Job Title: Restaurant GM

Location: Dublin

Salary: €50,000+

Reference: MC1538

This casual chic venue is set to reopen in June after extensive renovation works. Part of a larger business, their aim is to create a unique and vibrant dining opportunity featuring fresh, seasonal Irish produce. They now seek an experienced Restaurant GM to be responsible for the overall management of efficient and profitable restaurant operations.

Role responsibilities include:

  • Assist with menu planning and costing
  • Review and update job descriptions and SOPs as required
  • Undertake/participate in recruitment and onboarding of the full Restaurant Team, assisting the Head Chef as appropriate
  • Prepare/approve Team rosters, with a strong focus on managing labour costs
  • Ensure the Front of House and Back of House teams work together and are well organised and well supported
  • Work collaboratively with all other departments
  • Manage/oversee purchasing for the full Restaurant
  • Always seek improvements/ new opportunities/ new trends
  • Support the Head Chef in ensuring the production of consistently great food
  • Ensure the highest level of food safety and cleanliness of the workplace at all times
  • Promote a safety culture and safety awareness
  • Adhere to health & safety training, policies, and procedures and ensure compliance with HACCP/GDPR/RSA legal requirements
  • Identify and manage training needs, including your own, with a focus on succession planning
  • Deal with any staff issues in a comprehensive and timely manner.
  • Identify opportunities to recognise and reward Team members
  • Ensure that an excellent food and beverage service to all guests at all times
  • Work with the Head Chef to manage portion control and food costs and to minimise food waste
  • Working with the Head Chef to ensure that the Kitchen is properly maintained at all times, and that cleaning schedules are set up and maintained
  • Prepare management and other reports and make presentations
  • Attend relevant meetings
  • Proactively identify issues and solutions and discuss with Senior Management

The ideal candidate will have at least three years’ experience as Restaurant Manager / General Manager within a quality dining destination, opening experience an advantage. Further candidate attributes include:

  • Passion for people and excellent service
  • Proven positive leadership ability
  • Strong business acumen
  • An inspiring, fun, can-do attitude
  • Calm, professional, and organised approach to work in a busy, dynamic environment
  • Excellent English competence and communication (including listening) skills
  • Strong IT skills
  • Highest level of attention to detail
  • Hands on approach, able to work as part of a Team or on own initiative
  • Good standard of health / level of fitness, capable of, and comfortable with, physical activity
  • Flexibility with work shifts (initially open Wed- Sun, with varying shift times)

Benefits include:

  • Free meals while on duty
  • Uniform
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Free car parking
  • Employee engagement initiatives e.g. free yoga classes, fitness programmes
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Social Events – Christmas Party, Summer BBQ, etc
  • Annual Tax-saver and Bike to Work scheme
  • Health-related benefits after the qualifying period of service
  • Other benefits, subject to tenure.

If you are looking for an opportunity where you can progress your career and play a key role in the set-up and development of a vibrant, new Dublin dining experience, send in your CV today!