LOOKING FOR A LEADER: A rare Director of Food & Beverage opportunity to lead the team at the brand new Kimpton Cottonwood Hotel in Omaha, Nebraska! Who knew such an amazing boutique lifestyle hotel was right here in the heart of the Midwest! This multi-million dollar food & beverage operation offers 5 fantastic outlets to choose from! Take one look at our revitalized 1920s landmark building, an elegant, iconic and historic hotel in the Blackstone District of Omaha and you'll see why historic leaders have vacationed here. Experience playful contemporary touches to a classic steakhouse atmosphere at The Committee Chophouse along with ballrooms that will dazzle and amaze you! Join the Davidson Hospitality Group and make your mark at The Kimpton Cottonwood Hotel ! DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES * Achievement of budgeted food sales, beverage sales, labor costs and profitability. * Completion of customer follow-up calls on a timely basis. * Timely analysis of food & beverage prices in relation to competition. * Participation and input towards F&B marketing activities. * Competitive analysis every six months by calling competition and gathering data such as banquet kits, room rental rates, etc. * Development and maintenance of all department control procedures. * Handle all food & beverage inquiries and ensure timely follow up on the same business day. * Confirm all details relative to group functions with meeting/banquet planners. * Supervision of daily paper flow including proposals, and function contracts. * Completion of monthly forecast. * Attendance and participation at weekly F & B meeting and department head meeting. * Assist in menu planning and pricing. * Development and maintenance of department manual. * Supervision of weekly payroll input. * Be available to hotel staff at all times in case of emergency. * Must have a complete knowledge of fire and life safety procedures. * Participation in manager on duty shifts as required. * Assure bar inventory for functions, including opening and closing inventories, accurate bar summaries and cash deposits are prepared. * Assure the maintenance of bar control policies. * Assure the completion of weekly schedule and shift duties while maintaining a budgeted labor cost. * Assuring adequate and consistent completion of monthly inventory. * Assure timely completion of function bills. * Assure the ordering and purchasing of beer, wine, liquor, premix canisters and canned soft for Food & Beverage and vending. * Liaise on an on-going basis with the sales department to ensure all client needs and requirements will be met. * Ensure a professional attitude and proper business attire when on property, ready to meet or service a client at any time. * Responsible for staff hiring, training and development. * Conduct department meeting monthly. General Manager, Assistant General Manager and Human Resources Manager to be notified of meetings in a timely fashion. QUALIFICATIONS * A minimum of five years of full service, high quality hotel experience in a high-level leadership position * An energetic, outgoing, professional personality * Demonstrated leadership skills with success in developing team members * Ability to train, lead, build a team and motivate staff * Proven success in guest satisfaction, revenue generation, employee development, menu planning and event execution * Multi-unit management preferred recblid z4x5gajzngndotki0ncrzm56ebesalTracking

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