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Assistant Food & Beverage Manager

Posted May 3, 2022

Spirit Ridge
Osoyoos, BC, Canada
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Are you a talented F & B Manager who wants to bring their A game to the sunny south Okanagan Valley?

About This Job

Spirit Ridge is currently looking for an Assistant Food & Beverage Manager to join our dynamic, unique and diverse team!

Why Us

Located on the traditional lands of the Osoyoos Indian Band, in the town of Osoyoos, working at Spirit Ridge Resort is a very unique opportunity to be in the heart of wine country.  Where else in Canada can you find a resort with a golf course, two pools, beachfront water sports, onsite winery and a first nations cultural center all in one place?  All this in the warmest place in Canada, surrounded by fruit orchards, wineries, breweries and Canada’s warmest lake.

Resorts, like Spirit Ridge, are a great place to work in the hospitality industry.  Whether here for work, business, weddings or a getaway, our guests arrive at the resort genuinely excited to be here and to experience a part of Canada they have never been to before.  Employees, who are flexible, have fun at work and a can-do attitude thrive in resorts like ours where they play such an integral role in delivering a unique guest experience.  For those looking to start their careers, Spirit Ridge offers a wide variety of advancement opportunities to those who can show us they got what it takes to care for our guests and team members alike.

What You Do
The Bear, The Fish, The Root & The Berry is Spirit Ridge’s signature restaurant.  Featuring modern vineyard cuisine inspired by our indigenous roots.  Our South Okanagan exclusive wine list has received a lot of media attention and our restaurant has awards from TripAdvisor as well top 100 patios in Canada from Open Table.  Our restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and of course a glass of Okanagan wine daily.

Reporting to our Food & Beverage Manager, you are part of a team of leaders managing the experience in our Food and Beverage division. You have a watchful eye and an attentive nature that is perpetually tuned in to serving guests in a Food & Beverage environment. You generously share what you know and transfer issues into constructive opportunities. Your talents and experience will be cross-utilized in different outlets throughout the Food & Beverage Department including banquets, BFRB, Footprints, the market and Pool bars.

Duties include:

  • Organize, control and direct the work of employees and floor supervisors in multiple restaurants simultaneously while ensuring guest satisfaction.
  • Train, evaluate, lead, motivate, and coach staff, including supervisors and captains, to ensure that established cultural and core standards are met.
  • Visible in the operation, provide recognition, promote good public relations, and handle complaints, concerns or special requests for guests, clients, and group contacts
  • Consistently offer professional, friendly, and engaging service
  • Demonstrate professional and positive image to guests and colleagues at all times, including maintaining a high standard of professional appearance and hygiene at all times for yourself and all food and beverage colleagues.
  • Use your experience and attentive nature to assist the Food & Beverage Manager in all aspects of food and beverage operations to elevate the guest experience and ensure associate safety.
  • Responsible for correct billing and implementation of accounting procedures in all areas.
  • Ensure overall cleanliness, covid-19 compliance and proper set up of tables, bar, etc.
  • Oversee servers in the restaurants to ensure optimal appearance and exceptional guest care, watchful of guests' need for service.
  • Assist F&B Manager in establishing and monitoring side work.
  • Ensure receipt and accurate flow of communications between shifts and teams
  • Be aware of what happened in the prior shift and clearly convey happenings for the next.
  • Keep a pulse on and manage staffing needs.
  • Assist with banquet functions as needed.

What You Will Need:

  • At least 3 years of previous experience working in the food service industry as a Manager or Supervisor.
  • Tourism and Hospitality Diploma or Degree is a definite asset
  • Beer, wine, and spirits knowledge with the ability to make recommendations to guests is an asset.
  • Must have current, or be willing to obtain before starting, Serving It Right certification.
  • Must be able and willing to stand for long periods of time, as business volumes dictate. The position requires full mobility, continuous quick-paced movement, lifting and carrying up to 30 pounds and pushing food carts up to 100 pounds.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Computer skills required with knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and POS systems.
  • Ability to train, motivate and manage a team of colleagues in the Food and Beverage division.
  • Ability to organize multiple food and beverage outlets operating at the same time.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, with shifts including weekends, holidays and evenings
  • Strong focus on providing excellent customer service

What Is In It For You:

  • Company events
  • Subsidized Staff Housing
  • Discounts on water sports, hot yoga classes, gym membership, wine & golf
  • Discounted Staff Menu and Free Continental Breakfast food in Staff Lounge
  • Free on-site parking
  • Employee, Friends & Family rates at Hyatt’s Worldwide
  • Benefit Plan, including Extended Health, Dental, Life Insurance and family plans for full time permanent employees

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If we sound like the place for you, or maybe you just want to find out more, hit that Apply Now button and let us have a conversation to see if Spirit Ridge is the place for you.

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About this Employer

Spirit Ridge

1200 Rancher Creek Road
Osoyoos, BC V0H 1V6

(250) 495-5445

226 Room Resort

About the company

Hyatt luxury has arrived in the Okanagan Valley! Come be a part of an amazing team as we show the world our spectacular destination and welcome guests with the warmth, care, and hospitality we Canadians are known for. If you’re looking for an amazing opportunity where your spirit to serve will shine and your willingness to learn and share will precede you, let us know. We look forward to hearing from you!