Assistant General Manager

The Duck & Rice
West London
£33k - 38k per year
15 Apr 2017
15 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Assistant General Manager

The Duck & Rice is a concept, developed by the internationally acclaimed restauranteur Alan Yau, who is behind egalitarian concepts, such as Wagamama, Cha Cha Moon, Busaba Eathai and the luxury dining brands Yauatcha and the Michelin starred Hakkasan and more to come.

The Duck & Rice is a concept, retaining the traditional pub elements, whilst creating a gastronomical experience with a difference. The opening is one of the most coveted new concepts to launch in London in 2014 (Timeout, Zagat, Vogue, The Telegraph, The Independent, The Guardian, Evening Standard etc.)

The reputation of The Duck & Rice is built upon serving authentic, ethnic Chinese dishes and a selection of premium lagers and cask ale at exceptional quality.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and fully accomplished Assistant General Manager who has a great knowledge of Restaurants, Pubs and Bars.

As an Assistant General Manager you will be an important member of The Duck & Rice community. The role requires a progressive leader with business acumen, customer service, food knowledge, bar knowledge and with a strong presence and ethics.

You will be involved with all aspects of the operation, including: training, standards, customer relationship building, legal compliance and help ensure the smooth running of both the more casual, relaxed first floor or the more formal and sophisticated restaurant on the second floor.

You will be willing to embrace the spirit of Soho, contributing to the culture and values of The Duck & Rice experience.

The ideal candidate will have:

- A natural, engaging and versatile presence to be able to attend to the wide and diverse customer base

- Knowledge and interest of contemporary beer culture, food, wine and spirits

- An ability to create an enjoyable and welcoming experience for each and every customer, whilst continuing to maintain exemplary customer service

- Excellent interpersonal skills

- A creative energy to contribute to the character of The Duck and Rice

- Cellar management experience is preferable

- Enjoy a fast paced environment

- Passion for delivering high standards of product and customer experience

- Strong presence on the floor with exceptional levels of customer service

- Excellent interpersonal skills to develop and motivate the team

- Experience working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment

- Motivation to learn and progress

In return we offer:

- 28 days holiday, inclusive of Bank and Public Holidays

- Competitive remuneration package

- An environment that will enable you to develop and progress