Executive Food & Beverage Manager.

High End World Class 5* Game Lodge – Eastern Cape.

Qualification: Formal hospitality/food services diploma   and / or

Min of 8-10 years in hospitality industry, preferably with a background knowledge of purchasing and stock control    or

Min 5 years managerial experience in a similar position in a luxury or 5-star hospitality environment.

Key Performance Areas of this position include:

  • Will be responsible for overall F&B stock controls, systems and procedures, including placing of stock orders, being food, beverage, ops stock, linen, spa as well as requirements for functions such as weddings and conferences
  • Agree on menus, beverage and wine lists together with head chef, central procurement and CFO
  • Will be responsible for all guest supplies and cleaning orders for all cost centres on the reserve
  • Will be responsible for drawing up financial reports on F&B, housekeeping, cleaning, guest supplies, spa and operational stock and compare to set budgets
  • Will be responsible for the F&B dept and its assets
  • Ensure regular, consistent and correct deliveries to respective lodges on time
  • Co-ordinate staff training on hygiene and cleaning chemicals
  • Monitor FIFO and stock holding and reduce wastage
  • Manage supplier relationships to ensure consistency and quality of ingredients. Source best produce as locally as possible and at best price from trusted suppliers
  • Monitor guest feedback and take corrective action
  • Provide direction and guidance to lodge F&B teams
  • Spend time on the floor at lodges and lead by example
  • Schedule training requirements in accordance with the F&B standards across all F&B guest facing areas, i.e. food service, wine service, coffee service, F&B product knowledge.
  • Assist the sales and marketing manager to develop food and beverage offerings for larger groups.

Competencies required: 

–  Must be fully computer literate including excel (advanced knowledge), word and pastel    programs, as well as GAAP

–  Must co-ordinate functions and planning of various events

–  Must be able to liaise directly with suppliers and continue good relationships.

Must have an excellent background knowledge of the F&B commodities that Shamwari uses in the kitchens and bars.

– driver’s license required

Salary Highly negotiable – Above market related. Accommodation included.

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Food & Beverage Manager.

High – End Prestigious coastal Estate situated by the Mediterranean Sea – Libya.

Our client is seeking an energetic, vibrant & assertive candidate.

Hospitality Management Qualification required

5 – 6 years Hotel F/B & Restaurant Management experience

5 – 6 years stock control experience in 5* Hotels required.

Exposure and understanding of F.B financials
Full management of Mediterranean Bistro Restaurant, Cafe, Bar & Clubhouse

Salary R 48 000 ( Euro 3 000 ) NETT – including studio accommodation & company benefits

Performance bonus of 10% of annual salary, subject to company’s performance;

2 year contract, renewable; 4 month probation period; 30 days of paid leave per year, 6 day week (Friday off).

Typically 1 paid ticket per annum to S. Africa – negotiable

Free studio accommodation, free utilities and high-speed internet, and use of leisure facilities;

Paid medical insurance;

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Assistant Lodge  / F.B Manager.

Exclusive 5* Game Lodge Waterberg Limpopo

Hotel Management qualification required.

4 – 5 years Lodge / Boutique Hotel Management experience

with a strong F/ B background required.

Overall management of the Lodge in the Lodge Manager’s absence

To be able to communicate on all levels.

Excellent Guest Relations experience.

Additional requirements :

  • Exceptional Food and Beverage knowledge
  • Financial management ability
  • A hardworking, co-operative manner
  • High standards of service excellence and a passion for the industry
  • Attention to detail
  • Exceptional English and a second language would be preferable
  • Good computer literacy
  • Excellent management ability and communication skills
  • A clear understanding of basic labour law and disciplinary procedures
  • A developmental approach to staff
  • Assertiveness, patience and good organizational skills

Salary Highly negotiable. Live in position

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Food & Beverage Manager.

Exquisite luxury Game Lodge – Hex River – Western Cape

Hospitality Management Qualification

Must have at least 4 years F.B management experience in a 4 – 5* Hotel/Lodge.

Computer literate with working knowledge of Microsoft Office Outlook, Word and Excel.

Experience at operator level of a Stock Management System
Excellent Guest Relations skills required
Highly presentable
Solid English verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
Exposure and understanding of F.B financials
Experience with stock control, stock count and resolving of stock discrepancies
Salary R 15 000 – Live / in & company benefits.

