The Kessler Collection is a portfolio of luxury boutique hotels, unique restaurants and artful experiences with a Bohemian twist. The collection’s captivating hotels feature curated art and are located in culture-rich destinations. And our Grand Performers deliver the brand in extraordinary ways, inviting guests to wander so they may be inspired.

Assistant Beverage Manager

Location: Bohemian Hotel Savannah Riverfront - Savannah, Georgia
Job Title: Assistant Beverage Manager
Employment Status: Full-Time
Pay Type / FLSA Status: Hourly (Non-Exempt)
Available Shift: All Shifts / Flexible
# of Openings: 1
Requisition Number: 8692


Objective / Purpose / Summary: 

It is the responsibility of the Assistant Beverage Manager to provide leadership and management for the Food & Beverage Division, including the Restaurant & Bar, and integrate its functions to serve local F&B and hotel guests. The Assistant Beverage Manager oversees management, budget and operation of the food service establishment, and maintains a close liaison with the kitchen, restaurant and catering sales department to ensure maximum profitability.


Supervisory Responsibilities: 

Supervisory responsibilities for the below mentioned position(s)/department(s)  include interviewing, hiring, training, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; mentoring, rewarding and conducting corrective action(s), addressing complaints and resolving problems.

  • Bar Back
  • Bartender
  • Beverage Supervisor
  • Cocktail Sever


Qualifications: Education / Certifications / Work/Industry Experience:

  1. High School Diploma or Equivalent Required
  2. Associates or 4 year degree in Hospitality desired.
  3. 3 years prior F&B experience, required.
  4. 2 years supervisory experience, required.



Knowledge / Skills / Abilities (KSA’s) & Competencies:      

  1. Knowledge of Database software; Internet software; Inventory software; Order processing systems; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.
  2. Work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. 
  3. Apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  4. Read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. 
  5. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. 
  6. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  7. Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
  8. Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
  9. Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
  10. Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  11. Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  12. Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
  13. Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
  14. Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
  15. Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
  16. Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence; Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.
  17. Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.
  18. Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
  19. Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  20. Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.
  21. Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  22. Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  23. Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  24. Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  25. Initiative - Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.
  26. Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.


Essential Duties / Responsibilities / Tasks:

Primary duties, responsibilities, and tasks include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. Supervise the daily operation of F&B Outlets
  2. Responsible for ensuring that all Beverage operations are in compliance with all systems, control policies and procedures
  3. Estimates beverage consumption and purchases or requisitions beverage ingredients and supplies
  4. To monitor and critique the quality and consistency of the Beverage product.
  5. Bring innovation and creative ideas to create specialty cocktails for our menu
  6. Create and implement promotional plans to drive business to Beverage Department; host local events to create charity and local business opportunities
  7. Displays leadership in guest hospitality, exemplifies excellent customer service and creates a positive atmosphere for guest relations.
  8. Interacts with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.
  9. Responds to and handles guest problems and complaints.
  10. Participates in the budgeting process for areas of responsibility.
  11. Reviews comment cards, guest satisfaction results and other data to identify areas of improvement
  12. Conduct regular departmental meetings
  13. Attend hotel meetings; ensure that daily pre-shift meetings conducted with all Grand Performers on a daily basis for all shifts
  14. Maintain cleanliness and health code standards
  15. Complete monthly beverage inventory
  16. Schedule staff to reflect daily occupancy and reservations in order to Monitor and control payroll and other expenses


Work Environment/Conditions:

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and taste or smell.
  • Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

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