Food & Beverage Manager

Thursday, October 19, 2017

We are currently hiring for a full time Food & Beverage Manager to join our team – this is a seasonal position running from October until the end of April with the potential to become year round as our Food & Beverage Operations expand.

We are seeking a well-organized team orientated person with strong hands on skills to run the department.  Would ideally suit someone with a culinary or kitchen background and good all round food and beverage knowledge.  The focus for the position leans more towards food production and back of house with key responsibilities being menu design, cost control, cooking and food quality, purchasing and training.  Must be capable of hiring, training and motivating a team of 40 - 50 seasonal employees. 

Must have an interest in the winter recreation industry.

Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to the General Manager / Operations  Manager, the Food & Beverage Manager is responsible for overseeing and developing all Food & Beverage operations on Mount Seymour including The Rockchute bar and restaurant, Grillwork’s Casual Dining Restaurant, Catering and outdoor food venues.                                         

Responsibilities:

  • To uphold Mount Seymour’s mandate.
  • To ensure that a high quality of food and guest service is provided to Mount Seymour Food and Beverage patrons.
  • To create fresh and innovative menus in The Rockchute and Grillwork’s which appeal to the public and are cost effective.
  • To establish and maintain high quality food and beverage products, ensuring good presentation at all times.
  • Maintain appropriate food and beverage inventory levels, via timely purchasing, effective storage and stock rotation and by conducting regular food & beverage inventories.
  • To explore and develop new growth opportunities for the Food & Beverage department.
  • To create and promote daily and weekly specials.
  • Develop and adhere to the annual food and beverage operating budget.
  • To track and maintain all product and Labour costs.
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining all revenue and cash controls for the Food & Beverage Department.
  • With the assistance of the Food & Beverage Supervisors will hire, train and evaluate work performance of approximately forty - fifty Food & Beverage staff.
  • To ensure that all food and beverage policies, procedures and functions are performed in adherence to all Food Safe and WCB regulations.
  • To ensure the adherence of B.C. liquor and health regulations.
  • To monitor and control waste, spoilage and spillage.
  • Other related duties as required.

  Qualifications:                                            

  • Food and Beverage/Hospitality Management or culinary certification, combined with a minimum of 3-5 years high volume Food & Beverage management or supervisory experience.
  • Strong culinary knowledge/skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong interpersonal skills to establish good working relationships with staff and guests.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills to provide timely, high quality service and to maximize food and beverage revenue throughout the year.
  • Previous budgeting experience with a high aptitude for financial management.
  • The ability to work well under pressure in a high volume environment.
  • Excellent communication skills and professional manner.
  • Flexible and creative approach to problem solving
  • Previous supervisory experience, including the ability to manage, encourage and motivate staff.
  • “Serving It Right” certificate
  • Food Safe
  • Ability to be a supportive team member.
  • Intermediate knowledge of MS Word and Excel required.
  • Driver’s license and own vehicle
  • Able to work flexible shifts which will include evenings and weekends during the winter operating period.

Terms of Employment:

  • Salaried management position - Seasonal
  • Medical, dental and extended health benefits after 3 month qualifying period, company covers 50% of premiums
  • Family seasons pass
  • Prefer someone who can commit to at least 3 seasons.
  • Competitive salary depending on experience

To apply please submit a resume and covering letter to hr@mtseymour.ca