The Director, Food & Beverage is responsible for the overall food service and merchandise operations at NYRA’s three track locations. He/She will be the main point of contact with NYRA’s concessionaire and F&B providers of record. This position will have primary responsibility for managing NYRA’s final cost to customers on food, beverage and merchandise as he/she works with our vendor on offerings. The Director, Food & Beverage will also be responsible for NYRA internal labor costs, operational costs, service initiatives and revenue. This person will also play a key role in future development planning as it pertains to the F&B service.
The Director, Food & Beverage is responsible for training and managing front of house operations, as well as working with the F&B partner on back of house management. He/She will ensure that all restaurants, concessions, sub-concessions and merchandise stands are appropriately presented and managed on all live race days at NYRA’s tracks. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring the cleanliness of all food venues, maintaining daily check lists, working with F&B vendors to resolve potential conflicts, and reviewing and managing NYRA’s POS system on a regular basis. He/She will bring forth plans for improvements and provide input to strategic decisions with insight gained through data and normal operations.