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Director Restaurants & Bars

Mondrian - Gold Coast

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Company Description

Mondrian Gold Coast is opening the doors late 2024 and we are looking for pioneers to launch the brand in Austrialia.

Job Description

  • Develop strategic F&B programs and sales & marketing programs that are in line with Ennismore global direction and vision.
  • Provide overall leadership support and guidance to the F&B division within the Mondrian Gold Coast, remaining true to Ennismore's disruptive DNA.
  • Function as the professional responsible for leading, directing, and supporting the venue-level management to consistently develop, execute and review seasonal and ongoing menu development in compliance with each restaurant's specific brand integrity.
  • Menu development support & review; restaurants, bars, banquets & catering and in-room dining.
  • Support Recruitment, Hiring, and Training of key positions throughout the property.
  • Facilitate appropriate, consistent meetings and one-on-ones with hotel F&B management to ensure clear communication and continued mentorship developing successful Restaurant Managers.
  • Manage and oversee adherence of daily F&B operations to budgeted financial goals, ensuring those goals are either met or exceeded.
  • Promote guest satisfaction throughout the operation. Respond to guest complaints in a timely manner.
  • Implement repeat guest recognition programs to build loyalty to the operation.
  • Maintain a high-level path to achieving brand goals, such as 50 Best and Hatted awards
  • Act as a liaison between the community and the Food and Beverage operation.
  • Working collaboratively with Ennismore’s global F&B team, Carte Blanched, on restaurant concepts and collaborative innovation and creating a new innovative menu.
  • Work seamlessly with brand partners and corporate partnerships.
  • Keep immediate supervisor fully informed of all problems or matters requiring attention.
  • Ensure compliance with all local liquor laws, and health and sanitation regulations and all other Food and Beverage related life/safety and other legal compliance in accordance with federal and local laws.

Qualifications

What we’re looking for…

  • 8+ years of experience in a senior food & beverage role, preferably within a lifestyle brand or multi-venue restaurant group.
  • Resort, local and international experience preferred.
  • You’re a strong team leader, a natural at managing and inspiring others in a way that gets the best out of them.
  • You combine analytical and methodical thinking with high attention to detail and a solution-focused approach.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • You have a solid understanding of local legal compliance requirements.
  • You make people feel good - your team, guests and team members alike.  You make a positive impact.
  • You are an excellent relationship builder, confident in working with other teams and leaders; you’re passionate about what we can achieve together.
  • You take ownership of important issues, solve problems, and make effective decisions.
  • You learn quickly and adapt to Mondrian unique culture.
  • You are humble and open to ideas. We leave our ego at the door and help get things done.
  • You’re up for doing things differently and trying (almost) everything once.
  • You want to be part of a team that works hard, supports each other and has fun along the way.
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