F&B Manager

Contract Type - Permanent
39 hours per week

Employment Type - Full Time

Located close to Longford, just off the Bath Road, Thistle Heathrow is an Airport hotel which delivers a warm welcome no matter how long or short the stay. It has 264 bedrooms and 14 meeting rooms, the largest one seating up to 700 people - meaning it is also an extremely popular local wedding venue. It is the only hotel that has direct access to Heathrow Terminal 5 by POD in just 5 minutes.

The Role

We are looking for Food and Beverage Managers who can achieve market leading results using innovation and entrepreneurial flair, who have a passion for excellence that will inspire their teams and delight their guests. If that sounds like you, we'd love to hear from you.

As food and beverage manager you will be responsible for the smooth running of all elements of the F&B Operation within the hotel, including breakfast service, bar and lounge service, a la carte lunch and dinner and all conference, banqueting and functions. You will have ultimate responsibility for staff the recruitment, training and development of the team and will have accountability for engagement in your department.

You will be working to budgets and will be expected to plan and forecast future sales and revenue opportunities.


What we look for

  • Inspirational leadership ability
  • An eye for detail
  • Sales and commercial skills
  • An innovative approach to driving business forward
  • Real passion for guest service
  • Previous experience of a large scale food and beverage operation

What's in it for you?

  • 20 days holiday plus 8 Bank Holidays
  • Discounted rates on hotel rooms, food and drink across the glh group
  • Interest free season ticket loans (conditions apply)
  • Access to a 24/7 Employee Assistance Program
  • Long Service Awards
  • Pension and Healthcare Schemes
  • Generous recommend a friend scheme
  • Access to discounts and cashback through a huge range of retailers and service providers via our online benefits portal
  • Wonderful Person of the month scheme with cash prizes
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Staff refreshments on shift