• Director of Food & Beverage | Omni Homestead Resort & Spa

    Job Locations US-VA-Hot Springs
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
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    Food & Beverage
  • Overview

    The Homestead




    Our employees are what make The Homestead what it is. Since 1766, they’ve helped us offer guests an opportunity to enjoy Southern hospitality at its best. Located in the Allegheny Mountains of Virginia, we are a four-season resort that boasts superb restaurant dining experiences, championship golf, spa, winter sports and numerous other activities ideal for families and corporate outings.


    Omni Homestead’s associates enjoy a dynamic and exciting work environment, comprehensive training and mentoring, along with the pride that comes from working for a company with a reputation for exceptional service. We embody a culture of respect, gratitude and empowerment day in and day out. If you are a friendly, motivated person, with a passion to serve others, the Homestead may be your perfect match.

    Job Description

    The Food & Beverage Director is responsible for the overall operation and success of the Omni Homestead Resort's dining outlets, banquets, and spevial events. With responsibility for both year-round, and seasonal food and beverage outlets, the Director is responsible to develop and maintain a high-level of service standards throughout the resort, developing management and line-level staff throughout. As part of the Executive Committee, the F&B Director will partner with other departmental leaders to ensure cross-departmental partnership across the resort.


    • Review daily high cost item inventory control sheets and food cost comparison to potential.
    • Develop action plan if food cost is off target.
    • Review production planning to forecasted covers.
    • Review production planning for Banquets and check banquet reconciliation daily.
    • Review and maintain other expense control sheet as well as missing check report.
    • Review abstract trend of daily specials; appetizers, desserts, side orders in percent to total covers and compare to production sheets.
    • Review cover counts against sales goals.
    • Compare average checks and develop action plan if average check falls below budget.
    • Make sure that cooks follow recipes and that food for banquets is not being overproduced.
    • Stream-line coordination of Food and Beverage products served in Banquets.
    • Check portions for size as established in menu item recipe.
    • Check that food products meet purchasing specs.
    • Check that there is no free pouring of liquor.
    • Ensure that plates meet specs and pictures.
    • Ensure that specials served have price value relationship.
    • Check on pick-up time for service personnel.
    • Check that food items in kitchen area are properly stored and prepared.
    • Ensure that sanitation standards are met (local Health Code Requirements).
    • Monitor waste in kitchen, garbage pails, on the line, in the refrigerator and walk-in areas.
    • Ensure buffets and coffee breaks set ups, table tops and uniforms for banquets.
    • Ensure service to all guests follows established standards, is consistent, efficient and courteous.
    • Monitor, track and analyze department turnover trends, implementing corrective action steps if necessary.


    • Minimum of 5 year of experience in the Food & Beverage Management in an upscale hotel environment, including experience coaching and developing associates, including responsility for an F&B Department of $25M+ in revenue and proven ability to grow revenue streams YoY
    • Previous experience working in a multi-outlet hotel or resort environment
    • Strong understanding of forecasting, budgeting, scheduling, checkbook management, productivity, inventory controls, P&L analysis, food and beverage cost controls.
    • Ability to track and analyze department turnover trends with demonstrated ability to identify and implement corrective action steps if necessary.
    • Previous high-end / luxury hotel experience
    • Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent industry work experience
    • Strong knowledge of wines, cocktails, and beer (Sommelier or Ciccerone Certificate, preferred)
    • Strong working knowledge of Micros.
    • Ability to make quick decisions in high stress situations, continuously adjusting to a changing work-environment
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office programs.
    • TIPS and ServeSafe Certification (Management Certificate, strongly preferred)

    All Full-Time, Year-Round Employees of The Homestead receive medical, dental, and vision insurance options, in addition to resort-specific discounts on dining, rooms, retail, and activities. Join our team today!


    Omni Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement are available using the following links:EEOC is the Law Poster and the following link is the OFCCP's Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination policy statement 

    If you are interested in applying for employment with Omni Hotels & Resorts and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, please send an email to 


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