Job Category: Restaurant Manager
Job Location: Southampton
Description: The Company and the Role:
An outstanding opportunity to join as Restaurant Manager with an independently owned and long established and popular Southampton city centre based bar and bistro.
With a walk-in lounge bar on the ground floor and a beautiful restaurant, this bar and bistro is the perfect place to begin any evening out in the vibrant, cultural city of Southampton.
Whether you are dining out for a special occasion or just for a treat at the end of a long week, satisfaction is guaranteed in their gorgeous restaurant.
Situated in the city centre it is has strong pre-theatre dining business. Theatre goers can prepare themselves for their evening of entertainment with a delicious meal in this elegant yet relaxed setting.
Those looking to enjoy a more informal meal can simply drop into the casual lounge bar on the ground floor. Its laid back, stylish tone makes it the perfect place to pop in for a lazy lunch, or to fill up on some great food before heading off for a night out in Southampton.
This establishment takes great pride in the quality of the food they serve, the diversity of their menu and the attentive, passionate and friendly staff they employ. Their customers expect a great experience every time they visit and together as a team it will be your job to ensure that the customer’s expectations are met and hopefully exceeded every time they visit.
Key Features of the Role:
This bar and bistro is committed to providing exceptional hospitality.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a Restaurant Manager to enhance individual skills and knowledge and to be part of a friendly team.
You will report to and support the Owner and drive profitability through ensuring diners and guests have the best experience possible at every single touch point, service, food and ambiance.
You will manage enquiries, reservations, pre-orders, group bookings, allergy requirements etc.
You will organise the team, create and manage table plans and stock availability.
You will be a key holder, cash up and other end of day routines.
You will deal with customer complaints and customer ad hoc requests.
Knowledge and Skills:
As Restaurant Manager you will need experience of working in a food and beverage outlet together with a passion for customer excellence.
Knowledge of wines would be a distinct advantage. Cocktail experience would very useful.
You should have a passion for producing the perfect customer experience every time.
You should possess ambition to continually drive the business forward.
You should have a love for food and great drink knowledge.
You will love working in a fun but challenging environment and seeing a job well done.
You will enjoy working as part of a team but also leading and mentoring others
You will be a great communicator, well organised and able to plan ahead.
You will be an excellent team player and leader who can respectfully communicate to the team.
You should have some financial understanding and of controlling costs and stocks.
You will have good knowledge of hygiene and health and safety.
You should possess a lot of stamina/energy to keep up to speed during occasional hectic spells of business.
You should have a desire to aim for high standards.
You should be reliable, hardworking, trustworthy and passionate in your work.
You should have good pc skills particularly Excel.
Standard working week is 5 days on, 2 days off and working a Sunday evening on a one in three rota.
What’s on Offer?
Basic salary around £14,500 basic upon a 35 hour week but with overtime, tips – worth around £80 per week and bonus , your earnings will be around £21,500 per annum.
In addition you have a minimum of 20 days holiday plus bank and public holidays, auto enrolment pension, life cover, free meals whilst on duty, staff discount at other times.
If you are a Restaurant Supervisor looking to step into a new management position or if you already have this experience, this could be the position for you.
Please do not apply for this vacancy unless you have some restaurant management experience.
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UK Work Eligibility: This employer has chosen to only allow applications from those that hold current UK work permissions.
Employer Reference: 7929/2018/CA6518FC
Job Type: Permanent
Contact Phone Number: 02380 224654
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Date Added: 07 January 2018