions: Banquet Facilities, Restaurant, Room Service, and Lobby Bar.
--- Report to the GM and lead a team comprised of the F&B Team and Culinary Team.
--- Oversee, with Banquet manager and Catering Sales Team on all banquet events, assuring guest satisfaction and profitability.
--- Be responsive to guest requests for menu selections, event planning, etc., and strive to find creative ways to accommodate reasonable guest requests
--- Recommend, monitor and manage policies, operating procedures and staffing for all food and beverage operations.
--- Enable innovation and drive results. Execute successful food and beverage marketing programs collaborating with the Director of Catering to artfully leverage revenue management within tight margins driving profits to the bottom line with solid financial controls. Coordinate with the Executive Chef on menus to create enticements that capture both in-house guests and the local market share, achieving or beating sales goals.
--- Ensure compliance with all health and safety, liquor consumption, and other food and beverage regulations; keep current on all matters pertaining to the food and beverage industry
--- Protect guests, associates and the asset by overseen Food and Beverage operations safety to ensure a comfortable environment for guests and associates' safety. Take proactive preventive measures to maximize workplace safety and loss prevention
--- Have responsibility over all beverage inventories and purchases
--- Maintains appearance, upkeep and cleanliness of all food and beverage equipment and facilities.
--- Ensure a professional attitude and proper business attire when on property, ready to meet or service a guest at any time
--- Monitors employee dress codes according to policies and procedures.
--- Mentor the development and growth of associates resulting in high employee retention
--- Maintains records of special events, house counts, food covers and daily business volumes.
--- Approves design of all food and beverage and banquet menus.
--- Recommends to the general manager operating hours for all food and beverage outlets.
--- Helps develop wine lists and bottle or glass wine sales promotion programs.
--- Flexibility to work various schedules as business demands including nights, weekends and holidays.

TOP Requirements:
Lead by example: Team Up, Own It and Passionately Serve!
Create and foster a TOP Culture within your department.
Give Shout Outs to your Team Members that Team Up, Own It or Passionately Serve.
Demonstrate self-confidence, energy and enthusiasm at all time
Being comfortable with the high level of visibility and the TOP leadership role within the company.

Qualification Summary:

Education & Experience:
--- High school diploma or GED certification required.
--- Bachelor's Degree and/or extensive experience in a hotel or related field required.
--- 5 years in Food & Beverage.
--- 2 years in Food & Beverage supervision or management.
--- Knowledge and understanding of ABC laws.
--- Reading, Writing, Basic Math, Computer skills and Brand systems JB.0.00.LN

Keywords: Hilton Garden Inn Virginia Beach Oceanfront, Virginia Beach , Food and Beverage Director, Hospitality & Tourism , Virginia Beach, Virginia

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