Restaurant/Cafe Manager

  • Job Reference: Xpress/WT/8340
  • Date Posted: 9 June 2022
  • Recruiter: Xpress Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: Dunfermline, Fife
  • Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Creating the Future
  • Sector: Tours and Visitor Attractions
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Want to be part of this brand new opening on an amazing, scenic historic property!


The Place: 

Shaping the coastline of South Fife, this amazing scenic historic property is looking for an experienced Restaurant/Cafe Manager that will be heavily involved in the opening and then the running of this new addition to its business streams.


The Job:

In total, we can see you building, opening, and then generating income through food and beverage operations on the premises, and delivering the highest standard of visitor experience for all while bringing the owner's vision to life. You will:
Have Overall responsibility for the management and delivery of catering
Be setting objectives and is responsible for the overall, day-to-day running of the catering operations
Devise, cost, and source menu items and consistently looking at ways of maximising income through effective purchasing and creative merchandising
Ensure innovative ideas and current trends in catering are constantly being delivered
Source, recruit, motivate and train remembers of the team
Create and manage budgets
Be visitor/customer-focused by being present, approachable and quick to exceed expectations in fulfilling customer needs


The Person:

Preferably experience in new openings
Possess experience of catering management across a similar operation such as a garden centre café, local restaurant, or a catering operation in a historic/heritage environment
Essentially has previous experience in a customer-facing, service environment
Experience managing, leading, coordinating and developing a team with varying remits and professional competences
Demonstrable skills in successful budget and financial management, combined with clear evidence of commercial awareness and previous sales experience
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and confidence in dealing with a wide range of staff, visitors, and other stakeholders, with a friendly, confident, and well-presented manner

Own transport is essential


The Rewards:

A salary up to £30k will be offered to the right candidate but this is more about what the future will bring, your success will deliver further rewards. 


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