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Director of Food and Beverage

Maggiano's Operations
Dallas, TX
February 21, 2024

Director of Food, Beverage and Service

Coppell, TX 

What does it mean to be a BrinkerHead? We play like a team, take pride in our culture and seek every opportunity to make people feel special.  Life is short. Work happy.

At Brinker, we connect, serve and give to create the best life for our Team Members, Guests and community. Through our cultural beliefs, Brinker empowers its Team Members to positively impact our 4 Key Results: Engaging Team Members, Bringing Back Guests, Growing Sales and Increasing Profits.

Brinker International is an equal opportunity employer; we foster an inclusion environment that promotes respect, diversity of thought and success for all. 

Job Summary

The Director of Food, Beverage and Service is responsible for creating and implementing food, beverage and service strategies and programs designed to drive revenue, enhance guest and team experience and improve operational efficiencies.

Your Key Job Functions

  • Collaborate in the development and implementation of short-term and long-term food, beverage and service strategy that is sustainable and positively impacts growth and profitability
  • Identify opportunities to increase profits and create value by challenging existing processes, encouraging innovation and driving change
  • Ensure standards are in place and systems maintained to ensure appropriate and ongoing refinement of product and service
  • Perform periodic site visits to ensure that the Food, Beverage and Service operation is in compliance with all policies and procedures and is operating in a manner to meet and exceed all financial and operational objectives
  • Develop a unique beverage selection and procurement strategy of all liquors, beers and wines
  • Ability to collaborate with other departments, proactively identify problems/opportunities, and take ownership of deadlines and deliverables
  • Stay current with food and beverage innovations, integrating them into our offerings and positioning brand for continued elevation                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
  • Monitor and analyze the financial performance and operational metrics of food, beverage and service
  • Ensure all food, beverage and service training, standards and processes are being adhered to and  provide hands on training and support as needed

 What You Bring to the Team

  • Bachelor's degree in Hospitality Management, Business Administration, or a related field
  • Proven experience in leadership role within the food and beverage industry, minimum 10 years of broad progressive experience including diversity in segment
  • Proven track record of developing and executing successful food and beverage strategies, plans, and programs that drive revenue and profitability
  • Exceptional leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to inspire and influence others
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills, with the ability to use data and metrics to support recommendations and actions

·    Business acumen with a focus on profitability and cost management

·    Ability to manage budgets, analyze financial data, and make strategic decisions

·    Ability to travel as needed

Why Brinker

We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, and 401(k) with company match and generous dining discounts.  Every team member working at the Restaurant Support Center (aka Brinker headquarters) is eligible for annual bonus potential.

Our campus includes an onsite gym plus opportunities to increase your wellbeing with onsite Yoga and boot camp programs. Work/Life/Fun balance in a casual and collaborative work environment!  Team members enjoy company-wide events and celebrations. Regular volunteer opportunities with our community give back programs.

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