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Food and Beverage Manager
Maison 208
208 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, United States
Food and Beverage Manager at Maison 208

Food and Beverage Manager at Maison 208

Maison 208More Info

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired on Feb 28, 2019

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3 years

Job Details

We are currently seeking a Food and Beverage Manager that would be responsible for Guest Experience, Team Development, Systems and Consistency across each area of restaurant and bar operations. This position will be responsible for ordering liquor, beer and wine for the property, while maintaining existing and developing new relationships with vendors.  Previous experience developing a beverage program is a strong plus.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Work with Restaurant General Manager to support an environment committed to outstanding Guest Experiences; run pre-shift meetings to maintain guest focus at all times.  
  • Build and maintain a supportive team environment with strong collaboration focused on guest experiences and genuine hospitality; oversee guest relations, resolve guest issues, and recognize staff for outstanding service delivery.
  • Coordinate with Bar and Restaurant Staff to ensure quality expectations are met in beverage preparation and presentation; focus on motivating bartenders to prepare menu items in consistent manner. 
  • Participate in hiring hourly restaurant bar staff; provide ongoing, hands-on training, mentoring and coaching for staff.
  • Maximize revenue and increase average-spend per person through up-selling, high guest service standards, effective training and motivational techniques.
  • Work with General Manager to ensure proper beverage training sessions and tastings are conducted quarterly.
  • Responsible for maintaining inventory, organization of all beverage areas, achieving budgeted goals for beverage cost of goods sold.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred, preferably in Business Administration or Hospitality Management.
  • At least 3 years of experience in a similar position with a high volume property; strong focus on a beverage program, hospitality, and brand management.  
  • In-depth passionate knowledge of wines, spirits, cocktails and other drink ingredients.
  • Track record of success with bias for action, high energy level and desire to succeed. 
  • Solid judgment, decision making, problem solving and conflict resolution skills with guests.
  • Qualified to manage multiple priorities to achieve expected outcomes at the site level, while maintaining focus on guest’s events wants and needs.  
  • Maintain set goals for beverage cost of goods sold.

Leadership Requirements:

  • Demonstrated judgment, decision making, and conflict resolution skills with guests, staff, and peers. 
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, solid executive presence, self-confidence, and professional maturity.

Compensation details

Vacation after 6 months

Required Skills

Ability To Lift 40+ Lbs

Basic Floor Service

Beer Knowledge

Cellar Organization

Classic Wine Service Expertise

Classic Wine Service Knowledge

Craft Cocktail knowledge

Creating A Wine Program From The Ground Up


Spirits/Cocktails Knowledge

Staff Education

Wine Buying

Wine Cataloging

Wine Knowledge

Classic Food / Wine Service

Classic Wine Service Knowledge

Conflict Resolution

Event Management / Organization

Experience in a Fine Dining Establishment

Food / Beverage Pairing

OpenTable or other

Staff education / motivation

Staffing / scheduling

TIPS Certified

Customer Service

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