Restaurant Manager - Hatfield House

Up to £28,000
11 Apr 2018
09 May 2018
Miss Charlotte Bradley
Job Function
Catering Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

We are recruiting a Restaurant Manager to join the newly opened River Cottage Restaurant & Deli onsite at our stunning contract, Hatfield House. The restaurant showcases the very best freshly prepared seasonal, local, organic and wild food - and we require a strong and competent Restaurant Manager to lead this exciting new concept.

Managing a team of up to 16 and building a strong relationship with our onsite clients whilst ensuring an exceptional customer and food experience for our guests - we are looking for a passionate caterer with bags of innovation to join our team.

Package description
  • Up to £28,000
  • Outstanding venue based in the beautiful Hertfordshire countryside
  • Opportunities to develop and progress
Main responsibilities

We have an exciting opportunity for a Restaurant Manager to oversee the River Cottage Restaurant & Deli which is a seasonal operation (closed January) with expected sales in peak of up to £6k a day, which we will be looking to grow. As Restaurant Manager you will oversee up to 16 staff and will work to budgets whilst being creative and innovative. Business is very seasonal, so you will be expected to forecast and plan to maximize sales.

This role would suit an experienced Restaurant Manager within a high street brand who would like to develop within Compass Group. Due to recently opening the River Cottage brand, we are also looking for a Brand Ambassador to lead and develop this brand new venture.

Ideal candidate
  • Entrepreneurial approach
  • Passionate about the River Cottage brand and Compass Group
  • Creative and innovative - keeping up to date with the latest food trends and concepts
  • Experienced manager who enjoys leading a diverse workforce
  • Understands seasonal / leisure industry 
  • Management experience within restaurants/deli's
  • The ability to train and develop staff
  • Standards and quality driven management style
  • Results orientated and motivated to achieve measurable results
  • Sound knowledge of Hygiene, Health and Safety
About the company

Compass Group UK & Ireland offers excellent career and development opportunities, as an organisation that's proud of its great people, we believe in the opportunity to recognise and develop great talent.  That's why we offer a number of courses and qualifications for our talented Managers.  For our future stars, we have The Academy and Accelerate programmes which will equip you for a career in Catering Management.  For established managers, we have our Evolve programme which will hone your existing skills and add to your managerial capabilities. We’re also Edexcel approved, so you can be sure you are getting the best training available to you.  So whether you are a Future Star with big aspirations or an established High Performer with a proven track record – there is a development plan for you.  If this isn’t enough, we offer a competitive salary, pension scheme and life assurance, sick pay, and company discounts. And because life isn't only about work, we offer a good annual leave entitlement too.