Food and Beverage Manager – Aquila Game Reserve

Job Category: Middle Management
Location: Aquila Game Reserve

Schedule: Full-Time
Located Remotely?: No
Relocation?: No
Position Type: Management

JOB SUMMARY

Aquila Game Reserve and Spa is looking for a professional Food and Beverage Manager to be responsible for managing all F&B operations and for delivering an excellent guest experience. The successful candidate will be able to forecast, plan and manage all F&B orders, staff and finance. The goal is to maximize sales and revenue through customer satisfaction and employee engagement.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage all aspects of the Food and Beverage day-to-day operations within budgeted guidelines and to the highest standards
  • Preserve excellent levels of internal and external customer service
  • Design exceptional menus, purchase goods (within the company guidelines) and continuously make necessary improvements
  • Identify customers’ needs and respond proactively to all of their concerns
  • Lead Food and Beverage team by attracting, recruiting, training and appraising talented personnel
  • Establish targets, KPI’s, schedules, policies and procedures
  • Provide a two-way communication and nurture an ownership environment with emphasis in motivation and teamwork
  • Comply with all health and safety regulations
  • Report on management regarding sales results and productivity

 

Requirements and skills

  • Proven food and beverage management experience
  • Working knowledge of various computer software programs (MS Office, restaurant/hotel management software, POS)
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems efficiently
  • Mastery in delegating multiple tasks
  • Communication and leadership skills
  • Up to date with food and beverages trends and best practices
  • Ability to manage personnel and meet financial target
  • Guest-oriented and service-minded
  • Culinary school diploma or degree in food service management or hotel management diploma or degree or related field
  • Preferred: Certification in First Aid and CPR

 

Application:

  • Application closing date: 7 April 2023
    If you have not heard from the recruiting team by the 14th of April 2023, your application has been unsuccessful.

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