Director, Food & Beverage

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Details: Posted on: 15th January 2018

  • Company Name: Fairmont
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Monthly Salary: Unspecified
  • Minimum Work Experience: 0-1 Years
  • Minimum Education Level: N/A
  • Listed By: Employer
  • Career Level: Executive/Director


Director, Food & Beverage
At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, exceptional service and flavours are the hallmarks of every dining experience. As Director, Food & Beverage, your leadership and vision will ensure outstanding operating results through exciting menu offerings and promotions, an engaged team and consistent guest satisfaction.

Hotel Overview:
The luxurious Fairmont Marina Resort, Abu Dhabi will have 563 hotel guestrooms will reside in two iconic towers which meet in a magnificent arch. The distinctively designed skyscraper, close to the Marina Mall at Abu Dhabi Breakwater (a manmade area of ocean walkways) will offer panoramic views of the Arabian Gulf, the Corniche and the city's famous skyline. The Fairmont Marina Resort will feature nine restaurants and lounges, Fairmont Gold rooms and lounge situated atop as the bridge between the hotel and residences, state-of-the-art meeting and function space, and a business centre. Leisure offerings include an infinity swimming pool, kids club, fitness center and a spa.

Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Director, Operations, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service
Lead and manage the day to day operations of the Food & Beverage Division ensuring all service standards are followed
Drive innovative promotions, menus and concepts; creating a destination of choice for both Hotel and external guests
Lead and support all Food & Beverage departments in the achievement of their financial and operational targets
Prepare annual budgets and administer in a fiscally responsible manner
Implement effective control of food, beverage, labour and operating expenses throughout the F&B division
Assist in the preparation of the annual strategic plan and achieve the goals and targets therein
Ensure the implementation of standards in guest service and constantly seek out ways to improve product and service as well as increase volumes and profits
Oversee the selection, training and development of all Colleagues to ensure timely recruitment and career growth
Follow department policies, procedures and service standards
Follow all safety policies
Other duties as assigned

Qualifications :


Previous senior leadership Food & Beverage experience within luxury Hotels & Resorts - essential

University/College degree in related discipline - essential

Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications and/or relevant computer applications - required

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal - required

Must be extremely well presented to represent the brand

Arabic speaker preferred

Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities

Highly responsible & reliable

Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

Visa Requirements: Please note that you must be eligible to live and work in Dubai. We will assist successful applicants with the visa process and provide flights and accommodation.

APPLY TODAY: Whether you're launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit www.fairmontcareers.com to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!

At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That's why you'll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London's The Savoy, New York's The Plaza, and Shanghai's Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!

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