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Director of Food & Beverage – 5* Hotel – 731834

Director of Food & Beverage – 5* Hotel – 731834

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  • Permanent
  • Kerry
  • Excellent plus Accommodation £ / Year

Red D

Director of Food & Beverage at a Prestigious 5-Star Luxury Resort in Co. Kerry

Red D are recruiting an exceptional Director of Food & Beverage to lead and manage all aspects of a luxury resort’s food and beverage offerings in Co. Kerry. This role is perfect for a passionate professional with deep knowledge and experience in fine dining, wine, and beverage service at a 5-Star level.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and ensure all objectives are met in food & beverage operations, including business development, financial performance, and quality standards.
  • Lead all facets of food & beverage operations, including three restaurants, bars, private dining rooms, lounges, fine dining, room service, private events, and weddings.
  • Foster a culture of continuous learning and development within the team.
  • Work closely with HR to attract, hire, and retain top talent.
  • Collaborate with senior leadership on overall strategy and standards.
  • Develop close relationships with suppliers for a local food & beverage offering.
  • Inspire the food & beverage team to deliver outstanding service and standards.

Qualifying Criteria:

  • Fluent in English, both verbal and written.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a Director or Assistant Director of Food & Beverage / Food & Beverage Manager in a luxury 5-Star environment.
  • Extensive knowledge of food, beverage, and wine service at a 5-star level.
  • Experience in managing food & beverage for weddings and events.
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Experience in operational controls, budgeting, payroll, inventory control, and profit and loss management.
  • Proven track record of achieving financial objectives and improving standards and procedures.
  • Proven ability to problem-solve and handle high-end leisure market guests.
  • Right to work in the E.U.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Understanding of 5AA Red Star standards and related industry regulations.
  • Experience with high-end 5-star estate, resort hotels, golf, and leisure markets.

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