Midtown Athletic Clubs is in search of a Food & Beverage Director to join our world-class organization.
Midtown is a diverse group of professionals committed to inspiring members and guests through movement, community, and personal attention. This is our purpose, and it drives everything we do. Each associate, whether an entry-level employee or a seasoned manager, contributes to our culture. We encourage each other toward personal and professional growth, social engagement, and service to others.
The Food & Beverage Director is responsible for Food & Beverage operations at the club. Driving cutting edge Food & Beverage experiences, the goal of the Food & Beverage Director is to ensure our members are provided with inviting and hospitable service throughout all F&B venues. Maintaining a strong focus on cost, the Food & Beverage Director will ensure a fundamental approach to ensuring continuous growth and development of the Food & Beverage team while continuously striving to evolve the business and overall member experience.
•Lead and manage all aspects of the Food & Beverage operation.
•Partner with the General Manager and VP of Operations to sustain Food and Beverage standards in line with the brand positioning of Midtown Athletic Clubs.
•Develop a culture for training and re-invention to ensure service standards and SOP’s consistently remain at the forefront of all service delivery.
•Stays current with all financial obligations and partners with General Manager to ensure all food and beverage associates are aware of and driving financial goals for the club in all areas of food and beverage.
•Understands the member expectations and creates and nurtures an approach throughout the team to ensure a strong and consistent hospitality experience is provided throughout all aspects of Food & Beverage.
•Drives the importance of associates putting themselves in the member’s shoes when delivering an experience.
•Responsible for Brand Standards for all aspects of Food & Beverage and maintains a strong culture of cleanliness throughout all areas of responsibility.
•Drive innovative promotions, menus and concepts, creating a destination of choice for Midtown members. Partners with colleagues within the club to leverage opportunities to drive food and beverage sales for Tennis, Fitness and Spa.
•Leads and supports all Food & Beverage departments on the achievement of their financial and operational targets.
•Prepare annual budgets and administers in a fiscally responsible manner.
•Implement effective control of food, beverage, labor and operating expenses throughout the F&B division.
•Ensure the implementation of standards in guest service and hospitality and constantly seeks out ways to improve products and services as well as increase volume and profits.
•Selection, training and development of all food & beverage associates to ensure timely recruitment and career growth in Food & Beverage.
•Follow department policies, procedures and service standards
•Follow all safety policies and drive all Food Safety and HAACP Certification requirements.
•Holds Food & Beverage team members accountable for the timely completion and accurate communication of brand standards, fostering a culture of accountability at all levels.
•Previous Food & Beverage experience in a senior leadership role required, preferably in the capacity of a Food & Beverage Director.
•Understands the importance of attention to detail and finesse when delivered through service and hospitality experiences.
•University/College degree in a related discipline preferred.
•Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities and a relentless approach to achieving brand and company goals.
•Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment and ensures reliable consistent results.
•Ability to work cohesively as part of a team and create an optimistic culture amongst the team while promoting a sense of curiosity to learn and grow.
•Ability to focus attention on member needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times and always putting the member first while being adaptable to changing priorities.
Full-time Midtown associates are eligible to receive a competitive compensation package and benefits plan including: group health, dental, life, prescription drug program, short/long term disability, professional development account, and a complimentary club membership.
MIDTOWN is an Equal Opportunity Employer.