Restaurant Manager

Bartley Lodge Hotel, Nr Lyndhurst

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Restaurant Manager to join the team at our Bartley Lodge Hotel.

We are seeking someone that has previous Restaurant Supervisory experience in a busy and high-volume restaurant, as well as a positive and outgoing personality that leads from the front.

You’ll be able to host a room and set the tone in a relaxed, yet professional service style – creating an upbeat, vibrant atmosphere and of course ensuring an enjoyable experience for all.

Main responsibilities:

  • Develop, train and inspire the team to deliver exceptional customer service that is relaxed, yet attentive
  • Recruit and induct all new food & beverage team members
  • Ensure the smooth operation of breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea & dinner service
  • Create and develop structures and practices that enable to the team to deliver the best possible service
  • Liaise with reception regarding table bookings & utilise Bookatable to maximise covers during busy times
  • Assist with controlling budgets and achieving financial goals
  • Work closely with the management team to continue to grow the reputation of the restaurant
  • Control and maintain stock of beverage – Ensuring menus are changed frequently
  • Maintain a good relationship with kitchen and work closely with the Head Chef
  • Act as a brand ambassador for the restaurant and your team

Skills & attributes:

  • Previous proven Restaurant Manager experience
  • Hands on, floor based management style
  • Full of enthusiasm & energy
  • Warm & engaging personality
  • Excellent knowledge of industry, food & drink
  • Good communication and organisational skills
  • Passion for training & developing team members
  • Interest in Mediterranean cuisine

Salary & benefits:

  • Up to £25,000 per annum plus service charge
  • 48-hour contract, working 5 days out of 7 (Evenings & weekends)
  • 28 days holiday per year plus a duvet day on your birthday
  • Uniform included
  • Fantastic career development, training & opportunities
  • Perk Box – access to the best perks from some of the UK’s biggest brands including discounts off your weekly shop.
  • Cycle to work scheme – purchase yourself a new bike with generous discount and spread the cost
  • Active Social Committee – Get involved in social events in and outside of work
  • Excellent opportunities for training and development
  • Pension scheme
  • Healthcare benefits – discounted private healthcare
  • Staff loyalty card – rewarding you with discounts up to 50% off our products and services
  • Free staff parking
  • Escape to the sun and receive a discounted rate at our sister resort in Cyprus
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