Beverage Manager

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City
Job Description


The incumbent in this position is responsible for managing food and beverage operations for the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino including casino and restaurant bars, service bars, and cocktail service to ensure profitable operation and the achievement of customer service goals. He/she is accountable for cross-functional partnerships as well as responsible to lead, inspire and develop his/her constituents.



The following statements are intended as general illustrations of the work in this job class and are not all inclusive for specific positions.

  1. Hire, train, motivate, evaluate, and manage Food & Beverage and related management staff in order to ensure that employees receive adequate guidance and resources to accomplish established objectives.
  2. Monitor daily scheduling processes to ensure appropriate staffing levels to maintain customer service levels and profit goals.
  3. Monitor and evaluate all department daily activities in order to ensure the successful day-today management of all beverage and related operations.
  4. Establish department standards, guidelines, and objectives and maintain other administrative processes such as budget and staffing to ensure proper planning and efficient operation of beverage and related function.
  5. Evaluate performance of Food & Beverage outlets by measuring guest satisfaction, volume, revenue, and cost in order to implement necessary changes to allow the most successful operation of services and fulfillment of company objectives.
  6. Advise organization in Food & Beverage-related issues, such as the planning of special events in order to provide the expertise needed for successful implementation of plans.



Must have ability to:

  • Operate in a working environment that is subject to varying levels of crowds, noise and smoke, the severity of which depends on customer volume.
  • Observe and direct actions of subordinates.
  • Effectively communicate with all levels of employees as well as customers.
  • Review and comprehend all necessary documentation.


Knowledge of the gaming industry and strong public relations skills are required. Experience with beverage operations in a multi-outlet or casino environment preferred. These skills and abilities are typically acquired through the completion of a high school degree or equivalent. Business related college courses preferred, as well as five years of beverage operations background in a multi-outlet or casino environment. At least three years in a supervisory capacity preferred.



In addition to the other duties described herein, each and every employee has the following
responsibilities related to compliance with laws and regulations:

  • Attend required training sessions offered by the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City.
  • Perform the duties described in compliance with local laws and regulations.
  • Take the necessary steps to ensure minors are not allowed to gamble or loiter in gambling areas, drink alcoholic beverages, or purchase tobacco.
  • Have knowledge of the ordinances, regulations, laws, policies, and procedures relating to the employee’s department.
  • Consult Internal Control Procedures and Policy Manuals for guidance.
  • Report illegal activity to Security or the appropriate levels of Management.