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Hotel. Casino. Private Club. Resort. Vacation Club. Restaurant.

Director Of Food And Beverage

Asheville, NC 28715

Posted: 11/15/2023 Country: US Job ID: 1690735 Salary: 85000k/year - 95000k/year State/Province: NC

Job Description

Job Title: Food & Beverage Director

Location: Asheville, North Carolina

We are a prominent hospitality establishment committed to providing exceptional dining experiences. Nestled in the vibrant city of Asheville, we are seeking a dynamic and innovative Food & Beverage Director to lead our culinary and dining operations. If you are passionate about creating memorable dining experiences and have a proven track record in food and beverage management, we invite you to join our team.

Job Overview:

As the Food & Beverage Director, you will be responsible for overseeing and elevating the entire food and beverage department. This role requires a strategic leader who can drive culinary excellence, manage restaurant operations, and create a memorable dining experience for our guests. The ideal candidate will have a strong culinary background, exceptional leadership skills, and a passion for delivering outstanding hospitality.


Culinary Leadership:

  • Develop and execute innovative and high-quality menus that align with market trends and customer preferences.
  • Ensure consistency in food quality, presentation, and taste across all outlets.

Operational Management:

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of all food and beverage outlets, including restaurants, bars, and catering services.
  • Monitor and manage budgets, expenses, and financial performance.

Team Leadership:

  • Recruit, train, and mentor culinary and service staff.
  • Foster a positive and collaborative work environment to maximize team performance.

Customer Experience:

  • Focus on creating a memorable dining experience for guests by maintaining high service standards.
  • Respond to customer feedback and implement improvements to enhance guest satisfaction.

Vendor Relationships:

  • Establish and maintain relationships with suppliers and vendors to ensure quality and cost-effective sourcing of ingredients and supplies.

Compliance and Safety:

  • Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations and food handling standards.
  • Implement and enforce proper sanitation and hygiene practices.


  • Proven experience as a Food & Beverage Director or similar role in the hospitality industry.
  • Culinary degree or equivalent experience in food and beverage management.
  • Strong knowledge of culinary trends, food preparation, and presentation.
  • Exceptional leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent financial acumen and budget management experience.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management, Culinary Arts, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in food and beverage management.

Meet Your Recruiter

Chris Shatto
Franchise Partner

Offering over 30 years of industry specific experience in upscale and luxury hotels both in a resort setting and city market, Chris brings expert insight to his clients by truly understanding their needs in order to match them with the right candidate. 

Chris held Executive Committee status at several locations and has a solid understanding of what is expected from the various disciplines within hospitality.  His years of service in this industry has also left him with a large network of contacts and connections.  Chris has the demonstrated ability to find the perfect candidate by uncovering the ‘why’ behind his clients true needs.  His talents encompass coaching for success, interviewing, negotiating, relationship building, and problem solving skills. Chris thrives on the success of finding the ‘perfect match’ for both his client and the talented hospitality professionals he works with.

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About Asheville, NC

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