Food and Beverage Manager Interview Questions 

As a food and beverage (F&B) manager, he/she/they will be responsible for ensuring the food and drinks at the venue/restaurant/hotel are adequate to meet the demand of clients or their guests and ascertain the quality of the products. Teamwork plays a major role in the food industry. The ideal candidate will have excellent team management, organizational, leadership and problem-solving skills. Here are questions to help you find the right person for the role.  

  • Why do you want to work for us? 
  • What according to you are the qualities a food and beverage manager should possess? 
  • How do you define yourself? 
  • How do you think the company will be affected positively by hiring you? 
  • What do you think are the major challenges of this job? 
  • How do you think your past experience has helped you for your present role? 
  • How do you prioritize work? 
  • What do you think are your prime duties? 
  • What is the first thing you’ll focus on if you’re hired? 
  • What would you change and retain in our restaurant? 
  • Tell us a few cost-cutting and cost-effective methods you have followed in the past. 
  • Walk us through the process of creating a new menu. 
  • What do you keep in mind before creating a special menu? (For Jains, allergic, etc) 
  • Which appraisal methods do you follow? 
  • How do you hire and train a new team? 
  • How do you stay updated on the health and safety regulations?  
  • How would you ensure its implementation? 
  • A customer has been served an expired drink. What will you do? 
  • Which CRM software are you familiar with? 
  • How do you stay organized? 
  • How would you handle conflicts with clients? 
  • What would you do if you dint know the answer to a client’s query? 
  • Which metrics do you track? 
  • Tell us about a negative experience during client service. 
  • How do you define exceptional customer service? 
  • Tell us about a time when you felt fulfilled with your job? 
  • Defend the remuneration package that you want.