Vol. 64 Aug-Sept 2017 Newsletter

Food and Beverage Opportunities

“Opening” General Manager for Luxury Members’ Club – Singapore/ Malaysia

An exciting new Members’ Club is opening in SE Asia and our client is looking for a top General Manager with working experience in similar Clubs in Hong Kong, China or Singapore.

The General Manager will lead the opening and overall concept and operations of the Clubs various F&B outlets that includes restaurants, bars and
banquet facilities.

Opening and SE Asia experience is preferable, but not mandatory.

As the General Manager of this highly anticipated Luxury Club you will be responsible for directing the executive team and working with all F&B staff in turning the Club’s vision and concept into reality and exceeding the expectations of the members.

The General Manager will be responsible for anticipating, avoiding and rectifying potential challenges/issues in construction, design, operations and people management. Your previous experiences, wealth of knowledge and relationship development skills will be required in leading the club, its facilities and staff through a successful opening and into strong, long-term operations.
This role will draw upon your management abilities, operational knowledge and creative thinking; You will be the key player in establishing this Club as the place to be in SE Asia!

Requirements:

  • The candidate must have previous experience and familiarity with managing a Luxury Club or Hotel.
  • A strong track record of achievement in a similar environment.
  • Experience in managing Asian cuisine restaurants will be an added advantage.
  • Possess proven abilities in developing teams and implementing operational procedures that meet budget and exceed guest satisfaction.
  • Willing to be hands-on in execution on a day-to-day basis and ability to “see the big picture” and plan for the long-term.
  • Strong financial acumen in launching a new project.
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills with professional dedication and a team-oriented attitude.
  • Outgoing personality with excellent interpersonal relations skills.

Salary Details:
Singapore $120,000 per year, Gross (negotiable).

“Japanese” Restaurant Manager for Luxury Members’ Club – Singapore/ Malaysia

A Restaurant Manager is required for a newly opened Japanese Restaurant in a recognized Member’s Club in Singapore.

Current/previous work experience in a recognized Japanese Restaurant is preferable.

Our client needs an experienced Restaurant Manager to lead the operation of the Club’s high-end, Japanese restaurant.  You will lead the opening and overall daily operations of the Japanese Restaurant and will ensure that the staff deliver on the members’ high expectations for service and quality.

This role reports to the Executive Chef.

As the Restaurant Manager, you will be responsible for directing the Front of House team and working with the kitchen staff to ensure a seamless and exceptional experience by all of the members. Your previous experiences, knowledge and relationship development skills will be required in leading the team on a daily basis to anticipate the members’ needs and resolving any issues that may arise. This role will require hands-on management abilities, strong operational knowledge and the development of a great rapport with all of the loyal and regular members.

Opening and SE Asia experience is preferable, but not mandatory.

Requirements:

  • The candidate must have previous experience and familiarity with managing a Luxury Club or Hotel.
  • Prior experience in managing a Japanese fine-dining establishment is mandatory.
  • Possess proven abilities in developing teams and implementing effective SOPs.
  • Able to plan and manage activities with the Marketing department relating to sales promotions, events, etc.
  • Able to conceptualize and implement staff development plans according to the needs of the business

 

Salary Details:

  • Singapore SGD $65,000 per year, Gross (negotiable)

 

Assistant General Manager – Southern California

We have been retained by our client a successful 5 star, large volume, Restaurant Operation now opening their 2nd Restaurant in Southern California whom requires an excellent Assistant General Manager. This is an excellent long-term career opportunity to work for a well-known expanding Restaurant Group.

They will be responsible for assisting the General Manager in overseeing the dining room and ensuring that superior service standards are maintained at all times and that financial goals are met. You must have significant  experience in dining room concepts as well as a sound culinary knowledge. You must be an excellent Team Player  have very good revenue knowledge and a strong eye for detail.
 
Opening experience is an asset
Experience working with teams of 50 or more
A minimum of 3 years of current/recent experience in a quality restaurant operation in a 4 or 5 Diamond upscale market property is Mandatory.
 
This position provides progressive career development and growth within this expanding restaurant organization.
 
Salary:$90,000 - $100,000USD negotiable, plus bonus & benefit package

High-end Restaurant Group in West Africa seeking a high caliber Assistant Restaurant Manager

Are you ready to take your career to the next level?
Our client is a high-end Restaurant Group in West Africa that operates some of the most sought-after high-quality, trend setting restaurants. As the Assistant Restaurant Manager you will be responsible for all of the daily operations and for developing and motivating your team so as to remain at the forefront of the culinary trends and style in West Africa.
Great long-term opportunities exist within this group as they continue to transform the F&B landscape and expand their influential presence in West Africa!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Work closely with the Head Chef and Restaurant Manager to ensure operational success of the restaurant
  • Responsible for food and beverage service in the restaurants and ensuring the waiting staff are knowledgeable and well trained to consistently exceed guest expectations and achieve all revenue targets
  • Provide and maintain accurate and sales driven systems for assigning guests to tables. Manage the reception team to maximize number of guests on busy nights
  • Work with the Operations Manager to maintain the profitability of the outlet according to budgets, assist in driving sales and support during promotions and events

Requirements

  • Travels Single Status
  • European or African experience an asset
  • Proven ability to effectively manage a busy restaurant operation
  • Needs to be able to run 90 cover outlet on managers days off
  • Motivated, passionate and copes well under pressure
  • Female Candidates are welcome to apply

Salary and Package

  • Tax free Base Salary of $1,500 - $2,000 as per experience
  • One return flight per year
  • Company accommodation provided
  • Transport, Mobile phone and duty meals provided
  • Private medical insurance
  • 30 days annual leave

Banquets Manager – Ontario, Canada

Our client, that operates a major luxury hotel property in Ontario requires a top Banquets Manager whose demonstrated sound management skills. The Banquets Manager will be a high energy, flexible and well organized individual with a “Can do” attitude.

  • This position will be responsible for managing banqueting to ensure that the cleanliness, logistic and aesthetics of Banquet rooms is up to Catering, Conferences & Events standards. Will provide all banquet guests with exemplary service to ensure an memorable experience and repeat business.
  • Responsibilities will included hiring, training and maintaining levels of staff as well as scheduling and evaluations. Supervise and assist during all events; giving instructions to Banquet Supervisor and Banquet Servers to ensure that all guest needs are met.
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years in a supervisory role in Banquets/Conference in a reputable, high volume hotel/venue setting. Excellent communication and inter-personal skills, is service driven and excellent attention to detail abilities. 
  • Excellent abilities to multi-task as well as being able to work with flexible time requirements. Must be computer literate and have a Hospitality Degree/Diploma or equivalent qualification in Hotel/Food and Beverage.
  • Has strong abilities to follow up and independently complete tasks with high initiative. Sincere desire for outstanding guest experience and complete satisfaction. This position reports to the Food and Beverage Director.
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Our client is offering a compensation of around $60-65,000 with a great benefits package. If you are seeking to work in a progressive thinking hotel property in Ontario that is constantly striving to achieve truly outstanding service to its guests, than this just might be the right banqueting career opportunity for you.

*** You must be in Canada now and legally entitled to work in Canada to be considered for this position ***  

Bar Manager needed for Luxury Club in West Africa

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the top, high-end Restaurant Groups in West Africa!

Our client is looking for a top level Bar Manager to lead the operations of their luxury lounge night club. They pride themselves on offering their guests unique culinary adventures as well as a modern lifestyle experience. This club is at the forefront of global trends and style in West Africa, you and your team will be servicing a very high-end, discerning clientele and you must lead your team to impress and surprise your guests every night!
Are you up for the challenge?
Great long-term opportunities exist within this group as they continue to transform the beverage landscape and expand their presence!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Continually re-establish the bar as the most sought after destination for cocktails and beverage selections in the country through the creative design of all bar menus within set margins based on the newest international trends
  • Building a highly capable, effective and interactive team to service the guests and forming a major part in the guest service experience and client relationships
  • Offer guests maximum service quality and products by selling and up-selling appropriate beverage and food items. Provides and maintains accurate and sales driven systems for drinks preparation within bar.
  • To work with the managers to maintain the profitability of the operation according to budgets, assist in driving sales and support during promotions and events.

