The Duke Mansion is hiring an Assistant Food and Beverage Director.  This full time salaried position works directly with our Food and Beverage Director on all aspects of service.  If you are interested in joining our team, please contact our General Manager, Becky Sagadin, at

Assistant Food and Beverage Director

Job Description

As an Assistant F&B Manager, you will be responsible for assisting with the overall management of food service operations in a medium to large volume location, keeping with all corporate and brand standards. You will maximize profitability, as well as guest and associate satisfaction. You will ensure the development and execution of strategic sales and marketing initiatives.

The Assistant Food and Beverage Director is responsible for supporting the Director of Food and Beverage with management of food service, events, banquet staff and bartenders. The Assistant Food and Beverage Director assures guest satisfaction through proper food and beverage service and presentation, attending to guests needs, and by providing the highest quality service.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists Food and Beverage Director with managing food service operations in accordance with the approved budget while providing the client with the maximum value for the dollars spent.
  • Ensures the food offered to the client, customers, and associates of the operation is of superior quality.
  • Supervises daily Food and Beverage shift operation and ensures compliance with all Food and Beverage policies, standards and procedures.
  • Maintains excellent relationships with associates, guests and client, as well as, other departments within the operation.
  • Develops specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
  • Stays readily available and approachable for all team members.
  • Provides services that are above and beyond for customer satisfaction and retention.
  • Computer savvy and detail orientated.
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as organizational skills. Flexible schedule to include weekends and holidays.
  • Assists with purchasing and inventory.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • 2 to 4 years of food service management experience.
  • Experience in restaurants, hotels, corporate dining, education, military, health care, and/or related food service operations.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of food.
  • Financial experience and business acumen skills.
  • ServSafe Certification is preferred.
  • Proficient computer skills and knowledge of MS Office products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and internet.
  • Associate’s degree is preferred.