Director of Food & Beverage – Aspiring 5-Star Property


Brad Metzger Restaurant Solutions

Director of Food & Beverage – Aspiring 5-Star Property San Diego CA
$120000 – $150000

Stunning luxury boutique resort in San Diego is seeking an experienced, passionate Director of Food & Beverage to join their team! This role’s main focus will be on the property’s three F&B outlets, with an emphasis on elevating dinner service in their fine dining restaurant. Looking for someone who can tackle bigger picture tasks like strategizing revenue and profitability growth and scheduling activations/programs, while still being present and exemplifying leadership to the F&B teams and staff.

The ideal candidate will bring an upbeat, charismatic energy to the property in order to develop a positive culture that will support the entire team to flourish. A strong understanding of luxury resort settings and elevating fine dining experience is highly desired. INCREDIBLE benefits package (including relocation assistance), and an amazing opportunity to work for a gorgeous hotel property that is poised for a Forbes 5-star rating!

Food & Beverage Director Responsibilities:

  • Direct and coordinate the overall food and beverage operations, which includes all bars, lobby space and room service to ensure maximum profits
  • Maintain highest standard of service and quality which includes food production, equipment use and control, banquet service, room service, beverage service, restaurant service and food and beverage purchasing
  • Ensure compliance with health, safety, and sanitation standards
  • Lead, mentor, and train the Food & Beverage operations team
  • Interview, select, train, schedule, coach, and support associates, ensuring they perform in accordance with established brand or hotel standards
  • Implement and monitor ordering and receiving program to ensure proper quantity and prices on all purchases
  • Act as an ambassador for the brand and provide leadership and planning to all F&B Outlet departments to support our service culture, maximize operations and guest satisfaction
  • Provide unique guest services that are above and beyond to create memorable experiences and guest retention
  • Ensure that regular, on-going communication occurs in all areas of food and beverage (e.g., pre-meal briefings, staff meetings, culinary team)
  • Encourage and build mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members

Food & Beverage Director Qualifications:

  • MININUM 2 years’ experience as an F&B Director, Director of Operations, DOFB, or 3+ years’ experience as a Director of Events/Catering, Multi-Unit GM, or Restaurant GM in a luxury hotel/resort setting
  • A background in luxury hotels and resorts is highly preferred
  • Strong, charismatic leader
  • Comprehensive knowledge of expense control as it relates to payroll, forecasting and budgeting of expenses to ensure company goals are met on a monthly and yearly basis
  • Organize multiple projects; manage and prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Ability to understand that the human component is just as important as the financial component
  • Excellent problem solver
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Passion for providing excellent service
  • Composure in handling complaints, settling disputes, and resolving grievances and conflicts within team or clientele
  • Highly creative with the ability to think outside the box
  • Computer savvy
  • Knowledge of CA food health and safety regulations
  • Flexible schedule requirements

Compensation Includes:

  • Base Salary in the $120-150K range DOE
  • Annual Bonus
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Benefits + Life Insurance
  • 401k with employer match
  • Cell Phone Reimbursement
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Complimentary Parking + Room Discounts
  • PTO + Paid Holidays
  • Relocation Assistance

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