Featured Job Opportunity
Director of Food and Beverage
Fairview Country Club, Greenwich, CT
The Club
Fairview Country Club is a prestigious traditional family-oriented private club with 400 members located in Greenwich, Connecticut. Located less than an hour from New York City, Greenwich experiences the best of every season and has a natural beauty with its lush landscapes and various beaches overlooking the Sound.

The club’s facilities boast a 120,000-square-foot grandiose clubhouse which offers the membership multiple dining outlets; the main dining room offers the space and functionality to host daily dining functions, member events and special events. Additionally, the main dining room extends into a newly renovated outdoor dining terrace with spectacular views overlooking the golf course. BAR 1904 is Fairview Country Club’s newest dining facility designed to offer a casual yet elegant dining experience for members and guests. The Campbell Room is a private room featuring a glorious fireplace available for functions, special events and intimate gatherings. The Garden Room is a multipurpose room with views of the pool deck and used for parties and business gatherings.

Fairview Country Club enjoys an active dining program and is dedicated to exceeding member and guest expectations. Food and beverage revenues of the club are close to $1.3 million with member dining contributing to 70% of revenues. The overall club employs a staff of 120 in-season and 80 off-season.
The Opportunity
The Director of Food and Beverage will be a dynamic, visible and accessible leader for staff and members alike. He or she will be responsible for the daily operation of the food and beverage department. The position works closely with and reports to the General Manager. The Director of Food and Beverage will deliver a four-star platinum-level dining experience consistently to all members and guests. This position will support the General Manager in day-to-day operations and must have the understanding that teamwork is the guiding light at Fairview Country Club, meaning we all do what is needed to reach our goal of providing the level of expectations the members expect.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Manage all food and beverage operations and work closely with department heads in each area to assure the highest level of member satisfaction.
  • Manage the efficient and consistent service of food and beverage to members for meal periods, member/club events and holidays. Participate in the planning and execution of all events.
  • Actively participate in the orientation and training of all service staff employees while being responsible for the development, execution and measurement of service training and procedures. This includes hiring and scheduling and supervising of staff.
  • Be responsible for ensuring that all opening and closing procedures are followed and that the clubhouse is secure at the end of the business day.
  • Conduct pre-shift meetings to communicate important information to staff regarding menu changes, specials and service expectations.
  • Sell private events such as banquets, weddings, bar and bat mitzvahs; produce event agreements and event-orders; and manage events to the end.
  • Manage and inspect the clubhouse and dining outlets for cleanliness and that daily setups are set properly.
  • Maintain the point-of-sale system to reflect current menus and pricing and assure all transactions are processed accurately and all server shifts are closed out properly.
  • Attend all necessary management and committee meetings.
  • Implement effective procedures to control labor costs remain on approved budget.
  • Ensure all standard operating procedures are in compliance with federal and state laws.
  • Continually foster a positive team work ethic.
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Search Consultants
Scott McNett

Ned Welc, CCM, CCE

Terry Anglin, CCM, CCE, ECM

Andrew Minnelli, USPTA, PTR

Manny Gugliuzza, CCM, CCE

Richard A. Lareau, CCM, CCE, ECM

J. Mark Black, CGCS
Management Team
Bob Jones
972-341-8133 Office

Jay Salem
972-341-8143 Office
214-533-5165 Cell
About GSI Executive Search:  

GSI Executive Search, an Ethos Club & Leisure Alliance company, is a full-service executive search firm serving the private club and hospitality industries throughout the U.S. The firm's hands-on, thorough, and results-oriented approach has led to successful placements for over 20 years with more than 500 client clubs/organizations and over 900 search assignments.