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.

Originally built in 1909 by Alfred Vanderbilt of the wealthy Vanderbilt family, The Vanderbilt is a vintage Newport mansion meticulously restored to its former glory, just minutes from the vibrant Newport waterfront. 

Role Summary

Directs   and   organizes   the   day   to   day   activities   of   the   Food   and   Beverage   Department   to   maintain  high standards of food and beverage quality, service, maximize profits and guest satisfaction. Seeks   out   business   within   the  community    and   drives   the   demand   for  the    Food   &   Beverage   revenue  centers. As   a   leader   in   the   Food   &   Beverage   Department,   he/she   will  create    an  atmosphere   of   recognition    for  locals and hotel guests alike. 

Core Responsibilities

Please note that this is not an exhaustive list of everything that needs to be done!  Within the Auberge family, our people always find new ways to look after the business, their guests, and their team-mates.   Within this, the key responsibilities for this position are:

  • Work   with   the   Director   of   F&B   in   the   planning   of   the   Food   and   Beverage   Department   to   meet   the  daily needs of the operation. 
  • Develop,   implement   and   monitor   schedules   for   the   operation   of   all   restaurants   and   bars   to   achieve   a  profitable result.  
  • Participate   with   the   Chef   and   Director   of   F&B   in   the   creation   of   attractive   menus   designed   to   attract  a predetermined customer market. 
  • Ensure effective control of  beverage and labor costs among a ll sub-departments.  
  • Assist   all   team   members   in   achieving   predetermined   profit   objectives   and   desired   standards   of  service, cleanliness, merchandising and promotion. 
  • Regularly   review   and   evaluate   the   degree   of   customer   satisfaction  of    the   food   &   beverage   revenue  centers.  
  • Continuously   evaluate   the   performance   and   encourage   improvement   of   the   team   members   in   the  food   and   beverage   department.   Plan   and   administer   a   training   and   development   program   within   the  department,   which   will   provide   well-trained   employees   at   all   levels   and   permit   advancement   for  those persons qualified and interested in career development. 
  • Participate   in   Manager   On   Duty  coverage    requiring   constant   monitoring   throughout   the   hotel   and  trouble shooting problems.
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s   Degree   in   field   or   equivalent   College   Degree   required.   Culinary,   sales   and   service  background required.  
    Previous   experience   as   a   Food   &   Beverage   Manager   of   a   high   end   restaurant   or   group   and   hotel  experience preferred
  • TIPS Certified 
  • Food Handlers certification mandatory  
  • First Aid training preferred

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 resonates with you and you feel that our approach is aligned with your own passions and beliefs, then please talk to us about becoming part of our family.

The Vanderbilt is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. The Vanderbilt provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all team members and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements,THe Vanderbilt complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Department: Food & Beverage
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