Restaurant & Bars Manager

  • Job Reference: 11106
  • Date Posted: 21 June 2024
  • Recruiter: Apex Hotels Ltd
  • Location: Apex Temple Court Hotel, London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: £35,400 plus excellent company benefits and perks.
  • Sector: Hotels
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Why Apex Hotels? 

Become part of the Apex family as Food & Beverage Manager at Temple Court Hotel, we genuinely care about our guests and each other and we show this through our family values of Trust, Passion, Friendliness and Teamwork. It is these values that support you to be yourself here at Apex Hotels. At Apex, your personality and ideas matter. Support in leading our Food and Beverage Team with your unique touch, adding your enthusiasm to our warm & welcoming environment. 

Role Overview: 

This is an exciting opportunity for a Restaurant and Bars Manager to join our team as this is a role which will impact and influence key decisions and strategies within the business. You will embrace every opportunity to create extra special moments for our guests to provide a personal experience our guests will love. 

We are looking for an innovative and productive leader to join our team, who are friendly and welcoming and willing to go the extra mile for our guests through leading by example. You will spearhead an exciting productivity and growth drive across the hotels' restaurant & bar varied outlets. The role will involve operational shift coverage across a seven-day duty management rota. 

As Restaurant and Bars Manager, you will: 

  • Take responsibility for the day-to-day operation of the Restaurant and bar; incorporating breakfast, lunch and dinner service, room service and catering for larger parties.
  • Manage operations at our Chambers Restaurant, Lazy Ballerina Wine Bar, and during the summer months, our Courtyard and Secret Garden.
  • Manage recruitment and staff upskilling and training
  • Create a team environment that promotes good employee morale and ensures a high level of commitment, engagement and pride in the department and hotel.
  • Impact key decisions and strategies. 

Starting the Journey 

On your first day you will begin a structured 12 week learning journey, giving you the skills, knowledge, and confidence to be a great Restaurant and Bars Manager. With this in mind, we are looking for a Restaurant and Bars Manager who has: 

  • Experience at management level in the Food/Bar service sector.
  • In-depth knowledge of Restaurant and Bar functions including stock control, Restaurant operation, bar operation, rota management and customer service.
  • The ability to inspire and motivate a team of Supervisors, Bartenders and Assistants in service delivery.
  • Previous experience in recruitment, coaching, training and performance management of staff.
  • Excellent understanding of Licensing Law, Health & Safety and Allergen Legislation, ideally a Personal License holder or suitably qualified 

You will work with great people, enjoy your time at work, develop new friendships, networks, and skills, and of course you will also receive a competitive rate of pay and a generous range of employee benefits which includes: 

  • 29 or 34 days holiday
  • Training and development from day one
  • Employee events and celebrations
  • Inhouse company interactive employee communication APP
  • Entry to our state-of-the-art gym and pools
  • Healthy meals to enjoy while you're working.
  • Access to an external Employee Assistance Programme
  • Financial Wellbeing App Wagestream, allowing you the flexibility to get paid earlier than your normal monthly pay date.
  • £200 referral bonus when your friends or family join the team. 

Following your first successful 3 months, you'll also receive  

  • Access to our discounts and wellbeing platform Treat Yourself Here , unlocking savings and experiences for you and your family.
  • Involvement in our employee of the quarter and annual recognition schemes
  • Long service recognition
  • Probation pass and annual anniversary complimentary guest experience overnight stay and dinner for two
  • 50% discount in our restaurants
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Discounted room rates for employees, friends, and family
  • Spa treatments and product discounts
  • Critical Illness & Life Assurance cover 

We encourage you to bring your true self to work. We'll provide great training and development opportunities, allowing you to flourish in a fulfilling career, reaching your dreams and aspirations. Our family can never be too big, there's a place here for you. We have one ask - that you bring your personality, ideas, and spark. We're an innovative, thriving business and we want you to be part of our exciting journey. 

If this is you, click apply, we look forward to hearing from you!