Hotel Food & Beverage Director

Posting ID : A1068527248
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Food Beverage Hospitality

Hotel/F&B Experience is a must. Night and weekend availability is a must.


The Director of Food & Beverage is responsible for coordinating all phases of group meeting/banquet functions held in the Hotel; coordinate these activities on a daily basis; assist clients in program planning and menu selection.

Solicit local group Food & Beverage business; maintain the services and reputation of Your Hotel and act as a management representative to group clients.


Achievement of budgeted food sales, beverage sales, labour costs and profitability.

Timely analysis of Food & Beverage Prices in relation to competition.

Participation and input towards F&B Marketing activities.

Entertainment of potential and existing customers.

Preparation of Sales Promotions & Mailings.

Competitive analysis every six months by calling competition and gathering data such as banquet kits, room rental rates, etc.

Telemarketing to previous clients to inquire about possible future bookings.

Development and maintenance of all department control procedures.

Handle all Food & Beverage inquiries and ensure timely follow up on the same business day.

To co-ordinate with all large group meeting/banquet planners their specific group requirements with the services & facilities offered. This includes proposals, contracts, estimated and actual function statements. With banquet or conferences, the Chef is to be included in food related discussions.

To confirm all details relative to group functions with meeting/banquet planners.

Supervision of daily paper flow including Proposals, and Function Contracts.

Maintenance of Hotel credit policies.

Directly responsible for large function billings and overseeing medium/small function billings with particular regard to accuracy and timeliness (48 hours)

Evaluation forms must accompany all invoices.

Gather for large events, oversee for medium/small events, guaranteed attendance numbers. They are required 3 business days in advance of functions.

Completion of monthly forecast.

Attendance and participation at weekly F & B meeting and Department Head meeting.

To assist in menu planning and pricing.

Development and maintenance of department manual.

Supervision of weekly payroll input.

Be available to Hotel Staff at all times in case of emergency.

Must have a complete knowledge of Fire Procedures.

All other duties as directed by the General Manager or Assistant General Manager.

Participation in Manager on Duty shifts as required.

Assure bar inventory for functions, including opening and closing inventories, accurate bar summaries and cash deposits are prepared.

Assure the maintenance of bar control policies.

Assure completion of requisitions where deemed necessary.

Assure the completion of weekly schedule and shift duties while :a. Maintaining a labour cost below the maximum of 15%. b. Assuring adequate and consistent

Completion of monthly inventory.

Assure timely completion of function bills.

Assure the ordering and purchasing of beer, wine, liquor, premix canisters and canned soft for Food& Beverage and vending.

Purchasing of purchase requirements of small wares, linens requirements etc.

Directly responsible for larger groups. . .overseeing medium and smaller groups:

Consistent check of Banquet Food and Beverage quality, Banquet services and pallet presentation.

Ensuring that services meet customer specifications.

Quality of meeting room set-up.

Liaise on an on-going basis with the Sales Department to ensure all client needs and requirements will be met.

Establish a rapport with groups to ensure guest satisfaction and repeat business.

Minimize number of customer complaints.

Ensure a professional attitude and proper business attire when on property, ready to meet or service a client at any time.

Staff professional attitude and proper meeting Company appearance and uniform standards.

Teamwork-Relations with co-workers and management.

Quality of Food & Beverage services and department phone handling.

Meeting with convenors and confirming proper set-up of Function Room at time of Function while on duty.

Responsible for staff training and development.

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