Restaurant Manager | £32k | Dorset

We are looking for a volume experienced Restaurant Manager to run a new opening in South Dorset. This is a quality operation under the guidance of a multi-rosette award winning Head chef and has had serious investment from the owners.

Great interpersonal and motivational skills are a must for this role, as during the busy tourist season the operation is expected to be exceeding 200 covers per day.

Minimum of 4 years working at a 1 rosette level as an Assistant Restaurant manager or higher.

Own transport is essential due to location.


  • Food style & offering: Modern, emphasis on informal casual dining
  • Expected trade levels: 100+ covers per day
  • Tourist destination


  • Salary: £32,000pa.
  • Temporary accommodation is available to aid with relocation
  • Holidays: 28 days per year
  • Pension


  • Highly motivated, and able to integrate & lead a team of front of house staff
  • Financially astute with a good understanding of expenses and food cost
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact with staff, managers, clients both verbally and written English.
  • Implement company Health & Safety policy and full responsibility for Food Safety Policy


  • Minimum of 4 years working at a 1 rosette level, as an Assistant Restaurant manager or higher.
  • Proven track record with logistics & man management.


  • WSET / Cellar management would be an advantage

APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS: If applying for this position, please supply:

  • a FULL & CURRENT cv,
  • a contact phone number & email address,
  • and TWO references (which will be contacted to check the veracity of the documents supplied).
  • Proof of eligibility to work in the UK/EU,
  • Declaration of any criminal convictions, in line with the ‘Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974’

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All applications received will be contacted by Chef Associates, who are operating as an Employment Agency for this role which is for a permanent position. In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of the eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment