IHG F&B Manager in Brussels, Belgium

F&B Manager

Job Number EMEAA03517

Hotel Brand: Crowne Plaza

Europe, Middle East, Asia & Africa - Belgium - Brussels - Brussels


About us

As Food and Beverage Manager, you’ll manage food and beverage operations to ensuring quality service and standards are maintained to deliver a memorable guest experience. Always following government regulations concerning health, safety or other requirements. 

Your day to day

PEOPLE• Manage everyday activity, plan & assign work ensuring you always have the right staffing numbers• Develop your team and improve their performance through coaching and feedback, and create performance and development goals for colleagues• Train colleagues to make sure they deliver with compliance and to the standards we expect• Recommend or initiate any HR elated actions where neededFINANCIAL• Help prepare the hotel’s annual budget and the setting of departmental goals• Monitor budget and control expenses with a focus on food, beverage and labour costs• Working with the catering office, identify additional sales opportunities to enhance revenue• Drive promotions that deliver great dining experiences for guests at a good value• Make sure credit and financial transactions are handled in a secure mannerGUEST EXPERIENCE• Make sure all food and beverage equipment is in operational condition and regularly cleaned• Make sure all food and beverage facilities including banquet/convention spaces are clean and properly stocked to anticipated business volume. Notify engineering immediately of any maintenance and repair needs• Establish and achieve quality and guest satisfaction goals. Help guests with their requests and complaints - making sure you maintain a high level of guest satisfactionRESPONSIBLE BUSINESS• Manage hotel food and beverage marketing programmes and participate in and maintain system-wide food and beverage marketing programmes and promotions• Keep an eye on competitor activity / industry innovation. Review and approve menu design and concepts with Executive Chef• Make sure food and drinks are secure and stored safely - always keep stock replenished to minimise waste• Handle food and beverage inventory procedures. Determine minimum and maximum stocks for all food, beverage, material, and equipment• Other ad-hoc duties - unexpected moments when we have to pull together to get a task done

What we need from you

• Some college and/or advanced training in food and beverage management• 2 years of related experience, including supervisory experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience• Bachelor’s degree / higher education qualification in Hotel Management, culinary arts, or related field preferred • Must speak local language• Alcohol awareness certification and/or food service permit or valid health/food handler card, as required by local law

What we offer

We’ll reward all your hard work with a great salary and benefits – including great room discount and superb training. Join us and you’ll become part of the global IHG family – and like all families, all our individual team members share some winning characteristics. As a team, we work better together – we trust and support each other, we do the right thing and we welcome different perspectives. You need to show us you care: that you notice the little things that make a difference to guests as well as always looking for ways to improve.