Food & Beverage Director

he Food and Beverage Director will be responsible for overseeing all F&B operations and for delivering an excellent guest experience. The successful candidate will be able to forecast, plan and manage all F&B orders, staff and finance. The goal is to maximize sales and revenue through guest satisfaction and employee engagement. An integral member of the Hotel Fort Des Moines this position must lead, inspire and embody our core values.


As a valued member of our team, you will have access to the following benefits:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Paid Time Off to support you in having an active life outside of work
  • Dining credit and discounts throughout the family of restaurants
  • Access to Mentor Programs, Career Development classes, and personalized career advancement support

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage all F&B and day-to-day operations within budgeted guidelines and to the highest standards
  • Preserve excellent levels of internal and external service
  • Review purchasing and prices with Chef/General Managers as needed
  • Identify guest needs and respond proactively to all of their concerns
  • Lead F&B team by attracting, recruiting, training and appraising talented personnel
  • Establish targets, policies and procedures
  • Provide a two way communication and nurture an ownership environment with emphasis in motivation and teamwork
  • Comply with all health and safety regulations
  • Report on management regarding sales results and productivity alongside team development

What You Bring to the Table

  • Embodying our Core Values amongst team and guests
  • Hospitality – how we make our team and guests feel, letting people know you are on their side
  • Growth & Knowledge – inside the restaurant and personally
  • Integrity – doing the right things, even when no one is looking


  • 3-5 years of food and beverage management experience
  • Working knowledge of various computer software programs
  • Ability to spot and resolve problems efficiently, while keeping a clear head
  • Communication and leadership skills
  • Up to date with food and beverages trends and best practices
  • Ability to manage personnel and meet financial targets
  • Guest-oriented and service-minded

This is a full time, annual salary position up to $100,000 based on experience and potential. This position is eligible for health benefits, profit sharing, and company wide discounts. We are a growing hospitality team with endless growth potential.