Head of Food and Beverage Development - £75k plus benefits!

Berkeley Scott
West London, London
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Berkeley Scott has the privilege of working with one of UKs most popular restaurant and retail institutions. This exciting food and drinks concept offers quality food and drinks in a casual multi-faceted environment.

My client is looking for a quality, hands-on Head off F&B Development Manager with experience that ranges over branded F&B concepts and casual dining market. You will have a proven track record in concept development, of which will focus on menu development, which will ultimately strike a profitable position. You will assist in pushing the food and beverage offering and to be up to date and stay with the current trends a must.

You will need the following characteristics for this sophisticated, high profile company:

Required Experience
*Strategic knowledge is a must
*Director of food product development, culinary operations, procurement, technical food safety,
health & safety, product quality, BOH training
*Innovation and development - Menu and Brand transformation - Headed up and launched across
100+ sites new directional menu and product range.
*Concept development experience is a must
*Solid, proven Chef and Operations experience
*A solid understanding of operational constraints and challenges, gained from working in restaurants during your career
*Understanding of managing data analysis
*Ability to engage with high performing teams
*Experience of building and maintaining strong relationships with demanding clientele
*You will need to have the ability to motivate others, be a team player and share a passion for quality food and beverage
*Promote the change to expand all employees horizons and skill sets
*Strong communication skills and a leadership presence
*Strong commercial acumen coupled with an entrepreneurial approach

Key Responsibilities
*Managing over 140 properties across the country
*Looking after multiple concepts with the group
*Overseeing all major development projects including refurbishment and new development concepts
*Constant development to improve the brand

Candidate Profile
*High levels of communication

Salary and Remuneration

£75,000 DOE, Bonus Scheme up to 25%, Car Allowance,

In order to ensure your enquiry with regards to this position is dealt with quickly, please send in an up-to-date copy of your Curriculum Vitae in a Word Document format.

Berkeley Scott is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.