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Food and Beverage Manager

Join our dynamic team at Blenheim, as Food and Beverage Manager you will support our main restaurant, The Orangery with the day to day running of the restaurant as well as our Events. We host everything from filming to weddings and much more in between. As F&B Manager you will lead the team with a hands-on approach, liaise with other teams to ensure briefs and expectations are met and to oversee the set up and close downs of our events. 

The hours for this role are 45 hours per week, this does include weekends. 

What we are looking for:

  • Integrity: Upholding honesty, ethics, and moral principles in all actions and decisions.
  • Impact: Making a meaningful and positive difference through actions and contributions.
  • Culture Fit: Aligning with and contributing to the values, beliefs, and dynamics of an organisation.
  • Maturity: Demonstrating emotional intelligence, responsibility, and sound judgment in various situations.
  • Flexibility/Adaptability: Being open to change, adjusting to new circumstances, and embracing diverse perspectives.
  • Results Orientation: Focusing on achieving goals and delivering measurable outcomes.
  • Experience of an event operation with high revenues 
  • Ability to motivate, lead and develop a team of staff.
  • Financial and commercial development of a business or department.
  • Formal hospitality qualifications eg NVQ level 3 or equivalent
  • Knowledge of current Health, Safety and Licensing Legislation, Food safety and health and safety Regulations.
  • Develop and implement outstanding customer care standards and procedures.
  • Strong Communicator
  • Training Orientated
  • Self-motivated, analytical, objective, innovative and assertive.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, tact, and diplomacy.

What's in it for you:

  • Staff Discounts: 
    1. 20% on Blenheim retail
    2. 50% on Blenheim Café food outlets
    3. 30% on Blenheim Restaurants (Orangery)
  • Free breakfast on Friday
  • Staff Events
  • Annual Holiday Purchase Scheme
  • Access to wellbeing resources and events for you and your Family
  • Refer-a-Friend Scheme
  • Pension (9%)
  • Free Christmas tree
  • Complimentary Event Tickets
  • Annual Pass
  • Access to our Benefits Platform with a range of additional benefits

Benefits vary dependant on Contract Type

 A bit about us!
Our vision is to be the lifeblood of the local economy, to enhance the lives of the people of Oxfordshire, to share this magnificent Palace and to conserve and protect it for future generations for more than three hundred years, we have been privileged to serve as custodians of somewhere special.

Through the centuries many things have changed, but three things have stayed constant; a duty to preserve our legacy, a responsibility to continually evolve and a need to sustain a strong connection with the community using our three businesses to pave the way.


Blenheim Palace, Woodstock



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Full time

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45 Hours per week, variable hours

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