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Food & Beverage Director / Restaurant General Manager

Posted April 14, 2021

8UP Elevated Drinkery & Kitchen
Louisville, KY
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About This Job

Overview:

 Founded in 1985, First Hospitality, Inc. is a nationally recognized hotel management company providing management, acquisition, development and receivership services to a variety of hotels.  Our portfolio includes more than 55 properties and 16 major hotel brands including Hilton, Marriott, IHG, Hyatt and Carlson.  Headquartered in the Chicago area, we concentrate our business prospects in key markets in the Midwest – spanning our business in major cities across 10 states.

 Our Company is dedicated to putting people first.  FH’s strong and engaging culture creates a high-level experience for associates and guests alike.  We look for service super stars to join our team and support our commitment to excellence.

Position Summary:

 We seek a positive, service-oriented, energetic leader to join our team.  The Director of Food & Beverage will work closely with the hotel’s F&B staff.Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Oversee the day to day operations of the F&B Department.
  • Drive sales and control costs to deliver optimum business results for all areas of accountability.
  • Maintain critical standards for product quality, service speed, cleanliness and sanitation.
  • Recruiting, staffing, scheduling and retaining employees.
  • Direct and participates in the writing of menus.
  • Follow policies and procedures for the operation of the entire department to achieve profitable results.
  • Ensure proper training on quality and service standards and have the tools & equipment to effectively carry out their job functions.
  • Establish and achieve quality and guest satisfaction goals.
  • Maintain set food and liquor costs.
  • Oversee all banquets including set up, preparation, cooking and serving.
  • Maintain a floor presence during needed meal periods to ensure optimal guest service
Minimum Requirements 
  • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace.
  • Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to prepare and analyze data figures and transcriptions prepared on and generated by computer.
  • Knowledge of computer accounting programs, math skills as well as budgetary analysis capabilities required.
  • Strong administrative skills, to include business writing, mathematics for basic accounting and knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
  • Ability to sit for hours at a time.
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds occasionally.
  • Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, bending, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity.
  • Some college and/or advanced training in food operations.
  • Prior hotel and supervisory experience preferred. Culinary Arts training, a plus.
  • Ability to work calmly under stressful situations.
  • Maintain high level of guest satisfaction is in absolute requirement for this position.

First Hospitality seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse customers we serve. We foster a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility and fairness.

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About this Employer

8UP Elevated Drinkery & Kitchen

350 West Chesnut Street
Louisville, KY 40202

(502) 631-4180

ABOUT

8UP RESTAURANT, LOUNGE & ROOFTOP OFFERS 3 DIFFERENT EXPERIENCES UNDER ONE ROOF AND UNPARALLELED VIEWS OF DOWNTOWN LOUISVILLE. WHETHER LOUNGING AL FRESCO OR ENJOYING THE DINING ROOM, 8UP OFFERS A MYRIAD OF DINING AND DRINKING OPTIONS DESIGNED TO PLEASE THE SOPHISTICATED PALATES AND CELEBRATE THE SPIRIT OF FUN THAT DEFINES LOUISVILLE. THE LOUNGE AT 8UP BOASTS ITS VERY OWN KITCHEN DESIGNATED TO THE INDOOR BAR AND ENJOY OUR OPEN-AIR ROOFTOP BAR COMPLETE WITH FIRE PITS AND PLENTY OF SEATING SPACE.