Front Of House, Food & Beverage Manager - Ednam House Hotel, Borders

Posted on July 20, 2019 | Start date July 21, 2019

Salary:Negotiable depending on experience paid monthly plus tips and other Company benefits.
Hours:notional 45 per week
Days:5 days out of 7 - mixture of shifts
Holidays:Statutory (28 days p/a)
Covers:Lunch: 10 - 30; Dinner: up to 60; Breakfast: up to 60; Functions: Up to 160
Food type:Bar meals a la carte and Table d'Hote menu all made fresh on the premises
Full-time chefs:
Accommodation:Accommodation available
Job description:

The Robert Parker Collection includes five specially selected properties, located in magnificent surroundings, offering our guests a luxurious experience in a home away from home. Our properties are located in Edinburgh, the Scottish Borders, Northumberland and the Lake District.
This charming hotel located in Kelso, Scottish Borders, Ednam House enjoys a unique location on the bank of the river Tweed. The hotel benefits from 3 acres of Gardens, accommodation includes 33 bedrooms, Bar, Restaurant, and a large elegant Ballroom.
We are looking for an experienced Food & Beverage Manager to head up the day to day running of the department. We need somebody who is a very strong people manager and team motivator with a bias towards working in a hands-on manner and engaging with guests and team members naturally. We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is looking to take on this new role. They must demonstrate a strong work ethic, excellent customer care skills and an exceptional level of food and drink knowledge.
This role would suit someone with similar experience working in a Country House Hotel or looking to step up from an assistant manager position.
You must show that they can drive the department forward, motivate their team, and able to show strong leadership. You will need to identify and provide the front of house team with training and skills to carry out their duties.
The Food and Beverage Manager will:
• Previous experience in the industry is essential
• Experience at a wedding venue and as master of ceremonies is essential
• As part of your role you will also take on duty manager responsibilities when required
• Manage and recruit staff within agreed timeframes and within budget
• Maintain staff motivation and discipline through strong team leadership
• Coordinating the day to day planning, management and control of all activities within the food and beverage department
• High quality delivery of services, customer relations and contact with guests.
• Design/implement agreed Restaurant and Bar programmes, procedures and quality standards including, sales results and targets, KPI’s, decoration, cleanliness, atmosphere and attractiveness of the department
• Quality control standards implemented at all times
• Creating, analysing and planning the bar and restaurant sales levels and profitability
• Setting budgets and/or agreeing them before purchasing with senior management
If you feel you have the desire and necessary skills to succeed as a Food and Beverage Manager with us then please apply.

How to apply:

Please apply to Bill Kilday, General Manager, with an up-to-date CV and reference details.

Work for partners:

Yes depending on experience

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