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Director of Food and Beverage

Posted January 14, 2022

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

The Charter Hotel Seattle is looking for a Director of Food and Beverage to join our team.  You will manage 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. You will be 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.

Why Widewaters Hotels

Widewaters Hotels is an award winning Hospitality Management company. We continuously investigate ways our hotels can lead by example in all facets of the business to ensure continued growth and profitability. We embrace this by being innovative, committing ourselves to excellence, and always operating with integrity.

Benefits

  • 3 weeks of Paid Time Off
  • Great compensation packages
  • Healthcare Benefits - Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • 401k Matching
  • Disability Insurance
  • Hotel Discounts and More

 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. 
  • 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.

Company Website:TheCharterSeattle.com

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We appreciate your interest in Widewaters Hotels, LLC. Widewaters Hotels, LLC offers equal opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color religion, age, sex, disability, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, military or veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics or genetic information, or any other status protected by law.

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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