Food & Beverage Director

Centro HR

Centro is looking for a self-directed leader to serve as our Food and Beverage Director. Join our awesome and fun team in the Minneapolis Northeast neighborhood. 

Job Description: The Food and Beverage Director’s core responsibility is to create and maintain a positive environment for both staff and guests and will do so by leading with patience, and grace while demonstrating strong commitment and support of the company. Responsibilities of the job include but are not limited to:

  • Maintaining overall supervision over a high volume of support staff
  • Ensuring quality and consistency control of Centro food, products, and services
  • Managing labor and food costs
  • Maintaining positive customer relationships, processing complaints, and responding to customer needs
  • Hiring, training, managing, evaluating staff
  • Keeping consistent communication with the General Manager and upper management
  • Attending monthly management meetings
  • Creating and enforcing restaurant policies, targets, and KPIs
  • Complying with all health and safety regulations
  • Forecasting, planning, sourcing, and ordering food supplies for the kitchen, as well as beverages to stock the bar and fridges
  • Building positive relationships with food and beverage vendors
  • Assisting with marketing events
  • Implementing and maintaining digital systems and processes

 Qualities desired in a candidate:

  • 2+ years of management experience and/or a food service diploma or degree
  • Self-starter, able to take initiative
  • Mastery in delegating multiple tasks
  • Ability to implement staff accountability will balancing positive interpersonal relationships
  • Strong communication skills
  • An interest and willingness to learn more, listen, and take constructive feedback
  • Ability to speak and understand conversational Spanish preferred but not required
  • Evenings, weekends, and Sunday availability is a must!

Benefits of working at Centro:

  • Competitive pay based on experiences
  • Medical Benefits
  • Vacation
  • 30% employee discount 
  • Annual all staff celebrations/parties 

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Centro is an equal opportunity employer