What does a Food-and-Beverage-Manager do?

A food and beverage manager is responsible for the operations of a restaurant. They are responsible for ensuring that all of the food and drinks are of the highest quality. A few of the main duties of a food and beverage manager are designing unique menus, handling customer complaints, creating company policies, and complying with food and safety regulations. They also have to prepare reports on how the the restaurant is performing. Some of the jobs titles that a food and beverage manager could grow into are restaurant manager and general manager.

A food and beverage manager should have four years of experience in the restaurant industry as well as a culinary school degree. One of the most important skills that a food and beverage manager will have is the ability to connect with customers. Another skill is problem solving as the food and beverage manager will have to be able to solve any issues that the restaurant encounters.

What responsibilities are common for Food-and-Beverage-Manager jobs?
  • Design attractive menus
  • Develop a relationship with regular customers
  • Follow food and safety regulations
  • Order food supplies for the kitchen
  • Ensure that customers are satisfied with food and service
  • Assist with marketing events
  • Create restaurant policies
  • Hire and train new restaurant staff
What are the typical qualifications for Food-and-Beverage-Manager jobs?
  • Culinary degree is preferred but not necessary
  • Great organizational skills
  • Ability to forecast how much food is needed
  • Ability to delegate tasks
  • Great leadership abilities
  • Deep knowledge of the food industry
  • Customer oriented mindset
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of staff
  • Ability to create reports to give to ownership
Work/Life Balance
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Avg. Experience2-4 years

Food-and-Beverage-Manager Salaries near Hong Kong

Average Base Pay

HK$136,500 /month
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Food-and-Beverage-Manager Career Path

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Read what Food-and-Beverage-Manager professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
Mahindra Holidays & ResortsMahindra Holidays & Resorts
F & B Manager
13 Nov 2022

“I would highly recommend anyone who wants to learn and grow and be successful in their career.”

Celtic ManorCeltic Manor
Food and Beverage Associate
10 Nov 2023

“I enjoyed working at PAD because the managers and rest of the staff are great to work with.”

Food and Beverage Manager
3 Aug 2022

“You meet some great people if you love to make people feel valued as a customer.”

Great Wolf LodgeGreat Wolf Lodge
Food and Beverage Assistant
14 Aug 2023

“Everything’s is so fun and great”

Denham GroveDenham Grove
Food and Beverage Assistant
19 Jul 2021

“Flexible hours and for the first 5 months it was enjoyable.”

Okada ManilaOkada Manila
Food and Beverage Attendant
24 Aug 2023

“star hotel can offer a rewarding and enriching career path in the hospitality industry.”

Food and Beverage Manager
3 Jul 2023

“Rotating and fair schedule.”

Food & Beverage Assistant
20 Feb 2022

“Initially if you wanna start your career in hospitality a oberoi group is the best for training and development programs.”

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