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Lakes Restaurant Manager

Closing Date: 17/07/19

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Food & Beverage

Lakes Restaurant Manager

Closing Date: 17/07/19
Salary: Competitive

Management or Head Waiter experience for a minimum of 70 dining covers

The highest attention to detail, leading your team to deliver exceptional standards

Have excellent organisational skills with clear, distinct briefing and delegation skills

Apply Now

SbN Staff Benefits

28 days holiday on a pro-rata basis

Regular training and career progression opportunities

Free lunch or dinner served daily

Reduced gym or golf membership for the first year, which is free thereafter

Staff rate on overnight stays

Discover Service Excellence

We have an exciting opportunity to recruit a full-time Manager for the Lakes Restaurant at Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa.

Working as part of the Food & Beverage Team and reporting to the Head of Food & Beverage, the successful candidate will manage the restaurant as if it were their own.

We are looking for a hands-on, energetic Manager, who will lead by example and bring with them an excellent standard of service and a tremendous passion for detail.

The hotel is based in a stunning location on the Essex/Suffolk border, and the bustling Lakes Restaurant serves breakfast, Afternoon Tea and dinner to hotel guests and diners from the local area.

Always the host, the successful candidate will have a bubbly and positive personality, allowing them to build an instant rapport with guests. As well as being exceptionally well organised, they will have the ability to multi-task, delegate and manage, whilst always maintaining an epitome of calm.

An understanding of managing a busy, vibrant and fun dining operation, plus dealing with groups and individuals is a must. This is a varied and fast-paced role that will suit a motivated individual who has a positive outlook and natural interest in learning new skills.

This is the perfect opportunity for an up and coming driven personality, who is looking to develop as part of SbN’s internal development and succession program, as well as make a name for themselves in the industry.

What You’ll Get Up To

  • Overall day-to-day running of the restaurant
  • Managing the operational aspects of the Lakes Restaurant
  • Excellent communication with kitchen team
  • Organising and training staff at all levels
  • Development of Assistant Manager, Supervisors and staff
  • Developing and maintaining standards
  • Daily operational communication to all relevant departments
  • Briefing staff on food service and station allocation
  • Billing and invoicing controls to Accounts Team
  • Monthly equipment stock take and control of purchasing and par stock levels
  • Short & long term planning in conjunction with the Restaurants & Lounge Manager and Food & Beverage Team

What We’re Looking For

  • Management or Head Waiter experience for a minimum of 70 dining covers
  • The highest attention to detail, leading your team to deliver exceptional standards
  • Good knowledge of quality food and wine
  • Have excellent organisational skills with clear, distinct briefing and delegation skills
  • The ability to deliver a 5-star experience to all guests
  • A strong motivator and team leader

Additional Information

As part of the Food & Beverage Team you will be expected to work five days out of seven, including weekends, early shifts, but mainly lunch and dinner.

This role offers a competitive salary, as well as additional employee benefits. When applying please also give details of present salary and salary expectations.

An accommodation package is also available with this role.

SbN Staff Benefits

28 days holiday on a pro-rata basis

Regular training and career progression opportunities

Free lunch or dinner served daily

Reduced gym or golf membership for the first year, which is free thereafter

Staff rate on overnight stays

Contact Details

T: 01206 262836

E: hr@stokebynayland.com

A: Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa, Keepers Lane, Leavenheath, Colchester, Essex, CO6 4PZ

Interested? Apply Now

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