Grand Hotel Kempinski Riga

Riga, Latvia

Director of Food & Beverage – (in English)

Apply Now

Key Responsibilities:

As a Director of Food & Beverage, you are responsible for managing operations of all Food & Beverage outlets to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience. A Director of Food & Beverage would also be required to manage, train, and develop team members and work within all budgeted guidelines. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Manage all Food & Beverage Outlet operations
  • Maintain exceptional levels of customer service
  • Ensure compliance of brand standards
  • Recruit, manage, train and develop the F&B team
  • Manage guest queries in a timely and efficient manner
  • Work within budgeted guidelines in relation to Food, Liquor Costs and Payroll
  • Set departmental targets and objectives, work schedules, budgets, and policies and procedures
  • Develop menus with other members of F&B team
  • Accountable for monthly stock takes
  • Incentivise team members to maximize sales and revenue
  • Carry out annual and mid-year appraisals with Managers under your responsibility
  • Evaluate guest satisfaction levels with a focus on continuous improvement
  • Ensure communication meetings are conducted and post-meeting minutes generated
  • Be environmentally aware
  • Assist other departments wherever necessary and maintain good working relationships
  • Comply with hotel security, fire regulations and all health and safety legislation

Desired Skills & Qualification

A Director of Food and Beverage for the Grand Hotel kempinski Riga is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:

  • Management F&B experience
  • Able to meet financial targets
  • Ability to comply with all F&B brand standards
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent grooming standards
  • Willingness to develop team members and self
  • Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations
  • Ability to work on your own or in teams
  • It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:
    • Degree in relevant area or equivalent qualification
    • Passion for delivering exceptional levels of guest service
    • Luxury hospitality experience in a similar role

We offer:

  • Work in an international company
  • Professional development opportunities and training
  • Excellent working conditions in the center of Riga
  • Staff meals
  • Appropriate remuneration and social guarantees
  • A professional and dynamic working environment