30 Jul 2014

Food & Beverage Manager Kenya Job

The Leisure Lodge Beach and Golf Resort sits on 38 acres of prime beachfront, and boasts an 18-hole golf course that overlooks the Indian Ocean. The Lodge offers you unparalleled access to the soft and pristine white sands of Diani Beach and having the longest beachfront in the South Coast, the Lodge gives you breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean. Visit for more information.

Job Purpose
To plan, organize, co-ordinate and control operations of the Food and Beverage (F&B) department so as to ensure profitability is optimized and that the quality of service is maintained at the highest possible standard at all times.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement F&B performance standards and other specifications in line with best practice and ensure compliance to such standards by the F&B team
  • In liaison with the heads of the kitchen and services teams, ensure a cost effective and sustainable kitchen and service operations through on-going budgetary and cost control, cost review and the implementation of cost saving initiatives
  • Plan, organize, allocate and co-ordinate the work of the F&B team and provide leadership to the team
  • Co-ordinate and supervise the preparation, presentation and service of food and beverage to guests
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant regulations and corporate policies
  • Gather feedback and comments from guests, review and put in place remedial action
  • Prepare, analyze and submit daily, weekly and monthly reports for management review
  • Stay abreast of developments and trends in F&B service
  • Continually assess the competence of the team and offer coaching support and training as needed, identify staff training and development needs and carry out staff appraisals
  • And any other duties that may be assigned from time to time

Qualification and background

  • Degree or Diploma in Hotel Management
  • Qualification in F&B Management
  • 5-7 years experience in the hospitality industry


  • Menu planning and costing skills
  • Budgets and budgetary control
  • Cost management
  • Profitability/margins tracking
  • Business awareness
  • Customer service skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong people management skills including training, performance and discipline

How to apply: 
Send your application including a cover letter demonstrating why you are the most suited for this role, a detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees by close of business Friday 8th August 2014.

Adept Systems
P O Box 6416, Nairobi, GPO 00100

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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