Food and Beverage Manager – Luxury Lodge

Job TitleFood and Beverage Manager – Luxury LodgeClosing Date16-Feb-2020Employment TypeFull timeDescriptionFood and Beverage Manager – El Questro – HomesteadLuxury LodgeDelaware North at El Questro Resorthas an opportunity for an experienced fine dining Food andBeverage Manager to lead a small team of professionalsproviding exceptional service on this breathtaking property at ourluxury lodge. Dining is one of The Homestead’s many pleasures, whichis why we are looking for someone with exceptional focus and an absolutecommitment to delivering the highest standard of service, assistingin the creation of a luxurious and yet relaxed outback guest experience.EL Questro is located in the spectacular east Kimberleyone of Australia’s most unique and untouched locations. Just over anhour’s drive west of Kununurra, WA, this property has something for everyone.Reporting to the Operation Manager of The Homestead,the Food and Beverage Manager’s role is to ensure our luxury lodgecontinues to provide the intimate and exceptional level of guestservices and dining experiences, for which it has become worldrenowned for. This exceptional level of guest service has allowedthe Homestead to be a proud member of Luxury Lodges of Australia.As the host and key point of contact, you will be anexcellent and natural communicator, extremely well organised andhave a natural rapport with our guests. Previous managementexperience of a similar nature and a strong background in moderna’la carte restaurant service is a requirement for this seasonal position.The successful candidate for this role will possess:Proven hospitality experience managing a Resort or Lodge restaurant;A hands on management of all bar/restaurant operations;Ensuring delivery of the highest quality service, productand presentation at all times, and mobilising the workforce tostrive for the equivalent in excellence;Updating wine lists and menus as required in conjunctionwith the Chef and Purchasing Officer;Resolution of guest complaints in regards to service andfood quality, with the intent to utilise the opportunity forrecovery to leave a lasting and positive impression;Maintenance of staffing levels, appropriate to limitingcosts but ensuring excellence in service standards are not compromised;Passion and enthusiasm for guest services in a worldclass boutique environment;Impeccable eye for detail;Meticulous grooming and presentation standards. Qualifications:Previous F&B management experience, preferably withina unique five star hospitality environment;Proven organisational, leadership and planning skills;Demonstrated customer-focussed and highly visible approach;Diploma of Hospitality Management or equivalent an advantage;Approved Manager Card, WA Liquor Licensing; Food Safety Certificate; Manual/Open Driver’s License;Advanced First Aid/First Aid Certificate favourable.As a hands on, efficient manager you will be focused onorganising the daily operations at the Homestead allowing your teamto deliver a superior guest holiday experience in an immaculatelypresented environment. Your outgoing friendly personality willcreate a warm, welcoming guest environment where their needs arealways anticipated in advance. This is a fabulous opportunity foryou to be a part of a dynamic team that is passionate aboutproviding a truly memorable experience to their guests.This is a remote role, where you will be living andworking at El Questro for the duration of the season. El Questrooffers an energetic and social working environment whilst providingthe opportunity to explore our amazing backyard which offersexceptional Barramundi fishing, remote waterfalls, thermal springs,endless gorges and the Cockburn Ranges as a backdrop. Delaware Northoffers competitive remuneration and remote living benefits. We alsooffer career development and learning opportunities.If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you,please hit the apply button!To learn more about Delaware North Companies & ElQuestro, visit our website: www.delawarenorth.com.au & www.elquestro.com.auEmployment may be subject to a satisfactory NationalCriminal Record Check.