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PALIGROUP | DIRECTOR OF FOOD AND BEVERAGE

PALIGROUP MANAGEMENT West Hollywood, CA
  • Depends on experience
  • Full Time
  • Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Employee Discounts, Meal Plan / Free Food
  • Employer Fairly Likely to Respond

WHO WILL LOVE THIS POSITION?

An experienced and organized hospitality professional whose preferred style is hands-on and can work in a fast paced environment.

A manager who isstrategic in theiroperational strategy and is comfortable multi-tasking.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Front-­‐of-­‐House Management:

· Manage and motivate the entire food & beverage teams across multiple venues

· Plan and administer food & beverage staff training programs

· Encourage advancement for those persons qualified and interested in career development within the Company

· Administer ongoing food and menu updates and service training

· Coordinate with venue managers diligent and cost effective front-­‐of-­‐house staffing and scheduling

· Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service

· Lead the team by example

· Plan and direct the functions of the food & beverage department to meet the daily needs of each venue’s operation

· Continuously evaluate the performance and improvement of the food & beverage personnel and make adjustments accordingly

· Conduct manager and employee performance evaluations and discipline communications

· Host and run regular food & beverage meetings for each venue to be sure the teams are being held accountable for their duties and continue to work to improve the operation, service levels and venue profitability

· Assist venue food and beverage managers and supervisors in establishing and achieving profit objectives and desired standards of food knowledge, service, cleanliness, and promotions ongoing

· Other duties as assigned

· Work with each individual venue team to control of food, beverage and labor costs

· Manage and oversee each venue’s operating checkbooks

· Other duties as assigned

· Spearhead the programming for all venues, including regular promotions and major events, including but not limited to New Years Eve, Valentines Day, Pride, Mothers Day, Thanksgiving, etc.

· Coordinate special marketing & PR related events to promote the venues

· Continuously brainstorm and present ideas to implement promotional activities related to all outlets and venues to help drive revenues

· Submit menu updates as well as other collateral requests to graphics department as needed

· Maintain quality of the collateral distributed within each venue, such as menu presentation

· Other duties as assigned

· Send a weekly food & beverage recap to management and departmental managers

· Coordinate with Human Resources department to ensure that all food & beverage matters (as they relate to federal, state and local employment and civil rights laws) are being enforced and followed

· Coordinate with venue managers diligent and cost effective ordering of products, supplies and repairs as necessary

· See to it that all meal breaks and time clock punches for food & beverage front of house staff are being managed effectively

· Coordinate with venue managers to assure that all payroll reports are property submitted to accounting for payroll processing

· Coordinate with venue managers and accounting that each venue’s cash bank(s) and tip payouts to service staff are being done timely and accurately

· Coordinate with accounting to research all disputed restaurant/bar charges and follow up with guests on resolution

· Coordinate and communicate with the Human Resources regarding hiring, terminations and staff issues

· Other duties as assigned

Skills/Knowledge:

· Food & beverage experience in a senior leadership role

· Strong computer literacy

· Diligent and timely communication skills

· Outgoing, charismatic, energetic, polite, patient, kind and respectful

· Positive attitude

· Creative

· Team Player

· Ability to work under pressure and to prioritize tasks

· Ability to anticipate needs and wants of guests

· Very hands on

· Able to develop strong working relationships with both guests and colleagues

· Self-­‐confident, proactive, and able to prioritize and make effective decisions

· Advanced knowledge of the principles and practices within the food, beverage and hospitality profession

· Ability to carry up to 40lbs

· Ability to walk, stand and bend continuously throughout the day

· Must be able to stand for long periods of time

Commercial Acumen:

· Understanding of stock control in their department

· Shows ability to adapt during busy or quiet services as necessary

· Demonstrate a full understanding of the role and carry it out in line with the Job Description

· Work effectively with the entire management team

· Accept accountability for the results of the venues

· Able to prioritize tasks and demonstrate effective time

· Communicate relevant information regularly, efficiently and concisely to other members of the team, managers and management as necessary

· Communicate clearly, professionally and

· Listen to team members and giving careful consideration to their needs and opinions

· Take accountability for the actions and performance of the team

· Offer exceptional training, assistance, support and advice to all new team members

· Work as an integral part of the broader management team

· Make good decisions based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience and judgment, rather than emotions

· Take the bigger picture into consideration and be confident as to when and where to seek guidance and clarity from management

We are an EEOE Employer.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

ABOUT PALISOCIETY:

Palisociety is a collection of unique hotels and residences that are synonymous with authenticity, style, innovation and good old-fashioned hospitality.  We take to heart that few things in life are as transformative as the people and places you encounter when you travel. Because when all is said and done, it’s about the experience.

ABOUT PALIGROUP MANAGEMENT:

Paligroup is a fully integrated branded real estate development and hospitality operating company that acquires, programs, develops, owns, and operates unique hotels and residences. Our proprietary brands, development and operational expertise also includes specialized retail spaces, highly curated restaurants, bars and event venues. Avi Brosh founded Paligroup in 1998 and serves as its CEO.

 The company's track record, current portfolio and forthcoming properties are designed to provide customers with a unique and aspirational experience. Each Paligroup branded property has a distinct personality specifically tailored to best serve its local market and neighborhood, all featuring a contemporary, sophisticated design and personalized service.

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