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Director of F&B

Werkgever: Sandton Grand Hotel Reylof Datum geplaatst: 15-12-2017 Regio: Gent Datum gewijzigd: 22-01-2018

Are you a hospitality professional with solid F&B experience in the luxury hospitality? Would you like to be the part of the management team of our new Pillows Hotel in Gent? Will you stimulate and facilitate your team to provide the best possible service and put our guests first in all we do?

Sandton Grand Hotel Reylof located in Gent has a vacancy for a

Director of F&B – Pillows Grand Hotel Reylof

Your role as Director of F&B
As the director of F&B you will team up with the general manager to represent the Pillows brand to your entire team and the guests. With your focus on F&B you will take full ownership for presenting an appealing and up-to-date product offering with accompanying service levels for multiple restaurants, all day dining, a wine bar and high end conference and group facilitation. Your leadership style, charisma and focus will drive the concept toward Michelin and Gault Millau 15+ quality and ultimately their recognition. You understand what luxury means and your most important kpi is the guest satisfaction and with that indicator in mind you head up and facilitate the team for them to deliver the ultimate guest experience. By nature of your role you will be co-responsible for all aspects of the hotel’s business operations and the attainment of its objectives. Of course, you understand that all of this is intended to lead to healthy commercial growth.
You will report to the general manager and will work in irregular shifts. When the general manager is absent, you will take over those responsibilities for the day-to-day operation of the hotel.


Are you a hospitality professional with solid F&B experience in the luxury hospitality? Would you like to be the part of the management team of our new Pillows Hotel in Gent? Will you stimulate and facilitate your team to provide the best possible service and put our guests first in all we do?

Check your profile:

  • Proven and successful track record of managing high end luxury f&b concepts
  • Ambition and personal drive to ensure ultimate guest experiences
  • A relevant hospitality educational background
  • Charismatic people management style (leading by example)
  • Experience in continuous improvement of f&b concepts and service delivery
  • An entrepreneurial spirit, a practical mindset and a resilient nature
  • A fantastic host who exceeds the hotel guests’ expectations with his/her team
  • You are able to draw up and present core and other management data (financial and otherwise)
  • Professional communication skills in English, proficiency in the Dutch and French languages are an advantage.


We believe that today’s and tomorrow’s travellers highly appreciate individualized experiences when it comes to staying in hotels. A personal approach in an elegant and medium-sized one-of-a-kind hotel. Pillows Hotels offers noble simplicity and contemporary classic design in a warm, inspiring and friendly ambience. Guests enjoy premium amenities and a sleeping experience as comfortable as their own.

We wish our guests a warm welcome in our charming hotels, where their comfort and wellbeing is our mission. We want to become a leading luxury boutique hotel collection, renowned for its excellent personal service and elegant designs. This is why we created Pillows Hotels.

The well-known hotel Grand Hotel Reylof will undergo a metamorphose in the summer of 2018. The implementation of our luxury boutique hotel concept Pillows will change the entire service offering. We foresee a reopening the first of October 2018.

And therefore we a recruiting new expertise into our organisation starting with the deputy manager with a focus on F&B to implement and develop the conform our Pillows Standards and Etiquette.

IHMG is the abbreviation of International Hotel Management Group B.V. and is the holding company of the hotel brands Sandton Hotels and Pillows Hotels. IHMG is a globally focused hospitality organization with a strong base in the Netherlands. The unique hotels are all situated on beautiful locations near the best places to visit. IHMG’s vision is clear-cut: our guests can look forward to staying at any one of our hotels, where our employees are passionate about providing them with nothing less than a great stay. With our tailored Pillows Hotels brand we launch our luxury boutique hotel collection. We are fully focused on realizing our ambition to transform Sandton hotels according the Pillows concept. Additionally we have the ambition to realize new locations across the major European cities.


We offer a great opportunity in what we believe to become one of the best hotels in Belgium. Of course an attractive salary and benefits. We offer a great team, winners mentality and the tools to enable success. Next to this we offer a professional laptop and smart phone. We also offer an attractive discount scheme at all the hotels in our portfolio. Considering our ambitions, there will be various opportunities for growth within our organisation.


Would you like more information before you apply? Please do not hesitate and call Sofie L’Eau, Recruitment Specialist, telephone number +32 472 43 35 93.

Please apply via the application formby clicking on the apply button, and we will get back to you as soon as possible and of course we hope to achieve our goals together with you.

We are looking forward to your application!

Responses from employment agencies will not be considered.


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Bedrijfsnaam: Sandton Grand Hotel Reylof
Contactpersoon: Sofie L'Eau
Postcode/plaats: 9000 Gent
Telefoon: 0032472433593
Email: sofie.leau@IHMG.EU