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Beverage Director,Thompson Hotel, D.C.
Brand: Washington DC
Req#: 505642
Updated: 07/17/2019
Location: Union Square Hospitality Group (Washington D.C.)
Category: Operations
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Job Description

Make a meaningful impact as Beverage Director at the Thompson Hotel in Washington, D.C.!

 

Founded by CEO Danny Meyer with the opening of Union Square Cafe in 1985, Union Square Hospitality Group has created some of New York’s most beloved restaurants, cafes, and bars such as Gramercy Tavern, Maialino, The Modern, Manhatta and Porchlight to name a few!


An integral member of the USHG leadership in Washington DC, this position must lead, inspire and embody our Family Values and our philosophy of Enlightened Hospitality in all interactions with our people, guests, vendors and the community.

As a valued member of our team, you will have access to the following benefits:

  • Full Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Paid Time Off to support you in having an active life outside of work
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Dining credit and discounts throughout the USHG family of restaurants
  • Participation in annual bonus plan and long-term incentive plan
  • Access to Mentor Programs, Career Development classes, and personalized career advancement support

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure excellent direction in the standards and practices of the Beverage Program
  • Assure high performance and profitability while maintaining overall excellence & hospitality throughout each day’s specific service periods
  • Continuously build a high-performance team
  • Ensure knowledge of and adherence to all applicable laws, policies and procedures

What You Bring to the Table

  • Commitment to embodying our Family Values of:
    • Integrity- Doing the right things always- using sound judgment- even when no one is looking
    • Excellence- Doing what needs to be done, as well as it can possibly be done
    • Hospitality- Doing all that can be done for others- and more than is expected- in thoughtful ways that let people know you are on their side
    • Entrepreneurial Spirit- Seeing opportunities others haven’t- and creating opportunities others wish they’d thought of first
  • Preferred Bachelor’s Degree or Certification in Hospitality-related field or equivalent expertise gained from time on the job (specifically related to wine & beverage)
  • At least 2 years management experience in hospitality and fine dining with a concentration in wine and beverage education
  • Excellent food and beverage knowledge, specifically in wine and spirits
  • Strong Understanding of restaurant POS systems
  • Problem solving & delegation
  • Initiative & follow through

Key measurements of success are:

  • Employee survey results
  • Guest feedback
  • Internal growth and retention rates
  • Financial health of Thompson Hotel F&B (Top line sales, Cost controls, Labor metrics)
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