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Food & Beverage Manager - Bear Hotel

Food & Beverage Manager

We have an exciting opportunity available at the Bear Hotel, Devizes for a full time Food and Beverage Manager.

The Bear Hotel is situated in the heart of the bustling historic market town of Devizes, Wiltshire. We pride ourselves on a wealth of history encapsulated within our walls as well as our perfect location for visiting nearby places of interest, such as Bath, Stonehenge and Avebury.

We are looking for a professional Food & Beverage Manager to manage all food and beverage operations to deliver an excellent customer experience. The successful candidate will be confident in forecasting, planning and managing all F&B events, team and budgets. The goal is to maximise sales and revenue through customer satisfaction and employee engagement.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead F&B team by attracting, recruiting, training and appraising talented personnel

  • Manage bookings and drive team to increase number of covers per day

  • Preserve excellent levels of internal and external customer service

  • Manage all F&B and day to day operating within budgeted guidelines to the highest standards

  • Identify customers needs and respond proactively

  • Establish targets, KPI’s and schedules

  • Comply with all Company policies and procedures including health & safety regulations

  • Report to management regarding sales results and productivity


  • At least 5 years’ experience in a previous role within the hotel industry

  • Working knowledge of computer software programs

  • Ability to identify and resolve problems efficiently

  • Communication and leadership skills

  • Up to date with food and beverages trends and best practices

  • Ability to manage team and meeting financial targets

  • Guest oriented and service-minded

  • Be innovative and willing to put across ideas


 Wadworth aims to reward outstanding performance and to develop the members of our team to meet their full potential. We encourage career development and through the training provided we can offer many exciting opportunities for development of key skills and experience as well as, for the right candidate, career progression.

Salary: £25,000 per annum plus benefits

Please contact Adrian & Jacqui Bartels at with your CV and a brief covering letter.

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