Job Title: Restaurant Manager

Location: Dublin

Salary: €40,000+

Reference: MC1807

We are currently recruiting a Restaurant Manager for this recently renovated venue offering unique and vibrant dining featuring fresh, seasonal Irish produce in casual chic surroundings. 

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 (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.

Forming part of a larger business, this role offers excellent career progession opportunities. If you want to play a key role in the development of a vibrant, new Dublin dining experience, send in your CV today!