Director of Food and Beverage - La Quinta Resort & Club

Curio Collection by Hilton, Hilton
 La Quinta, CA

La Quinta Resort & Club is looking for a Director of Food & Beverage to lead the food and beverage team in Palm Springs!

Set against the rugged Santa Rosa Mountains, this luxurious hideaway has over 750 rooms, 5 championship golf courses, 41 pools, 190,000 square feet of meeting space, and 7 food and beverage outlets. This includes 3 restaurants, 2 pools, a marketplace, and in-room dining.

In this role, you will oversee the resort's restaurants, bars, and banquets managing a team of 350+ and reporting directly to the General Manager.

The ideal candidate will be an exceptional and inspirational leader who can drive the business forward through a strong a hands on approach, innovation, and staff training and development. This individual must have a strong financial acumen and excellent organiztion and follow up skills. At least 3-5 years of Director-level experience in food and beverage with a background in high-volume and luxury hotels is required.

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What will I be doing?

As a Director of Food and Beverage, you will direct and organize the activities of the Food & Beverage departments to maintain the high standards of food and beverage quality, service and marketing to maximize profits through outstanding customer service.

  • Plan and direct the functions of administration and planning of the Food & Beverage department to meet the daily needs of the operation.
  • Implement effective controls of food, beverage and labor costs.
  • Ensure compliance with health, safety, sanitation and alcohol awareness standards.
  • Help ensure high standards of food and beverage quality, service and marketing to maximize profits and ensure outstanding customer service.
  • Interview, train, supervise, counsel, schedule and evaluate staff.

What are we looking for?

Since being founded in 1919, Hilton has been a leader in the hospitality industry. Today, Hilton remains a beacon of innovation, quality, and success. This continued leadership is the result of our Team Members staying true to our Vision, Mission, and Values. Specifically, we look for demonstration of these Values:

  • Hospitality - We're passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences.
  • Integrity - We do the right thing, all the time.
  • Leadership - We're leaders in our industry and in our communities.
  • Teamwork - We're team players in everything we do.
  • Ownership - We're the owners of our actions and decisions.
  • Now - We operate with a sense of urgency and discipline

In addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes:

  • Quality
  • Productivity
  • Dependability
  • Customer Focus
  • Adaptability

What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!

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