Food and Beverage Assistant

May 19, 2023

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Job Description:

Location: 12 Ballintemple Road, Killeav

Killeavy Castle Estate is seeking a Food and Beverage Assistant for this award-winning 4-star hotel. Experienced and motivated Food and Beverage Assistant to join our team. In your role as a Food and Beverage Assistant, you will be responsible for being part of the food and beverage operation within the Hotel and reporting to the Bar and Restaurant Manager. In your role as a Food and Beverage Assistant, you will be responsible for operating the food and beverage operation function within the Hotel working with senior-level management and the Deputy General Manager to ensure the constant delivery of the core mission and values of Killeavy Castle Estate. To be successful in this role the ideal candidate will enjoy the prospect of working in a fast-paced, busy working environment and, ideally, have experience in a busy 4* property.

Role Objective:

Working as part of the food and beverage team, the Food and Beverage Assistant will provide the highest level of service in a customer-focused environment. The successful candidate will have a minimum of one year’s experience, preferably in the hospitality industry. You will possess excellent interpersonal, communication skills and will enjoy building good working relationships.

About The Role:

Key Duties include;

  • Operating effective restaurant and bar service with an emphasis on high quality, efficient service.
  • Monitoring brand service standards, implementation, training of these, and continuous evaluation
  • Set-up of the various outlets in accordance with the pre-determined standards of the operation
  • Compliance with licensing regulations and hotel procedures relating to the restaurant and service of alcoholic beverages
  • Demonstrate a perfect knowledge of all food served in the various outlets throughout the Estate and how various dishes are prepared and presented.
  • Ensure compliance with all Company Health and Safety, and Fire Regulations and procedures.
  • Present a cohesive image and adhere to the correct standards of appearance
  • Ensure the highest standards of service are given at all times
  • Maximise revenue and increase average spend per person through upselling and high customer service standards
  • Other duties as requested by management.

Skills Needed:


About The Company:

Killeavy Castle Estate is the perfect antidote for those seeking a complete escape from a busy lifestyle. As the centerpiece of 350 acres of mixed farm and woodland in County Armagh’s stunning Slieve Gullion, it’s the ideal place to escape, retreat, relax, and unwind. Discover the finest in luxury accommodation in Northern Ireland, located just 10 minutes outside Newry and one hour from both Belfast and Dublin airports. Indulge in a romantic couple’s getaway, or luxury spa break, or simply take a restful rural retreat immersed in the picturesque beauty of nature and historic wonder. Offering a range of cozy, luxurious accommodation types from a 19th-century Castle to a 45-guestroom boutique-style Hotel or a quaint self-catering Gatelodge.

Company Culture:

We aim to provide an environment for commitment and performance-motivated people to flourish with us in achieving our objectives; you, as part of our team, enhance our ability to achieve this. Our vision is to become a leading hotel both in Northern Ireland and internationally with a motto of ‘Get closer to what’s important’. To guide us in fulfilling this vision, we have developed a culture based on respect – for our customers, our community, our staff, and our environment. The pillars of this respect-based culture are our core values of integrity, diversity, innovation, excellent customer service, and teamwork. Our success depends on each one of us making a full contribution.

Desired CriteriaRequired Criteria:

  • Self-motivated and have the ability to prioritize work.
  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • Have the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • One year’s experience, preferably in the hospitality industry