Food and Beverage Manager


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Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd
Job Type
Food & Beverage, Food & Beverage Manager
Cruise Ships
Job Level

Job Description



At Royal Caribbean International, we believe that great vacations begin with great employees! As a leader in the cruise line industry, RCI is continuously expanding and seeking dynamic, energetic, experienced professionals to join our team. With our innovative, award-winning fleet of ships visiting five continents, each offering adventurous ways to explore the globe, this is a great opportunity to let your career set sail.


We are currently seeking Food and Beverage Managers to join our team!  This position will "Deliver the Wow" through industry leading service, while continuously striving to exceed hospitality industry standards.  In this role, you will be responsible for carrying out the duties of the highest revenue generating department onboard.  Potential candidates must have five to seven years of  progressive F&B management experience in a hotel, resort or cruise line.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Managing the overall food and beverage functions onboard the vessel


  • Mentoring, developing, and providing on-the- job training to his/her team


  • Reviewing financial transactions and monitoring budgets to ensure efficient operation


  • Implementing Royal Caribbean International's Gold Anchor Standards for the food and beverage function


  • Investigating and resolving food and beverage quality and service complaints in a timely fashion


  • Attending meetings, training activities, courses, and all other work-related activities as required



Hiring Requirements:

  • Five to seven years of progressive food and beverage managerial experience preferably in a 4 or 5 star restaurant or three to five yeas experience in various supervisory and management capacities with the food and beverage division with consistently high performance ratings


  • Ability to manage the financial aspects of a food and beverage operation


  • Knowledge of restaurant and / or food service industry. Ability to use appropriate food and wine terminology and pronunciation


  • Ability to accommodate a 4 months on / 2 months off contract schedule for this onboard position


  • Bachelor's degree in hospitality management, business administration or related field from an accredited college or university or the international equivalent, preferred


  • Ability to participate in emergency life-saving drills and required training


  • Ability to read, write and speak English clearly and distinctly