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Director of Food & Beverage - St Andrews, Fife

Employer
Fairmont - St Andrews
Location
St Andrews, Fife
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
22 Feb 2024

Job Details

Director of Food & Beverage - St Andrews, Fife

Company Description

Fairmont St. Andrews encapsulates luxury and this experience begins and ends with our colleagues. Fairmont St Andrews is one of Scotland’s most iconic 5-star luxury hotels and resorts in the home of golf.

Our 213-bedroom property is located on the outskirts of St Andrews, boasting 2 championship golf courses and an award-winning spa and leisure facility. With multiple food and beverage venues on site, including our two AA Rosette Restaurant, St Andrews Clubhouse & Grill - serving the finest Scottish steak and seafood, we are able to offer our guests a world class experience for dining and leisure activities, right here on property.

Within 20 minutes from Leuchars Railway station and 35 minutes from Dundee, we are an easy commute from numerous Scottish destinations.

Job Description

Job Title: Director of Food & Beverage

Location: St Andrews, Fife, Scotland

Contract: Permanent

The Director of Food & Beverage leads the Food & Beverage operation, by establishing its strategic and tactical positioning as a world class operation.

The position is responsible for supervising the overall success of the day to day operation, the long term positioning as well as achieving all set KPI’s in the areas of revenue/profit, cost and expense management, quality commitment, team morale, recruitment of the best international and local talent as well as ensuring the innovative and creative reputation of the division is upheld.

A little bit about what you will be doing:

  • Sets and clearly communicates the strategic direction for the Food & Beverage department in coordination with General Manager, Hotel Manager – F&B and Executive Chef
  • Consistently improves the financial profitability, productivity and efficiency of the food and beverage department
  • Prepares and monitors annual budget revenue goals and expenses for the Food and Beverage department and makes recommendations for adjustments if needed
  • Executes inventory control and calculation for monthly analysis and reconciliation
  • Ensures consistency of quality, taste, presentation, temperature of beverage served in all Food & Beverage Outlets
  • Ensures maximum creativity and consistency in all Food & Beverage presentations

Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Food & Beverage/Hospitality Management or extensive hands on experience in similar restaurant concept
  • Relevant experience in the international deluxe hotel or free-standing restaurant and bar environment
  • Prior work experience in UK
  • Oral and written fluency in English 
  • Thrives in large scale operation and high volume operation
  • Team player with outstanding interpersonal skills with ability to communicate with all levels of stakeholders
  • Service oriented with an eye for details, passion and innovative for Food & Beverage
  • Good presentation and influencing skills
  • Flexible and able to embrace and respond to change effectively
  • Self-motivated and energetic, able to set priorities
  • Commitment to professional values – brand conscious

Additional Information

  • Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor worldwide
  • Ability to make a difference in the local community through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, like Planet 21
  • Shuttle to and from St. Andrews
  • Meals on duty
  • 50% off F&B
  • Discounted B&B stays
  • Discounted Spa treatments
  • Access to gym and pool area
  • Ability to make a difference in the local community through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, like Planet 21

"Diversity & Inclusion for Accor means welcoming each and everyone and respecting their differences by giving priority only to qualities and skills in extending employment and development opportunities.

Our ambition is to provide meaningful employment, a warm  and welcoming culture, excellent working conditions and to promote the development of all people, including those with disabilities.

Do not hesitate to let us know of any specific needs you may have so that we can take them into consideration."

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