Waldorf Astoria is looking for an Assistant Director of Food & Beverage to oversee the food and beverage operations at La Quinta Resort & Club near Palm Springs!
Set against the rugged Santa Rosa Mountains, this luxurious hideaway has over 750 rooms, 5 championship golf courses, 41 pools, 190,000 square feet of meeting space, and 7 food and beverage outlets. This includes Adobe Grill, Centre Court Cafe, Plunge Pool, Morgan's in the Desert, Restaurant Twenty6, and In-Room Dining.
In this role, you will oversee the resort's restaurants, bars, and banquets managing a team of 8 direct reports and about 300 team members.
The ideal candidate will be an excellent leader with strong attention to detail, organization, and follow through. At least 3-5 years of senior food and beverage management experience with a background in luxury hotels, restaurants, and multi-outlet management is required.
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What will I be doing?
As an Assistant Director of Food and Beverage, you would be responsible for assisting in the direction and organization of activities and services of all hotel food and beverage outlets (restaurants, lounges, room service, coffee shops, etc.) in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:
Assist in the management of all Food and Beverage operations to include, but not limited to, guest service, food and beverage quality, inventory management, outlet reservations and occupancy, systems management, budget and forecasting, marketing, report generation, department management and meeting participation and facilitation
Monitor and develop team member performance to include, but not limited to, providing supervision and professional development, scheduling, conducting counseling and evaluations and delivering recognition and reward
Develop and implement menus and food and beverage marketing strategies in partnership with the Director and the culinary team
Monitor and assess service and satisfaction trends, evaluate and address issues and make improvements accordingly
Ensure compliance with health, safety, sanitation and alcohol awareness standards
Recruit, interview and train team members
What are we looking for?
Since being founded in 1919, Hilton has been a leader in the hospitality industry. Today, Hilton remains a beacon of innovation, quality, and success. This continued leadership is the result of our Team Members staying true to our Vision, Mission, and Values. Specifically, we look for demonstration of these Values:
Hospitality - We're passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences.
Integrity - We do the right thing, all the time.
Leadership - We're leaders in our industry and in our communities.
Teamwork - We're team players in everything we do.
Ownership - We're the owners of our actions and decisions.
Now - We operate with a sense of urgency and discipline
In addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes:
What will it be like to work for Hilton?
Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!