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Director of Food & Beverage

Turfway Park Racing & Gaming

Last Updated: 5/13/24

Job Description

The Director of Food & Beverage is responsible and accountable for the daily operations of all Food and Beverage outlets.


  • Manages concessions, restaurants, catering and other food service venues.
  • Hires, trains and manages a high performing F&B team. Motivates team to perform ‘Winning Experiences’ for our guests and fellow Team Members.
  • Responsible for the enforcement of all company policies and procedures as well as standards of quality, safety and performance.
  • Strategically coordinates with staff to plan menu and pricing.
  • Responsible for Food and Beverage compliance of gaming and health regulations.
  • Develops annual budgets and business plans and works with the F&B team to achieve results.
  • Coordinates with Marketing to prepare for events and promotions that include Food and Beverage.
  • Maintains a cooperative relationship with all property management and vendors to ensure goals and expectation are achieved.
  • Review staffing levels to maintain budgeted levels of employment. Delegate authority and assign responsibilities.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Financial to include budget preparation and reporting.
  • Public relations and guest service skills.
  • Supervisory skills; maintaining a professional working relationship among all personnel.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Willingness to assume overall responsibility relative to the performance of the property.
  • Ability to analyze planning documents results, and revise for continued improvement.


  • Ten to fifteen years of experience in gaming, hospitality, or related entertainment industry preferred.
  • Five years of experience managing managers and/or in a Leadership role required.
  • 4-year degree in a related field or equivalent work experience in excess of 10 years is preferred.
  • Able to obtain a valid Racing License.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a Team Member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the Team Member is frequently required to sit or stand; walk; use hands to finger reach, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud. The Team Member is subjected to circulate throughout the assigned areas, including the smoking area, actively observing players and functioning of machines.

Company Details

Florence, Kentucky, United States