The average salary for a Food and Beverage Director with Budget Management skills is $67,385.
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Job Description for Food and Beverage Director
A food and beverage director is an executive who works in a hospitality capacity. Frequently these directors are employed at hotels, restaurant chains and banquet facilities. They oversee the entire food and beverage service aspect of a company. They are ultimately tasked with human resource decisions, purchasing decisions, as well as menu design and decisions on which products to carry. They oversee all aspects of guest service as well as implementing training to ensure that expectations are al…Read more
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Food and Beverage Director
The top respondents for the job title Food and Beverage Director are from the companies Marriott International, Inc., Holiday Inn and Hilton Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at Marriott International, Inc. where the average pay is $71,250. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Compass Group and Embassy Suites Hotels, earning around $70,000 and $62,400, respectively. Hilton Garden Inn pays the lowest at around $54,000. Holiday Inn and Hilton Corporation also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $55,955 and $60,000, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Food and Beverage Director
Skills in Customer Service and Team Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Order Inventory, Inventory Management and Operations 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 $55,587 based on 65 salaries. A mid-career Food and Beverage Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,099 based on 95 salaries. An experienced Food and Beverage Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,954 based on 251 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $72,016.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Food and Beverage Director in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 45.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Miami, Florida (34.9% more) and Las Vegas, Nevada (14.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (9.4% less) and New York, New York (0.8% less).
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