Search 23,737 current hospitality jobs

Director Food & Beverage

Posted January 26, 2023

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Newark Airport
Newark, NJ
Save this job

About This Job


Responsible for budgeted revenues and expenses and improves profitability related to the Food & Beverage Department 
Monitors budgets in all areas of cost control with consistent focus on cost of inventory, sales, and payroll 
Increases level of guest satisfaction by delivery of an outstanding product and service 
Understands and executes all brand directives for strategic partners 
Complies with brand dictated menus and programs 
Directs the daily activities and assignments of staff, ensure appropriate coverage, develop and communicate departmental strategies and goals, and assign/prioritize work 
Works directly with the Executive Chef to provide excellent quality and presentation of all food to the guests 
Provides direct oversight of the property wide Banquet and Catering options 
Partners with the Sales Department to review all F+B minimums and selling guidelines.  
Collaborates with Director of Sales on sales and marketing strategies 
Accountable for all Brand Standards related to Food and Beverage 
Directly leads all aspects of banquet operations including developing and maintaining managerial and captain oversight of all operations 
Reviews and approve all menus and pricing in restaurant outlets and banquet/catering.  
Ensures that evaluation of food product, front-of-house employee performance, and development of product consistent with our market position.  
Develops a selection and pricing strategy for all liquors and wines, and supervise their procurement 
Ongoing maintenance of the physical asset through capital planning as required in the budget process 
Follows all Health and Safety regulations 
Interviews, hires, and trains employees; plan, assign, and direct work; appraise performance; reward and coach employees; address complaints and problem solve 
Other duties as assigned 

Education And Experience

Minimum of High School education, post-high school education preferred 
Minimum of 3 years experience as a Restaurant General Manager or Director of Food & Beverage 
Food Handler and Alcohol Awareness Certifications (if applicable) 

Knowledge, Skills And Abilities

Knowledge of alcohol serving practices and standards   
Knowledge of federal and state labor laws as well as local health and sanitation laws and regulations   
Experience in the recruiting, interviewing and hiring of restaurant, bar and culinary talent 
Experience managing Restaurant and Bars in the capacity of Assistant General Manager or higher 
Extensive passion for and an understanding of the Restaurant and Bar industry and proven track record of success 
Leadership and supervisory practices and skills; effective verbal and written communication skills   
Team player   
Ability to exceed expectations of guests   
Problem solving, decision-making and conflict-resolution skills   

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Save this job

About this Employer

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Newark Airport

128 Frontage Road
Newark, NJ 07114

(973) 690-5500

503 Room Hotel

From runway to relaxation by Newark Airport

Our hotel is next to Newark Liberty International Airport, with a free shuttle every 30 minutes. We're seven miles from Cape Liberty Cruise Port and 10 miles from New York City. Every stay starts with a chocolate chip cookie, and Starbucks coffee and grab-and-go items are available in the lobby. Enjoy our fitness center and indoor pool.