Manager, Food & Beverage Concept Development

Business Unit:  Head Office
Location:  Central

The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels (owner and operator of The Peninsula Hotels, The Repulse Bay and many high-profile assets dotted around the world) is seeking a newly created role of Manager, Lifestyle and Restaurants to be based in our Corporate Office. This role will report to the Vice President, Food & Beverage Operations and will be required to design, manage and facilitate restaurant concepts and lifestyle venues in both Hong Kong and international locations.


  • Work for a prestigious and renowned hospitality and property group
  • Newly created role to manage, propose and facilitate conceptualisation of restaurant concepts and lifestyle venues
  • Exceptional market leading benefits such as comprehensive family medical insurance (including dependents) and pension 

Key Accountabilities


  • Conduct market research and analysis supporting free-standing restaurants (FSR) and lifestyle concept development
  • Evaluate various business opportunities, by assessing concept development factors such as financial feasibility/sustainability, legal and license requirements, guest journey, culinary programming and people & culture planning etc.
  • Ensure continuous communication with Lifestyle Taskforce (LTF), HSH stakeholders and external third parties
  • Collaborate closely with finance team to ensure strong internal rate of return (IRR)
  • Partner with head office Sales & Marketing team to assist with strategy development, marketing, communications, restaurant CRM and website development etc.
  • Conduct research, recommend and participate in the technology systems tendering process, that are suitable for the concept scale by collaborating with the internal technology team 

General requirements


  • Degree holder or above of Business, Hospitality or related disciplines
  • Experience in F&B projects and operational management gained from restaurant group or hotel
  • Experience with restaurant / bar openings and/or Michelin dining and nightlife venues
  • International F&B experience is advantageous
  • Fluent English communication (verbal / written) including being comfortable speaking to an audience
  • Analytical and independent mindset, capable of engaging with individuals at all levels within the organisation

We are delighted to receive your CV for further consideration. This position is open to local and international candidates willing to relocate to Hong Kong.



HSH was first established in 1866 and was one of the first companies to be listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. HSH owns and operates some of the world’s finest hotel proper ties under The Peninsula brand, with eleven operational Peninsula hotels in exceptional city centre locations in Asia, US and Europe, and a further property under development in London. The group’s portfolio also comprises strategic real estate assets and tourism assets, including The Repulse Bay as well as The Peak Tram – one of Hong Kong’s most popular tourist attractions.

Requisition ID:  43307

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