General Manager - Italian family restaurant

Berkeley Scott
London, South East England
22 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
An authentic and successful Italian restaurant is looking for a General Manager for their vibrant venue near London Bridge. This flagship family owned restaurant and bar has gained rave reviews and the family looks likely to continue to open more units in future. It has become particularly well-known in the surrounding areas for serving the highest quality, fresh, authentic Italian food.

In this role as General Manager, you will be given a great deal of autonomy to utilise your own management style and creative flair. You will be responsible for the whole operation, including all financial areas of the business, with a great deal of freedom to add real value to the operation. You will be responsible for forecasting against set budgets, control of stock and labour margins, all recruitment, training and development of a team of around 15 to ensure that service standards and product quality are consistently high.

Leading from the front you will inspire and motivate your team, create and drive marketing campaigns and build bridges with the local community. You will need to have experience managing a food led business, coming ideally from an independent or quality branded restaurant, with a proven track record with fresh food service. As a proven manager you will need to have managed teams in excess of 15 staff and have operational experience of managing all financial aspects of the business.

The salary for this position is up to around 35K coupled with an achievable and generous bonus structure. If you are a hardworking, energetic, hands-on and customer focused individual with a history in restaurant management, please apply.

Individuals with previous managerial experience in Italian restaurants would be of high interest. In addition, living in easy commute of the London Bridge area would be an advantage.

In order to ensure your enquiry is dealt with quickly, please send in an up-to-date copy of your Curriculum Vitae asap. Please note that due to the large volume of interest for a role of this type, we cannot reply to unsuccessful applications.

Berkeley Scott is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.