Food & Beverage Manager Job for a Luxury Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya

Our client, a luxury hospitality group, is looking for a passionate Food and Beverage manager for their property in Nairobi.

He/She will be responsible for managing all F&B operations and delivering an excellent guest experience to ensure their return.

The successful candidate should be able to forecast, plan and manage all F&B orders, staff and finance.

The goal is to maximize sales and revenue through customer satisfaction and employee engagement.

Five star International experience IS A MUST!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the F&B team by attracting, recruiting, managing, training and monitoring staff
  • Source, procure local ingredients & maintain excellent working relationships with suppliers
  • Manage all F&B and day-to-day operations within budgeted guidelines
  • Design exceptional menus incorporating local ingredients
  • Establish targets, KPI’s, schedules, policies and procedures
  • Overseeing the upkeep of the facilities and building, including the refrigeration and ventilation system
  • Work with the sales and marketing team to develop dining offers to create awareness, grow market share and revenue
  • Develop with the management team annual operating plans for the restaurants, that are aligned to the strategic plans of the company
  • Forecast budget/revenue and operating/capital expenditure for the restaurants and monitor revenue and expenditure against approved budget
  • Ensure both restaurant operations are compliant with all licensing laws, health and safety codes, labour laws, and other statutory regulations


  • A minimum of 5 years experience in an F&B Management role in a 5 star environment
  • Working knowledge of various computer software programs such as MS Office and Micros
  • Strong Problem solver
  • Excellent Communication and leadership skills
  • Up to date with food and beverage trends and best practices
  • Ability to manage personnel and meet financial targets
  • Guest oriented and service minded
  • Culinary school diploma or degree in Food service management, hotel management, BA, or related field/equivalent experience

Monthly gross salary: Competitive Salary

Deadline: 10th of September 2017


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Hospitality and Food Industry
Updated: August 21, 2017 — 9:54 pm