Requirements

  • Travels Single Status
  • Proven ability to effectively manage an extremely busy bar environment
  • European or African experience an asset
  • Motivated, passionate and copes well under pressure

Salary and Package

  • Tax free Base Salary of $2,000 - $2,500 USD as per experience
  • One return flight per year
  • Company accommodation provided
  • Transport, Mobile phone and duty meals provided
  • Private medical insurance

30 days annual leave

Night-Club Manager needed for Luxury Club in West Africa

Our client is a high-end Restaurant Group in West Africa requires a Night Club Manager to lead the operations of their luxury lounge night club. They pride themselves on offering their guests unique culinary adventures as well as a modern lifestyle experience. The successful candidate must have a proven track record of running successful clubs as this one is at the forefront of global trends and style in West Africa. Great long-term opportunities exist within this group as they continue to transform the F&B landscape and expand their presence in West Africa!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Oversee food and beverage service and preparation, staff levels management, door management, security, marketing and first class customer service
  • Leads the booking, planning and executing of events. Plans and implements promotions and sales activities
  • Ensure the flawless FOH and BOH operation of all outlets by presenting a hands-on management style within the operation during all service times
  • Create operational budgets and implement procedures to ensure all food, beverage, equipment and labour costs remain in line with these budgets

Requirements

  • Travels Single Status
  • Previous experience in Club Management. European and or African experience preferred
  • Experience in operating high volume, high quality club
  • Motivated, passionate and copes well under pressure

Salary and Package

  • Tax free Base Salary of $3,500 - $4,000 USD as per experience
  • One return flight per year
  • Company accommodation provided
  • Transport, Mobile phone and duty meals provided
  • Private medical insurance

30 days annual leave

Director of Culinary – UAE

A top Hospital in the UAE and high-end catering company requires an experienced Director of Culinary Operations. We are looking for a hands on, creative Culinarian who can work under high pressure. The Director of Culinary will lead the culinary team of over 90 people inclusive of both culinary and stewarding. With 2 direct reports (Ex. Sous Chef and Chief Steward). It’s a large operation with around 1000 covers for lunch and dinner … the Caregiver Restaurant will also be handled by this person. He/she would look after the 1000 outpatient requirements as well, banqueting also where there are meeting rooms and a Ballroom for 500 in-house guests. There are two VIP floors with dedicated kitchens and a Royal Floor with 4 Royal Kitchens besides a very large commissary style Main kitchen etc. Patients are given a choice of five menus to choose from in keeping with strict guidelines provided by 5 dietitians. There is also a large stewarding department for this kind of operation, again reporting to Ex. Chef.

The package is around USD 8,000 per month (Negotiable), housing allowance, transportation, etc. Family status for wife plus 2 children. International insurance . 

DIRECTOR OF FOOD & BEVERAGE - Indian Ocean

Our client, a beautiful new 5 star Resort & Spa in the Maldives with over 250 rooms and multiple restaurants, requires the talents of an excellent Director of Food & Beverage. This resort is much more than just a holiday destination and offers a stylish island setting with extraordinary restaurants and bars, and plenty of on-site activities to choose from. There is a large natural lagoon and lush tropical island surroundings that will simply take your breath away!

PROFILE
Strong Leader and will work well under pressure.
Customer focus and result oriented.
Capable of adapting to different cultures and ways of life.
Excellent verbal and written English communication skills and computer literacy / POS is a must.
At least 5 years of experience with international hotels or resorts
Positive work attitude
Prefer single but will consider married with no children

JOB DESCRIPTION
Identify and develop ways to maximize revenue of outlets
Train team members to follow service Standards and ensure guest satisfaction
Follow up with outlets to ensure financial objectives are in target
Provide clear guidance to your team to ensure maximum efficiency of the Food & Beverage Department

COMPENSATION: Salary $4000 - $4500 USD/monthly, Net of Taxes, negotiable based upon experience, 2 year contract, accommodation, 2 R&R trips per year, all meals, medical package, free flight home each year.

Director of Food & Beverage - Five Star Boutique Hotel, East Africa

We require the talents of a personable Food & Beverage Director for a luxury boutique property in Kenya, part of a well-known international hotel group.

The F&B Director will supervise multiple department heads, as well as work in conjunction with Chefs, the F&B Controller and other managers to ensure smooth operations and maximize profitability/productivity while maintaining high service and product standards. The role will report directly to the General Manager and designated Corporate Office, if applicable.

The ideal candidate should possess a degree in hotel management or other relevant field of study as well as experience in a similar capacity with strong abilities in cost control, operating budgets and people management.

