ASSISTANT F&B MANAGER (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  Sarova Hotels

  Windsor, England

We are looking for an Assistant Food and Beverage Manager with previous operational experience in all F & B departments including Restaurants, Bars, Events & Weddings to join our busy team.

Our Food and Beverage Department is the heart of our busy hotel and includes our Restaurant, Lounge and Bars as well as our extensive Meeting and Events facilities. As Assistant Food and Beverage Manager you will be managing the Brasserie Manager, M&E Assistant Manager and F & B Supervisors to provide excellent service to our guests. Being in a customer-facing role means you are a confident and well-presented individual with a warm way with people. We believe it is the people we employ that make the difference to the experience of our guests, and that is why we are looking for someone who is ready to go above and beyond in everything they do.

What will I be doing as Assistant Food and Beverage Manager ?

  • Bridging the operational gap between the Restaurant, Lounge Bar and Meetings and Events teams to ensure a smooth overall F&B operation at all times.
  • Monitoring standards and engaging with customers/guests to obtain feedback on service levels.
  • Creating and managing a monthly department training calendar to include inductions, all aspects of product knowledge, standards and health and safety training.
  • Delivering on job coaching and training to individuals and small groups to ensure they are effective in their roles and their skills are developed.
  • Acting as hands on manager on the floor when departmental managers are not on site.
  • Managing the pool of casual workers to ensure they are inducted, trained and developed
  • Effectively managing the equipment used in the departments, ensuring stock takes are done on a regular basis and equipment is replaced when needed.
  • Controlling departmental expenses including liquor cost of sales & service staff wages, in line with business levels.
  • Duty Management as required on rota

As Assistant Food and Beverage Manager you will have...

  • Minimum of 2 years' experience as a Junior or Assistant Manager in a quality 4 * hotels.
  • Operational experience in all F & B departments including Events & Weddings with a good knowledge of wines & spirits and a passion for fresh, quality food.
  • Financial awareness with an understanding of Food & Beverage revenue streams & controls, including POS, ideally Micros.
  • Self-motivation and able to motivate others to achieve.
  • The drive and ability to implement standard, policies and procedures and to ensure they are adhered to.
  • Proven man-management, coaching and team building skills.
  • A good understanding of all applicable Health & Safety legislation.
  • An outgoing personality, excellent interpersonal skills, a professional manner and excellent command of written & spoken English with good IT skills.

Why join the Wren’s team?

At The Wren, we love what we do, and we’re looking to grow our team with people who share our passion for success. We want individuals who will bring their own style to every experience and put our guests at the heart of everything they do. We pride ourselves on our team, and we work hard to take their careers to new heights. As part of the Wren's team, you will enjoy a range of benefits, including:

  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays, increasing after 2 years
  • An additional paid day off for your birthday
  • % Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Private Health care after 6 months
  • Complimentary Life assurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme EAP
  • Smart Uniform or free dry cleaning of own work suits
  • Various incentives and rewards based on performance
  • Annual staff party
  • Regular employee appreciation events
  • Discounted membership of onsite Health Clubs & Spas
  • Family & Friends Accommodation rates at all hotels in the group
  • Opportunities for training and development & recognising your potential

Please note: there is no staff car parking on site at the hotel, but plenty of secure space to store bicycles and with great access to local bus and train services

In line with the requirements of the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

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