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Food and Beverage Director

posted October 9, 2017

Courtyard Saratoga Springs
Saratoga Springs, NY
Beautiful hotel and banquet facility in Saratoga Springs, New York seeks experienced Food & Beverage Director
570950 l

About This Job

Courtyard Saratoga seeks a reliable, motivated, and experienced food and beverage director.  We offer great benefits, including paid time off, 401K, medical, dental, and vision.

Manage the food and beverage departments of the hotel to include food preparation, food service and lounge service to ensure standards of operation and quality are maintained, and maximize the food and beverage profits of the hotel.  Must wear a uniform provided by the hotel and a name-tag.  A neat and clean appearance must be maintained at all times.  BS/BA required.  Food handler/valid health card required. Minimum five (5) years of food and beverage experience required, to include a minimum of two (2) years in a management role (hotel and/or restaurant); culinary arts experience helpful.  


  • Maintain standards of food and beverage quality and guest service quality as established by system operations and regional management.
  • Achieve budget revenues, control expenses, and maximize profitability within all areas of the food and beverage department.
  • Develop, implement and maintain local food and beverage marketing programs for the hotel; participate in and maintain system-wide food and beverage marketing programs and promotions.
  • Assist Executive Chef with menu design and concepts.
  • Develop the annual departmental operating budget.
  • Maintain inventory control procedures.
  • Manage department to be in compliance with company policies and procedures and all local state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Schedule all employees under direct supervision and monitor scheduling of indirect subordinates to ensure proper levels of staffing and expertise.
  • Assume the responsibility for the overall hotel operation in the absence of the General Manager.
  • Provide direction, support and development opportunities to staff.
  • Responsible for development of the department’s annual budget; monitor and report variances against plan; keep track of labor costs and related expenses.
  • Serve as member of Executive Committee/Management Team, Manager on Duty (when required) and work with other management personnel in establishing and implementing hotel service standards to achieve maximum profitability and efficiency.
  • Customarily and regularly directs the work of at least two or more other full-time employees or their equivalent.
  • Authority to hire or fire departmental employees.

About This Employer

Courtyard Saratoga Springs

11 Excelsior Ave

Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Telephone (518) 226-0538

146 Room Hotel

Managed by

Saratoga Springs famous for health, history, and horses.

The new state-of-the-art lobby at Courtyard by Marriott Saratoga Springs provides greater flexibility and choices for our guests. This Saratoga Springs hotel features our new lobby with inviting, flexible spaces to work or relax in, free Wi-Fi throughout and easy access to the latest news, weather and airport conditions via our GoBoard. The highlight of our new lobby experience is The Bistro - Eat. Drink. Connect. which provides guests with healthy food and beverage offerings in the morning and evening dinner service with cocktails. This hotel minutes to downtown Saratoga is also conveniently located 1/4 mile from the Saratoga Springs Convention Center. We offer complimentary local shuttle service, a well equipped fitness center, indoor pool and whirlpool. A 24-hour business center and boarding pass printing service is also available. Train access is nearby. Your recent stay at a Courtyard by Marriott Saratoga Springs is sure to be more comfortable, more productive and more enjoyable than ever before!