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Director Of Food And Beverage

Naperville, IL 60563

Posted: 03/07/2024 Country: US Job ID: 1839810 Salary: 110k/year - 130k/year State/Province: IL

Job Description

Step into a world-renowned hospitality organization known for its exceptional attention to detail and unyielding commitment to quality.

We have successfully carved a niche in the industry by redefining customer service and operational excellence. Our team is comprised of passionate individuals committed to delivering beyond the expectations of our esteemed guests. At the heart of our operations is the role of the Director of Food and Beverage, who ensures that our customer's culinary and dining experiences are of the highest standard.


Salary $120K - $40K


As the Director of Food & Beverage, you will oversee all aspects of food and beverage services. Your responsibilities will include:

  1. Supervising operations in all food and beverage outlets to ensure high service standards, quality, and consistency.
  2. Developing and implementing effective strategies for operational success and profitability.
  3. Ensuring all procedures are up to date, with an emphasis on providing superior customer service and satisfaction.
  4. Managing the departmental budget to achieve revenue goals and control expenses.
  5. Participating in menu development, including pricing and setting service standards.


By joining our team, you can look forward to:

  1. A rewarding career with opportunities for professional development and growth.
  2. Exceptional benefits, including health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off.
  3. An inclusive, team-oriented work environment.
  4. Access to state-of-the-art facilities and resources.
  5. The opportunity to make a meaningful impact in a world-class hospitality organization.


For this pivotal role, we require the following qualifications:

  1. A college degree in a related field from an accredited University/College.
  2. ServSafe Manager & Allergan Certifications.
  3. BASSET certification.
  4. Minimum five years experience as a Food & Beverage Director overseeing multiple outlets, preferably in a high-end hotel environment.
  5. Strong knowledge of fine dining, wine, beverage and excellent service leadership.



Defy the usual! Leap and spearhead a world-class dining experience as our Director of Food & Beverage.


Apply now and let us journey towards unparalleled excellence together!


Send Resumes to JAY@GECKOHOSPITALITY.COM

Meet Your Recruiter

Jay Bush

Jay Bush understands hospitality in a holistic way because his career arc has been both broad and deep. With over 35 years of award-winning experiences in country clubs, restaurants and hotels, Jay has done world-class work in almost every role.

Prior to joining Gecko Hospitality Mr. Bush served as General Manager, Regional General Manager, AGM, Food & Beverage Director, Regional Director of Food & Beverage, Director of Restaurants, Restaurant Manager, Beverage Manager and Director of Housekeeping with Marriott, Hilton, HEI and John Q. Hammons. These properties ranged from 105 to 1229 rooms located at airports, in the suburb and  prestigious downtown locations with 4500-105,000 square feet of meeting space.

On many occasions, Mr. Bush has been recognized for his leadership accomplishments with sustainability while in Houston and volunteering with the Salvation Army, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Taping for the Blind and Helping a Hero Foundation.

Mr. Bush has been married to his wife Debra for 24 years and has two beautiful girls Xaja & Saxja. Jay is a die hard Oregon Duck fan as he grew up in Eugene and latched on to the Dallas Cowboys at an early age. He attended both Washington State University and the University of Oregon.

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