F&B Manager

Permanent
40 hours per week

The Royal Horseguards is a stunning 5 star hotel overlooking the River Thames, close to The Embankment and Trafalgar Square. The hotel has 282 bedrooms, restaurant, bar and terrace area as well as exceptional banqueting facilities at one of London's most prestigious conference and banqueting venues, One Whitehall Place.

The Role

We are looking for Food and Beverage Manager who can achieve market leading results using innovation and entrepreneurial flair, who have a passion for excellence that will inspire their teams and delight their guests. If that sounds like you, we'd love to hear from you.

As food and beverage manager you will be responsible for the smooth running of all elements of the F&B Operation within the hotel, including breakfast service, bar and lounge service, a la carte lunch and dinner and all conference, banqueting and functions. You will have ultimate responsibility for staff the recruitment, training and development of the team and will have accountability for engagement in your department.

You will be working to budgets and will be expected to plan and forecast future sales and revenue opportunities.


What we look for

  • Passionate about delivering the highest levels of service with a desire to learn, work hard and progress
  • Comfortable in a front line role facing the public
  • Previous experience in a fast paced service environment
  • Strong understanding
  • Must be available to work evenings and weekends
  • Proven food and beverage management experience
  • Guest-oriented and service-minded
  • Ability to spot 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 targets
  • Passionate about our brand
  • Able to work under pressure and react quickly to resolve issues
  • Able to multitask and be flexible at all times
  • Highly punctual
  • You will need to be a resident in the UK and have the right to work.

What's in it for you?

  • Great development opportunities
  • Discounted rates on hotel rooms, food and drink across the glh group
  • Interest free season ticket loans (conditions apply)
  • Access to a 24/7 Employee Assistance Program
  • Pension and Healthcare Schemes
  • Generous recommend a friend scheme
  • Apprenticeship (from Level 2 to Level 5)
  • Access to discounts and cashback through a huge range of retailers and service providers via our online benefits portal
  • Great Recognition program
  • ...and many more!