Food and Beverage Manager

  • Job Reference: compass/TP/1489165/112962/MHH
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Employer: Compass Group Plc
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  • Location: Abingdon
  • Salary: £31,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: £31000 - £31000
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

As our Food & Beverage Manager you will be responsible for managing all F&B operations and for delivering an excellent guest experience. You should will be able to forecast, plan and manage all F&B orders, staff and finance. The goal is to maximize sales and revenue through customer satisfaction and employee engagement.

Milton Hill House is a stylish hotel, conference, event, party and wedding venue in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom.

Surrounded by 22 acres of tranquil parkland just 13 miles from Oxford, Milton Hill House effortlessly blends a graceful Georgian manor house with modern facilities. You'll feel the history the moment you arrive at the house - previous residents include King William III, Peter the Great, and Sir Mortimer Singer of the Singer sewing machine family.

What we'll give:

Food & Beverage Manager

  • £31,000 per annum, 40 hours per week
  • Compass exclusive offers on PerksAtWork
  • Access to a wide range of programs to train and develop you
  • Pension contribution
  • Medicash healthcare
  • Eyecare vouchers
  • Free meals on shift
  • Discounted stays at other Venues Collection Hotels
  • Free gym on-site
More about the role:
  • Be fully competent in the use of all IT systems associated with your department
  • Ensure that yourself and your team are fully aware of all venue's facilities and events
  • Ensure the department SOP is up to date and is monitored for 100% compliance
  • Proactively manage the work of the team, allocating special duties and responsibilities
  • Handle guest queries and feedback, taking appropriate action to ensure full resolution
  • Develop and maintain a high level of guest care with the emphasis on guest interaction
  • Attend any meeting as requested by the management
  • Ensure effective communication between each department
  • Maintain colleague discipline and grievance procedures in accordance with our policies
  • Be aware of all legislation that is relevant to your work and ensure that all legal requirements are met, including: licensing, Health and Safety at Work, COSHH, Environmental Health, Fire Precautions, Manual Handling, Wellbeing and Risk Assessments
  • Support the overall goals of the business
  • Ambassador to our venue and brand you will lead by example, give clear instructions, and maintain good guest relations to both internal and extremal customers
  • Play an active role in highlighting sales opportunities through interaction with our guest
  • To be trained in all operational departments to support HODs with holiday cover as required
Who you are:
  • Previous track record of hotel/event/restaurant catering in a similar role
  • Proven leadership skills to lead and motivate a team
  • Good standard of literacy and numeracy, sound financial acumen
  • Competent IT skills including Microsoft Office packages
  • Customer centric
  • Ability to forecast food and beverage requirements
Who we are:

As part of Compass, you have the opportunity to work behind the scenes at sports and leisure events, oilrigs and military bases, and in the heart of schools, hospitals, care homes, client offices and boardrooms - some 6,000+ locations across the UK and Ireland.

We do it all and so could you. Apply now and join the family!

Levy Restaurants UK is the sports, leisure and hospitality sector of Compass Group UK and Ireland and British partner to Levy Restaurants US. A hospitality market leader, Levy Restaurants provides individual character to each of its clients through focusing on delicious food, great atmosphere and legendary service.

We are an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees.

Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received.  You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.