Job Opportunity

Food & Beverage Manager

Application deadline: 5pm Thursday 23 May 2024

  • Contract
    Full-time, Permanent
  • Salary
    £32,000 per year
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Are you able to confidently manage staff and are committed to delivering excellent service? Do you have demonstrable food and beverage experience within a fast-paced environment? If so, you could be our new Food and Beverage Manager.

Working alongside other Front of House teams, the Food and Beverage Team play a pivotal role in delivering the Leeds Playhouse Experience.  The team welcomes audiences and visitors, offering a high quality catering service delivered at an optimum speed. The team efficiently operates the Playhouse Kitchen, Bars and Front Room Café, proactively maximising sales in a time and service  responsive environment.

The team is also responsible for delivering a wide-ranging Food & Beverage offer to support our expanding Events and Conferences programme. This offer can range from conference-style drinks, snacks and lunches to a full-seated dining experience.

The role of the Food & Beverage Manager will be to oversee all aspects of Food & Beverage service delivery in each of the above areas, ensuring that the various offers match the standards expected by a loyal and expanding customer base representing the many communities within the region and beyond.

Reporting to the Head of Business Development and responsible for a team of up to 5 full-time and 40 part-time staff, the Food & Beverage Manager will set, implement and monitor all standards in collaboration with the Head of Department. They will implement a full training programme to maintain and increase standards and further develop the team.

The Food & Beverage Manager will be tasked with driving sales through improved service delivery, menu development, product development and the building of positive supplier relationships. They will also be responsible for operating the business within current budgeted parameters.

We actively encourage people from a variety of backgrounds with different experiences, skills, and stories to join us and influence and develop the future of the Playhouse.

We are members of the Disability Confident scheme. Subject to practicalities in the event of many applications, we will interview all candidates who identify as disabled and who demonstrate that they meet all the essential criteria that they are given an opportunity to evidence on the application form.

This is a full-time, permanent contract of 35 hours per week. Working pattern will vary, working 5 days across a 7-day week. Early morning, evening and weekend work will be required. Salary for the role is £32,000.

To find out more about this role, please download our job pack below.

To apply, please fill in both forms below before the application deadline.

The closing date for applications is 5pm Thursday 23 May 2024.

For more information about this role please contact Head of Business Development, David B Get in touch

For more information about this job, please download our job pack


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