Average Food and Beverage Director with Operations Management Skills Salary

$66,312
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$6,705
Bonus
$4,500
Commission
$2,035
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Food and Beverage Director with Operations Management skills is $66,312.
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$44k
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MEDIAN $66,312
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Salary
$44k - $103k
Bonus
$970 - $20k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $15k
Commission
$2k - $17k
Total Pay
$43k - $112k

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Job Description for Food and Beverage Director

Food and Beverage Director Tasks
  • Develop and manage the implementation of menus, package deals, promotions, displays, decorations and presentations.
  • Manage the maintenance and sanitation of the food and beverage areas and equipment.
  • Analyze, forecast, monitor and control the labor and food costs.
  • Direct day to day operations for restaurant outlets, room service, culinary, stewarding, beverage and banquet operations.
The top respondents for the job title Food and Beverage Director are from the companies Marriott International, Inc., Holiday Inn and Hilton Garden Inn. Reported salaries are highest at Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group, LLC where the average pay is $77,419. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Marriott International, Inc. and Embassy Suites Hotels, earning around $65,889 and $62,400, respectively. Holiday Inn pays the lowest at around $54,045. Hilton Garden Inn and Hilton Worldwide also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $58,828 and $60,000, respectively.

Career Paths

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Food and Beverage Director
Food Service Director
Director of Operations
General Manager, Restaurant
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Food and Beverage Director

Skills in Budget Management, Customer Service and Team Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Order Inventory and Inventory Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Food and Beverage Director

An early career Food and Beverage Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $54,696 based on 82 salaries. A mid-career Food and Beverage Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,203 based on 113 salaries. An experienced Food and Beverage Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,614 based on 325 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $72,183.
Employees with Food and Beverage Director in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 40.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Miami, Florida (32.7% more) and Las Vegas, Nevada (16.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (4.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 780 survey responses.
Early Career
10.5%
Mid Career
14.5%
Experienced
41.7%
Late Career
33.3%