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Restaurant Assistant General Manager

Reference number: SW-012088
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type: Jobs
  • Employer: The Hoxton
  • Location: London
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We are looking for a Restaurant Assistant General Manager to be part of our team for The Hoxton, Southwark in our Seabird restaurant.
The Hoxton, Southwark is our third in London, only a skip & a hop away from the South Bank. There is something for everyone: 192 rooms, a bustling ground-floor restaurant, bar and terrace, The
Apartment (our unique meeting & events space, a stunning roof-top restaurant and bar with indoor and outdoor seating PLUS our brand-new coworking space spread over six floors.
Our rooftop restaurant & bar Seabird with an outdoor terrace (and spectacular 360 views!) offers a complete dining experience all around a seafood concept developed especially for us.

What you’ll do…
• Supporting the front of house restaurant team in this exciting concept alongside the Restaurant General Manager.
• Both guest and team experience will be at the heart of all you do. You’ll support your team by leading by example, keeping them involved and motivated; helping them feel empowered and supported, confident in providing top Hox experiences for our guests and comfortable turning to you with questions
• Working closely with the Restaurant General Manager to create and plan initiatives and incentives, alongside a strong understanding of the guest booking and profiling system to drive revenue
• Have a firm grip on the P&L and take ownership over the costs of the restaurant business, always striving to find efficient solutions whilst keeping the quality high and the experience top notch
• Working closely with the Sous Chef and Head Chef so that front of house and back of house are working smoothly, hand-in-hand

What we’re looking for…

• A track record of managing large teams and high volume in restaurants, kitchens and bars; you’re a natural at inspiring trust and bringing others along on a journey
• 2+ years’ experience in a similar restaurant management role in a busy, bustling environment
• Previous involvement in budgeting and forecasting, a strong understanding of the financial expectations of a successful restaurant and bar business
• An ability to manage the budget on a daily, weekly and monthly basis. You will be expected to report results with a granular understanding of the ongoing trends of the business to the Director of Ops for Southwark
• Exceptional attention to detail in a fast-paced environment, juggling many things at once, but always dotting the i’s and crossing the t’s
• You’re looking for a place where you can be you; no clones in suits here
• Passion for hospitality – you’re all about creating memorable experiences for others, be they guests or colleagues
• You’re not precious. We leave our egos at the door and help get shit done
• You’re up for doing things differently and trying (almost) everything once
• You want to be part of a team that works hard, supports each other and has fun along the way

What’s in it for you…
• Competitive salary
• 28 days holidays (inclusive of bank holidays), pension, and life insurance.
• A health cash plan to claim money back and get access to lots of ways to support your physical & mental wellbeing
• It’s ok not to be Ok, we have a confidential hotline for any support you require about anything and a network of mental health first aiders
• Treat yourself once in a while with lots of retail & hospitality perks through our partners
• Enjoy a free night at The Hoxton and a meal for two when you first start with us
• Goes without saying, but we’ll feed you during your shift
• Excellent discounts across the Ennismore family for you and your nearest and dearest (even if you decide to leave us!)
• Free night at The Hoxton every year and something a little extra £££ when you hit the big milestones!
• Lots of opportunity to progress and switch it up as part of a global family of brands
• Training to get you settled into your role, learning academies to broaden your skillset and development that helps you think, make and thrive at work
• Extra time off to volunteer with one of our partner charities
• Regular team get togethers, from our team drinks to our (pretty special!) bi-annual parties – we know how to have a good time!
• Enhanced family leave for when you’re expanding your family
• An annual diversity and inclusion calendar of events creating opportunities
for you to learn, celebrate and make a positive impact.

Please email Andreia for more info at andreia@southwarkworks.org.uk

Date posted: 05/01/2023

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