Title:  Food and Beverage Manager

Requisition #:  370602

Dublin, L, IE

Career Area:  Culinary

Job Description

Food and Beverage Manager  - SEASONS AT GUINNESS STOREHOUSE 
An excellent opportunity has arisen in this high profile site for an experienced  Food and Beverage Manager with a proven track record of achieving success in previous roles. The Guinness Storehouse has a variety of unique restaurants, bars and the capacity to hold events for up to 2000 people. Reporting directly to the General Manager and working actively with the senior management team, this position will have responsibility for leading a large team in the delivery of unique world customer service to all our daily visitors, while also supporting the events side of the business and the External Seasons business.  

Job Responsibilities

•    Building and maintaining excellent client relationships, by understanding their changing requirements and responding proactively to meet client’s daily needs.
•    Active and engaged management of operational performance of the team to deliver the highest standards of customer service to our customers and client.
•    Leading, motivating and training/developing a team to consistently develop and improve while also bringing new ideas to the business and achieving tangible cost-effective results. 
•    Ensure smooth service of the food and beverage outlets within the visitor catering and business centre, ensuring the highest service standards are in place and are consistent while ensuring a world class service is provided.
•    Ensuring the highest standards in health and safety, food safety and hygiene are adhered to at all times, implementing HACCP procedures and Health and Safety regulations and ensure all relevant documentation is followed up.
•    Maintaining and developing excellent working relationships with all key stakeholders in Seasons business.
•    Focused on providing a consistently high standard of customer service, maintaining mystery shopper KPI’s
•    Leadership of the supervisors, catering team, to liaise with the Executive head chef, Guinness Team leaders and the Seasons management team.
•    Manage daily operation
•    Cash Handling procedures and management within the business.
Equipment and stock control
•    Be aware at all times of changing trends in the marketplace, continually innovating and driving the business.

Qualifications / Experience

•    An approved catering qualification at diploma/degree level and /or 5 years industry experience, 2 of which were at management or department head level with a strong background in a high volume hospitality, conference and banqueting operation.  
•    Demonstrates excellent people management skills with experience of managing large teams of staff.
•    Detailed oriented with focus on service standards.
•    A passion for food and service and the ability to innovate in this area.
•    A high degree of knowledge of Food Hygiene including HACCP
•    The ability to manage in a diverse and pressurised environment with a focus on client and customer services.
•    Flexible and ability to work as part of a team and on their own initiative
•    Strong organisational and time management skills with a high degree of flexibility.
•    Commercially focused, experience with budgets and a proven ability to achieve stretching commercial targets.
•    Actively seeks change, a self-motivator and is ready to challenge in the interest of continuous improvement
•    A passionate supporter and representative of the Seasons, Aramark and Guinness brands

This is an exciting opportunity for an accomplished and experienced Food and Beverage Manager looking for a new and challenging role.

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