Director of Food and Beverage - Waldorf Astoria Chicago at Hilton Global

Posted in Restaurant - Food Service 11 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Chicago, Illinois





Job Description:

Waldorf Astoria is looking for a Director of Food & Beverage to oversee this gorgeous Chicago property!

Located one block from Chicago’s Magnificent Mile in the stylish Gold Coast neighborhood, this 60 story award winning hotel has 215 rooms, over 8,000 square feet of meeting space, and two dining establishments.

The ideal candidate for this exciting role will be an inspirational leader with a passion for developing exceptional F&B programs, a talent for developing and training others, and thorough knowledge of industry trends. At least 3 years of experience as a Director of Food & Beverage with a background in luxury resorts is required.

For additional information on the property, please visit:

What will I be doing?

As Director of Food & Beverage you will direct and organize the activities of the Food & Beverage departments to maintain the high standards of food and beverage quality, service and marketing to maximize profits through outstanding customer service.


  • Directs and organizes the activities of the Food & Beverage departments to maintain the high standards of food and beverage quality, service and marketing to maximize profits through outstanding customer service.

  • Plans and directs the functions of administration and planning of the Food & Beverage department to meet the daily needs of the operation. Implements effective controls of food, beverage and labor costs.

  • Ensures compliance with health, safety, sanitation and alcohol awareness standards.

  • Helps ensure high standards of food and beverage quality, service and marketing to maximize profits and ensure outstanding customer service.

  • Interviews, trains, supervises, counsels, schedules and evaluates staff.

 

What are we looking for?

Since being founded in 1919, Hilton has been a leader in the hospitality industry. Today, Hilton remains a beacon of innovation, quality, and success. This continued leadership is the result of our Team Members staying true to our Vision, Mission, and Values. Specifically, we look for demonstration of these Values:


  • Hospitality - We're passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences.

  • Integrity - We do the right thing, all the time.

  • Leadership - We're leaders in our industry and in our communities.

  • Teamwork - We're team players in everything we do.

  • Ownership - We're the owners of our actions and decisions.

  • Now - We operate with a sense of urgency and discipline

In addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes:


  • Quality

  • Productivity

  • Dependability

  • Customer Focus

  • Adaptability

What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands.  Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day.  And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!