Job Description Template: Food and Beverage Director

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Food and Beverage Director Job Description

Full-Time | Onsite | Location

$75,000–$95,000 (Suggested salary range for this role from Payscale)

Why [Company]?

Introduce your organization in 3–5 sentences. This is the perfect place to explain what you do and why your company is a great place to work! For example, here's our bio:

Our mission is simple: we want to set people free to do meaningful work. People love our software—and it turns out that people love working here, too. BambooHR has been recognized as a "Best Company to Work For," and we're proud of our team for creating software that makes an impact on the lives of HR pros and employees all over the world.

About Your Role

Give a general overview of what this person will do at your company. For example:

As our Food and Beverage Director, you will be responsible for managing and overseeing the logistics of all food and beverage operations.

You will be responsible for ordering and planning all F&B products at our location, including managing inventory to minimize waste. You will work closely with our Executive Chef to ensure that our menu is built around high-quality ingredients and unique concepts, and you'll develop strong partnerships with an ever-expanding roster of vendors.

In addition to overseeing day-to-day F&B operations, you will also work directly with the VP to plan private events.

What You'll Do

List specific job responsibilities. For example:

  • Create and adhere to a comprehensive F&B budget, including inventory costs, labor costs, and vendor relationships.
  • Closely monitor beverage and food product inventory, handling all orders as needed and minimizing food waste.
  • Train bartenders, waitstaff, and cooks to uplevel their knowledge of all menu items and ingredients.
  • Interview, hire, and oversee the training of all F&B supervisors and staff.
  • Monitor food safety conditions and ensure employees adhere to the proper safety procedures.

What You'll Need to Get the Job Done

List what a qualified candidate needs to do their job effectively. For example:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management or other related field.
  • 5+ years of front and back of house F&B experience.
  • Proven knowledge of F&B best practices, operation standards, and food safety protocols.
  • Previous management experience leading large and diverse teams.
  • Proven track record for rolling out effective business metric tracking for restaurant KPIs.
  • Broad knowledge of and experience sourcing food ingredients, liquor, beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication, and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency in POS systems.
  • The ability to maintain composure in stressful situations.

What Will Make Us Really Love You

List the soft skills or "nice-to-haves" that will help your candidate be successful. For example:

  • A strong commitment to delivering outstanding guest service.
  • A creative vision for our menu that embodies our company values.
  • A positive attitude and willingness to assist with a wide range of tasks, including catering and special events.
  • A network of strong working relationships with F&B vendors in the region.

What You'll Love About Us

Describe your company's benefits, culture, work environment, and anything else that makes your organization stand out. For example:

Our company's mission and values are rooted in integrity and guide every aspect of our organization, from how we serve our community to how we interact as a team. As we've grown throughout the years, our employees remain at the heart of our success. To show our appreciation, we offer a generous compensation package that includes the following:

  • Retirement: 401(k) plan with employer matching
  • Healthcare: Medical, dental, vision, and mental wellness coverage
  • Life insurance: Group life insurance through our partner
  • Charitable giving: Donation matching to a charity of your choice
  • Time off: Flexible PTO policy with floating holidays
  • Career development: Professional development reimbursement program
  • Family care: Parental leave for all new parents

More About Our Company

Add your equal employment opportunity (EEO) statement, a note about required background checks, and other things a candidate may want to know before applying.

We're committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all candidates, without discrimination based on race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Following the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all new hires must verify their identity and eligibility to work in the United States.

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