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Driskill Bar & Grill Manager

posted June 5, 2019

The Driskill
Austin, TX
744806 l

About This Job


The Driskill offers a historic setting entrenched in timeless charm. With a prime location off of 6th Street, the hotel offers a perfect vantage point for exploring Austin’s downtown and beyond. The hotel joined the Hyatt family of hotels in 2013, and has become a benchmark for the new Unbound Collection by Hyatt.

The Driskill Bar & Grill Manager will be responsible for the overall guest experience in the Driskill Bar & Grill. The Driskill Grill is heralded as one of Austin’s top restaurants, offering an unforgettable dining experience amid elegant settings dating back to 1929. The Driskill Bar, recognized as one of the best hotel bars in Austin, offers a place to relax and unwind with a feel that is Texan through and through.

Responsibilities for the Driskill Bar & Grill Manager will include but are not limited to:

  • Driving revenue in both outlets
  • Oversight of payroll
  • Scheduling
  • Concepting
  • Project and Cost Management
  • Special Events Planning and Management
  • Involvement in the local Austin Community
  • Involvement in PR, Marketing and Promotion development for both outlets
  • Controlling Beverage Costs and Pars
  • Updating Bar menus as needed
  • Oversight of all Front of House Operations

Three years prior Food & Beverage management experience is required. Prior experience in a fast pace high volume bar environment is preferred.

This position will work closely with the culinary team to drive revenue and create an extraordinary dining experience in both the Driskill Grill and the Driskill Bar. This is an exciting opportunity for a seasoned Food & Beverage professional to work in a Texas icon!

Hyatt Hotels & Resorts believes in strong commitment to promotion from within. Three quarters of Hyatt's management staff is promoted from within, just about all of your function heads are promoted internally as well. The statistics are there; make it your next step!

Hyatt employees work in an environment that demands exceptional performance, yet reaps great rewards…whether it's career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive working environment. If you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you.

We Offer A Variety Of Benefits:
  • Career Growth and Advancement Opportunities
  • Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision Insurance
  • $1,000/yr for Educational Assistance
  • Discounted Downtown Parking Options & Heavily Reduced Bus Passes
  • Discounted Room Nights
  • Free Meals in the Staff Cafeteria
  • Sick & Vacation Time
  • 401(k)


  • 3 years prior F&B Leadership experience required
  • Upscale dining experience and wine knowledge preferred
  • Refined written and verbal communication skills
  • Service oriented style with professional presentation skills
  • Must have excellent organizational, interpersonal, administrative skills
  • This position must be available to work nights, weekends, and holidays.

About This Employer

The Driskill

604 Brazos Street
Austin, TX 78701

(512) 474-5911

189 Room Hotel

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Our Hotel

Recognized as a coveted Austin hotel since 1886, The Driskill offers a historic setting entrenched in timeless charm. With a prime downtown location off 6th Street, our hotel is the perfect vantage point for exploring Austin’s entertainment district and beyond. Surrounded by Austin’s foodie scene, nightlife, and live music, we’re less than 10 minutes by foot from historic attractions like the Texas State Capitol Building and Congress Avenue Bridge. Experience the luxury rooms, storied dining, and impeccable service that only The Driskill can provide.