Job Description

Hotel: 

Omaha Embassy Suites

Director, Food & Beverage

Full time

Atrium SPIRIT - where teamwork, passion and appreciation ignite service excellence

The Embassy Suites Omaha with 249 rooms and 15,000 sqft of meeting space, is located in downtown Omaha. Omaha, Nebraska is a vibrant and bustling area that offers a mix of historic buildings, modern skyscrapers, cultural attractions, and entertainment venues. The downtown area is home to the Old Market district, which features cobblestone streets lined with unique shops, art galleries, restaurants, and bars. Visitors can also explore the iconic Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge, which spans across the Missouri River and connects Nebraska to Iowa. Overall, downtown Omaha is a dynamic and diverse area that offers something for everyone, whether you're looking to explore art and culture, enjoy a night out on the town, or conduct business in the heart of the city.

At Atrium Hospitality, we want our associates to have positive experiences; and we strive to bring to life a culture that promotes six simple values that drive us to be better for our associates and our guests.

We are looking for a highly motivated and analytical individual to join our leadership team as Director of Food and Beverage.  The Director of Food and Beverage is a proactive solution seeker, they lead by example, don’t settle for the normal, and continuously encourage and engage their team members. They will provide the strategic leadership required to achieve the fiduciary and quality goals of the owners, guests, stakeholders, and team members. The Director will ensure the effective and efficient operation of all facets of the hotel Food and Beverage operation.

Salary: $60,000- $65,000

This role plays an important part in our culture:

Service: 

  • You will ensure that implementation and maintenance of standards of food, beverage and service quality are commensurate with a first-class hotel.
  • You will help to select, train and develop associates to ensure quality recruitment, retention, and career growth that lead to top service performers
  • You will plan, direct, assign and delegate responsibility for all functions of the Food & Beverage department areas to meet daily operational needs and guest expectations.
  • You will monitor all guest service standards, constantly seeking ways to improve product and service as well as increase volumes and profits.

Perseverance: 

  • You will implement effective cost controls for food, beverage and labor
  • Develop workable systems for inventory, receiving and product utilization (product cost)

Inclusion: 

  • You will be committed to the equitable treatment of all associates as well as equal access to opportunities and resources for all, at every level of the organization.

Respect: 

  • You will value everyone’s contribution to the team, and we will value your contribution as a key part of our success
  • You will ensure communication is key and ensure daily stand-up meetings are held with associates in the various Food & Beverage department areas.  Passing along important information for them and giving them a voice in the process

Innovation: 

  • You will manage monthly forecasts and administer operations in a fiscally responsible manner and be creative in how you drive revenues.
  • You will work closely with the culinary team to be creative with the menu offerings to create a destination of choice environment for both hotel and external guests.
  • You will look to increase revenues through the production and implementation of creative promotional programs, as well as upselling of options.

Teamwork: 

  • You will foster an environment of teamwork, and implement schedules balance the need to manage business needs as well as associate’s needs.
  • You will meet with functional group leaders within the Food and Beverage departments to ensure everyone is prepared and headed for the same goals
  • You will collaborate with Event Sales to ensure proper service to clients during banquets.

What do we need from you to be successful in this role?

  • As this role is a Director position and will be leading other managers, we are looking for someone with 5+ years experience in leading operations within Food & Beverage and Banquets. 
  • You will be responsible for making key business decisions regarding all F&B operations of the hotel, you must have experience as a decision-maker with an ability to identify problems and creatively and expeditiously find solutions.
  • Service and development are one of Atrium’s top goals for all our associates.  Our leaders must have the ability to develop results-oriented associates through effective training, evaluation, motivation, coaching and counseling; ability to assist others in developing needed skills for effective job performance.
  • ServSafe and TIPS Certification required from all F&B team members.  As Director you must have this certification or ability to get certified within 90 days of starting
  • Hotels operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Our leaders must be flexible with respect to working days, early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays.

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When you’re an Atrium Associate, you’re a part of a crucial workforce providing the ultimate ‘Home Away From Home’ for our guests. We know that it takes a lot of time and effort to provide these exceptional experiences, so we reward your efforts with a competitive compensation plan and other benefits and perks that allow you to offer your best to our guests. These benefits include:

  • Daily Pay
  • Significant Travel Discounts on Marriott and/or Hilton properties
  • 401k Plans
  • Medical Insurance
  • Other property specific benefits

Plus, we make sure you can grow your career the way you want to through Internship programs, training and development and over 80 hotels that offer incredible opportunities for career driven associates.

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Actual compensation packages are based on a wide array of factors unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, years & depth of experience, certifications and specific office location. This may differ in other locations due to cost of labor considerations.

Atrium Hospitality provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Atrium Hospitality brinda igualdad de oportunidades de empleo a todos los empleados y aplicantes de empleo y prohíbe la discriminación y el acoso de cualquier tipo sin distinción de raza, color, religión, edad, sexo, origen nacional, estado de discapacidad, genética, estado de veterano protegido, orientación sexual, género de identidad o expresión, o cualquier otra característica protegida por las leyes federales, estatales o locales. Esta política se aplica a todos los términos y condiciones de empleo, incluido el reclutamiento, la contratación, la colocación, la promoción, la terminación, el despido, el retiro, la transferencia, las licencias, la compensación y la capacitación.

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