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Director of Food & Beverage

Job Title: Director of Food & Beverage
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: United Arab Emirates,
Salary: £150000 - £180000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q100372
Contact Name: Quest Search & Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 19, 2016 12:17

Job Description

This position works for major hospitality group in the UAE. It is responsible for a range of F&B outlets with several brands from coffee shops to burger bars to higher end dining. Despite the challenges of the MENA market place it is expanding and provides an excellent opportunity for someone to develop their career by both maintaining the current brands and the successes achieved to date as well as through expanding and bringing on new brands and franchises.

The company operates in a fast-paced environment, it is diverse with enthusiastic colleagues and offers unlimited growth and support by being a progressive leader in this sector.

Responsibilities include:

Direct the operations within the F&B department in accordance with approved budgets whilst providing high quality food and beverages plus excellent service.

Foster strong cross-departmental relationships and integrate the F&B operations with the overall property operational plan.

Expand and promote a cohesive food and beverage department strategy that will ensure professional interaction with team members and customers/guests.

Advise and keep your managers informed of new procedures and compliance policies, as well as maintaining standards in line with local health regulations.

Control the food, beverage and labor costs while maintaining quality products, quality of service and first class outlet presentation.

Review, create and develop new concepts and new menu items to remain current with food trends and the marketplace.

Promote the food and beverage operations through marketing.


Bachelor's degree or MBA

10 to 20 years food and beverage management experience, with a minimum of three years at director or executive level.

Previous experience in the hospitality industry with multiple brands

Ability to develop and execute strategic operational and marketing plans for the Food & Beverage operations

A positive and productive attitude at all times

Great communication skills both written and verbal at all levels..

Extensive experience of budgeting, forecasting, creating strategy and management large teams

Ability to manage complex scenarios related to expansion and new brand require evaluation and strong commercial insights.

Take this once in a lifetime chance to further develop your skills and talents and thrive in a new and exciting workplace. If you think that you are fit for this position, please send us your CV.

We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible.

Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.