Fantastic and exciting opportunity for a highly motivated area manager within an independent company whose trademark is offering fantastic British food and great service
Vacancy Reference:
The Company:

Contemporary Restaurant Cafe within an established highly reputable brand,attracting a fashionable and eclectic crowd is currently offering a fantastic and exciting opportunity for a highly motivated area restaurant manager. Inspired British cooking reflecting seasonality, offering both formal and casual dining within modern contemporary interiors.

Role Details:


  • Responsible for overseeing the daily running and commercial success of two London located restaurants and any future restaurants, ensuring that the company brand and style is maintained
  • Responsible for supervising international franchisees.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the business performance of the restaurants
  • Analyse and plan restaurant sales levels and profitability
  • Oversee and manage allocated budget
  • Collaborate with Chef to plan and develop recipes and menus taking into account seasonal availability of ingredient, production costs and likely consumer demand
  • Overall responsibility for charge and cash receipts, ensuring tills are balanced and reporting any discrepancy Head Office
  • Take responsibility for standards of health and safety achieving highest hygiene inspection standards.
  • Liaise with Facilities, Head Chefs and Restaurant Managers to inspect supplies, equipment and work areas to ensure compliance to health and safety standards
  • Assist Head Chefs and Restaurant Managers in negotiating prices with suppliers
  • Assist the Head Chef and Restaurant Manager in the recruitment and training of kitchen staff
  • Oversee the refit and maintenance of restaurants
  • Act as a link between Head Office and the Restaurants, reporting in on business developments/challenges
  • Prepare reports at the end of the shift/week, including staff control, food control and sales
  • Motivate , support and lead Restaurant Assistant Managers and Head Chefs
  • Reporting approaches from potential franchises
  • Assist in selecting potential franchises
  • Gather information on franchisees and present it to the Operations Director.
  • Responsible for organising training for the franchisees
  • Ensure franchisees comply with the operations manual
  • Review and update the operational manual on a regular basis
  • Occasional travels abroad will be required.

Key Relationships:

  • Restaurant and Kitchen staff
  • Facilities
  • Head Office
  • Suppliers
  • Franchises

About You

  • Strong management skills
  • Dynamic can do attitude and a warm people person 
  • Previous management experience in food service, preferably multi site
  • Previous experience of planning and managing budgets
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Customer service orientated
  • Strong organisation and prioritising
  • Ability to multi task
  • Sound decision making and problem solving
  • Strong interest in developing the business worldwide.

Salary & Benefits:

£50 - 55k per annum

You will need to have the right to work in the UK to be considered for this role, along with all the necessary supporting documents.