Food & Beverage Manager (Wine Jobs: Wine Retail & Sommelier)

Full Time

  The Abbey Hotel

  Worcester, England

An exciting opportunity for an experienced Food and Beverage Manager to join our team.

Food & Beverage is at the heart of our business and so we are seeking an experienced hotel Food and Beverage Manager with a good knowledge of wines & spirits & a passion for fresh, quality food; together with a desire to deliver excellent levels of service to lead our F & B teams. We believe that it is the people we employ that makes the difference to the experience of our guests, and that is why we are looking for someone who is ready to go the above and beyond in everything they do.

What will I be doing as Food and Beverage Manager?

  • Improving operating standards in all F & B departments, ensuring consistently high standards of service and maximum guest satisfaction.
  • Ensuring that standards are regularly reviewed and that SOP Manuals are updated, all staff are trained accordingly and full training records are maintained.
  • Achieving/ improving on budgeted revenues and GOP, maximizing the profitability of the departments through training staff to up sell at every opportunity in order to achieve their budgeted targets.
  • Controlling departmental expenses including liquor cost of sales & service staff wages, in line with business levels.
  • Implementing and monitoring departmental training & development plans
  • Carrying out performance reviews for direct reports, including the setting and review of business & personal objectives, motivating, coaching & team building.
  • To work with the Head Chef to implement seasonal and "on trend" menus.
  • Being responsible for all health and safety issues within the F & B department.
  • Assisting with preparation of monthly business reviews, annual budgets and business plans
  • Duty Management as required on rota

As Food and Beverage Manager you will have:

  • 3-4 years' experience in food and beverage service management in quality hotels including operational experience in all food and beverage department, including events & weddings.
  • The ability to display excellent guest care skills, leading by example
  • A good knowledge of wines & spirits & a passion for fresh, quality food.
  • Good financial awareness with a full understanding of food and beverage revenue streams and controls, including Micros POS
  • Self-motivation and drive- and be able to motivate others to achieve
  • The ability to implement standards, policies and procedures and to monitor and take any necessary action when they fall short.
  • Proven man-management, coaching and team building skills
  • A good understanding of all applicable Health & Safety legislation and ideally have Food Safety Level 3 qualification
  • Good presentation with an outgoing personality, excellent interpersonal skills, a professional manner and excellent command of written & spoken English
  • Good IT skills
  • A Degree/Diploma or Level 4 + in Hospitality
  • Good coaching and Training skills
  • Personal License holder certificate
  • Sales/Financial Awareness/Interviewing/Appraisal skills

Why join the Abbey’s team?

At The Abbey, 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 Abbey'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
  • 5 % 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
  • Family & Friends Accommodation rates at all hotels in the group
  • Opportunities for training and development & recognising your potential

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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