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VIAD FOOD & BEVERAGE MANAGER in Whitefish, Montana

Your daily pursuit is to ensure a stand-out Montana dining experience for our guests

  • Full benefits including medical, dental, vision; 401k; discounted gym memberships.

  • The perfect place to put down roots, grow your career, and raise a family.

  • The relaxed environment of a close-knit mountain town.

  • Lead a dynamic, culturally diverse F&B team from around the globe.

  • Fast-paced and active position – get your step counter ready!

  • The chance to work in an inclusive culture and make life-long friends.

  • Lead all aspects of the hotel F&B (FOH) program including indoor/outdoor dining & bar, coffee experience, and events

  • Keep up with F&B trends and our competitive set in Whitefish – make recommendations & changes as necessary

  • Design and/or implement sales goals and incentive programs to increase revenue

  • Handle guest concerns in a professional manner and take fast and appropriate action to solve problems

  • Act as part of the hotel leadership team, including weekly location manager meetings

  • Follow federal, state and Company policies and regulations for serving alcoholic beverages in a responsible manner

  • Complete nightly reports and review daily food and beverage sales; be responsible for monthly profit and loss statements

  • Work collaboratively with the Executive Chef, including monthly inventories

  • Responsible for the ordering, receipt and storage of all F&B equipment including china, glass, silver and paper to ensure a minimum loss from waste or theft

  • May be responsible for ordering, receipt and storage of all alcohol inventories and bar equipment

  • Anticipate labor need including maintaining accurate time records, track overtime and adjust scheduling according to sales figures & forecasts

  • Ensure F&B controls are met by maintaining effective cost and portion control

  • Always have the guest and staff experience in mind

  • Facilitate a positive environment and yes culture

  • Uphold service & presentation standards & expectations

  • Collects currency and keeps an accurate account for control. Gives receipt with every transaction.

  • Works with F&B support staff and shares reports (i.e., labor, sanitation, voids & comp reports)

  • Is able to assist or take the place of any staff member, if necessary

  • Assists with other responsibilities as requested

This job description describes at a high level what an F&B Manager does, but no document can anticipate every single task, issue or project that could come up. We work as a team and believe that we succeed together – these job duties may change based on the needs of the team and company as a whole.

To handle this job successfully, any person hired must be able to perform responsibilities as described. Pursuit will make any reasonable accommodation to help a person with disabilities perform their job. This job is based in Montana, USA. Relocation to the area and the legal ability to work in the United States is required.

  • 2+ years restaurant, café, bar management experience preferred

  • Serving/Bar experience

  • Possess in-depth, working knowledge of service standards

  • Hospitality POS experience desirable

  • Efficient knowledge in kitchen operations, cooking and timing expected

  • Effective knowledge of food, liquor and labor cost controls

  • Demonstrate solid leadership skills - able to motivate others

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills required

  • Must be pleasant, helpful, friendly, outgoing, enthusiastic and courteous in dealing with guests and co-workers

  • Computer skills are a must

  • Work-ethic and commitment to the team and guest is key

  • Be committed to Safety First and the highest quality of cleaning & sanitizing standards

  • Be organized with a great eye for detail

  • Be kind to others and always bring your best

  • Be a good communicator, always suggesting ideas and solutions

  • Be helpful and friendly, willing to go the extra mile

  • Be relaxed, flexible and able to handle a few curve balls

  • Be ready to have fun!

  • Beautiful. You’ll work in iconic, unforgettable and inspiring Whitefish. You’ll see amazing scenery and wildlife.

  • Independent. You’ll spend your days in and around our hotel in Whitefish, Montana!

  • Balanced. Glacier Park Collection is a non-smoking, drug-free environment.

  • Remote. Our home is filled with trees, lakes and blue-bird skies; rather than buildings, freeways and smog. Connect with friends around a bonfire instead of through WiFi.

  • Busy. Grouse Mountain Lodge and Whitefish, MT experience extensive tourism during our summer and winter seasons.

  • Respectful. You'll spend your days working with a unique team of individuals where your views, orientation, culture, background and opinions are welcome as we strive to ensure an inclusive culture.

Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

Job ID # (iCIMS): 2021-17275

External Company Name: Glacier Park Collection by Pursuit

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