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Director of Food & Beverage

Posted July 22, 2021

The Charter Hotel Seattle, Curio Collection by Hilton
Seattle, WA
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About This Job

Widewaters Hotels is looking for a fun and enthusiastic Director of Food and Beverage to join our awesome team! We have a fantastic benefits package with very generous PTO policy and no waiting period to use. We offer Health, Dental, Vision insurance starting after only 60 days and a 401K program with a great employer match. Immediately, upon starting you’ll be eligible to participate in our Associate Referral Bonus Program, which puts extra money in your pocket to help us recruit! You’ll also be joining a team of dedicated individuals that truly care about creating memorable moments for our guests. Apply with us today, we’re hiring great team members now!

The Director of Food and Beverage manages the daily operations of the restaurant and banquets, maintaining established quality and service standards, maximizing profits, controlling expenses, and ensuring sanitation, safety and food quality. The Director of Food and Beverage  is responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of the dining room and banquet functions by directing the activity of staff, facilitates the prompt and accurate seating and service of all guests. 

What you will be doing
  • Manage the staffing, training and day-to-day activities of the banquets, restaurant and bar staff. Ensure that staff is scheduled based on forecasted business.
  • Assist the Executive Chef in monitoring the presentation of food product and reviews any areas of concern raised by guests or staff.
  • Work closely with the Catering Sales Manager to ensure a smooth execution of events and banquets.
  • Work in support of team goals and measures effectiveness through the Food & Beverage profit and service performance of the hotel. Ensuring that all goals are geared toward exceeding guest expectations.
  • Responsible for the selection, training and development of the personnel within the department, planning, assigning and directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees; safety, addressing complaints and resolving problems
  • Implement and manage all compliance programs to ensure compliance with the SOPs to include safety and sanitary regulations, all federal, state and local & brand if applicable regulations to ensure optimal levels of quality service and hospitality are provided to the guest.
  • Market the Food and Beverage outlets; develop and manage the implementation of menus, package deals, promotions, displays, decorations and presentations and follow branding guidelines. Analyze market trends and implement strategies to improve patronage.
  • Develop, recommend, implement, and manage the department’s annual budget, business/marketing plan, forecasts and objectives to meet/exceed management expectations
  • Monitor and follow up on all Food and Beverage cash overages and shortages.
  • Review F&B staff’s worked hours for payroll and submit to payroll timely. 
  • Prepare employee shift schedule according to the business forecast, payroll budget guidelines and productivity requirements.
  • Ensure all food and beverage costs are maintained to meet budget and are closely monitored at all times.
Requirements
  • At least 5 years of progressive experience in a hotel or a related field; or a 2-year college degree and 3 or more years of related experience; or a 4-year college degree and at least 1 year of related experience. 
  • Must be proficient in Windows operating systems, company approved spreadsheets, and word processing.  
  • Supervisory experience is a must!
  • Must be able to participate in the hotel’s MOD program.
  • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace.
  • Ability to create marketing strategies and promotional menu items with Chef to increase business volumes.
  • Must be able to stand for most of the shift. Length of time of these tasks may vary from day to day and task to task. 
  • Thorough knowledge of federal, state and local laws governing equal employment opportunity and civil rights, occupational safety and health, wage and hour issues, and labor relations, including, but not limited to the following statutes and their state and local analogues (where applicable): Title VII, ADEA, Equal Pay Act, Pregnancy Discrimination Act, FLSA, ADA, OSHA, FMLA and NLRA.
  • TIPS certified is strongly preferred. (or obtained within 90 days of employment)
  • ServSafe, CPR, and/or First Aid certification is preferred.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

View All Current Opportunities at WidewatersWidewaters Hotels' Mission and Values

Widewaters Hotels is an award winning, innovative hospitality management leader, built on proven pillars of success. We are passionate about delivering exceptional returns for our owners and partners, creating the ultimate guest experience and providing rewarding opportunities for our associates.

Widewaters' Hotels Values: Our values guide the way we work with and for our guests, owners & associates. Through Passion, Energy, Attitude & Work Ethic we have created a vibrant company culture and a compass for our actions.

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The Charter Hotel Seattle, Curio Collection by Hilton

1610 2nd Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101

(206) 256-7500

229 Room Hotel

www.hilton.com

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At A Glance

Welcome to The Charter Seattle, Curio Collection by Hilton, a chic hotel just steps from downtown attractions in one of the most walkable cities. The famous Pike Place Market is a block away, and it’s a quick walk to shops, dining, bars, the Washington State Convention Center, Seattle Aquarium, Space Needle, and other authentic Seattle experiences.

Our guest rooms are sleekly designed spaces with warm wood finishes and elegant décor. Enjoy luxurious bedding, a 55-inch HDTV with streaming capability, a mini-fridge, desk, plush robes, slippers, local brew from the in-room coffeemaker, and a marble bathroom. Our one-bedroom suites feature a living area, dining space, a walk-in closet and views of Elliott Bay.

Guests love Patagōn, our modern/rustic restaurant with Argentinian-inspired cuisine focused on fresh, locally sourced meats, fish and veggies. The Fog Room rooftop lounge brings the outdoors inside with retractable windows with water and skyline views from the 16th floor. This eclectic and lively lounge offers delicious cocktails and small bites. Our 24-hour room service is another tasty option.

Work out in the state-of-the-art fitness center or enjoy the calm of our sauna and steam room. The 24-hour business center is perfect for getting work done, and we offer 10,000 sq. ft. of flexible and stylish Seattle, WA event space for meetings and wedding receptions of up to 160 guests.

  • Set in downtown Seattle, walkable to major offices and attractions
  • Luxurious guest rooms and suites, all with marble bathrooms
  • Upscale restaurant, rooftop lounge and 24-hour room service
  • Cutting-edge fitness center, steam room, sauna and changing rooms
  • Meeting space with A/V equipment, planners and catering options