Food & Beverage Manager

3rd September 2019

We are looking for a Food & Beverage Manager

For the Fox Glacier Guiding Cafe

You will:

  • Have an outgoing personality and enjoy meeting people.
  • Have a sound knowledge and skill level of all fundamentals of the hospitality business.
  • Have strong organisational skills and be able to work autonomously. 
  • Have 5 year’s experience in the industry, with management experience. 
  • Hold a current Managers Certificate/LCQ. 
  • Be an enthusiastic trainer. 
  • Have a strong work and customer service ethic that encourages team participation.

Key Tasks           

Performance Standards

1.  Customer Service       

  • Providing excellent service and coffee when required
  • Acting Cafe Manager when required
  • Training staff to a high standard of customer service
  • Hold a current Bar Managers certificate
  • Ensuring both the barista’s and the kitchen staff are doing their roles to a high level of customer service. 
  • Liaise with the Cafe Manager on staff hiring

2. Food purchasing and stock control      

  • Food purchasing from suppliers.
  • Planning Menus in consultation with Chefs
  • Ensuring the kitchen is practicing food stock rotation by using items prior to expiry or use by date and minimizing wastage
  • Ensuring we are getting the best possible deals from suppliers
  • In charge of monthly stocktakes

3. Financial         

  • Maintain all financial records
  • Daily reconciliations
  • Daily balances

4. Health & safety

  • Follow MPI food control plan
  • Train staff and sign off as required
  • Oversee all daily recordings in the Food Control Plan
  • Sign off on 4 weekly reviews of FCP
  • Resolve any complaints from customers
  • All training related to our Health & safety policy. Our Host responsibility policy and all Emergency procedures.

5. Special functions             

  • Take bookings for and plan special functions
  • Organize all tour bookings

6. General               

  • Generally daytime hours
  • Rostering
  • Staff functions as required.
  • Weekend work included.
  • Doing any reasonable task required
  • Personal grooming to be at a high standard
  • Have functional relationships with other staff members and promote team spirit

Please send your CV to