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FAIRMONT MUMBAI, Mumbai, India

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REF33145D

Food & Beverage Cost Controller

Region

Luxury & Lifestyle


Company Description

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is where the intimate equally coexists with the infinite – an unrivaled portfolio of more than 90 extraordinary hotels where grand moments of life, heartfelt pleasures and personal milestones are celebrated and remembered long after any visit. Since 1907, Fairmont has created magnificent, meaningful and unforgettable hotels, rich with character and deeply connected to the history, culture and community of its destinations – places such as The Plaza in New York City, The Savoy in London, Fairmont San Francisco, Fairmont Banff Springs in Canada, Fairmont Peace Hotel in Shanghai, and Fairmont The Palm in Dubai. Famous for its engaging service, awe-inspiring public spaces, locally inspired cuisine, and iconic bars and lounges, Fairmont also takes great pride in its pioneering approach to hospitality and leadership in sustainability and responsible tourism practices. Fairmont is part of Accor, a world leading hospitality group counting over 5,400 properties throughout more than 110 countries, and a participating brand in ALL - Accor Live Limitless – a lifestyle loyalty program providing access to a wide variety of rewards, services and experiences. 


Job Description

As the Food and Beverage Cost Controller, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the efficient management of food and beverage costs for the Fairmont Mumbai. You will be responsible for monitoring inventory levels, analyzing cost variances, implementing cost-saving initiatives, and optimizing profitability while maintaining high-quality standards in food and beverage operations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Inventory Management: Oversee the procurement, storage, and issuance of food and beverage inventory to ensure adequate stock levels while minimizing waste and spoilage.
  • Cost Analysis: Analyze food and beverage costs on a regular basis, including ingredient costs, portion sizes, menu prices, and sales trends, to identify variances and opportunities for cost optimization.
  • Budgeting and Forecasting: Assist in the development of annual budgets and financial forecasts for food and beverage operations, including revenue projections, cost projections, and profit margins.
  • Menu Engineering: Collaborate with the culinary team and food and beverage managers to develop menus that balance profitability with guest satisfaction, taking into account ingredient costs, pricing strategies, and menu engineering principles.
  • Vendor Management: Negotiate favorable terms with suppliers and vendors to secure competitive pricing, quality products, and timely deliveries, while maintaining strong vendor relationships.
  • Internal Controls: Establish and enforce internal controls and procedures for food and beverage procurement, storage, and disbursement to prevent theft, shrinkage, and unauthorized use of inventory.
  • Cost Saving Initiatives: Identify opportunities for cost-saving initiatives, such as portion control measures, inventory optimization, waste reduction strategies, and energy-saving practices, to improve profitability.
  • Reporting and Analysis: Prepare regular reports and analysis on food and beverage costs, inventory levels, sales performance, and profitability metrics for management review and decision-making.
  • Training and Education: Conduct training sessions for food and beverage staff on cost control best practices, inventory management techniques, and compliance with standard operating procedures.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Hospitality Management, Finance, Accounting, or related field; Certified Hospitality Accountant Executive (CHAE) certification preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar role, preferably in the hospitality industry with a focus on food and beverage cost control.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret financial data, analyze cost variances, and develop actionable insights.
  • Proficiency in inventory management systems, financial software, and Microsoft Excel.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Detail-oriented with a strong focus on accuracy and precision in financial calculations and reporting.

Additional Information

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

We are an inclusive company, and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

La diversité et l’inclusion pour Accor, c’est accueillir chacun et chacune dans le respect de ses différences en donnant la priorité aux seules qualités et compétences. Notre ambition est de développer l’emploi, mieux accueillir, offrir d’excellentes conditions de travail et  favoriser l’évolution de l’ensemble des collaborateurs et notamment des personnes en situation de handicap. N’hésitez pas à nous faire part de vos éventuels besoins spécifiques afin que nous puissions les prendre en considération lors de votre processus de recrutement.

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