Assistant Food & Beverage Manager

$55,000 per year + Benefits

The Banneker Hotel, Washington 20036

We are a global hospitality management company who partner with internationally renowned brands to deliver the full commercial potential of our hotels. Here in the US, we operate 18 properties and have ambitious development and growth plans.

Our mission is to go beyond ‘hospitality’ by creating memorable experiences and lasting connections with our guests.

It’s our uncompromising passion for outstanding service that makes us who we are. At the core of this philosophy is our people.

Our culture runs on passion, enthusiasm and fun " we love what we do!
We set the bar high and we are relentless in our pursuit to ‘re-define hospitality’.

Benefits Package

  • Competitive Salary
  • Team Member Hotel Discount Program
  • Uniforms Provided
  • Benefits - Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and other supplemental options
  • Paid PTO beginning after ninety (90) days of employment
  • Immediate eligibility for 401k and employer match
  • Team Member Awards and Recognition programs throughout the year
  • Food and Beverage Discounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement

POSITION PROFILE:

The Assistant Food & Beverage Manager is responsible for overall operation of food and beverages, bars, and banquet departments delivering quality service, compliance of policies and procedures while meeting/exceeding financial goals. Manage all administrative functions such as scheduling, purchasing for the department, hiring and terminations of associates all in a fiscally responsible manner. Works closely with catering and convention services.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTION:

  • Accomplish food & beverage human resource objectives by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counseling, and disciplining associates; communicating job expectations, job duties and job responsibilities; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions; planning and reviewing compensation actions; enforcing policies and procedures. #IND789
  • Achieve food and beverage operational objectives by contributing information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; completing audits; identifying trends; determining system improvements; implementing change.
  • Meet food and beverage financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions. Maximize bar profitability by ensuring portion control; monitoring accuracy of charges.
  • Publicize the food and beverage by designing and placing advertisements; inviting food editors to review the food and beverage; contacting local, regional, and national magazines with feature ideas; encouraging local businesses to hold social events at the food and beverage.
  • Maintain safe, secure, and healthy environment by establishing, following, and enforcing sanitation standards and procedures; supervise the maintenance of food and beverage equipment to protect the assets, while securing revenues and complying with legal regulations and ensure quality service.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations. Investigate, resolve, respond to guest needs, inquires, comments and/or problems to ensure a quality experience and enhance future sales prospects.
  • Update the cash management system and compile, generate and prepare various reports to aid in the administration of the food and beverage. Perform Manager-on-Duty functions and shifts as assigned.

DESIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Two to four-year college degree or equivalent education/experience.

Experience: Minimum of one (1) to three (3) years’ experience in a food and beverage leadership role or related management position.

Skills and Abilities: Ability to perform critical analysis and manage a wide-range of information. Requires advanced knowledge of business and management principles and practices involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources. Possess excellent oral, written and presentation skills. Ability to delegate, manage manpower and organize complex projects and establishes priorities consistent with department/hotel objectives. Listen effectively. Operate department within the guidelines of the Foundation Document. Communicate to both, guests and fellow associates, professionally and positively.

Relaxed, Refined Sophistication in Residential DC. Bridging the best of DC’s storied historic highlights and leafy residential neighborhoods, the Kimpton Banneker Hotel has one of the most enviable addresses in the District " on a tree-lined avenue with a view straight down 16th Street NW of the White House. A blend of cool minimalism and warm tones, the Banneker’s design offers homey comfort with a side of provocative art. Find the heartbeat of the hotel in its dining venues: the ground-floor French bistro, serving local flavors in a timeless setting, promises to buzz day and night, while upstairs, a sophisticated indoor/outdoor rooftop bar will encourage spontaneous connections under the stars while offering unfettered views of the landmarks that make the city so iconic.

Please visit http://www.valorhospitality.com to learn more about our existing hotels, other exciting job opportunities and our company.


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