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Group Food & Beverage Manager - Hampshire

Group Food & Beverage Manager - Hampshire

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Hospitality, Commercial Leisure

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    Up to £52,000 + travel + excellent benefits

  • Contact:

    Mark Manning

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Group Food & Beverage Manager – Leisure and Culture - Hampshire

Up to £52,000 + travel +benefits


Our client is an ambitious entrepreneurial Leisure, Cultural and Heritage Trust with over 24 diverse arts, entertainment and visitor attraction venues hosting a range of productions, exhibitions, events, workshops and classes to the communities of Hampshire and beyond.


Working closely with the Chief Operating Officer, The Group Food & Beverage Manager will review and develop the food and beverage offerings across all the venues incorporating procurement, pricing, menu development and budgets to increase revenue and profitability, whilst leading the catering teams on training and development, operational, health and safety and regularity compliance and setting clear standards on service delivery.



  • Opportunity to develop and evolve the role further.

  • Ongoing mentoring from the COO to support with future advancement.

  • Working for a supportive, inclusive, fun organisation with a genuine purpose to enrich the lives of the communities they serve.

  • 5% employee/7.5% employer pension

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

  • Life Assurance 3x annual salary

  • Electric car lease salary sacrifice scheme.

  • Paid mileage from your allocated home venue.


The Ideal candidate

  • Entrepreneurial and hands-on approach to towards business management.

·         Excellent planner, well organized and a self-starter.

·         Experience in developing and implementing food and beverage strategies that have led to business improvement in catering income.

  • Multisite food and beverage operational experience possibly as a Regional Manager, Area Manager, District Manager, Regional Support Manager or National Catering/Group Food and Beverage Manager.

·         Catering experience within a similarly commercial entrepreneurial environment such as sports & leisure management, music/cultural entertainment venues, event venues, Visitor attractions, holiday parks, Parks and Gardens, Garden Centres or other food and drink retail businesses.

  • Experience in leading, coaching and influencing venue and food and beverage Teams.

  • Stake holder/relationship building experience with suppliers, venue managers and senior management.

  • Full driving licence and use of a car.

  • A flexible approach to work, spending 3-4 days per week at venues and working the occasional evening and weekend.

  • Preferably living in Hampshire for an easy commute to their venues.

  • Ideally have an interest in arts, heritage, and culture and enriching the lives of whole communities.


For further information, please click apply with your CV detailing your commercial achievements to date and we will be in touch promptly if you have the right level of experience.