F&B Manager

Contract Type - Permanent
39 hours per week

Employment Type - Full Time

Located close to Longford, just off the Bath Road, Thistle Heathrow is an Airport hotel which delivers a warm welcome no matter how long or short the stay. It has 264 bedrooms and 14 meeting rooms, the largest one seating up to 700 people - meaning it is also an extremely popular local wedding venue. It is the only hotel that has direct access to Heathrow Terminal 5 by POD in just 5 minutes.

The Role

We are looking for Food and Beverage Managers 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

  • 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

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!