Food & Beverage Controller at Etihad Stadium

Manchester City Football Club

Job Vacancy: Food & Beverage Controller – Fabulous Fan Fayre

Fabulous Fan Fayre is a joint venture between One Event Management and Legends of the USA.  F3 provides award winning match day and non-match day catering for sporting stadia including Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium and Watford FC.

Fabulous Fan Fayre is recruiting for a Food & Beverage Controller located at the Etihad Stadium. The Food & Beverage Controller will assist in minimising food and beverage costs, increasing food & beverage controls and managing the day-to-day food & beverage accounting.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating & conducting monthly and year end stocktakes at all venues:
    • To include verification on volumes, prices, dates & purpose.
    • Guidance on timing of stocktakes to ensure accuracy and that pre/post transactions are captured.
  • Satisfy audit requirements.
  • Maintenance of Procure Wizard data, ensuring completeness & accuracy:
    • Liaise with procurement team the ensure most current data.
    • Manage credit requests.
    • Assist with the data cleanse & product reduction.
    • Monitor price increases.
    • Drive the adhoc ordering model into F3.
    • Procure Wizard Training for new employees/venues.
  • Implementing and adhering to all cost control procedures. To include:
    • New supplier & new product guidelines.
    • Measurement, reduction & recording of waste.
    • Stock rotation and end of shelf-life.
    • Stock par level agreement by area.
    • Alcohol management and volume testing.
  • Lead on the mobilisation of new venues to ensuring smooth roll out of PW and other finance related policies and procedures.
  • Communicate with health and safety officer to ensure compliance
  • Review purchasing & billing for all F&B lines by department & venue.
  • Enhance supplier relationships & encourage inclusion in reward & recognition programme.
  • Assist with menu costings, development & seasonal trends.
  • Ownership of Sale or Return agreements at season end and concert period.
  • Monitor inventories and increase inventory turnover.
  • Ownership of inter-company & inter-department stock transfers.
  • Ensure all sites are operating within F3 guidelines & cost controls.
  • Manage third party contracts over the concert season.
  • Assist in the development of the delivered in food model from Head Office.
  • Involvement in F3 & client sustainability project.


  • Customer focused, and solutions driven.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Masses of attention to detail.
  • Open minded and able to embrace and drive change.
  • Ethical and honest
  • A “can do and will do” attitude.

Find out more and apply for the Food & Beverage Controller job vacancy at Manchester City FC.

Closing Date: 1st February 2019


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