Assistant Restaurant Manager - Berkeley Café

  • The Berkeley
  • Food & beverage
  • Full time

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a passionate Assistant Restaurant Manager to join the opening team of The Berkeley Café.

With an independent spirit and an eye for style, The Berkeley is the epitome of modern British luxury. Rooms are by leading designers, and London’s original fashionista afternoon tea is served daily in the Collins Room. The Berkeley is perfectly positioned between Hyde Park, fashionable Knightsbridge and the residential neighbourhood of Belgravia. Its signature experiences include the famed Blue Bar, The Berkeley Bar & Terrace with its inspired interior styling, Michelin-starred dining in Marcus and Bamford Wellness Spa.

Main duties & responsibilities

As Assistant Restaurant Manager you will assist the Restaurant Manager in the day to day operations of The Berkeley Café, the latest addition to the hotel's iconic Food & Beverage outlets. As part of the opening team, you will be passionate about creating unique experiences for our guests and help establishing a strong brand reputation. 

Main responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Assist with the daily operations of The Berkeley Cafe, ensuring that daily briefings are being held and that VIP bookings are being communicated with the team accordingly. 
  • Consistently deliver excellent hotel service standard levels to ensure complete satisfaction of internal and external customers.
  • Ensure that all team members are knowledgeable about the food & drinks menu and thoroughly trained according to hotel and service standards. 
  • Identify team/individual training needs and communicate these to the Restaurant Manager immediately. 
  • Be alert and proactive for opportunities to improve the profitability of the department through controlling wastage and being responsible for the economy of all utilities and resources.
  • Assist with generating ideas of up-selling and promotions to raise profitability.

Entry Requirements

Successful candidates for our Assistant Restaurant Manager opportunity will demonstrate genuine dedication to The Berkeley and show a commitment to consistent quality in our product and service.

This is an exciting role for a talented individual who is looking for a new challenge and wants to join a fast paced and high performing hotel team renowned for their approach and delivery of unparalleled service. You will already have worked in a busy restaurant environment within a similar managerial role. 5* luxury hotel background is beneficial.

Benefits package

  • Competitive salary
  • Preferential room rates for yourself and family across Maybourne Hotel Group
  • 50% food & beverage discount across Maybourne Hotel Group
  • Vast range of learning and development programmes, for colleagues and managers at all levels
  • Opportunities for transfer and promotion across Maybourne Hotel Group
  • Social events & activities
  • Wellbeing events & activities
  • Critical illness cover
  • Season ticket loan
  • Additional benefits & initiatives may be available in local properties

Terms & conditions apply to all benefits

Eligibility

In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

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