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Food & Beverage Director

Company: Stratton Mountain
Location: Rutland
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

Please note, this position is located at Stratton Mountain Resort in Stratton Mountain, VT\n Year Round At Stratton, we are a team of people who work extremely hard and take our jobs very seriously, without forgetting how to laugh and have fun. We choose people that display the talent and attitude that exemplify the high level of service our guests expect and deserve. Our vision is to be A BOLD MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY CULTIVATING EXTRAORDINARY EXPERIENCES. BESIDES GETTING PAID TO WORK AT AN INCREDIBLE RESORT, WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU? Stratton's team members are rewarded with job experience, opportunities for career advancement and some great lifestyle perks for our seasonal team members including: Stratton season pass for all employees Free or discounted (depending on classification) season pass for dependents - this includes spouse &.children under 26 years old Alterra Mountain Company Employee Pass - free lift access & discounts (depending on classification) at all Alterra owned resorts - dependents too! Unlimited introduction letters for 50% off day tickets at IKON partner resorts (depending on classification) Discounted golf, mountain biking and fitness center memberships Employee childcare rates & discounted seasonal programs for self & dependents (depending on classification) Retail and Food and Beverage discounts Industry/Pro-form discounts 12 - $25 lift tickets for your friend & family guests (depending on classification) Onsite medical clinic 401(k) with company match Company paid sick time Additional perks & benefits for year round employees Free Sports Center membershipMedical, dental, vision, legal & pet insurancePaid Parental LeaveFlexible Time Off (FTO)Annual Incentive Plan (AIP), with annual payouts POSITION SUMMARY Stratton's Food & Beverage Director is responsible for providing sophisticated and strategic leadership and oversight of the Resort's Food & Beverage operations, which includes catering, events, quick service, full service, fine dining, and experiential dining. The Food & Beverage Director is expected to provide confident leadership to set the standards for the Food & Beverage division ensuring that Stratton's guests enjoy premier service and quality products. They are responsible for the success of all aspects of the department's goals and strategies (financial, guest experience and employee experience) and is held accountable to the associated metrics. Stratton's F&B Department provides an environment for coaching, learning and growth to a diverse group of team members, led by the Director. This is a Full-Time, Year-Round position with a pay range of $85,000 - $100,000/year plus annual bonus. ESSENTIAL DUTIES Provide leadership and strategic direction to elevate the department's service standards, products, and guest dining experiencesDirect menu planning, including costs, preparation, and presentation, with constant adjustments and improvementsResponsible for the creation, implementation, and presentation of Food & Beverage's annual business planFoster and maintain a symbiotic relationship with staff and leadership of the Stratton Mountain ClubEnsure Food & Beverage team members have the resources, training, and support necessary to deliver superior food offerings and serviceEnsure that the Food & Beverage's human resources procedures are being followed (performance management, timecard validation, tips allocations, hiring, scheduling, training plans, etc.)Work with resort sales team to develop an effective sales plan for catering operationsResponsible for financial oversight of division including margin, labor, and expense management and revenue growth initiativesProvide present mentorship and supportive management to the department's managers and senior managers, including their professional development and goal settingDirect department meetings with all levels of contributing team members to facilitate communication, training, safety, operations, and other important programmingProvide leadership and overall direction in recruiting, staffing strategies, training, and employee developmentDirect the management of the internship programs, both domestic and international, for culinary and F&B management studentsOversee the Event Coordinator department, providing coaching, support, growth opportunities and leadership to the Event Coordinators EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Education: Bachelor's degree from accredited university. Hospitality degree strongly preferred. Experience: 5-10 years in Food & Beverage operations5+ years of management experience at senior level2+ years of resort/hospitality business experience, preferredCatering operations experience preferred QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS Exceptional management skills - able to provide direction through subordinate managers and professionalsStrong communications skills, both verbal and writtenResort management and industry acumenIn depth Food & Beverage knowledgePublic speaking and /presenting skillSolid computer experience with MS Office products including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Teams, etc.Must be a proven leader who is adept at creating a motivated and productive teamAdept at recruiting, hiring, and building a bench of highly motivated employees in a seasonal market environmentMust display strong strategic thinking and be skilled at analyzing and adapting to the changing business environmentAble to establish, develop and most importantly, effectively communicate a clear and appealing vision of what the Food & Beverage division can and needs to be by formulating a vision that is aligned with our financial targets and our guest and employee experiencesIs well-informed regarding emerging trends, issues and opportunities in the business environmentHas strong financial acumenEnjoys relationship buildingA strongly self-motivated professional who is passionate about resort's business and products both on and off the jobAppreciation for Vermont, New England, winter sports and regional recreation PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS This position may be required to work evenings, weekends and holidays.Able to lift, carry, or otherwise move and position a minimum of 35 pounds on an occasional basis.Manual dexterity to operate a computer and other common office equipment on a constant basis.Auditory and visual acuity to operate computers, phones, mobile devices and basic office equipment on a constant basis.Ability to work for extended periods of time sitting, bending, reaching, and speaking on a constant basis.Ability to work for extended periods of time standing, walking, kneeling, pushing and pulling on an occasional basis.Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with guests, supervisors and other employees. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily- reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job description is an overview of the scope of responsibilities and is not intended to be an inclusive list of job tasks and expectations. With the evolution of this resort and position, the responsibilities of this position may change. Stratton Mountain Resort is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Stratton Mountain, New England , Food & Beverage Director, Executive , Rutland, Northeast

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