Director of Food & Beverage - Hotel Deco XV

Food & Beverage Omaha, Nebraska

Position at Hotel Deco XV

Aparium Hotel Group is looking for the Director of Food & Beverage to lead the F&B team of the Hotel Deco XV.

Managed by Aparium Hotel Group, the hotel experience will be driven by the brand pillars of translocal hospitality, collaboration and intuitive service. The powerful culmination of these elements creates a truly unique environment.

Aparium’s service culture is rooted in the belief that art and science are necessary to curate the guest experience. The art of the experience comes together through the power of people, place and character. The science is embedded throughout our standards and training resources. This creates a powerful service experience that enhances every guest interaction.

In this unique role, the Director of Food & Beverage will be involved in creating innovative guest dining experiences, delivering outstanding customer service, and building an engaged associate team. 


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JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Understand and work within a hotel setting to cover all food and beverage functions
  • Creates and maintains an energizing environment, with superior associates, dedicated to an attentive, distinctive food and beverage experience
  • Hires, trains, supervises, coaches, and motivates associates
  • Identifies service issues and takes action to correct them
  • Plans and executes functions or special receptions in rooms, suites and boardrooms
  • Oversees mini bar procurement, distribution, billing and inventory
  • Works with reservations, kitchen and sales for rooms packages and amenities requiring F&B
  • Collaborate with other hotel departments and attend meetings as required
  • Elevate service through continual training sessions
  • Build local relationships with vendors, purveyors and businesses
  • Ensures the correct and consistent service techniques for various meal periods will be demonstrated by all associates members
  • Controls usage of all food and beverage items and appropriate usage of equipment, tools and service equipment
  • Observes daily conditions of all physical facilities and equipment in the restaurant; makes recommendations for corrections and improvements as needed
  • Prepares associate schedules which allow for appropriate service while controlling labor costs and overtime
  • Thorough understanding of all food and beverage items offered, including ingredients, methods of preparation and proper service.
  • Expert knowledge of wines and spirits, beers, local ingredients and brands
  • Create training programs to elevate service including coffee, tea and non-food and alcoholic beverage services
  • Handles all inventories directly involved with the operation of the Food and Beverage
  • Thorough understanding of the computer system in ringing, printing and closing checks as well as shift reports
  • Knowledge of budget preparation and cost controls
  • Works with Corporate Director of Food & Beverage, Executive Culinary Director, Executive Chef, Sous Chefs and other team members to design concepts, menus, beverage lists
  • Ensures that financials goals of the Food and Beverage outlets and the hotel are being met. Monitor and control labor expenses and other divisional expenses such as supplies and equipment. Assist in preparing business forecasts. Prepare annual budget for the Food & Beverage division

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Excellent reading, writing and oral proficiency of the English language
  • 5-7 years of food and beverage management experience
  • Thorough understanding of excellent service, labor control, maintenance, merchandising and accounting
  • Computer literate
  • Excellent knowledge of food, wine and cocktails
  • Ability to obtain and/or maintain Alcohol Awareness certification, Food Handlers Certification

 APARIUM SERVICE

  • Anticipate and deliver exceptional service consistently
  • Intuitively service each guest, associate, visitor or client
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a focus on the details
  • Follow instinct and use her/his best judgment to create experiences for guests that are thoughtful and genuine
  • Greet each guest promptly, courteously, graciously with eye contact, a smile and good posture
  • Conduct oneself in a professional manner at all times to reflect the high standards of the hotel

 TEAMWORK

  • Maintain a good working relationship with other associates by promoting teamwork and fostering a harmonious working climate
  • Partake in a positive work ethic and surrounding environment

  WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Standard hotel/restaurant setting

 

Aparium Hospitality Services, LLC does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws. Hotel Deco XV is a smoke-free, drug-free facility, and equal opportunity employer.