We are looking for an experienced and passionate Assistant Manager to join our team. As an Assistant Manager, you will overtake a variety of responsibilities and duties such as marketing strategies, training, overseeing food quality and high service standards, developing menus as well as greeting and serving restaurant guests.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £25,000.00-£28,000.00 per year

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The Royal is a busy and newly refurbished gastro pub in the village of Bolton-le-sands. We focus on modern British pub food using fresh and local ingredients delivered to us 6 days a week. Our menus change each month with the kitchen team having a very hands-on role in developing the menus alongside the head chef, Sous chef and owner. We serve food all day, 7 days a week with the kitchen shutting at 9pm each evening and at 8pm on Sundays.

Duties and responsibilities:

• Manage and oversee the entire restaurant operation alongside fellow managers/supervisors
• Deliver superior guest service
• Ensuring guest satisfaction
• Plan and develop guest loyalty programs
• Plan new and update existing menus
• Plan and develop the overall restaurant marketing strategy
• Respond efficiently to customer questions and complaints
• Organise and supervise shifts
• Manage and lead staff
• Training and evaluate staff performance
• Estimate consumption, forecast requirements and maintain inventory
• Manage restaurant supplies
• Control costs and minimise waste
• Nurture a positive working environment
• Monitor operations and initiate corrective actions
• Implement innovative strategies to improve productivity and sales

Requirements and qualifications:

• 1 year of experience as a Restaurant Assistant Manager or similar role
• Good food and wine knowledge
• Computer literacy
• Experience in event planning
• Strong leadership, motivational and people skills
• Good financial management skills
• Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
• Team player
• Good time-management skills
• Great interpersonal and communication skills

In return we offer:

• Excellent Rate of Pay: up to £28,000 per annum + Tips
• Excellent Tips: Shared monthly (varied amounts depending on gratuity amount)
• Free Meals on Shift
• 25% Food when visiting with Friends & Family
• Very flexible & fair working rota, 48 hour working week over 5 days.
• 28 days (5.6 weeks) paid annual leave
• Qualifications: Potential NVQs available dependent on performance

As a young company that's going places, we're looking for opportunities to expand our venue portfolio in the coming years, so if it's career progression you're after, you're in the right place.

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