Assistant F&B Manager

HI Guildford

**Our Grand Welcome to you of a £1k bonus when joining our group**

The Opportunity

Food and beverage are at the heart of all our hotels, and as our assistant F&B Manager, you will be responsible for delivering an excellent food experience to all our guests. You will assist the F&B Manager in overseeing all the food and beverage operations at the hotel from the main restaurant, bar, and room service.

You will be responsible for driving revenue growth, the management of the F&B budget with accurate forecasting, management of the labour payroll.

It should be natural for you to lead and give direction to a team of food and beverage experts who are passionate and dedicated to delivering exceptional guest experiences. And being a people person, you will thrive in taking ownership of their ongoing development.

Benefits

  • Our enviable employee discounts on bedroom rates across all the IHG portfolio
  • Access to 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme - 24/7 access for our employees to call and get support and advice on any issues they may be experiencing
  • Access to 24/7 Online GP Service - 24/7 access for all employees so they can talk to a doctor when the really need to most
  • Hospital Plan
  • Online Health Portal
  • Eye Care
  • Employee Discount Schemes - 100's of discounts, ranging from groceries, fashion, travel, utilities, days out and even holidays!
  • Health Screening
  • Pension Scheme
  • Free meals on duty
  • Cycle to Work - Our Cycle2Work schemes from Evans Cycles and Halfords helps all our employees save money and keep fit.

Ideal Candidate

  • You will be passionate about food that’s a given!
  • Ideally have worked within a similar role, managing food and beverage operations.
  • Proven experience of working in a management 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

Holiday Inn Guildford hotel is situated less than two miles from the centre of Guildford, which can be reached in under 10 minutes by car. Guildford station is around a mile away, and trains reach London in about 30 minutes.

We have 168 bedrooms, a conference centre operating 15 meetings rooms, a lovely bar, restaurant, and a large suite for weddings & special events. We are a friendly and approachable team here at the hotel, with a culture which highly encourages personal development.

About us

We have 46 hotels in our growing UK portfolio, international brands Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, and Best Western under our belt and all in some fantastic locations, it’s no surprise that LGH Hotels Management is the place to be.