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Director of Beverage
Restaurant
AB - Alberta, BANFF
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Summary

For over a century, this travel and tourism organization has been connecting global travelers to authentic Canadian and American experiences through its integrated and customized vacation packages, tours and travel products. Together, team members and guests create inspiring memories they’ll share with their friends and families for years to come. Currently seeking a Director of Beverage to support the restaurant group's dining experience.  You will be responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of Beverage products offered. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; creating employee incentive programs; and customer service initiatives.

Contact Janis Romeskie at 403.670.9101 x4 or submit your resume in confidence below.

Description

  • Responsible for identifying unique beverage products, materials, equipment, and supplies to develop programing for all venues and co-ordinates with purchasing for the procurement of these supplies.
  • Provide strategic guidance to the F&B organization; introduce new policies, processes, and technologies to drive a culture of “guest experience 1st” decision making.
  • Direct reporting to Senior Director of Food & Beverage to ensure alignment with F&B department culture, objectives, and financial goals.
  • Collaborates with Financial Analysts and Food and Beverage Leadership to ensure accurate beverage costing and utilization reporting.
  • Attends BEO, F&B venue, and culinary meetings as required to facilitate product placement.
  • Directs beverage stock replenishment, maintaining venue par stocks as established by outlet leadership.
  • Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with users and departments to determine source of trouble and ensure corrective action.
  • Ensures inventory control software is utilized optimally so that KPI objectives are realized consistently across all F&B venues.
  • Assists on-site F&B Management with inventory efficiencies and strategies as required.
  • Responsible for making independent purchases, using pre-approved Purchasing Authorization.
  • Ability to problem solve with little to no direct management involvement.
  • Learns, comprehends, and works with shared services to ensure consistency across BJC
  • Available and willing to work any changes in hours deemed necessary for Business Levels.
  • Responsible for maintaining a good attendance record.
  • Strong focus on Canadian craft spirits and beer programs
  • Background and strong relationships withing the Canadian wine industry
  • Analyzes and forecasts beverage sales, manages a budget and evaluates the effectiveness of systems
  • Establishes vendor relationships and maintains professional rapport with distribution companies and suppliers
  • Collaborates with the Executive Chef and General Managers to plan menu items and pairings
  • Oversees beverage inventory and monitors shipments, valuation and margin control
  • Creates and manages product listings including rollouts of new products and phase-outs of current products
  • Teaches beverage classes to employees and guests
  • Working with bar teams for cleanliness, cocktail development and to maintain standards
  • Proactive influencer and future-focused leader who can drive the business and bring to life the vision of beverage program.
  • Strong sales and business acumen. The ability to react and adjust to changing business environment and lead the team in ensuring efficient financial management of the business.
  • A wine and beverage expert who is passionate about the training and development of the team and open to sharing their knowledge with the internal team and guests.
  • This job description does not list all the duties of this position. You may be instructed by management to perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Associates Degree in Hospitality, Business, or related field. Bachelor’s degree preferred. WSET level 3.
  • Minimum five years 4-star resort Food and Beverage experience required.
  • Five years food and beverage experience in a managerial role is required.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft programs and other computer software.
  • Strong knowledge of current beverage market and trends.
  • Extensive knowledge of Beer, Wine and Spirits categories.
  • Proficient in the creation, curation, and execution of multiple beverage menus in multiple locations simultaneously
  • A wide degree of creativity, innovation and latitude is expected.
  • Knowledge of standard purchasing, and inventory control policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with government officials, department heads, team members, guests, vendors, and the public.
  • Skill in effectively communicating information through verbal and written correspondence to Department Heads, team members, guests, vendors, and the public.
  • Skill in solving practical problems and dealing with situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Excellent organizational, communication and leadership skills.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Employment is contingent upon a favorable outcome of a background investigation.

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