Food & Beverage Manager Job in Kenya


Food & Beverage Manager Job in Kenya

Our client, a luxury hospitality group, is looking for a passionate Food and Beverage manager for their property in Nairobi. He/She will be responsible for managing all F&B operations and delivering an excellent guest experience to ensure their return. The successful candidate should be able to forecast, plan and manage all F&B orders, staff and finance. The goal is to maximize sales and revenue through customer satisfaction and employee engagement. Five star International experience IS A MUST!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the F&B team by attracting, recruiting, managing, training and monitoring staff
    • Source, procure local ingredients & maintain excellent working relationships with suppliers
    • Manage all F&B and day-to-day operations within budgeted guidelines
    • Design exceptional menus incorporating local ingredients
    • Establish targets, KPI’s, schedules, policies and procedures
    • Overseeing the upkeep of the facilities and building, including the refrigeration and ventilation system
    • Work with the sales and marketing team to develop dining offers to create awareness, grow market share and revenue
    • Develop with the management team annual operating plans for the restaurants, that are aligned to the strategic plans of the company
    • Forecast budget/revenue and operating/capital expenditure for the restaurants and monitor revenue and expenditure against approved budget
    • Ensure both restaurant operations are compliant with all licensing laws, health and safety codes, labour laws, and other statutory regulations


  • A minimum of 5 years experience in an F&B Management role in a 5 star environment
    • Working knowledge of various computer software programs such as MS Office and Micros
    • Strong Problem solver
    • Excellent Communication and leadership skills
    • Up to date with food and beverage trends and best practices
    • Ability to manage personnel and meet financial targets
    • Guest oriented and service minded
    • Culinary school diploma or degree in Food service management, hotel management, BA, or related field/equivalent experience

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