In addition, complex problem-solving skills and the ability to create/maintain relationships with suppliers are essential. Experience in a 5-star environment is a definitive asset.

Job Requirements

Bachelor degree in Hotel Management or relevant discipline
5+ years in F&B experience in a similar capacity preferably in a 5 star class environment
Very knowledgeable of the principles and practices within the Food & Beverage / Hospitality industry.
Excellent English communication skills, both written and spoken
Professional disposition and computer savvy
 
Package

Minimum 2 year contract  
$65,000 USD Net of Taxes 
Full family expat package including Accommodation, Medical insurance, Duty Meals and Annual return flight tickets

Director of Food and Beverage – Caribbean

Our Client, a luxury hotel group, is searching for an outstanding Director of Food and Beverage for their island property in the Caribbean.
This property has a number of food and beverage outlets as well as room service, as well as, excellent banqueting facilities. The ideal candidate will be dynamic, energetic, keen, personable and self-motivated who excels in service and strives for excellence.

You will be responsible to oversee and direct all aspects of the F&B operation, including in kitchen. Provides overall leadership and direction for food preparation and service to meet and surpass service quality the various food outlets and banquets in maintaining the department profit goals and hotel standards. You will possess outstanding “high end” food and beverage knowledge food, beverage and service levels. Sound expertise in developing short and long term goals and strategies to achieve the company’s objectives for the restaurants, banquets, lounges and in room service.

You must have clearly demonstrated so far in your career superior knowledge in employee training and development of staff and food and beverage department heads. Are a champion in conducting performance appraisals, interviewing and hiring new employees As a member of the Executive Committee, you will play a key role in the hotel leadership team that will ensure that the hotel is achieving maximum F&B yield at all times, controls costs and takes corrective action where necessary, co-ordinates the preparation of the yearly F&B Division operating budget.

A Post-secondary education or equivalent in experience, including a minimum of 10 years food and beverage experience is desired. Sound knowledge and understanding of all aspects of the front-of-house and back-of -house in food and beverage operations. Island experience is highly preferred.

Director of Operations Restaurant - Toronto, Ontario 

  • Responsible for overseeing the management teams across several outlets
  • Supports and communicates Company initiatives
  • Ensures all operations comply with Company’s concept and mission statement
  • Provides management to ensure efficient operational performance
  • Achieves assigned budget goals
  • Develops budget to deliver profit and service goals
  • Uses engagement strategies to recognize, motivate and celebrate individuals and teams delivering outstanding performance throughout location
  • Promotes a cooperative work climate, maximizing productivity and morale
  • Mentors department managers to develop their skills and leadership abilities

 

Desired Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years Food and Beverage Management experience at a Director of Operations/General Manager level in a multi-unit atmosphere.
  • Degree in Business or Hospitality
  • Proven ability to lead and develop a team.
  • Budgeting, forecasting, sales experience preferred.
  • Ability to multi-tasks and establish priorities.
  • Ability to maintain organization in a changing environment.
  • Shows initiative, responsibility, and flexibility.
  • Passion for hospitality.

Director of Operations / Restaurants – Bahrain

Our client with their headquarters in Bahrain and is a rapidly expanding Hospitality Group that owns a large number of restaurants, hotels/resorts, newspapers in the Middle East, requires a Director of Operations / Restaurants.  This is an excellent opportunity to join a well-established restaurant group and develop a long term relationship. If you have an outgoing personality, professional and enjoy working in a guest service-focused environment this is an ideal career move.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 3-5 years of high sales volume and multi-unit restaurant management experience
  • Must have independent restaurant experience
  • Must have significant pre-opening experience
  • Excellent communication skills, and strong interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
  • Very-much hands-on oriented
  • Ability to select, train, coach and develop all levels of their team

  
RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Reports to the COO and ensuring operational effectiveness through leadership in all restaurant divisions
  • Work with management to develop SOP’s and strategies
  • Support and direct restaurant management to achieve revenue targets
  • Direct and lead the effectiveness of all projects
  • Participate and manage all budgets and forecasts
  • Oversee guest services process with a view at enhancing customer satisfaction

 

Salary: $50,400 - $60,400USD/annually Net plus accommodation allowance, transportation allowance, mobile phone, health & medical plan for self and family, life insurance, annual flight for self and family, 30 days annual vacation, meals.

