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Cunard - Food & Beverage Manager

Posted: 21 Nov 2019 Closes: 20 Jan 2020
Anywhere, ship-based Competitive
Permanent & Full-time carnival-uk/20191121142556

Recognised throughout the world for our elegance, style and service excellence, we have the opportunity for you to work on our iconic Cunard ships. We are offering an exciting opportunity for a Food and Beverage Manager to join our teams onboard.  Join us and begin your new career with Cunard.


As a Food and Beverage Manager you will be responsible building and maintaining an effective team. You will need to ensure that all service issues are resolved in an effective manner, identifying opportunities to improve the guest experience satisfaction scores. You will be responsible for managing department costs within budget, monitoring and controlling expenditure within your departments. As a head of department you will be accountable for effectively managing the department; completing appraisals identifying development opportunities and providing support to managers and supervisors to guide, motivate and direct their respective teams

Are you able to prioritise and organise effectively when managing an extensive number of outlets and large teams on board? Are you someone can communicate effectively with multiple nationalities? Are you someone who thrives on being detail orientated to deliver the best product?

If so you could be ideally suited to the Food and Beverage Manager position.

To join Cunard in this fantastic role you must have the following:

  • Experience of working as a Food and Beverage onboard a cruise ship
  • Experience of financial management of stock, cost controls and budgets and meeting and exceeding targets
  • Experience of COSH, USPH and Food Hygiene standards 
  • Extensive managerial experience of managing a large team conducting appraisals, development plans and motivating staff, ideally within the cruise industry

Please note that a full STCW Course is required for this role.

 It takes great passion and real dedication to maintain our position at the top. That’s why people are at the heart of our journey delivering the highest standards to our valued customers. With support to help you reach your potential, attractive company benefits and incredible employee offers on discounted cruises we want your career with us to be successful and fun.  Join us on our journey, apply now.

‘Better together’ is one of Cunard’s core values. This means we are working hard to build a flexible and inclusive culture. As part of our culture difference is valued and our people can be themselves. We welcome applications from everyone because inclusivity is at the heart of everything we do. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability, gender, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marriage & civil partnership and pregnancy & maternity.

We are currently recruiting for our Talent Pools to fill anticipated roles in 2020 and beyond. Please note that throughout the Recruitment & On boarding process you may not be advised of a start date. If you are successful, sufficient notice will be provided when we have a ship and start date for you.

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