Director Food and Beverage - InterContinental Stephen F. Austin
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Do you see yourself as a Director of Food and Beverage? What's your passion? Whether you're into fishing, knitting or just playing catch with the dog, at IHG we're interested in YOU. At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team. The InterContinental Stephen F. Austin is a gem located in the heart of downtown Austin off of the historic Congress Avenue. Our boutique, 190 room historic hotel has 6,000 square feet of banquet space. The Director of Food and Beverage would be responsible for this area as well as room service, the Club Lounge and the Stephen F's Bar. The restaurant located on property is leased out and is not the responsibility of the hotel. This challenging position has overall responsibility for overseeing the food and beverage operations of the hotel to ensure the achievement of established food and beverage quality and guest service quality standards. This challenging position has overall responsibility for overseeing the food and beverage operations of the hotel to ensure the achievement of established food and beverage quality and guest service quality standards. You will direct the day-to-day activities and assignments of food and beverage staff, develop and communicate departmental strategies and goals, and assign/prioritize work while ensuring all staff are properly trained on quality and service standards and have the tools and equipment needed to effectively carry out their job functions. Duties include achieving budgeted revenues, prepare monthly forecast, and maximize profitability within the food and beverage department and assisting in the preparation of the annual departmental operating budget and financial plans of the hotel. Establish and achieve quality and guest satisfaction goals. You will develop, implement, and maintain local food and beverage marketing programs; participate in and maintain system-wide food and beverage marketing programs and promotions. Review and approve menu design and concepts with Executive chef. This role will maintain procedures to (1) ensure the security and proper storage of food and beverage products, inventory, and equipment, (2) ensure the security of monies, credit and financial transactions, (3) replenish supplies, inventory, uniforms, etc. in a timely and efficient manner, and (4) to minimize waste. You may recruit, evaluate, and select entertainment for food and beverage outlets and events. You would sometimes serve as Manager on Duty and assist with other duties as assigned.