Restaurant Manager

Job Description

The opportunity:

Global Talent 2020 are proudly working with a prestigious fine dining restaurant and hotel located on an idyllic island in the Scottish Highlands to find a restaurant manager for their operations of over 35 years.

The venue is Michelin-recommended and currently holds 3 AA rosettes. The menu boasts the very best of Scottish cuisine, with all ingredients grown and sourced locally.

You will manage a team of 15-20 and be responsible for training and developing them to deliver an exquisite service to the highest of standards, treating guests from around the world who visit Scotland for this experience.

The property has 6 rooms, however, expansion is planned for the near future and your role will be key in supporting the F+B development.

You MUST have a car as your time will be split between the main hotel restaurant and their sister restaurant 40 minutes across the island.

You must have WSET level 2 or 3 and have experience in a similar fine dining environment.

State of the art live in is available, and as a Head of Department, you will have your own studio flat on the island.

The benefits:

  • Excellent base salary package.
  • Live in accommodation.
  • TRONC of £6,000 – £8,000pa.
  • 4 day working week.
  • Free parking.

The role:

The Restaurant Manager will support the General Manager, across the two fine dining restaurants. The responsibilities will include scheduling for the team, all training, ensuring health and safety standards are met, recruitment and operating the CRM and booking systems. With a team on hand, to lead across the property, to ensure that the quality delivery of guest food and drink experiences are consistently maintained against the exceptional high standards.

You will be used to being customer-facing and lead the F&B operations by example. With an eye for detail, remembering repeat customers/regulars, whilst being alive to maximise commercial opportunities. You will manage the staff across front of house restaurant, in room dining, and bar areas as required. Sound understanding of departmental P&L, stock controls, cellar management, health & safety, training, and development, whilst possessing first-class people soft skills, and communication skills are prerequisites for this established reputable business.

The person:

Our client at Global Talent 2020, is looking for a hands-on approach type leader, a “leader”, with a focused, well-organised mind. Possessing a positive personality, driven to achieve high service standards and results. This is a multi-tasking role, in an amazing rural location. You need to be someone used to always keeping their fingers on the pulse of an operation.

The client requires the candidate to possess first-class people soft skills, with an ability to engage with customers and colleagues alike. This role requires 4 or 5-star experience, up to 2 or 3 AA Rosettes ideally within a hotel environment.

Interested? Get in touch, apply today and then let’s talk…

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Job Overview

Job Title
Restaurant Manager
Role Type
Full Time
Scottish Highlands
Job Reference
BDJ 078
Date Job Posted
Closing Date
Salary £35-£40K + £6-8K TRONC

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