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Food & Beverage Manager

Posted March 1, 2023

Elliot Park Hotel
Minneapolis, MN
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Job Summary

The overall objective and purpose of the Food and Beverage Manager are to oversee for the floor coverage in the outlets and assisting the serving staff in the restaurant, lounge, and in-room dining/pool service. The incumbent is responsible for supervising Food and Beverage outlets, ensuring our guests receive the ultimate dining experience. They are to provide inspiring and strategic leadership while directing the Food and Beverage department's activities in support of the mission, core values, and goals established by the company.

Core Responsibilities

  • Supervises daily shift operations.
  • Ensures Grand Performers comply with appearance standards.
  • Schedule’s dining reservations and arranges parties or special services for diners.
  • Inspects kitchen and dining areas and kitchen utensils and equipment to ensure sanitary standards are met.
  • Requisitions and inspects food, supplies, and equipment to maintain stock levels and ensure quality standards are met.
  • Ensures compliance with all food & beverage policies, standards, and procedures.
  • Maintains service and sanitation standards in restaurant, bar/lounge, and room service areas.
  • Acts as the guest service role model for the restaurant sets a good example of excellent customer service and creates a positive atmosphere for guest relations.
  • Assists servers on the floor during meal periods.
  • Clears and resets counters or tables after each course when needed
  • Assists dining room servers in the food and beverage service, sets tables, serves guests as directed by the server, keeps menus clean, and maintains the clean table between servings and menu knowledge.
  • Assists with providing tables with beverages.
  • Removes solid linens and replaces them with clean linen.
  • Transports dirty dishes to the dishwashing station.
  • Polish silver and glass as needed.
  • Present menu, answer questions, and make suggestions regarding food and beverage.
  • Seat guests in the dining room
  • Explain, pair and recommend wine from the wine list
  • Serve food and beverage in a genuine, friendly, professional, and efficient manner consistent with the Kessler image and standards.
  • Relays orders to the kitchen through POS and helps serve courses from kitchen and service bars.
  • Total’s bill and accepts payment when needed.
  • Proficiently utilizes the property management systems and follows cash handling procedures.
  • Sets up bar & dining room in a thorough and swift manner
  • Sets up dining room when needed in a thorough and swift manner
  • Empowers Grand Performers to provide excellent customer service.
  • Ensures staff understands local, state, and Federal liquor laws.
  • Monitor’s alcohol beverage service in compliance with local laws.
  • Ensures point of sale operations and cash handling practices are following standard operating procedures.
  • Edit’s work schedules and evaluates the work performance of employees.
  • Assigns and coordinates work of employees to promote the efficiency of operations

Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities

  • Strategic business leader - Works strategically to devise plans in alignment with organizational goals.
  • Cultivates engagement - Builds loyalty to the company and not to themselves. Proven ability to host/facilitate effective meetings, motivate teams to produce results with tight timeframes while simultaneously managing several projects.
  • Generates alignment - Ensures proper time and effort is spent to build high-level performance and consistency throughout collection.
  • Leads with courage - Provides a culture of accountability.
  • Execution of plans - Utilizes our systems, tools, and resources to accomplish results and achieve goals.
  • Must possess excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to respond promptly to customer needs.
  • Excellent guest service and interpersonal skills with the ability to relate to diverse guest types.
  • Ability to prioritize and maintain multiple tables at a time.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma - required
  • 1+ years of relevant work experience in similar scope and title – required
  • Experience within luxury brand/markets – preferred
  • Food Safety Certification - preferred or attained within 30 days
  • Alcohol Safety Certification - preferred or attained within 30 days

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Shift supervision of all restaurant, lounge, Café, IRD, and pool serving staff
  • Restaurant Manager on Duty in absence of F&B Director, Outlet Manager or Restaurant Manager.
  • Shift supervision of all restaurant, lounge, Café, IRD, and pool serving staff
  • Restaurant Manager on Duty in the absence of F&B Director, Outlet Manager, or Restaurant Manager.

Work Environment

  • Must be comfortable working in a shared space, with constant noise, without the use of a private office.
  • Must be able to cope with frequent changing priorities and deadlines with a high degree of optimism, professionalism & collaboration.
  • Schedules may vary from week to week based on business demands in excess of 40 hours with or without notice.
  • Must be able to work safely in a kitchen environment with high temperatures and humidity

Physical Demands

  • While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to see, hear, reach, use fingers to handle and feel, stand, stoop, bend and crouch up to 8 hours daily.
  • Push, pull, and lift up to 50 lbs.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to travel by foot, car, bus, airplane, or other means of transportation, which require sitting, waiting, and standing for long and short periods of time.
The Kessler Collection is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.
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Elliot Park Hotel

823 5th Ave South
Minneapolis, MN 55404

(612) 389-2300

168 Room Hotel


Welcome to the newest member of the Marriott® family in Minneapolis, Elliot Park Hotel, Autograph Collection. Perched on the edge of the historic Elliot Park neighborhood, and convenient to the Light Rail, Minneapolis Convention Center and U.S. Bank Stadium, Elliot Park Hotel is a stylish luxury boutique hotel and restaurant where you can enjoy hygge at its most elegant.

With 155 rooms and 13 suites, Elliot Park Hotel is the perfect destination for your next business trip, staycation, family trip, or even a special celebration in one of our spectacular wedding and meeting spaces.

With a refined and sophisticated décor, which is illuminated by flickering candles, artful lighting, and inviting fireplaces, Elliot Park Hotel allows you to indulge in the feeling of warmth, intimacy, and comfort. It all combines to create a chic urban oasis of modern Minnesotan hospitality, welcoming travelers and locals alike.

Our pet-friendly boutique hotel with luxury amenities and world-class guest service will charm and pamper you while you play, work, and explore the wonderful sites and attractions of downtown Minneapolis.

Come nightfall, indulge in the hearty, wood-fired fare of Tuscany at Tavola Restaurant, a rising star among Italian restaurants in Minneapolis. Or, wind down with a cold craft brew next door at the lively bar and outdoor patio of Finnegans Brew Co. in their brand-new downtown Minneapolis brewery and community space. As a guest of Elliot Park Hotel, you’ll even get to enjoy a very special Finnegan experience in their exclusive Brewer's Den.