Assistant Food & Beverage Manager (Meeting & Events)

Hallmark Manchester Airport

The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Assistant F&B Manager (Meeting & Events) to support the Operations Manager of our food and beverage outlets including in room dining. The role will look to manage the Meetings & Events operation through a positive approach and drive the team to deliver exceptional service with an authentic approach. Working with the team, the ideal candidate will have strong experience in motivating teams to drive sales and making guests smile.

As Assistant F&B Manager (Meetings & Events) you will supervise all aspects of Service, Food and Beverage, including facilities, sales and costs and maximising departmental profit. You will be responsible for engaging and driving the team towards a positive culture and communicating with them at all times, to ensure consistency across the department.

Ideal Candidate

  • You will be passionate about service & hospitality, that’s a given!
  • Ideally have worked within a similar role, managing meetings and midscale & large scale banquet operations.
  • Proven experience of working in a management or supervisory role
  • Will have an authentic and passionate approach
  • The ability to create a positive culture within the team
  • Will have strong operational knowledge and commercial awareness
  • Ability to drive and motivate teams through periods of change, with the ability to recognise and develop future stars
  • Excellent level of numeracy and literacy skills
  • Strong organisation and planning skills
  • Experience of budgets and driving additional sales

Benefits

  • Our enviable employee discounts on bedroom rates;
  • Driven and motivational training & development initiatives for career growth with recognised qualifications;
  • Free meals on duty;
  • Pension Scheme;
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP);
  • Free uniform;
  • Internal vacancy opportunities;
  • Department Incentive bonus schemes;
  • Everyday discounts from high street retailers and more

Ideal Candidate

You will be passionate about service & hospitality, that’s a given!
Ideally have worked within a similar role, managing meetings and midscale & large scale banquet operations.
Proven experience of working in a management or supervisory role
Will have an authentic and passionate approach
The ability to create a positive culture within the team
Will have strong operational knowledge and commercial awareness
Ability to drive and motivate teams through periods of change, with the ability to recognise and develop future stars
Excellent level of numeracy and literacy skills
Strong organisation and planning skills
Experience of budgets and driving additional sales

Hotel

The Hallmark Manchester Airport Hotel is located just five minutes’ drive from Manchester International Airport, close to the M60 and M56 motorways and perfectly positioned neighbouring leafy Wilmslow.

The hotel has 88 bedrooms including eight family bedrooms, health club and spa with swimming pool and sauna + seven treatment rooms. Two superb banqueting rooms and exhibition space and flexible conference suites.

The hotel is within easy reach of Trafford Centre, Tatton Park and 12 miles from bustling Manchester city centre.

About us

We have 49 hotels in our growing UK portfolio, international brands Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn in addition to the recent purchase of Hallmark Hotels under our belt and all in some fantastic locations, it’s no surprise that LGH Hotels Management is the place to be.