Director of Food & Beverage



Ref: GP186-4368

Job description / Role

Charterhouse is working with an established 5 star hotel in East Africa who is looking to hire a Director of Food & Beverage for the property, a renowned international brand. As Director of F&B you will be responsible for developing and implementing strategy to increase sales, whilst managing all day-to-day operations across food and beverage and the team. You will be very hands on working with your team on the floor.

Your main responsibility will be the full operational direction of the department, managing a team of around 50. You will also be responsible for the revenue generation and cost control across all outlets, balancing this with guest satisfaction. You will be a key team member in the overall business planning of the property and its ongoing development.


The successful candidate should currently work as a Director or Assistant Director of F&B within a 5 star property. Experience in a known international brand is a must, preferably within Africa or the Middle East. Due to the scope of the role a preference will be given to French speaking candidates.

About the Company

The Charterhouse brand and business was launched in Dubai and the Middle East in April 2004 by a team of international recruiters and management consultants, after its inception in Sydney, Australia in September 2003. Charterhouse Middle East is now positioned as the leading regional recruiter within its area of disciplines and functional markets.

Charterhouse offers professional and bespoke contingency and retained search services to all sectors of the market. Service quality is guaranteed, thanks to a particular focus on flexibility. Charterhouse was the first international search and selection business to establish Dubai as its base. The growth in the Middle East region has been mirrored by Charterhouse globally, with offices now in Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.

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