General Manager - York

£45,000 - £50,000
19 Mar 2019
16 Apr 2019
Miss Laura Glover
Job Function
Catering Manager
Contract Type
Part Time

Levy Leisure are proud to be the catering partner for a prestigious venue based in York, we provide all retail catering and conference & events requirements at this spectacular venue.

We are looking for a General Manager to oversee all catering and events related requirements, leading on some exciting new growth projects and leading a strong and successful team.

Package description

General Manager - York

£42,000-£45,000 dependent on experience

Working 5 out of 7 days

Working on site at one of our prestigious venues in York

Lots of scope to develop and progress

Main responsibilities
  • Overseeing a prestigious and spectacular venue with all retail and C&E requirements.  £2.7 million turnover (split 70:30 Retail and C&E)
  • Managing the day to day operation with a hands-on approach 
  • Strong focus on developing a core team, and full responsibility for managing a large variable team
  • Reviewing standards and processes and improving where required
  • Strong attention to detail within all aspects of catering and hospitality
  • Innovation and creativity with menu plans
  • Delivering on KPI agreed with the client
  • In charge of P&L and Budgetary achievements
  • Driving and growing profit through strategic planning
  • Excellent commercial understanding and creative ideas to increase business
  • Being fully responsible for all health & safety and food safety
  • Stakeholder and client management - building strong and robust relationships
Ideal candidate
  • Ability to create a motivated, engaged and positive team environment
  • Be a strong leader
  • A passion for the catering, retail and events industry
  • Experience in managing large variable teams
  • Structured and approachable people management skills
  • Highly proactive and innovative in approach
  • Experience of leading and managing projects
  • Constantly challenges the ‘status quo’
  • Stakeholder management – experience of building relationships with all levels of seniority
  • An innovative approach for food and service
  • Respond to the pace of the business in terms of speed of work and productivity
  • Dedicated and driven to succeed


About the company

Levy Restaurants UK is the sports, leisure and hospitality sector of Compass Group UK& I and British partner to Levy Restaurants US. A hospitality market leader, Levy Restaurants provides individual character to each of its clients including Twickenham Experience, Wimbledon and The O2, through focusing on delicious food, great atmosphere and legendary service..