Careers in Lodging and Food and Beverage Management
If you are interested in a management career in hospitality industry it is good to research the management position that you may be interested in. Find out what the different positions are is a good way to start your research. The two different industries within the hospitality industry are the Hotel and Lodging industry and the Restaurant industry. The different top management position in the Hotel and Lodging are: General Manager, Director of Human Resources, Director of Food and beverage, Director of Rooms Division, Director of Sales and Marketing, Director of Engineering, Director of Accounting. The different top management for the restaurant industry are: General Manager, Kitchen Manager, Bar Manager, and Dining Room Manager.
Now that you know what the positions are looking up the details would be the next step. The General Manager of Hotel and Lodging is responsible over all the operations of the hotel. It is important for the General Manager to make sure that timings run smoothly and all employees are doing their jobs and the guest are happy. In order to get this job done there are several directors that report to the General Manager. The Director of Human Resources oversee the Human Resources Department where all of the employees needs are taken care of and the hiring/firing of employment takes place.
There is a Director of Food and Beverage that oversees the kitchen, catering, Banquets, restaurants, room service, minibars, lounges, bars and stewarding (Walker, 2013). There are several members of Management that report to the Director of Food and Beverage. The assistant Director of food and Beverage who assist the Director of Food and Beverage and helps to keep things organized. Room Service Manager who oversees the operations for room service. Beverage Manager who oversees the operations and personal of the bars and lounges. Chief Steward is responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the back of house and all the items within, the inventory and stock check, chemical stock inventory, all sanitization in relation to food and beverage, pest control and labor for food and beverage, The Executive Chief for kitchen food production. Catering Manager is responsible for the sales and servicing of catering, banquets, exhibitions and meetings. Services Manager is the manager that is in charge of the catering function form beginning to the end. The Restaurant Manager manages the restaurant that may be located within the hotel. The members of management for the restaurant in the hotel are the same as the management that listed for the restaurant industry.
The Director of Room Division in the hotel division oversees the front office, reservations, housekeeping, concierge, guest services, security, and communications. The management position under the Room Division Director include: Front Office Manager who ensures the services provide meet the guest needs, the Executive...