Director of Restaurant Franchise Development – Ontario, Canada

A very successful and highly regarded Restaurant Group in Ontario requires a strong Director of Restaurant Franchise Development.
The ideal person must have proven success in prospecting, identifying, recruiting, negotiating, enabling and closing new and existing franchise partners to drive sales in the retail/restaurant industry. A solid understanding of the franchisor/franchisee industry is essential.

Responsibilities:

  • Has established a solid network with an abundance of potential prospects and connections.
  • Manage all facets of development of franchisees from lead generation, FDD disclosures, to organizing all key introductions, presentations and meetings to leading discovery days and through awarding a franchise.
  • Act as a brand ambassador externally and with key franchisees
  • Develop and execute a franchise development plan to achieve key business and revenue goals in selected markets to meet the Company’s short/long term growth strategy.
  • Manage and execute key business development functions including franchisee recruitment, site selection and design and construction coordination for the Canadian market.
  • Franchise growth objectives related to new franchise sales and store openings.
  • Organize and analyze market data to prioritize potential major markets and to assess potential new franchise development opportunities.
  • Ability to read, present, use, and understand financial information
  • Implement franchise recruitment strategies, processes and tools to develop strong relationships with franchise candidates and franchisees.
  • Direct and lead franchisees through the entire development process from initial contact to store opening.
  • Work closely with established real estate broker network to identify and secure real estate site opportunities in key markets.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent preferred.
  • Minimum 3-5 years + leading a national franchise sales organization and development
  • Retail, restaurant, & commercial real estate experience preferred.
  • Clear understanding and knowledge of franchise law and Franchise Disclosure Documents.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Excellent team leader and motivator.
  • Analytical & strategic thinker.
  • Ability to travel as needed.
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Salary: Competitive Base + Incentive

Director of Restaurants, Bars & Events – Southwest China

International experience is mandatory, while SE Asia/China experience is preferred.

A 5* luxury hotel located in the busy city center of Chengdu seeks a seasoned Food & Beverage professional to oversee the hotel's restaurant, bar, lounge and other F&B related divisions.  

Our client prefers someone who has more of busy city hotel experience.  A strategic business leader of 5* luxury hotel operation.
The Director of RB&E will ensure that the F&B operation meets with the property's target customer needs and satisfaction, as well as focuses on growing revenues and maximizing the financial performance of the division.    
This position would be of interest to a very accomplished Food & Beverage Director, with extensive experience in Restaurants and Bars and a flair for customer service and guest relations.  

The ideal candidate will drive for results, must be hands on and a strategic thinker. Luxury hotel or high end dining experience with demonstrated knowledge and skills in cuisine from around the world is essential. You must possess excellent operations skills, a solid financial knowledge, superb leadership and highly motivated and results driven.
Must possess a degree from a recognized educational institution in order to obtain work permit.
International working experience is very important for this role, while SE Asia/China experience is preferred, but not mandatory.

Salary: US$80,000 net per month + expat benefits.

Food & Beverage Manager – Caribbean

Our client in the Caribbean, a multi-award winning ultra-luxury resort requires experienced Food & Beverage Manager/Director to help manage an extensive F&B operation which consists of several F&B outlets(bars & restaurants), room service and extensive banqueting space. The role is pure operations, with a strong customer service focus, driving guest satisfaction and customer service to the highest levels, providing a safe, clean and progressive work environment for the team. Holding individuals at all levels accountable with strong follow up while providing motivation at all levels.

The Food & Beverage Manager is responsible for the overall operation of his/her assigned restaurants. Key responsibilities include; team performance, increased sales and profitability, effective cost controls, the development, training and retention of talent. The goal is to achieve the highest level of customer satisfaction and employee engagement. The ideal candidate will be responsible in the complete planning and management of the F&B front of house operation. He/she must be service oriented, extremely hands on with the ability to achieve the highest customer satisfaction and quality service.

This position requires a hands-on manager where he/she is at least 80% on the floor physically working and 20% admin in an office environment. It is not an office orientated position. He/she should have worked in a large volume multiple outlet operation previously with extensive catering and banquets. He/she should be a college / university degree graduate with a minimum of 5- 10 years’ experience in a similar role. Should be able to handle fast paced environment and be able to work under pressure

Salary Package:
Base salary at US$65K, plus Gratuity of approximately US$8000 and US$1,650 accommodation allowance per month, plus other ex-pat benefits including medical benefits and a relocation allowance.
Note: The client welcomes families; you need not be single to apply.

