Restaurant General Manager

  • Job Reference: 00005858-1
  • Date Posted: 3 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Jason S Watson limited
  • Location: Gillingham
  • Salary: £38,000 to £40,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + bonus + benefits
  • Sector: Restaurant Management
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Helen Keating
  • Email:
  • Telephone: +44 (0) 1372 289565

Job Description


This is an exciting opportunity to join an established brand and drive forward a high volume all day dining operation (not evenings). This leading brand already has an exceptional reputation for offering quality food, excellent service and standards and strong values around people. The ideal candidate will have gained at least 2 years experience as a General/ Restaurant Manager from posts held working within a premium branded restaurant chain, Food and Beverage Manager from a hotel chain or volume restaurant operation, ideally with full table service. We are looking for commercially astute Restaurant Managers who have a proven track record and can demonstrate examples of delivering bottom line performance with high turnover restaurant operations. You will be responsible for a circa 400 cover restaurant with a large team including Assistant Managers and Supervisors both front and back of house, and upwards of 35 staff. You must enjoy being front of house and highly visible in the restaurant with customers and staff. You should be able to effectively lead, motivate develop and coach the team to deliver excellent customer service and standards consistently. It is essential that you have some strong analytical skills as you will be responsible for all aspects of finance in the restaurant, including sales, gross profit, stock control, staff wages and controllable expenditure. We are looking for an excellent people manager with a team focus who can identify and monitor the training needs of the team and take an active role in developing and coaching people. This is a lovely company to work for, it's a very high profile role so a dynamic, ambitious candidate will have the opportunity to progress! You will need to be extremely well organised and be able to work under considerable pressure every day with multiple guests requiring exceptional service throughout the day. The package on offer comprises a highly competitive basic salary of up to £40k accompanied by an opportunity to earn up to £5k in bonus for loyalty and delivering exceptional customer feedback. Interviews available immediately .

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