Restaurant Manager Jobs

Restaurant manager jobs work in hotels, restaurants and fast-food outlets. 

Restaurant manager jobs involves ensuring customers and staff are happy and that the restaurant is operating efficiently and profitably.  Leadership and management skills are important qualities for the role of restaurant manager ensuring a motivated workforce to supply a quality service.   Restaurant manager jobs will be in charge of all he/she surveys, until entering the kitchen, at which point authority normally concedes to the head chef.  

The role of the restaurant manager jobs is to ensure that front of house operations run smoothly and professionally. The responsibility for building a team of waiters, sommeliers and bar staff belongs to the restaurant manager.  This team of staff will normally greet and tend to the needs and requirements of guests however a restaurant manager often welcomes guests and escorts them to their table personally. Often the restaurant manager jobs will also organise table reservations. 

Restaurant manager jobs should have a good knowledge of all dishes and wines, and must be able to divest this knowledge to those working with them.  Restaurant manager jobs will also be tasked with ordering all supplies for the front of house, from wines and spirits to napkins and restaurant manager jobs must ensure that all bills and gratuities are reconciled on a daily basis.

Restaurant manager jobs should be able to anticipate where problems might arise before they do, and will also be expected to deal with any customer complaints.

Top restaurant manager jobs will be able to recognise regular patrons to the restaurant and anticipate their likes/dislikes, and will have a heightened sense of diplomacy, discretion, and patience. 

Restaurant manager jobs duties will normally include:

  • Recruitment, training and motivating
  • Organising and supervising shifts
  • Quality control
  • Hygiene
  • Health & Safety

Restaurant manager jobs have to be prepared to work long days and unsocial hours.  Salary rates for restaurant manager jobs will be dependent on the type, size and location of the employer but in general a restaurant manager can earn upwards of £16,000.

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  1. Restaurant Manager

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £23000 to £25000 p/a

    Category: Restaurant Management

    This is an extremely exciting, newly arisen position due to the expansion plans of a highly accoladed Edinburgh Restaurant. You will be joining a small team of extremely talented and successful individuals with high passion for their service. You will take on the Restaurant Manager role with the task of ...

  2. Head Waiter - Outstanding Opportunity

    Location: Scottish Highlands

    Salary: £22000 p/a

    Category: Restaurant Management

    An outstanding opportunity has presented itself for a talented and ambitious Head Waiter or Waitress to join one of Scotland's most renowned and prestigious hotel F&B operations.
    The Benefits...

    Opportunity to work at one of Scotland’s most renowned destination, country house hotels and help drive the business ...

  3. Restaurant Manager - Live In

    Location: Isle of Skye

    Salary: £20000 to £24000 p/a

    Category: Restaurant Management

    Proactive and ambitious Restaurant Supervisor required to help run the day-to-day service of an increasingly popular, family led restaurant on the picturesque Isle of Skye.The Benefits...
    ·Highly competitive salary·Excellent benefits including bonus opportunities, tips and accommodation within walking distance.·Progression opportunities·Chance to work with in a high ...

  4. Restaurant Manager - Award Winning Fine Dining

    Location: Oban

    Salary: £25000 to £25000 p/a

    Category: Restaurant Management

    Amazing and rarely presented opportunity has arisen for an outstanding Restaurant Manager to join one of Scotland’s most iconic destination hotels. This luxury establishment, which has an international reputation, is looking for a 5-star manager to lead, develop and improve their fine dining operation.
    The Benefits...
    ·Highly competitive salary ...

  5. Restaurant Manager

    Location: Stirlingshire

    Salary: £21000 to £22000 p/a

    Category: Restaurant Management

    Award-winning hotel operator, situated in the picturesque heart of Stirlingshire, require a proactive and passionate Restaurant Manager, to lead and develop their high quality hotel restaurant operation. The Benefits...
    ·Highly competitive salary
    ·Excellent company benefits
    ·Clear and definite progression opportunities
    ·Chance to work with an award-winning operator
    The Operation...
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