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Duty Manager.

Exquisite 5* Game Lodge Hoedspruit

  • Minimum of 2 yrs previous working experience in the capacity of Duty Manager/Lodge Anchor in a 5* game lodge is essential.
  • 2 – 4 Years’ experience in same/similar position
  • Preferably previous experience with Opera, Fidelio or Pan.
  • MS Office experience required
  • Polite, friendly person that can think on their feet
  • Well spoken and well presented individual
  • Strong administration skills
  • Must have grade 12
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, PDP
  • Good all-rounder required.
  • Strong F&B and Hosting skills.
  • Good Communication and Interpersonal Skills.
  • Pro-Active and Professional and well Presented
  • Strong management skills. Ability to deal with guests
  • Salary R 10 000 – R 12 500 including accommodation and company benefits.

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Restaurant / Assistant F.B Manager.

Exquisite luxury Game Lodge – Touws River – Western Cape

Hospitality Management Qualification

3 years Hotel Restaurant Management experience in a 4 – 5* Hotel/Lodge.

Computer literate with working knowledge of Microsoft Office Outlook, Word and Excel.

Experience at operator level of a Stock Management System
Additional Requirements :
Excellent Guest Relations skills required
Strong leadership ability & management skills
Strong sales skills
Excellent communication skills
Organised and excellent admin skill
Solid computer skills
Excellent personal presentation
Team player
Attention to detail Strong leadership ability & management skills
Salary R 10 000 including accommodation.

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Assistant Food & Beverage Manager.

Large 4* Resort Hotel – Drakensberg

Hotel management diploma.

At least 2 years relevant experience in a similar position

Exceptional computer literacy with focus on Micros, Opera, Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook

Valid Driver’s license

Be contactable after hours to assist in periods of high demand or in case of emergency

Ability to work shifts: morning, evening and late shifts

Be extremely passionate for the industry, have a positive attitude and have the ability to think out of the box

Must be able to maintain physical stamina to personally supervise areas of responsibility

The successful incumbent’s main responsibilities will be:

  • Dealing with guest comments / request promptly to ensure the acquisition and maintenance of guests
  • Drive the broader goals of the resort, in terms of F&B department, by planning and achieving objectives
  • Training of staff and trainees in line with the hotels standard
  • Following and implementing new trends
  • Interacting with guests to receive valuable feedback and thus being a salesperson, researcher and problem solver
  • Ensuring the cleanliness and hygiene of the restaurant and stores and bars are of the highest standard
  • To assist in the management of the Conference and Banqueting Department
  • Forecasting anticipated volumes of business and schedule staff accordingly
  • Overseeing and assisting with daily, weekly, and monthly food, beverage, paper supplies and operating equipment stock takes
  • Calculating of daily F&B cost of sales and immediate action on variances
  • Calculating of selling prices to ensure an acceptable profit margin
  • Correct and safe use and maintenance of equipment

Salary R 11 500 CTC – Live / in & company benefits.

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Service Manager

World Class, Award winning 5* Game Lodge

Sabi Sands Game Reserve Mpumalanga

The role of the Service Manager is to ensure a superior guest experience in the delivery of our service,

food and beverages and to ensure the successful management of Service staff to deliver on required standards

Requirements – Qualifications and Skills

• Excellent Interpersonal Skills

• At least 2 years management experience in similar role

• 5* Luxury lodge experience • NQF Level 4+ (Matric), Hospitality related certification

• Food & Beverage knowledge

• Thorough working knowledge of wine and grape varietals, as well as serving thereof • Administrative competence

• Able to multi-task • Able to work accurately under pressure

• Computer literate at intermediate level: MS Office, Excel

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Able to work effectively as part of a team and independently

• Driver License

• Guest Relations and Hosting;

Manage Service Staff;

• Ensure service standards are met;

• Ensure Health & Safety standards are met;

• Staff training, conduct and performance management;

• Administration;

• Ensuring guest satisfaction;

• Handling guest complaints;

• Knowledge of Menus, food and wine;

• Development and execution of innovative and unique guest experiences for guests.

Salary highly negotiable Live – in & Company benefits

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