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*** LONGLEAT - Assistant Food & Beverage Manager
Title:*** LONGLEAT - Assistant Food & Beverage Manager
Department:Food & Beverage
Longleat Estate includes one of the UK’s most popular visitor attractions in the form of the Safari & Adventure Park. It features an extensive Safari Park, over 20 attractions and one of the most stunning stately homes in Britain. The multi-unit Food & Beverage department caters for approximately 8000 guests per day during peak months and consists of a variety of restaurants, coffee shops and fast food kiosks offering a variety of cuisines from stone baked pizza to fresh hot donuts.

The Food and Beverage Assistant Manager is responsible for managing an eclectic mix of food outlets which serve the many visitors to the park annually. Direct leadership of the team through daily tasks is essential and the ability to carry out plans and processes whilst operating in a fast paced environment to ensure we deliver an excellent guest experience.  Reporting directly to, and supporting, the F & B Manager in the managing of all main square food outlets ensuring targets are met including sales growth, minimising wastage and developing the team to deliver bottom line profit.

You will ensure the guests' requirements are always met and naturally seek out opportunities to exceed their expectations, ensuring prompt and professional attention, whilst up-selling items.


Our ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal and leadership skills who is energetic and enthusiastic to work in our fast-paced environment. You will be able to work quickly and efficiently under pressure and in a large team.

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a management role within a food & beverage service operation is essential, preferably within a multi-unit leisure operation or high volume branded restaurant group. 
  • CIEH approved level 3 supervising food safety or equivalent.
  • City and Guilds Level 3 in hospitality supervision & leadership or equivalent.
  • Personal alcohol license.
  • Driving license.

The role is full time permanent position working 5 out of 7 days and will include weekends and bank holidays due to the nature of our business.


This post holder will be expected to behave in a manner equal to the position. This post requires flexibility of hours, location, energy application and vision.  Longleat’s behaviours are to be focused on our People and our Guests, to listen actively, to work as a team, to empower others and to show empathy.  Our values are:
We Engage and Inspire – We focus on engaging and inspiring our guests, delivering unique and lifelong memories
We put People First – We seek to serve others and put their interests first. We treat them with respect, we value their opinions and collaborate to be better together
We Continuously Improve – We embrace change and pursue excellence in everything we do
We act with Integrity – We work in a principled, open and conscientious manner
We take Safety Seriously – Never compromising on a safe and secure environment
When we recruit we place equal emphasis on technical ability and personal attributes to match our brand values.

At Longleat Enterprises Ltd we offer unique benefits such as complementary Longleat Safari Park and Cheddar Gorge admission tickets, attractive discounts on annual passes, special nightly rates on group hotels, discounted hotel Spa treatments, life assurance cover, and 29 days paid holiday (pro rata).  

A full Job Description can be forwarded on request.
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