Job Description


Director of Food and Beverage

This position is located at the Cove Eleuthera in the Bahamas

Position Summary:  

 The Director of Food and Beverage will manage the food & beverage and culinary department to include the coordination of new ideas in guest service, revenue enhancement, and ensure high quality food and beverage products consistent with management cost objectives

 Work Performed:

  • Supervise all food and beverage outlets to ensure compliance with the resort’s management objectives and the health and safety of employees and guests
  • Supervise training programs, merchandising and quality cost control of the food and beverage department
  • Interview, hire, train and evaluate employee performance 
  • Manage disciplinary issues timely and consistent with current guidelines. 
  • Observe safety, health and legal compliance requirements 
  • Supervise inventory control and purchase of food and beverage equipment and product
  • Devise new approaches to increase food and beverage business and revenue
  • Develop and implement service standards to ensure a consistent guest experience at a high-quality level                         
  • Responsible for high quality food and beverage product in preparation and purchase
  • Responsible for economical purchase and control of china, glass, silver, linen and all food and beverage equipment
  • Oversee budgeting process for department and monitor expenses
  • Maximize food and beverage profitability; achieve budgeted revenues and control expenses and budget for the food and beverage and culinary department
  • Maintain business contacts with clients, purveyors, colleagues at other resorts, and health and safety officials
  • Hold weekly F&B department meetings to review resort events, departmental policies and procedures and maintain high level of engagement with staff

 Responsibility & Authority:

  • Always maintain a high level of guest service in all guest services areas
  • Uphold the resort commitment to hospitality
  • Act as Manager on Duty as required
  • Work closely with all departments to ensure guest service levels are being met
  • Deal effectively with all departments with regular communication
  • Direct, supervise and manage all Culinary and Food & Beverage operations and staff

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year College or university; or equivalent related work-related experience 
  • Requires prior F&B management experience.  
  • Prefer 5 years’ prior supervisory skills and hotel/resort food and beverage operations experience.  
  • Must be highly organized and have a critical eye for the details
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to perform and prioritize multiple tasks with ease.  
  • Computer skills required.  
  • Strong guest and team member relations skills required


Application Instructions

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