Food and Beverage Manager

 

Reports To: General Manager

  

Salary: Competitive, based on experience, [30k+ performance bonus}

 

 

Summary:

  

McGrory's Hotel is an iconic hospitality destination renowned for its characterful environment, an emphasis on quality local food produce, and internationally famous music.

We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Food and Beverage Manager to oversee and enhance customer experience at our award-winning 17-bedroom hotel located on the Wild Atlantic Way in northern Donegal. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in maintaining and furthering our commitment to exceptional customer service, optimising revenue, and ensuring smooth day-to-day operations within our F&B department. As we enter our second century of family ownership this is an exciting time to be joining our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead, train and manage a team of servers, bartenders, and Front of House staff, fostering a positive and collaborative work environment.
  • Develop and implement strategies to maximize revenue, including menu engineering, pricing, and upselling techniques.
  • Oversee the planning and execution of all food and beverage events, from small intimate gatherings to organising music events in keeping with McGrory's reputation to larger private parties and weddings.
  • Maintain high standards of cleanliness, hygiene, and safety in compliance with health and safety regulations.
  • Manage inventory levels, orders, and deliveries to ensure optimal stock levels while minimizing wastage.
  • Monitor customer feedback and reviews to continuously improve the quality of service and address any concerns promptly.
  • Collaborate with the kitchen team to ensure seamless communication and efficient food service.
  • Implement training programs to enhance staff skills, product knowledge, and customer interaction.
  • Establish strong relationships with local suppliers to source high-quality ingredients and beverages.
  • Maintain a visible and approachable presence in the dining areas to engage with guests and address their needs.

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience (3+ years) in an operations or managerial role preferably within the food and beverage industry and ideally in a hotel or busy restaurant setting.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and leadership skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a diverse team.
  • Strong business acumen and the ability to understand monthly financial reports, make data-driven decisions, and contribute to budgeting processes.
  • Outstanding communication skills to interact effectively with guests, staff, and suppliers.
  • A passion for delivering an outstanding guest experience, demonstrated through previous customer service roles.
  • Flexibility to work during peak hours, weekends, and holidays, as needed.
  • Knowledge of local food and beverage trends, as well as an understanding of dietary restrictions and preferences.
  • Food safety and hygiene certifications are a plus.

Join our team and be a part of an exciting journey to elevate our food and beverage offerings while immersing yourself in the stunning surroundings and warm hospitality of beautiful Inishowen. If you have a genuine passion for people, a flair for management, and a commitment to excellence, we'd love to hear from you.

To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you're the perfect fit for this role to manager@mcgrorys.ie.

 

Contact

Address

McGrory's Hotel,
Culdaff,
Inishowen,
Co. Donegal,
Ireland
F93 TP9N

Phone

+353 (74) 9379104

Email

info@mcgrorys.ie

Location

Select language

An image labelled Google Translate Logo
Cookie Settings
Cookies are used to ensure you get the best experience on our website. This includes showing information in your local language where available, and e-commerce analytics.
Necessary Cookies

Necessary cookies are essential for the website to work. Disabling these cookies means that you will not be able to use this website.

Preference Cookies

Preference cookies are used to keep track of your preferences, e.g. the language you have chosen for the website. Disabling these cookies means that your preferences won't be remembered on your next visit.

Analytical Cookies

We use analytical cookies to help us understand the process that users go through from visiting our website to booking with us. This helps us make informed business decisions and offer the best possible prices.

Cookies are used to ensure you get the best experience on our website. This includes showing information in your local language where available, and e-commerce analytics.
Cookie Policy