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Assistant Restaurant Manager - Argyll & Bute

£23k to £25k + Share Ownership + Discounted Live-In - Leisure & Hospitality
Ref: 77 Date Posted: Monday 03 Dec 2018
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Assistant Restaurant Manager

Circa £23k to £25k + Discounted Accommodation + Employee Allowance + Leisure Facilities


About the Role

We’re on the hunt for an ambitious Assistant Restaurant Manager to work for our 5-star client in one of Scotland’s most popular luxury destinations.  If you’re an established restaurant management professional, this role presents an ideal opportunity for a next career step into what is an already successful kitchen operation with a reputation for locally sourced and sustainable produce and a first-class dining experience. 

About the Employer

Our client caters to a broad range of customers with high expectations for food and quality of service in a 5-star location.  With a high emphasis on sourcing local ingredients and offering innovative, modern dishes, along with traditional favourites, as Assistant Restaurant Manager, you will be tasked with supporting the Restaurant Manager and ensuring a memorable dining experience for all guests.  The restaurant will be open throughout the day serving breakfast, lunch & dinner as well as drinks and light snacks for a resort which caters for up to 700 guests at a time.

About the Person

To be successful as Assistant Restaurant Manager in this role, you will have proven work experience as in a similar role and be able to demonstrate good career progression to date.  To succeed, as you would imagine, you will need to be very focused on outstanding customer service, going the extra mile to ensure the restaurant has exceeded expectations.  In addition, it will be important for you to understand high volume operations.  Reporting to the Restaurant Manager, you will also have a passion for training and developing a team with responsibility for 2 floor managers, a floating manager, a breakfast manager and a bar supervisor as well as the waiting staff.

Your food and beverage knowledge will be extraordinary, with ability to remember and recall ingredients and dishes to inform customers and waiting staff.  Back of house experience will also be important therefore familiarity with restaurant management software will be important as will strong leadership, motivation and people skills.

The ideal candidate may well have a relevant degree and some experience, but equally, you may also have worked your up way up through the ranks in the restaurant industry.  Either way, your adaptability, teamwork and great communication skills will be critically important to your success.

About the Job

Your primary responsibilities as Assistant Restaurant Manager will be to coordinate Front and Back of house restaurant operations including organising and supervising shifts, controlling operational costs and ensuring compliance with EHO regulations.  With the support of the owner and a great kitchen staff, you will have an excellent support network to help you succeed in maintaining the restaurant's great reputation.  You will be expected to cover for the owner in his absence, and so this will be an excellent opportunity to show your initiative and make a name for yourself within the industry.

The Reward

The salary for the Assistant Restaurant Manager role is circa £28k with an excellent benefits package.  You will also receive industry leading training and development, which will set you well on your way towards more senior positions with the organisation in the future.  If this Assistant Restaurant Manager role sounds of interest to you then send your CV with a brief covering letter to Chris Feeney at  Alternatively, if you prefer, to have an initial, confidential chat, then call Chris on 07773 475518.