Restaurant Manager Hever Castle

Up to £26,000
30 Nov 2018
28 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 £26,000 

5 out of 7 days - flexibility required with regular weekends

Evenings off!

Meals on duty

Fantastic new role due to growth within the contract, with clear progression and access to extensive online training to support your 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.