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Job Title: 

Director of Food & Beverage - Palace in Paris 

Company Overview:

COMPANIUM Hospitality, for one of their clients, a leading luxury hotel management company with a portfolio of prestigious properties around the world search for a Director of Food & Beverage for a Palace hotel in Paris.

We are currently seeking a highly skilled and experienced Director of Food & Beverage to join their team at one of the flagship properties of the Group, located in the heart of Paris, France.


  • Experience as Director of Food & Beverage or Assistant Director of Food & Beverage for a luxury hotel within a well-recognized high-end hotel group. 
  • French speakers only 

Position Overview:

The Director of Food & Beverage will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the food and beverage operations at the luxury Palace property. 

This includes managing the restaurants, including fine dining and all-day restaurants, bars, in-room dining, & banquets

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in a similar position, in France or in key cities (Dubai, London, NY, Shanghai etc), for a luxury hotel, with a clear understanding of the challenges, oriented on the guest experience, and able to manage both a very high level of quality and an important volume in F&B operations. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement strategic plans for the food and beverage department, in line with the overall goals and objectives of the Group defined with the General Manager & the Hotel Manager
  • Create and maintain a culture of excellence in service and guest satisfaction
  • Manage all food and beverage outlets, ensuring quality and consistency in food and beverage offerings, presentation, and service
  • Oversee the hiring, training, and development of all food and beverage staff
  • Monitor and control departmental expenses, including labor and food costs, to ensure profitability
  • Collaborate with the Executive Chef to create innovative and high-quality menus
  • Work closely with the sales and marketing team to drive revenue and increase F&b revenue, as well as banquet and catering business
  • Maintain strong relationships with suppliers and closely follow up on existing contracts
  • Ensure compliance with all health, safety, and sanitation regulations
  •  Continuously evaluate and improve upon the food and beverage offerings and services to meet the changing needs and expectations of guests
  • Act as a liaison between the food and beverage department and other departments, including finance, front office, housekeeping, maintenance and all departments within the hotel. 


  • Bachelor's degree in Hospitality, Business, or a related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar role, in a luxury hotel in key city for a luxury hotel group
  • Strong experience in F&B
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to motivate and develop a team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven track record of delivering exceptional guest experiences and driving revenue
  • In-depth knowledge of food and beverage operations, including fine dining 
  • Experience in managing budgets (P&L, budget, forecasts) and controlling food & beverage costs
  • Fluent in Frencg & English: a must
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends as needed
  • Must be eligible to work in France