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Farmington Country Club

1625 Country Club Circle
Charlottesville, VA 22901

This club uses CMAA's General Manager/Chief Operating Officer Concept.
Age of Club Number of Members Average Age of Members Club Ownership
96 2900 58 Member-Owned
Gross Dollar Volume Annual Dues Volume Annual Food Sales Annual Beverage Sales
$29,000,000.00 $11,250,000.00 $5,200,000.00 $1,800,000.00

Golf Facilities

  • 18 hole course, designed by Fred Finlay (Main 18)
  • 10 hole course, designed by Coore & Crenshaw (East 10)
Golf Facilities include state-of-the-art 5-bay golf performance center, 18 hole putting green, 2 driving ranges and a variety of short game practices.

Tennis Facilities

  • 18 outdoor lighted Har-Tru courts
  • 3 indoor outdoor lighted Hard courts
Includes 2 hydro courts, 3 platform tennis courts, 3 cushioned indoor courts, 4 pickleball courts

Swimming Facilities

  • 1 Outdoor
Zero-depth entry outdoor pool

Other Athletic Facilities

State-of-the-art Fitness Center, Massage and Wellness Center

Dining Facilities

  • 1 Casual Dining Room
  • 1 Formal Dining Room
  • 1 Men's Grill
  • 1 Outdoor Dining
  • 1 Ballroom
  • 2 Meeting Room
  • 2 Snack Bar
  • 2 Lounge/Bar
  • 4 Private Function Room

Special Club Features

Club Highlights

  • Located in Charlottesville, Virginia, a college community ranked as one of the best places to live in America
  • 1300 resident and 1600 non-resident members whose average age is 58 
  • Gross dollar volume of $29 million; food and beverage income of $7 million; guest room income of $1.8 million
  • 125,000 square foot clubhouse, portions of which date to 1780, and were designed by Thomas Jefferson
  • 39 overnight guest rooms used extensively by national members
  • Food and beverage facilities: two a la carte restaurants, four private dining rooms, two meeting spaces, a ballroom, two seasonal snack bars, and a food truck
  • Vibrant youth activities programming with summer camps, kids club, youth events & art studio.
  • Athletic facilities: 28 holes of golf; a new, state-of-the-art golf performance center; 15 outdoor tennis courts, 3 indoor tennis courts, and 3 paddle tennis courts, 4 pickleball courts; a swimming complex; a fitness center and locker rooms.
Club is open 7 days per week, 12 months per year.

Job Details

Date Posted


Job Title

Beverage Manager

Brief Job Description

Farmington Country Club seeks a Beverage Manager with a passion for excellence in beverage management's operational and creative aspects. The role demands a forward-thinking leader committed to maintaining the highest quality and service standards, adept in budget management, menu innovation, and team leadership, and passionate about enhancing the beverage experience for our members.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Quality and Service Management: Manage all aspects of beverage service to maintain consistently high standards of quality and service across the club.
  • Service Excellence: Uphold and enhance the club's high standards of beverage quality and member service through effective management.
  • Budget Management: Participate in developing the annual beverage budget, ensuring all objectives are met through careful planning and execution.
  • Requisition and Inventory Control: Oversee beverage requisition and inventory procedures to ensure accurate, efficient ordering and distribution to various outlets.
  • Menu Development: Articulate overall vision for club beverage program. Guide outlet’s beverage menu development, aiming for club-wide consistency in product and service. This includes assisting with pricing wines and beverages for restaurant and banquet event offerings.
  • Inventory Assistance: Play a key role in managing beer, wine, and liquor inventory, ensuring optimal stock levels and variety for club operations. Manage COGS and maintain budget goals.
  • Wine Society Leadership: Direct the Wine Society's activities, including crafting a monthly newsletter, organizing wine tastings, coordinating quarterly wine dinners, and managing member billing related to society events.

Candidate Qualifications

  • Experience: A minimum of 3-5 years in a similar role within a restaurant, resort, hotel, or club environment is required.
  • Proven track record in beverage management within a high-end or luxury hospitality setting.
  • Strong familiarity with budget management, inventory controls, and menu development.
  • Exceptional leadership qualities and the ability to inspire and train a team.
  • Comprehensive understanding of Virginia ABC regulations and compliance standards.
  • Passionate about following wine and beverage trends, with a desire to create engaging and relevant member experiences.
  • Technical Skills: Working knowledge of inventory software programs is advantageous.


Physical Requirements:

  • Capable of standing and moving for extended periods during shifts.
  • Able to lift and carry stock weighing up to 55 pounds.


Club Highlights:

Farmington Country Club is a premier, full-service private club in Central Virginia.  Farmington is a member-owned club founded in 1927, and recognized as a Platinum Club of America.  Portions of the clubhouse date to 1780 and were designed by Thomas Jefferson.  The grounds of Farmington Country Club cover 275 landscaped acres and include the clubhouse, guest rooms, athletic facilities, tennis courts and golf course.

The club has two restaurants, an upscale dining room (195 seats) a grill restaurant (215 seats) and a fast-casual poolside grill; each has its own kitchen. In addition, there are private dining rooms seating 100, 50, 40 and 12, a ballroom seating 250 and two seasonal snack bars.  Sports facilities include a 27-hole golf course, 15 outdoor and three indoor tennis courts, three paddle tennis courts, a swimming complex with diving and lap pools and a zero-depth recreation area, and a professionally staffed fitness center. Club facilities include 39 guest rooms.


Program Highlights:

  • A Wine Society with 250 members. Benefits include monthly tastings, discounts on wine events and bottles in restaurants, and complimentary corkage.
  • A wine list featuring over 500 selections.
  • A wine cellar valued at over $750,000.
  • Unique libation offerings at each of our Food and Beverage Outlets.
  • Private label offerings including beer, wine, and liquor.

Educational Requirements

  • Certification: TIPS Trainer certification, WSET Level 2, or Court of Master Sommeliers Level 2 preferred.
  • Education: A college degree in Hospitality Management, Business, or a related field is advantageous or equivalent experience.

Date Position Available


Other Benefits

Other benefits include:

  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance
  • 401K Retirement Plan
  • Emergency Savings Plan
  • Supplemental Healthcare Benefits Options
  • Gym Membership Discounts
  • Professional Association Fees & Training Options
  • Life Insurance

Please send resumes to:

Michael O'Heir
Food & Beverage Director
1625 Country Club Circle
Charlottesville, VA 22901
PHONE: 4342450672
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