Director of Food and Beverage - Oasis at Death Valley
Xanterra Travel Collection
Location: Death Valley National Park, California
Type: Full Time
Salary: $79,000 - $83,000 Annually
Internal Number: 31390
The Food and Beverage Director controls all Food and Beverage operations at the iconic Oasis at Death Valley. This includes all operations at The Ranch and The Inn, including The Inn Restaurant, The Inn Bar, The Inn Pool Bar, 1849 Buffet, Last Kind Words Saloon, Ice Cream Shop, 19 Hole, and Employee Dining Room and pub. In addition, the F&B Director oversees and works closely with the Catering and Events Manager to direct banquet functions that include special events, weddings, and other functions that have Food and Beverage. The director works closely and professionally with General Manager, Executive Director of Operations, Directors, suppliers, and outside contractors.
Employment Type: Full-Time, Year-Round
Salary Range: $79,000 - $83,000 Annually
The Perks and Benefits:
Free laundry facilities
Free access to pool, golf course, rec center, gym and sports courts
Benefits are offered to full-time year-round employees
Onsite Training and Employee Learning and Development Programs
Employee discounts on lodging, retail, and food and beverage products at all Xanterra Park locations
About The Oasis at Death Valley:
With over 3.4 million acres to explore, Death Valley is situated in the northern Mojave Desert in California and is the largest National Park outside of Alaska. With incredibly diverse ecosystems, sand dunes, mountains, and touting America's lowest elevations - Death Valley is an incredible place to call home. We are a welcoming community of employees who work hard, share a real passion for the environment, and enjoy creating memorable experiences for our guests.
The Oasis at Death Valley operates two hotels, restaurants, gift shops, and the world's lowest-elevation golf course. Our historic AAA Four Diamond Inn and Ranch offer guests a variety of accommodations. Both hotels have swimming pools that are open annually and are fed from naturally warm local springs.
Minimum five years experience in a high volume, multi-unit Food and Beverage operation.
Possess financial skills necessary to plan, budget and control the annual financial plan.
Prior experience as a Food and Beverage Director, Food and Beverage Manager, or Executive Chef.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to professionally interact with guests, clients, and employees.
Strong previous experience in kitchen management and culinary experience.
Advanced computer skills to quickly learn POS systems and other food and beverage systems.
Ability to assist Executive Director of Operations, Director of Sales & Marketing and General Manager with the development and implementation of strategies that will result in increased revenues and productivity.
Possess a valid Driver’s License and comply with the Oasis at Death Valley Company Vehicle Policy.
Knowledge of and implementation of AAA Three and Four Diamond service standards.
Bachelor’s degree in Hotel Restaurant Management, Culinary Certification or equivalent.
Successfully complete Serv-Safe food sanitation course and TIPS Certification.
Live, work, and explore in some of the most beautiful places on earth! Xanterra Travel Collection® is the largest operator of lodges, restaurants, and other concessions in some of America’s most renowned national parks and owner of some of the world’s top travel and adventure companies.At Xanterra, we are a welcoming community of employees who work hard, share a passion for the environment and enjoy creating memorable experiences for our guests. From Glacier National Park to an Oasis in Death Valley National Park to the Grand Canyon and multiple epic locations in-between, you can live, work and explore where others vacation.Are you enthusiastic about hospitality, people, and beautiful places? No matter what your job is, you will be a proud steward of the park and play an essential role in providing warm and friendly hospitality to our guests!