Food and Beverage Director


Manage a diverse team within the restaurant, lounge, A-bar, banquets department, room service, kitchen and stewarding department | Communicate cross departments | Develop your team and improve their performance through coaching and feedback, and create performance and development goals for colleagues | Keep an eye on competitor activity / industry innovation and implement changes if necessary | Supervises the functioning of all F&B employees, facilities, sales and costs, to ensure maximum departmental profit is achieved | Guaranteeing the excellent luxury service level of the Amstel Hotel | Prepare the hotel’s annual budget and the setting of departmental goals | Monitor budget and control expenses with a focus on food, beverage and labour costs


Positive and enthusiastic mindset | Hands-on mentality | Able to prioritize | Excellent communication skills | Excellent command of the English language, the Dutch language is a pré | Passion for hospitality | 5 year experience in a similar position | Excellent leadership skills | Knowledge of the Amsterdam hospitality industry is a plus | Alcohol awareness certification and/or food service permit or valid health/food handler card, as required by local law | Experience with Microsoft word and excel

What do we offer


Working at The Amstel Hotel in Amsterdam is accompanied by interesting working conditions:
A pleasant and collegial working environment in which own initiative is appreciated | Openness, honesty, and involvement | Competitive salary based on your experience and knowledge | Travel expenses for a commuting distance of more than 5 km | Personal budget for educations (ex. Social Hygiene, Wine trainings, etc.) | Personal development and growth opportunities | Employee discount on the worldwide hotel rooms of InterContinental Hotel Group | 50% discount on the F&B at partner hotels in Amsterdam with the F&B Discount Card | Personalised support that matches your ambitions so that you can make a great start, be involved, and grow

Working at The Amstel Hotel means being part of InterContinental Hotel Group, and means working for the most extraordinary hotel in Amsterdam. Because InterContinental Hotels & Resorts is part of the global IHG chain, you also take advantage of all the opportunities that come with being part of a successful global hotel chain with more than 4,800 hotels in more than 100 countries.

Are you interested in this position? Would you like to be part of The Amstel Hotel? Then apply now or send an email to amstel.humanresources@ihg.com.

Working at Amstel Hotel

The Amstel Hotel, with its’ unique location at the Amstel River, received the first guests in 1867, and has ever since been known for its’ majestic appearance and homely warmth feeling. The Amstel Hotel is characterized by its’ rich history of genuine hospitality and exceptional luxury. 

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