Vacature: Bediening, bar, F&B

Bluespoon Restaurant Manager


  • Bedrijf: Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht
  • Standplaats: Prinsengracht 587, 1016 HT Amsterdam, Noord-Holland
  • Totaal aantal medewerkers: 127
  • Dienstverband: Fulltime baan
  • Functie categorie: Bediening, bar, F&B , Management
  • Referentie nr: 24222
  • Geplaatst op: 30-09-2019

Algemene informatie

In this role you will report directly to the Director of Food & Beverage and will be responsible for Bluespoon restaurant; delivering the established concept statement – ‘European flavours with a Dutch edge’, 

This includes the following responsibilities:

- Leading the team of Bluespoon Restaurant as an operator
- Ensuring optimal guest satisfaction; engaging both Service and Kitchen teams 
- Ensuring pro-active and personalized service experiences in line with Bluespoon and Andaz philosophy 
- Communicate effectively and with social competence
- Plan, delegate and monitor the daily operational tasks on hand
- Recognize and reward individual’s and team performance
- Assure high levels of productivity
- Communicate with the other hotel departments to ensure proper operation 
- Streamline the operations of Bluespoon restaurant and Bluespoon Bar 

Leading the team of Bluespoon Restaurant as an entrepreneur:
- Ensure a working climate that stimulates creativity
- Taking the lead in building guest relations and maintaining regular guests database
- Developing and maintaining a strong connection with the neighborhood; and Amsterdam
- Analyze the operational needs, current and future trends and suggest improvements to own operation
- Strengthen the Bluespoon brand on the market; together with Sales & Marketing colleagues
- Plan and execute a Marketing and Social Media Strategy and Plan; together with Sales & Marketing colleagues
- Conduct competitor checks
- Maximize profitability 
- Ensure guest loyalty

Developing the team of Bluespoon Restaurant:
- Lead the team by example
- Be hands-on
- Select and recruit new Bluespoon Ambassadors
- Monitor performance and give constructive feedback
- Conduct development conversations and set challenging targets
- Implement training plan and conduct trainings
- Organize team outings

The ideal candidate will have:
- An entrepreneur and creative mindset
- Excellent people skills; leadership and motivational skills proficiency
- Relevant experience in a leading role within luxury/lifestyle hotel or freestanding restaurant/bar; franchise experience is a bonus
- In depth operational skill set
- Outgoing personality who can build relationships, internal and external
- Experience in Marketing and Sales 
- Proficiency in English, while Dutch knowledge is very much preferred.

Bluespoon is located inside Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht. The hotel combines the best of lifestyle and Boutique hotels with a contemporary and personal approach. The hotel offers 117 artistically inspired spacious guestrooms and 5 luxury suites on the Prinsengracht.

Uncomplicated, sophisticated, young-at-heart, genuine, hospitable, vibrant...

Do these words describe you or even more, the way you love to work and the people you want to work with?

If the answer is YES, then please apply and share with us your recipe to success!


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