Tuesday, 17 January 2012

Restaurant Manager

Job Title: Restaurant Manager

Reporting To: Business Development Manager

Business activities:
  • taking responsibility for the business performance of the restaurant;
  • Analyzing and planning restaurant sales levels and profitability;
  • Work with other management personnel to plan marketing, advertising, and any special restaurant functions.
  • Work with chefs and other personnel to plan menus that are flavourful and popular with customers.
  • Work with chefs for efficient provisioning and purchasing of supplies.
  • Estimate food and beverage costs.
  • Supervise portion control and quantities of preparation to minimize waste.
  • Perform frequent checks to ensure consistent high quality of preparation and service.
  • Supervise operation of bar to maximize profitability, minimize legal liability, and conform to alcoholic beverage regulations.
  • preparing reports at the end of the shift/week, including staff control, food control and sales;
  • Taking responsibility for the outside catering functions and growing this business function.
  • creating and executing plans for department sales, profit and staff development;
  • setting budgets and/or agreeing them with senior management;
  • Planning and coordinating menus.
Other Duties:
  • coordinating the entire operation of the restaurant during scheduled shifts;
  • managing staff and providing them with feedback;
  • responding to customer complaints;
  • ensuring that all employees adhere to the company’s uniform standards;
  • meeting and greeting customers and organising table reservations;
  • advising customers on menu and wine choice;
  • training and motivating staff;
  • organizing and supervising the shifts of kitchen, waiting and cleaning staff.
  • perform other duties as assigned by management.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • 3-5 years experience managing a busy restaurant
  • Experience in managing outside catering department
  • Bachelor of Science degree in hotel/restaurant management is desirable. A combination of a diploma and practical experience will be considered as an alternate.
  • Good organizational skills for dealing with diverse duties and staff.
  • Pleasant, polite manner for dealing with public as well as staff.
All CV’s to be sent to recruit@odumont.com.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted



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