Food and Beverage Manager – Caribbean

We are conducting a search for an outstanding Food and Beverage Manager (single only accommodation offered) for one of our international resort clients that operate a first class all-inclusive style resort property in the Caribbean. 

He/she must have the ability to apply creativity and work hard in a luxury, high volume all-inclusive resort setting. Able to set company standards, willing to work long hours and performs well under pressure. Work with the food and beverage and culinary management team in developing outstanding menu planning, food and drink merchandising and strive to "wow" the guest at every opportunity.
Candidates must be strong leaders with the ability to manage local front line staff.   This person should have a “can do” attitude and not be afraid to roll up their sleeves and work hard at this property. Preference given to those with previous high volume, all-inclusive backgrounds ( i.e Resort, Cruise line)

Our client is looking for high energy, motivated and experienced food and beverage professionals who have at least 5 years of solid F&B all-inclusive/resort management experience. The ideal candidate must be result oriented and someone who thinks “like an entrepreneur” and must love to interact with the guest. This position reports to the Resort/Hotel Manager
Must also have experience in managing a good number of Restaurants/Bars in dealing with all-inclusive packages. Experience working in a top luxury island environment will be a definite plus. This company historically hire only those individuals with a clean and progressive employment history (no job hoppers)

Starting salary of up to $60,000USD, excellent incentives, deluxe single accommodation allowance, 15 work days annual leave. Excellent company benefits package and progressive career development and growth with this expanding resort organization. Please note: SINGLE STATUS ONLY.

General Manager – Restaurants – Southern California, USA

We have been retained by our client a successful 5 star, large volume, Restaurant Operation now opening their 2nd Restaurant in Southern California and whom requires an exceptional General Manager. This is an excellent long-term career opportunity to work for a well-known expanding Restaurant Group.

He/she will be responsible for overseeing the dining room and ensure that superior service standards are maintained at all times and that financial goals are met.  You must possess skills and abilities that enable you to run this operation from the start with experience in dining room concepts as well as a sound culinary knowledge.
 
Possess excellent service and revenue management knowledge and have a strong eye for detail. 
Opening experience is an asset 
Experience managing a team of 75-100 
Multi-unit experience is an asset but not a necessity 
You must effectively manage people, as well as sales and profits and have experience handling employee related issues.  A minimum of 3 years of current/recent experience in a quality restaurant operation in a 4 or 5 Diamond upscale market property is Mandatory.
 
This position provides progressive career development and growth within this expanding restaurant organization.
 
Salary:$110, 000-$120,000USD negotiable, plus bonus & benefit package

Head Bartender - Five Star Boutique Hotel in Kenya

** Eastern & Western European candidates strongly encouraged to apply **

This is an excellent opportunity for a young and dynamic individual looking to step into a leadership role, expand his/her geographical experience and work with a well-known luxury International Hotel Group!  

The Head Bartender will be responsible for the preparation, mixing and serving of all types of drinks and cocktails based on standardized recipes. The ideal candidate will work with high standards with emphasis on service, quality, accuracy and speed.

Applicants should possess a good knowledge in a wide variety of beverages, including wines and spirits, present well, have a pleasant attitude and excellent English communication skills. A minimum of 1 to 2 years in a bartender role is required as well as good suggestive selling skills to boost sales in the bar. Diploma or certificate in any bartending field is a desirable asset.

Job Requirements

  • At least vocational diploma in any discipline. Certificate or diploma in Bartender is highly desirable
  • Minimum of 1-2 years in bartender experience
  • Good knowledge in various kinds of drink and beverage.
  • Have good English communication skills both in written and spoken
  • Computer literate
  • Pleasant personality with good communication and interpersonal skills

 

