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Event Operations Beverage Manager

Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center
Lewis Center, OH
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center is seeking an Event Operations Beverage Manager to join our team!

At Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center we have several managers within our Food and Beverage Departments. The Events Operations Beverage Manager will have a primary focus on the Beverage Department and direct responsibility of the Pub, catering bars, and several team members. This position will actively support the service and set-up teams during peak times of the week.

Our compensation package includes a competitive salary (commensurate with experience and skills), medical, dental, vision, STD/LTD, company paid life Insurance, 401k with match, vacation available after 90 days, dining and travel discounts, special offers from our business partners, and discount programs for selected cell phone providers.

Essential Functions:

  • Manage multiple beverage operations including The Pub, Catering/Banquet bars and Restaurant/In-Room Dining service operations.
  • Create and maintain beer, wine and spirits menus and inventory while keeping informed of local and national trends in the beverage industry.
  • Manage emails, departmental paperwork such as the F&B Plan and Resume Summary, Interdepartmental paperwork such as BEO’s, Amenity Forms, 10-day Forecast, etc. Complete and/or manage the completion of daily reports, paperwork, guest receipts and cash for and with the accounting department.
  • Complete weekly schedule, interview, hire, train and retain bartender team. Work with all food and beverage service and bartending teams to ensure knowledgeable service, consistency and quality standards are met. Ensure proper alcohol handling and awareness by conducting monthly educational training.
  • Inventory, order, receive, organize, and distribute beer, wine, spirits, and non-alcoholic beverages on a weekly/monthly basis while maintaining the budgeted beverage cost.
  • Lead Events team during peak times. Work closely with other department managers to support during multiple event days.
  • Ensures all scheduled meeting rooms are set as indicated on BEOs including tables, chairs, equipment, ancillary supplies, and A/V.
  • Supervise Set-Up Utility Team to assure meeting rooms are set appropriately.
  • Continually inspect meeting rooms and public areas to assure proper sets and cleanliness.
  • Assures daily cleaning and maintenance of all meeting rooms
  • Maintain all food and beverage equipment, china, glass and silverware with the Catering Operations and Restaurant Managers to a predetermined PAR. Oversee storage, distribution and sanitation procedures including safety guidelines and OSHA requirements of said equipment.
  • Supervise daily F&B operations, delegating and assigning duties and responsibilities to staff members and monitoring their performance to ensure accurate and timely completion. Inspect individual’s work and work areas, write and conduct performance reviews.
  • Interact with guests and maintain strong client relations ensuring that meeting and event specific requests are communicated and executed successfully. Resolve guest concerns quickly, consistently and professionally making sure all situations are promptly communicated with Director of Food and Beverage.
  • Act as the property MOD (Manager on Duty) along with all other property managers as needed.
  • Work to ensure a positive culture within the department and property.
  • Flexible schedule based on business demands.
  • Additional related duties as requested by the Assistant General Manager.

Qualifications, Education, Experience, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. 1-2 years of previous bar/beverage supervisory experience with multiple beverage outlets organization or hotel
  2. TIPS certification preferred (will train)
  3. Serve Safe and PIC certification preferred (will train)
  4. Must have strong written and verbal communication skills
  5. Must have strong math skills along with the ability to read, retain and train others on information from manuals and POS software
  6. Previous experience with POS (point of sale) software and Delphi preferred
  7. Intermediate knowledge of liquor, beer and wine products, trends, service and operation
  8. Must have excellent customer relations skills
  9. Must be available to work evenings and weekends

Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center is managed by Columbus Hospitality Management, a company committed to providing quality service and memorable guest experiences in a positive and welcoming work environment. We are focused on supporting the needs of our team through our commitment to the family/work life balance and by providing development opportunities.

We are proud to be a Drug Free Workplace/EOE. All applicants will be required to submit to a background check prior to employment.

Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center


Lewis Center, OH



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