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Vice President of Food and Beverage

Crescent Hotels & Resorts, Operations

Crescent Hotels & Resorts

10306 Eaton Place
Suite 150

Fairfax, VA 22030

Telephone (703) 279-7820

Crescent Hotels & Resorts

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Founded in 2001 by CEO Michael George, Crescent Hotels & Resorts lives in the belief that your drive to be the best is the force which has made Crescent Hotels & Resorts the Hotel Operator and Employer of Choice.Meet several of our associates and hear their story. With thousands of associates at Crescent, we make every day one of adventure where you can make a difference.

We Know Benefits 

Dedicated, satisfied, and engaged associates are the key to our continued success. 

At Crescent Hotels & Resorts, we strive for innovative ways to enhance our comprehensive selection of benefit offerings. Crescent associates working as few as 24 hours a week are eligible for our extensive menu of benefit programs.

Crescent's benefits offerings include:

  • Healthcare insurance and prescription drug coverage
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Flexible/dependent-care spending accounts
  • Life insurance and supplemental life insurance
  • Short/long-term disability insurance
  • Domestic Partner coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401(k) with employer matching
  • Paid holidays, vacation, and personal time off
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Discounted hotel rooms for associates and family

Vice President of Food and Beverage

Crescent Hotels & Resorts

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Crescent Hotels and Resorts is seeking a Vice President of Food and Beverage to oversee the development and execution of the Restaurant, Bar and Catering operations for all outlets under the Crescent umbrella. We are seeking a highly energized leader with a track record of demonstrated success within the hotel environment.  The ability to effectively communicate with ownership, corporate leadership and property teams and lead by example are trademarks required for this role.

The Vice President of Food and Beverage is responsible for the establishment and implementation of consistent day-to-day food and beverage operations in the company. He/she will be a strategic leader, be a proven multi-unit leader with the experience that will help position the company for current and upcoming growth. The Vice President of Food and Beverage will be heavily with our Business Development team assisting with financial analysis for future business. They will be responsible for proactively driving the food and beverage management of our multi-brand of hotels and assure financial success, along with guest and employee satisfaction of our current and future hotels. At Crescent Hotels and Resorts, our goal with our restaurant, bar and catering experiences is expected to exceed the inspiring places our guests enjoy. Achieving this level of enthusiasm through our Food and Beverage offerings is critical to our success as a company. As a key leader of the Food and Beverage team, the person in this position will be responsible for the development and execution of the overall vision of the Restaurant, Bar and Catering for all outlets.  For the highly qualified individual, this role can be located remotely with the ability to travel.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Experience creating and developing successful restaurant and bar concepts for luxury outlets.
  • Provide leadership to the property level food and beverage management to assure that each area of their responsibility is successful and consistent at each hotel.
  • Work with departmental training to improve food and beverage delivery, consistency, service and presentation at the hotels to ensure products are produced efficiently and according to procedure.
  •  Direct and oversee the financial success of all properties with the VP of Operations by taking ownership for the overall responsibility for revenue goals, managing expenses and controlling labor costs and guest satisfaction scores.
  •  Develop and maintain relationships with food and beverage vendors.  Monitor purchases made at all properties, confirming negotiated prices are honored.
  •  Have a solid knowledge of and experience in the implementation of and managing an alcoholic beverage purchasing program.
  •  Oversee, maintain, and ensure compliance with the operations manual for Food and Beverage to include standard policies and procedures, Food and Beverage Cost Controls, training, operational controls, health department, sanitation, liquor control/laws, productivity and production.
  •  Lead the development and implementation of the Food and Beverage related elements of the annual business plan and budget to include but not limited to concept development, concept repositioning and branding efforts.
  •  Maximize financial performance for the food and beverage teams at each location to include revenue generation in outlets and catering as well as operating cost oversight.
  •  Conduct consistent and documented property inspections to gauge operational performance, cleanliness, and adherence to hotel, brand, local and national regulations and requirements. Requirements.
  • Works with Restaurant Front-of-House Management on initiatives including customer service, Point of Sale (POS) training, food quality, hiring and training, and more.
  • Is a Team Player: works in a cooperative and supportive manner with all stakeholders and stakeholder teams; participates actively in meetings; works towards achieving results in the interest of all stakeholders.

Specific Position Requirements:

  •  8-10 years of hands on experience in both front and heart of the house operations that includes multiple full service and luxury brand hotel experience is required.
  •  Experience with free standing restaurants is highly preferred.
  •  Must have a proven record of making things stick.
  •  This position requires extensive travel.

Minimum Employment Requirements:

  • Ability to communicate effectively in a positive and upbeat fashion utilizing English; both in oral and written form.
  • Interpersonal skills with focused attention on guest needs to deal effectively with all business contacts.
  • Maintain a professional, neat and well-groomed appearance.

For applicants who will be working in NYC, the anticipated compensation range for the position is $170,000 - $210,000; for applicants who will be working in Colorado, the anticipated compensation range for the position is $150,000-$186,000; for applicants who will be working in Washington, the anticipated compensation range is $160,000-$197,500.  The salary offered to a successful candidate will be dependent on several factors that may include but are not limited to years of experience within the job, years of experience within the required industry, education, work location, etc. Crescent Hotels is a multi-state employer and the salary ranges indicated herein may not reflect positions that work only in other states.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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