Director of Restaurants
Costa d'Este - Vero Beach, FL

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Position will be responsible for supervising/managing/overseeing the fine dining restaurant and bar, oceanside cafe & bar, banquet room and in-room dining, using a hands-on approach.
  • In preparing for this position, candidate ideally will have worked in at least the following departments or positions: 3-5 years experience as a Restaurant Manager and other Food and Beverage management positions in a fine resort or hotel property.
  • Requires a minimum of 3-5 year(s) of supervisory experience.
  • Requires a minimum of 5 year(s) of experience.
  • This position reports to: General Manager
  • Must have experience at properties of similar size and quality.

  • Requirements
    • Must be a citizen of this country or possess a valid work permit.
    Technical Requirements:
    • Oversee all phases of outlet operations.
    • Strong track record maintaining consistent standards.
    • Personally traing waitstaff and bartenders.
    • Closely monitor guests dining experiences.
    • Develop and implement creative strategies to increase revenues and average checks.
    • Develops promotions and theme nights.
    • Run energetic, informative daily lineups.
    • Maintain impeccable cleanliness standards.
    • Maintain a strong presence on the floor.
    • Experience developing shift strategies.
    • Closely coordinate opening and closing procedures.
    • Plan, coordinate & implement special events and holiday functions.
    Managerial Requirements:
    • Clear, concise written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to sell concepts and ideas to management, peers, and employees.
    • Experience making presentations in front of groups.
    • Maintain a good working relationship with guests, groups, and personnel from other departments.
    • Demonstrate team building experience.
    • Track record promoting an atmosphere of teamwork.
    • Demonstrate ability to lead by example.
    • Build morale and spirit.
    • Participative management style.
    • Use a "hands-on" approach to management.
    • Solid career progression up through the ranks.
    • Abilities to inspire, train, and develop people for promotion.
    • Experience communicating, training, and managing multi-lingual staffs.
    • A mentor who has inspired, trained, and developed people for promotion.
    • Experience training and cross-training employees.
    • Instill a guest service attitude in all employees.
    • Instill a "can-do" attitude in employees.
    • Coach employees how to resolve and de-escalate conflicts.
    • Instill a calm, organized approach in all situations.
    Business Skills:
    • Strong technical skills.
    • Excellent time management skills.
    • Work with limited support.
    • Strong organizational skills.
    • Excellent knowledge of computers.
    • Strong customer service orientation and skills.
    • Excellent listening skills.
    • Exceptional detail in follow-up.
    • Strong budgetary, projections, and cost control skills.
    • Excellent cost control skills
    • Ability to produce consistent profits.
    • Follow/enforce company policies and procedures.
    • Resolve problems.
    • Assume responsibility/accountability.
    • Excellent safety and sanitation skills.
    • Knowledge of the following foreign languages, not required, but highly desired: Spanish
    • Create courteous, friendly, professional work environment.
    • Provide overall direction, coordination, and ongoing evaluation of operations.
    • Creative problem solving skills.
    • Ability to quickly evaluate alternatives and decide on a plan of action.
    • Think creatively.
    • Forecasting skills.
    • Involved with local community to develop business.
    • Juggle and balance needs of company and owner.
    Educational Requirements:
    • High School degree or equivalent.
    • Technical school or formal technical skills training.
    • AA/AS Two year degree.
    • BA/BS 4-5 year degree or foreign equivalency.

    Compensation Based on Experience

    Paid Time Off
    • Medical Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Disability Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Free Parking
    • Meals
    • Employee Funded 401-k with Employer match
    • Educational Assistance
    • Company Hotel Travel Discounts
    • An Equal Opportunity Employer
    • We provide equal opportunity without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, or disability.
    • EOE/AA