Restaurant Manager - Hever Castle

09 Nov 2018
07 Dec 2018
Miss Laura Glover
Job Function
Restaurant Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

If you’re a motivated and ambitious Restaurant Manager with a passion for food, exceptional skill set with high end industry experience - develop your career within the world’s leading contract caterer.

This exclusive and historic venue requires a committed Restaurant Manager to deliver exceptionally high standards of service, and who will work within a strong team of up to 20 to provide a smooth and professional catering and event service

Package description

Up to £22,000 

5 out of 7 days - flexibility required with regular weekends

Fantastic new role due to growth within the contract, with clear progression and development

Main responsibilities

At Hever Castle, we are looking for a passionate Restaurant Manager to join the Moat Restaurant to oversee the full operation and manage a team of driven individuals. 

  • Coordinate daily Front of House and Back of House restaurant operations
  • Deliver superior service and maximise customer satisfaction
  • Respond efficiently and accurately to customer complaints
  • Regularly review product quality and research new vendors
  • Organise and supervise shifts
  • Appraise staff performance and provide feedback and training to improve productivity
  • Estimate future needs for goods, kitchen utensils and cleaning products
  • Ensure compliance with sanitation and safety regulations
  • Manage restaurant’s good image and suggest ways to improve it
  • Conduct stock takes and ordering
  • Control operational costs and identify measures to cut waste
  • Recommend ways to reach a broader audience (e.g. discounts and social media ads)
  • Train new and current employees on proper customer service practices to ensure development within the team
  • Implement policies and protocols that will maintain future restaurant
Ideal candidate
  • Previous restaurant/employee dining/retail management experience
  • Food Safety Level 2 required
  • Barista experience would be beneficial
  • Proven ability to understand GP 
  • Proactive, enthusiastic and hands on approach
  • Shows drive, tenacity and resilience to get things done
  • Ability to demonstrate great organisational skills in a high volume and demanding environment
  • A passion for food and creativity
  • Strong management, development and HR skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to set high standards
About the company

Our company vision is Great People, Great service, Great Results. It’s a vision we hope you’ll share as it’s helped us to become a world class business, with over 50,000 people developing their careers with us, here in the UK alone. Join us and enjoy exceptional support, variety and opportunity.

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 share success, that's why 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.

So if you are looking for the opportunity to achieve your full potential in a team that is focused on great people and great service, we'd love to hear from you.

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