Director of Food And Beverage

Posted 3 months ago

Director of Food And Beverage

Job title: Food and Beverage Director

Location: Berlin

Salary: €72.000 - €80.000 + 15%KPI Bonus

My client is looking for a Food and Beverage Director to join their team in Berlin.

Are you a strategic thinker, a team leader, a great communicator and love to plan ahead in business then this might be the role for you.

This role is responsible for overseeing and managing all aspects of the food and beverage operations, including planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling activities to ensure high-quality service, customer satisfaction, and profitability.

Some of the key tasks you will be performing:

  • Collaborating with chefs and other culinary staff to create menus that appeal to guests and align with the establishment's brand and concept.
  • Developing and managing budgets, forecasting sales, controlling costs, and implementing strategies to maximize revenue and profitability.
  • Monitoring inventory levels, ordering supplies, and managing food and beverage costs to minimize waste and ensure adequate stock levels.
  • Recruiting, training, and supervising food and beverage staff, including servers, bartenders, chefs, and other personnel, to deliver excellent service and uphold quality standards.
  • Ensuring that food and beverage products meet quality and safety standards, and implementing procedures for food hygiene, sanitation, and compliance with regulations.
  • Fostering a culture of exceptional customer service, addressing customer complaints and concerns, and striving to exceed guest expectations.
  • Overseeing the planning and execution of special events, banquets, weddings, conferences, and other functions, coordinating with other departments to ensure seamless operations.
  • Developing and implementing marketing strategies to promote food and beverage offerings, attract customers, and increase sales.
  • Negotiating contracts with suppliers and vendors, evaluating product quality and pricing, and maintaining positive relationships to ensure timely delivery of goods and services.
  • Monitoring industry trends, gathering feedback from customers and staff, and implementing initiatives to enhance the dining experience, increase efficiency, and drive business growth.
  • Overall, the Food and Beverage Director plays a crucial role in shaping the overall guest experience and contributing to the success of the establishment through effective management of food and beverage operations.
  • German is a bonus but English is a must