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Director of F&B

  • London, United Kingdom
Food & BeverageSircle Collection London

Job description

Sircle Collection is coming to London in 2024! Opening our first boutique hotel in the UK in Q3 2024, we are looking for a Director of F&B to join our preopening team and successfully bring our brand to life.

The hotel will be located next to Liverpool Street Station, tucked away in Devonshire Square a charming brick courtyard with 81 serene rooms, including 11 suites, The Cover our private members' club, and our Seven North restaurant a concept by award-winning Chef Eyal Shani. The newest location will be part of Sircle Collections’ vibrant group of one-of-a-kind hotels, restaurants and bars in Europe's most interesting neighbourhoods.

Here are some of the incredible perks we offer:

  • Embark on an exhilarating journey with Sircle Collection as we unveil a groundbreaking hospitality adventure in the UK!
  • Enjoy a competitive salary with enhanced pension contributions.
  • It's all about YOU! Celebrate your birthday with a paid day off, plus your well-deserved annual leave (30 days per year).
  • Take an extra paid flex day off for those special occasions like anniversaries or cultural holidays like Hanukkah, Eid ul Fitr, and Thanksgiving.
  • Make a difference with a paid volunteering day each year to support a cause close to your heart.
  • Indulge in complimentary stays and unbeatable discounts at our breathtaking properties across Europe—Netherlands, Spain, Germany, Austria, and beyond.
  • Let the good times roll! Join us for regular team bonding, from monthly drinks to epic annual parties.
  • Grow your family while growing with us—experience enhanced family leave benefits that truly support your work-life balance.
  • Our perks keep getting better! Enjoy special friends & family rates, cycle to work schemes, annual season ticket loans, recommend a friend bonus and more.

What you’ll be doing with us:

As our Director of Food & Beverage, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the culinary identity of our preopening hotel in London. You will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of food and beverage operations, which includes, Seven North Restaurant, breakfast service, service in The Cover and our Room Service & Minibar operation. Your creativity, leadership, and strategic vision will be instrumental in establishing our F&B as the premier destinations in London's vibrant dining scene.

Working closely with our Executive Chef and F&B Managers, you'll craft menus that dazzle, uphold our quality benchmarks, and boost profitability. Your role will also entail setting and reinforcing operational standards, ensuring strict adherence to hygiene and safety regulations for the utmost cleanliness and food safety. You'll build, mentor, and motivate a team of culinary and service experts, fostering a culture of excellence and collaboration where everyone strives for continuous improvement.

Your strategic prowess will shine as you drive revenue growth through smart pricing strategies, efficient cost management, and innovative sales and marketing endeavours. By nurturing partnerships with local suppliers and artisans, you'll infuse our offerings with the finest ingredients, enriching our culinary repertoire.  Remaining attuned to industry shifts, customer preferences, and competitor dynamics, you'll leverage insights to constantly refine the guest experience and maintain our competitive edge.

Job requirements

  • Proven experience (minimum 3 years) in a senior leadership role within upscale restaurants, with a track record of driving operational excellence and delivering exceptional guest satisfaction.
  • Should possess prior experience working in restaurants with a focus on Mediterranean cuisine.
  • Comprehensive understanding of culinary principles, food trends, and industry best practices, with the ability to translate insights into innovative F&B concepts and offerings.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate teams, build strong relationships, and foster a positive work environment.
  • Excellent financial acumen, with a demonstrated ability to develop and manage budgets, analyse financial data, and drive revenue growth and profitability.
  • Exceptional communication and organisational skills, with the ability to effectively multitask, prioritize workload, and adapt to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and, payroll (Fourth) and F&B management software.
  • Flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends, and holidays, as required by business needs.

Given that we're in the preopening phase, we need someone who can adapt and thrive in a dynamic environment. The successful candidate will ideally join us in June/ July 2024.

Interested in this vacancy? Apply now!

Even if you don’t meet every requirement, we'd still love to hear from you. If this role isn’t quite right, we might have another one for you.

For application details, contact us at We're committed to diversity and inclusion and are a proud equal opportunities employer. All applicants must be eligible to work and live in the UK according to the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996.


  • London, United Kingdom
Food & Beverage
Sircle Collection London


We are Sircle Collection. A creative and ambitious team building one-of-a-kind hotels, restaurants and bars in Europe's most interesting neighborhoods.

Sircle Collection is committed to creating and celebrating a diverse and inclusive culture. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will make reasonable adjustments wherever possible for candidates with a disability.

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