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Food & Beverage Manager

Company: Sonnenalp Hotel
Location: Vail
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

The Sonnenalp is looking for a Food and Beverage Manager in Training with the desired start date of June 24th, 2021.

Wage: $18.00 - $19.00/hour

Primary Purpose of Position

The F&B Supervisor/MIT oversees front of the house operations in the restaurants during breakfast, lunch and/or dinner service. He/she will ensure consistent, superior service and food, stepping into all positions in the restaurant as necessary. He/she is responsible and has the authority to take care of immediate guest and staff issues. The F&B Supervisor/MIT will comply with, and enforce all hotel/restaurant policies and procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prioritize and organize all phone messages regarding reservations
  • Welcome guests into the restaurant and understanding their needs and expectations, seating preference, dietary needs etc. and relaying any of these needs to their server
  • Supervise staff to make sure they are properly prepared for an upcoming shift and providing them with the tools they need to perform well; menu terminology, 86 list, special group needs, etc.
  • Supervise staff during a shift to ensure greatest guest satisfaction; points of service, attention to detail, etc.
  • Work with kitchen staff to make sure food is being prepared in an organized and timely manner
  • Check with customers during their meal to see if they are happy with their dining experience
  • Organize a plan for the day in regards to sections and logical table assignments thus providing the best service possible
  • Assist in controlling labor costs by sending staff home when the restaurant is slow
  • Keep staff educated and tested on menus and LHW standards
  • Perform opening duties, ensuring the restaurant is set up for success
  • Perform daily closeouts
  • Help keep restaurant properly stocked by placing orders a and letting the appropriate managers know if we have shortages of products
  • Give input/suggestions to other managers as well as, receive input/suggestions from other managers to run restaurant as efficiently and successfully as possible
  • Input Engineering, IT and guest issues into HotSOS and follow up to ensure issues are corrected in a timely manner
  • Handle inventory matters monthly
  • Act as host, expeditor, busser any position necessary to insure the restaurant is running at its best potential


  • At least three years of restaurant experience required
  • Degree in Hospitality or Restaurant Management preferred

Special Skills/Equipment

  • TIPS certification helpful
  • Excellent customer service and problem solving skills
  • Wine and liquor knowledge preffered
  • Strong computer skills required
  • Strong organizational skills required
  • Experience with Open Table preferred

Essential Physical Requirements

  • Required to work evenings, holidays and weekends, sometimes in excess of 40 hours per week
  • Ability to stand and walk for full length of shift, up to 12 hours at one time
  • Able to perform various activities such as constant standing, walking, frequent bending, reaching, kneeling, and squatting
  • Routinely handles objects weighing up to 15 lbs and on occasion may be expected to lift objects weighing up to 50 lbs


  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Resort Discounts
  • Holiday Pay, Paid Time Off and Sick Pay
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan & Roth 401(k)
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Parking Credit or Discounted Bus Passes

This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the position and it is not intended to be an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Keywords: Sonnenalp Hotel, Vail , Food & Beverage Manager, Other , Vail, Colorado

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