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Director of Food & Beverage

Job Reference 483722 Profession Restaurant | F&B Manager (m/f)

Hotel or Entity Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square Managed hotel

Washington DC
United States of America 
Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square World Class Hotels & French EleganceSofitel offers contemporary hotels and resorts adapted to today’s more demanding and more versatile consumers who expect and appreciate beauty, quality and excellence. Whether situated in the heart of a major city like Paris, London, New York or Beijing, or nestled away in a country landscape in Morocco, Egypt, Fiji Islands or Thailand, each Sofitel property offers a genuine experience of the French “ art de vivre”.Sofitel and its Ambassadors link the world with French Elegance across a collection of unique addresses offering their guests and partners a personalized service enriched with emotion, performance and a passion for Excellence.
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Job Level Job
Fixed-term contract: No
Status Full Time
Anticipated Start Date 18-02-2019
If you do not have a work authorization and are offered this position, AccorHotels may be able to assist you in obtaining work authorization.


Level of Education
Bachelor / Licence
Areas of study
Professional experiences
6 to 10 years
Languages essential
Optional languages
Spanish (Working level)

Essential and optional requirements

- Previous Food & Beverage experience in a senior leadership role required
- Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications required
- University/College degree in a related discipline required
- Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
- Highly responsible & reliable
- Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
- Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
- Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

Key tasks

At Sofitel Washington D.C., exceptional service and flavors are the hallmarks of every dining experience. As Director, Food & Beverage, your leadership and vision will ensure outstanding operating results through exciting menu offerings and promotions, an engaged team and consistent guest satisfaction.

Summary of Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Director of Operations, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
- Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service
- Lead and manage the day to day operations of the Food & Beverage Division ensuring all service standards are followed
- Drive innovative promotions, menus and concepts; creating a destination of choice for both Hotel and external guests
- Lead and support all Food & Beverage departments in the achievement of their financial and operational targets
- Prepare annual budgets and administer in a fiscally responsible manner
- Implement effective control of food, beverage, labor and operating expenses throughout the F&B division
- Assist in the preparation of the annual strategic plan and achieve the goals and targets therein
- Ensure the implementation of standards in guest service and constantly seek out ways to improve product and service as well as increase volumes and profits
- Oversee the selection, training and development of all Ambassadors to ensure timely recruitment and career growth
- Follow department policies, procedures and service standards
- Follow all safety policies
- Other duties as assigned

Sofitel and its Ambassadors

The Sofitel brand is based on three core values guaranteed by each employee every day:
A Passion for Excellence, an Essence of Pleasure and a Spirit of Openness.

Through their actions and know-how, the Men and Women that are the creators of Sofitel’s luxury, offer clients a highly personalised service. By transforming every detail into a unique moment of pure comfort and elegance, they create and nurture a relationship with their guests.
The Sofitel values are also at the heart of the communication between employees. It is the legacy received and transmitted by all those involved in the brand to guarantee the continuity of the Sofitel spirit in the hotels and headquarters.