RA Venues are proud to be the catering partner for a prestigious venue based in Beaulieu, we provide all retail catering and conference & events requirements at this spectacular venue. Due to an internal restructure, we are now looking for a Food & Beverage Manager to oversee all catering and events related requirements. You will be leading on some exciting new growth projects and leading a strong and successful team. The C&E side of the business provides mostly for weddings and therefore the Food & Beverage Manager needs to be certain of providing exceptional guest experience. Job Description Food & Beverage Manager - Beaulieu Up to £2,000 depending on experience Working 5 out of 7 days Working on site at one of our prestigious venues in Beaulieu Lots of scope to develop and progress Main Responsibilities As a F&B Manager you will be managing the day to day operation with a hands-on approach you will build strong relationship with the business owner and key stakeholders. Ability to identify sales opportunities and exploit them. A strong focus on developing a core team, and full responsibility for managing a large variable team. Reviewing standards and processes and improving where required and making sure we meet out require set standards Strong attention to detail within all aspects of catering and hospitality Innovation and creativity with menu plans Delivering on KPI agreed with the client Assisting of P&L and Budgetary achievements, an understanding of cost vs revenue. This is a commercial contract, your main focus will be to maximise sales and profitability Driving and growing profit through strategic planning Excellent commercial understanding and creative ideas to increase business Being fully responsible for all health & safety and food safety Stakeholder and client management - building strong and robust relationships Detail conscious Able to work efficiently with Microsoft Word and Excel. The Ideal Candidate Proven experience of running high volume restaurant catering. Proven experience of planning & running functions / weddings / events Strong commercial skills Ability to identify sales opportunities and exploit them Ability to manage a profit and loss account ? this is not a cost plus business. Comfortable with finances Ability to motivate a team and develop training plans as required. Able to work efficiently with Microsoft Word and Excel. Strong communicator as they will work closely with the client and need to motivate the team. Formal qualification is non-essential but you need to be detail conscious About The Company At Restaurant Associates our vision is simple - We believe that great food and excellent service has the power to transform business success. At RA we offer a distinctive experience for our clients because of our Associates? attention to the smallest detail, our relationships with the most talented consultant chefs and by sharing the very latest trends and ideas and we proudly boast the best chef, service, recipes and suppliers in the industry. Our pillars are; brand, people, food, service with innovation underpinning everything we do in all areas of our business. We are passionate about the power of great food and service on business and its ability to inspire, connect and empower people. Please note: This vacancy may close before the advertised end date.