Food and Beverage Manager - Visitor Attractions

Posted 8 August by jdr hospitality recruitment Easy Apply Featured

This unique and extensive visitor attraction and hotel development across 1500 acres of Somerset countryside is currently looking for a passionate food led, Food and Beverage Manager.

The food and beverage culture will be led by the surrounding gardens, orchards and farmland, encompassing the very best seasonal produce from the south west. Working closely with the Estate & Horticulture Managers this role will create, launch and operate a Garden Café (170 covers) Garden Terrace café (30 covers) Cider press café (100 covers) & Museum café (60 covers). The grounds will also host high profile, bespoke events and parties. The focus is on quality, authenticity and consistent delivery.

As Food and Beverage Manager you will be responsible for the EPOS set up, recruitment, and will be heavily involved in the marketing and strategic planning; keeping ahead of food trends and culinary techniques, appropriate to the target audience. Reporting to the Estate Manager you will have full P & L responsibility, maximising revenue and managing all costs efficiently.

This role requires a candidate with a successful track record in a senior Food and Beverage management role within a quality hospitality business. You must have a detailed understanding of food trends and cuisine in general, with some quality kitchen experience as a chef, preferable but not essential.

Scheduled to open in the Spring 2019 this is a special project with a strong team culture. Combining nature and hospitality to create a truly wonderful and distinctive guest experience. Along with a competitive salary there is an extensive benefits package tailored for this role.

Required skills

  • Beverage
  • Chef
  • Events
  • Hospitality
  • Management

Reference: 35824341

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