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Food & Beverage Manager

Posted April 1, 2021

1 Hotel Central Park
New York, NY
Leadership is a great gift for someone who decides to own it.

About This Job

Grow with us...

Life is precious including the experiences we have with food and the people we share those experiences with the Food & Beverage teams at SH Hotels & Resorts understand (and value) that thoughtful ingredients and extraordinary people are both required to execute an exquisite experience for our guests. 

We’re currently in search of a Food & Beverage Manager who shares these values and will champion them at 1 Hotel Central Park at our signature restaurant, Jams. Our ideal candidate strives to be a leader second-to-none, knows how to motivate a team, elevate standards, and cultivate an environment for learning as we all continue to grow. We’re looking for a people magnet, a genius at anticipating obstacles and finding quick solutions. Most important, someone who’s not afraid to get in the trenches with their team to achieve the ultimate outcome. Sound like you? We’d love to connect. 


Jams Restaurant, located in the 1 Hotel Central Park and led by James Beard award winning Chef Jonathan Waxman. Jams is based on the model of “California Cuisine” that is rooted in cultivating a safe relationship with the environment, with a committed focus on local, sustainable and organic seasonal produce.

What you will be doing

• Monitor flow of service, reservations, and special requests for all guests. Interact with every table during meal periods.

• Responsible for hiring of restaurant and bar/lounge staff within 1 Hotel established policies, including personnel requisitions, screening of applicants, interviews, etc.

• Control and monitor employee performance standard, conduct and disposition toward their jobs. Prepare periodic performance reviews.

• Responsible for keeping all restaurant and bar/lounge staff files; i.e. addresses, phone numbers, attendance cards, vacation requests, payroll sheets, etc.

• Complete payroll and overtime reports timely and submit to the Restaurant and Bar Manager approval.

• Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry and report deadlines, employee may be required to work varying schedules to meet the business needs of the hotel and report deadlines. This may include weekends and holidays.

• Maintain and encourage a culture of sustainability by hiring, training and leading to support team and guest facing initiatives and practices.

• Build and maintain a sustainability culture and execute initiatives to enliven this culture such as sustainable menu options, responsible procurement of food and beverage programs.

In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function solely determined by the supervisor based upon the particular requirements of the hotel: 

• Ensure maintenance of equipment by calling for repairs and training staff on proper use.

• Support the entire Food & Beverage operation including supervising other areas if necessary, handling public relations and marketing.

• Provide clean and safe environment by assigning and assisting with cleaning.

About you...

  • Passionate about food & beverage and a minimum of 2 years of previous food & beverage supervisory experience
  •  Ability to obtain any government required licenses or certificates, i.e. Food Service and Sanitation certification.
  • Detailed Food and Beverage knowledge; demonstrated strong leadership and strategic planning skills; and proven achievements in optimizing guest and team member engagement and financial performance.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Is flexible and willing to meet the demands of a 24-hour operation.
  • A post-secondary diploma or degree would be a plus. 
  • CPR Training & First Aid Training a plus
About us…
  • Designed by nature work environment 
  • Work/Life Balance - Generous Paid Time off, holiday pay, paid time to give back
  • Wellness - Competitive Medical, Dental & Vision; Company paid Health and Wellness program to promote healthy living; delicious, healthy complimentary snacks and beverages.
  • Retirement Planning - 401(k)/Retirement Savings Plan
  • Career Advancement Opportunities - Were growing rapidly and with growth comes advancement opportunities! 
  • SH University - Offers eligible team members a chance to grow and flourish from obtaining professional development and courses/certifications through our exclusive online learning educational platform.
  • Team Member Recognition program - Earn rewards and pay it forward, while doing all the good you can! 

SH Hotels & Resorts is committed to providing diversity in our workplace that is representative at all levels, for the communities we serve. We celebrate equal employment opportunities embracing an environment of mutual respect without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, age sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or any other characteristic protected by law. It’s a responsibility we all share—it’s 1 world.


About this Employer

1 Hotel Central Park

1414 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019

(212) 790-8813

229 Room Hotel

Managed By

As part of the 1 Hotels Central Park team, you’re welcoming friends, old and new, while connecting them to the community around you. It’s natural and uncomplicated. It’s an opportunity to deliver informed service with a conscience in a way that’s distinctively you. 

  • Opened in August 2015
  • Located 1 block from NYC's largest green space, Central Park
  • 229 Guestrooms, 22 Suites/1 Greenhouse suite
  • 24/7 In-Room Dining 
  • Fitness Center
  • 2,100 Sq. ft of flexible gathering space