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Food & Beverage Manager

Company: Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Supervise day-to-day activities of one or more food and/or beverage outlets.  Plan and organize work.  Communicate and enforce policies and procedures.
  • Ensure proper communication among all food and beverage outlets.
  • Recommend and/or initiate salary, disciplinary, or other staffing-related actions in accordance with company rules and policies.  Alert management of potentially serious issues.
  • Ensure all staff is properly trained and certified if applicable and have the tools and equipment needed to effectively carry out their job functions.  Conduct training for all current and new associates.
  • Ensure that staff members are cross trained in different food and beverage outlets in order to maximize efficiencies at all times and based on business demands.
  • Create innovative programs and promotions to market special menu items, increase sales, and increase guest patronage. Assist in the development and implementation of new menus and local food and beverage marketing programs.
  • Work closely with Outlet Supervisors in all aspects of day to day activities.  Plan the progression and development of Supervisors within the department guidelines.
  • Monitor performance of the restaurant through analysis of guest feedback and financial results.  Initiate corrective action as needed. 
  • High School diploma or equivalent and at least 1-2 years restaurant management experience in a full service outlet, fine dining restaurant, or similar setting.  Hospitality Management Degree or some college preferred. Ability to speak English is required. 
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