Overview – Job Description

  • Responsible for the training and development of all bartenders’ mixology skills and knowledge.
  • Develop the cocktail list in all outlets.
  • Responsible for the proper storage and safety of all the stocks in the bar.
  • Responsible for the cleanliness and maintenance of the bar area, chillier, fringes, bar floor, storage areas and all equipment and tools inside the bar.
  • Prepares Daily Bar Inventory and Sales Report, Inter-Transfer Report, Daily.
  • Breakage/Spoilage/Spillage Report, Full Bottle Sales Report, Daily operating equipment inventory for the bar.
  • Prepares Beverage Supplies, Operating Supplies and Food Supplies Requisition for the Bar.
  • Accounts for the sales of the outlet in the shift assigned.
  • Responsible for turning over the sales and the report for the day to the Head Cashier.
  • Conducts monthly inventory of the operating equipment in the bar.
  • Participates in association and club membership related to bar/cocktails and wines to update knowledge on latest service style and products, as well as promoting the image of bar.
  • Performs any other tasks assigned by the Restaurant Manager which leads to guest satisfaction and profit for the Hotel.

 

Salary & Package

Furnished Accommodation, Duty meals, Medical insurance, yearly flight ticket…

USD 18,000 net of taxes + Bonus + Gratuities

**This is a single status opportunity**

Junior Sommelier/Beverage Manager for a small 15 room Mansion in Malaysia

A beautiful 15 room mansion seeks an ambitious, target driven and trend-setting F&B professional for their Junior Sommelier/Beverage Manager post.
Preference to Malaysian citizens or PR.

Responsibilities:
Must have excellent knowledge in beverage and wine. 
People management skills and good interpersonal and leadership skills, with proven track records in planning and executing strategies, service excellence and profitability. 
Must be result oriented, proactive, an innovative thinker with the ability to lead, motivate and improvise in all situations. 
Ensure the maximization of all hotel revenue, contributing to the achievement of the Food & Beverage revenue budget. 
Candidates must have current or recent working experience in Malaysia or Asia in hotels which are boutique, Design or W Hotels style. 

Salary: RM $4,000 Locals only.

Restaurant General Manager for a Group in Tokyo

We are working on behalf of a well-established and growing restaurant group that has a variety of establishments throughout Asia. We are seeking a Restaurant General Manager to join the team in Japan and to lead the operations as the group continues to expand. The successful candidate will have a strong entrepreneurial spirit and experience with opening stand-alone restaurants.
The successful candidate must speak fluent Japanese

Under the general guidance of the Owner, the Restaurant General Manager will be responsible for coordinating, supervising and directing the daily restaurant operations while also looking to the future and assisting in the strategizing and implementation of the expansion plans. The Restaurant GM is expected to develop and market ideas to promote business; manage and develop the staff; meet budgeted productivity, control costs and ensure that all guests have a rewarding and memorable experience.

Duties & Functions:

  • Promote restaurant business and continually source new business while building loyalty with existing customers
  • Research, study and analyze the marketplace and economic climate to help plan and implement growth strategies for the brand within Japan/Asia.
  • Consistently monitor quality of service and product delivered on property so as to build upon the restaurant’s strong reputation
  • Build strong business relationships with all 3rd party F&B partners
  • Ensure that staff receives consistent and proper feedback and training as well as clear direction
  • Monitor performance with respect to the restaurant budgets and manage accordingly

Specific Job Knowledge & Skills:

  • Previous Experience working in Asia (preferably Japan experience as well)
  • Strong verbal communication in Japanese, fluent in English
  • 5+ years’ experience in High-end Food and Beverage operations as well as senior F&B management experience
  • Experience opening a stand-alone, high-end restaurant is a big advantage
  • Ability to change focus from macro to micro issues as needed throughout the course of the day/week/month.
  • Ability to build a strong team and lead them forwards while maintaining a positive and productive working relationship

Salary and Package Details:
The focus is on finding the right candidate for this position.
As such, a strong salary will be provided as per the skills and abilities of the candidate.
A generous bonus structure will also be offered as per performance.

Restaurant Manager - Middle East

Our client a newly opened high-end lounge/restaurant chain located in the most beautifully architected mall in the state of Qatar requires an excellent Restaurant Manager. The new lounge chain offers a culinary experience imbued with uncommon flair and passion and focuses on making their guests feel instantly welcome and indulged.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2-3 years in a management position
  • English and Arabic speaking preferred
  • Very much hands-on oriented
  • Middle East experience an asset
  • Single status
  • Opening experience an asset

Salary: $30,000-$42,000 USD/annually Net plus Accommodation, Transportation, Health & Medical Plan, and Meals. 


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