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Assistant Food and Beverage Manager

£24,000 per annum

Stapleford Park is a 4-red star luxury country house hotel offering a spa, championship golf course, luxury accommodation, country sports & 2 AA Rosette Restaurant. We are currently seeking an Assistant Food and Beverage Manager to join our team.

The role will entail assisting the F&B Manager with the day to day management and running of the Food and Beverage operation ensuring a high standard of service and providing a fine dining experience to Stapleford Park guests. From time to time, you will be deputising in the absence of the F&B Manager.

The Role:

  • In conjunction with the F&B Manager, responsible for establishing and maintaining high standards of professional service at all times in the restaurant, bar, conference, and banqueting areas
  • Assisting with recruiting, inducting, training, performance, and development of all F&B and liaising with HR where appropriate
  • Monitor/manage the financial performance of the department (including costs) monthly and agree corrective actions if appropriate
  • Ability to report F&B financials to the Board in management meetings
  • To drive sales and upsell targets to ensure maximum profitability
  • Ensure good practices and effective management in inventory control
  • Ability to negotiate with and manage suppliers to maintain cost effectiveness
  • Ability to deal with Health and Safety issues within the department
  • Ability to update prices onto back office systems such as Opera and Micros
  • Ensure compliance with all health and safety regulations
  • Create staff rota on a weekly basis to ensure staffing is appropriate for business levels
  • Deal with customer complaints and build rapport with guests

The Person

  • Fluent in both written and verbal English
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Strong team management and leadership qualities
  • Good wine knowledge
  • A spirit of initiative and proactiveness
  • Have good organisational skills
  • Able to stay calm, work under pressure and make quick sensible decisions
  • Able to delegate tasks effectively
  • Able to analysis costings and comfortable with numbers

Please submit your CV and Covering Letter to:

General Job Applications

Stapleford Park is always looking for new members of staff who share our commitment, passion and desire to provide our guests with superb service. If you are a natural professional who is interested in hospitality and looking for a fulfilling career, then please apply in writing with your CV to:

Lee Hodkinson
Human Resources Manager
Stapleford Park
Stapleford Rd, Stapleford,
Nr. Melton Mowbray,
Leicestershire, LE14 2EF
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