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Manager - Food & Beverage - Blackbird

Company: Hotel Californian
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: September 17, 2022

Job Description:

Hotel Californian fosters a creative, entrepreneurial, and energetic work environment. We value passionate people who love to be challenged and desire the freedom to contribute to the overall success of the hotel. We strive to create a workplace culture that values family, work-life balance, and community. We help develop our teams and provide support for them to grow their careers with our organization. Our Talent is proud to work here.

JOB SUMMARY: The Food & Beverage Manager of Blackbird is responsible for working closely with the Director of Food & Beverage and other Restaurant Managers and will be responsible for all aspects of the restaurant and bar service functions in accordance with hotel standards. The successful candidate will direct, implement, and maintain the hotels ultra-luxury service standards and management philosophies, supervise and train staff, and perform administrative duties as needed. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Communicate effectively with all guests, team members and resort departments. Anticipate guest needs by being proactive in developing, training and maintaining quality standards. Motivate restaurant/bar management and staff and maintain a cohesive team. Maintain complete knowledge of all beverage selections available in the restaurant as well as ingredients and presentation standards for all menu items and daily specials. Maintain up to date knowledge of and abide by all state liquor regulations. Prepare weekly work schedules in accordance with staffing guidelines and labor forecasts. Constantly monitor staff performance in all phases of service and job functions, ensuring that all departmental standards are maintained; rectify any deficiencies through training and development of staff. Handle all POS functions and daily closing tasks in accordance with departmental procedures. Ensure security and confidentiality of guest and hotel information Attends all required meetings and training. Assists with the development of the annual departmental operating budget, staffing guidelines and capital expenditures as related to the Food and Beverage department. Performs other duties as assigned by Department Manager and Managing Director. SKILLS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required Ability to satisfactorily communicate in English. Ability to think clearly and remain calm under pressure, making sound and logical decisions quickly. Planning and organizational ability with attention to detail and documentation. Able to work nights, weekends and holidays when business needs dictate. Knowledge of various food service styles (i.e., French service, American service, butler style service) and various drink recipes and beverage standards. Familiarity with food and beverage cost controls. In-depth knowledge of Wine and Spirits. Food Handlers Certificate. Certification in alcohol awareness program (TIPS). Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Micros. Knowledge of Open Table restaurant reservation software system is desired QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to the safety or health of employee or others. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Foley Entertainment Group, LLC. is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an e-mail to to let us know the nature of your request. This employer participates in E-Verify EOE/AA/Disabled/Vets Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. Associated topics: assistant general manager, day manager, director food and beverage, frontend, general operations manager, kitchen manager, management, night shift manager, operations manager, restaurant operations

Keywords: Hotel Californian, Santa Barbara , Manager - Food & Beverage - Blackbird, Executive , Santa Barbara, California

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