Company & Property Description

Whether traveling on a ski trip to Aspen, or taking a romantic escape in Santorini for a special anniversary, it is the simple things that are most important to the guests of Auberge Resorts Collection.  At Auberge, we offer the opportunity to create personal memories and stories; tasting freshly picked fruit in Cabo San Lucas, horseback riding with a local cowboy in Costa Rica, or planting coral gardens in the South Pacific. People who know us, choose to return for shared experiences that connect them to local cultures and which will be forever embedded in their soul.

Secluded on nearly 10 acres on Waller Creek, the Commodore Perry Estate comprises a 10,800-square-foot home, a chapel and gardens enclosed within a walled compound in the style of an Italian country villa and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  Now refreshed and refurbished as a luxury 54 room resort, the property will open in mid-2020.

Role Summary

Become one of the authors of our story.  Join our team as the Food and Beverage Manager at the  Commodore Perry Estate in Austin, Texas.  As part of the Auberge family, you will immediately become part of an active community of food and beverage professionals who pride themselves on their reputation for expertise and uncompromising standards.  You will be responsible for ensuring that all visitors to the hotel are delighted by the quality of service, creativity, and variety of our food and beverage offerings, and for establishing our name in the Austin marketplace.  Ideal candidates are creative, service-driven leaders with experience working in some of Austin leading restaurants.

Core Responsibilities

Responsible for the management of all aspects of the Restaurant and Bar functions, in accordance with hotel standards.  Directs and organizes the day to day activities of the Food and Beverage Department maintaining high standards, service, maximizing both guest and financial results.

Quality Assurance: 

  • Lead and analyze guest satisfaction, quality of service, sales, costs, quality and presentation of food and beverage products, service standards, condition and cleanliness of facilities and equipment.
  • Maintain the highest levels of guest service and develop a rapport with both the hotel guests and the local clientele, meeting and greeting guests at the Restaurant, and handling guest complaints effectively and pleasantly. 

  • Conduct regular walkthrough for maintenance in restaurants to continuously maintain or improve the physical properties 

  • Lead the training and education session for all team members.  

  • Order and inventory of beer, wine, liquor, and restaurant supplies for the front of house.

Planning and Organizing:

  • Work with General Manager to create a departmental budget, then monitor and maintain the food & beverage cost in line with budgeted and forecasted projections. 

  • Maintains knowledge of trends, systems, practices, and equipment in food and beverage through trade literature, hotel shows, site visits, and monitoring local competitors to compare their operation with the hotel’s Food and Beverage operation.

  • Develop Food and Beverage goals, strategies, procedures and policies including offering guests great value in their beverage experience.

  • Work as an active member of the management team. Creating professional relationships and active involvement with all hotel operations.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Hotel Management, Food & Beverage, or a related field.
  • Five or more years’ operating experience in a similar capacity in a top restaurant group or luxury hotel Food & Beverage department. 
  • Experience in maintaining state and federal health and safety regulations 
  • Experience in completing administrative tasks, to include, reporting, budgeting, project management, etc.

What Else?

At Auberge, we are passionate about our mission to be the best-loved operator of one-of-a-kind luxury properties and experiences.  We are storytellers and story-makers, delivering simple pleasures and creating indelible memories. Born in Napa and inspired by the most relaxing places in the world, we prize simplicity, comfort, and beauty.  Whatever role we play in Auberge, and wherever we reside and work, we all live by the view that our core purpose is to enrich people’s lives.  

If that philosophy feels right to you and you believe our approach is aligned with your own passions, then please talk to us about becoming part of our family.

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