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Food and Beverage Director

posted May 17, 2019

Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa
Singer Island Riviera Beach, FL
Award Winning Ocean Front Resort has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Food & Beverage Director! Come join our amazing team of professionals!
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About This Job

Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa is seeking a Food & Beverage Director to join our team at our award winning resort!

Job Description

Provide leadership and management for the Food & Beverage Department, including all Culinary, Restaurant, Beverage, Bar, Catering and Banquet Operations. Direct and organize the activities of the Food and Beverage Department to maintain high standards of food and beverage quality, service and merchandising, to maximize profits.

  Essential Functions
  • Plan and direct the functions of the administration and planning of the Food and Beverage Department to meet the daily needs of the operations.
  • Describe, assign and delegate responsibility and authority for the operation of the various food and beverage sub-departments (eg: IRD, restaurant, banquet rooms, kitchen, stewards, etc)
  • Ensure full compliance with all policies and procedures of Brand and government entities, including health and fire regulations regarding food preparation and serving.
  • Develop, implement and monitor schedules for the operation of the F&B department to achieve a profitable result.
  • Ensure consistent presentation of all foods and beverages.
  • Implement effective control of food, beverage and labor costs among all sub-departments.
  • Assist GM and DOSM in establishing and achieving predetermined profit objectives and desired standards of quality food, service, cleanliness, merchandising and promotion.
  • Regularly review and evaluate the customer satisfaction of menus, daily specials, banquet services, etc. Evaluate past popularity of menu options; work with Executive Chef to develop new menus based on trends, while meeting Brand standards.
  • Develop operating tools, or implement and manage Brand operating tools (eg: budgeting, forecasting purchase specifications, portion specifications, menu abstracts, food production control, etc).
  • Assure that station guides are up-to-date, in good condition and being used.
  • Monitor associate and patron activities to ensure liquor regulations are obeyed.
  • Able to step into any f&b staff position to carry out the tasks. Able to lead by example.
  • Establish and maintain quarterly and annual revenue and cost projections, which will be reviewed and revised with GM.
  • Develop, implement and monitor schedules for the operation, to achieve a profitable result.
  • Review invoices for products and services related to the department; analyze variances and take corrective action.
  • Arrange for equipment maintenance and repairs; coordinate a variety of services such as waste removal and pest control.
  • Monitor budgets and payroll records, and review financial transactions to ensure that expenditures are authorized and budgeted.
  • Maintain paper work relative to production chart, high cost control charts, BEO's and special orders.
Associate Relations
  • Create and nurture a hotel environment that emphasizes motivation, empowerment, teamwork and a passion for providing service.

  • Continuously evaluate the performance and encourage improvement of the associates in the food & beverage department.

  • Plan and administer a training program within the department that will develop associates at all levels.

  • Be readily available & approachable for all team members.

  • Assist supervisors in understanding team members’ ever changing needs and expectations, and exceed them.

  • Take proactive approaches when dealing with associate concerns.

  • Extend professionalism and courtesy to team members at all times.

  • Celebrate and foster decisions that result in successes as well as failures.

Guest Relations
  • Seek alternative forms of advertising and promotion, to increase customer base, both internal and external customers, including but not limited to electronic marketing and communication (website, email, Facebook, etc).

  • Book live entertainment, when appropriate, to enhance the guest experience and increase revenues.

  • Be readily available/ approachable for all guests.

  • Take proactive approaches when dealing with guest concerns. Follow property specific second effort and recovery plan.

  • Ensure staffing levels allow team members to exceed guest needs.

  • Extend professionalism and courtesy to guests at all times.

In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of supportive functions, determined by the GM:

  • The hotel operates 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. Schedules must accommodate fluctuating business demands and associates may be asked to work shifts other than those they prefer or normally work.
  • Carry out all reasonable requests by leadership team.

  • Comply with department uniform and appearance standards.

  • Participate in Manager on Duty coverage program requiring weekend stay-over.

About Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort and Spa

The Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort and Spa is a full service resort hotel, managed by Urgo Hotels & Resorts. As a Marriott employee you will receive discounts at Marriott hotels worldwide and great benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Company paid Life Insurance & STD, LTD, 401(k), Vacation and PTO!

An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans and Drug Free Workplace


About This Employer

Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa

3800 North Ocean Drive
Singer Island Riviera Beach, FL 33404

(561) 340-1700

191 Room Hotel

Our Hotel

Our all-suites hotel is located on beautiful Singer Island, between Jupiter and West Palm Beach. Spanning 20 floors and 191 suites, our resort features condominium-style accommodations with a full kitchen, separate living, dining and sleeping areas, private balconies with ocean views and abundant amenities. Guests can savor a delicious meal and great views at one of our three restaurants. They can go for a swim in our outdoor infinity pool or our lagoon pool with a slide. We are ready to host an event in our versatile event venues, featuring inspired catering and modern technology. Our luxury hotel on Singer Island welcomes all travelers to the West Palm Beach area in the height of style.