Restaurant Manager - Berkeley Café

  • The Berkeley
  • Food & beverage
  • Full time

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an exceptional Café 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 Café Manager you will play an integral part of the long-awaited opening of the new Berkeley Café, which will be the latest addition to The Berkeley's iconic Food & Beverage outlets. Born a natural leader, you will be excited to share your knowledge and support with junior members of the team and coordinate daily tasks accordingly. You will be an excellent and confident communicator and have the ability to interact with guests and clients to ensure a fantastic experience at The Berkeley. 

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

  • Oversee the daily operation, prioritize usual tasks and delegate them to the according team members.
  • Ensure that all team members are knowledgeable about the food & drinks menu and thoroughly trained according to hotel and service standards. 
  • Take ownership over VIP guests experience and ensure that team members are aware of the VIP guests both in the outlet and within the hotel.
  • Be responsible for the end of the day report and ensure that correct figures are administered in a timely manner.
  • Attend and support departmental meetings or training sessions and be knowledgeable of all departmental standards.
  • Encourage and motivate all members of the team to achieve a positive and proactive working environment.

Entry Requirements

Successful candidates for our Café 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/cafe 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


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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