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Restaurant & Bar Manager

Salary: 35000.00 - 40000.00 per year
Location: Kingham
Company: The Wild Rabbit
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: Full time
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Restaurant & Bar Manager – The Wild Rabbit

The Wild Rabbit family is growing, and we are looking for a passionate and experienced Restaurant & Bar Manager to join the team.

Full-time contract, Salary £35,000 pa. plus approx. £5,000 pa of service charge.

We Offer

  • Competitive salary plus service charge
  • Training and development to advance your career
  • Up to 28 days holiday (incl. bank holiday)
  • 30% company discount
  • Stakeholder pension scheme
  • Subsidised private medical insurance
  • Free uniform

About you

As our Restaurant & Bar Manager, you’ll be a natural leader and an all-around people person. You will be responsible for the day to day to management of a high performing Front of House team. Your passion for exceptional service will infectious. You’ll work alongside the General Manager and Operations Manager to drive the standards and success of this iconic business. You'll lead service across the dining room, bar area and outside terrace, as well as our private dining room. With the addition of extra holiday cottages at The Wild Rabbit this summer, this is an extremely exciting time to be joining our award-winning business.

You'll ooze charm & charisma and be a hit with both guests and team members alike. You'll enjoy being "the face" of the business and live for the buzz of a busy diverse service. Knowledge of the local area would be a huge advantage. You'll have experience working in a fast-paced, good quality gastro pub environment and understand the challenges this multi-function business can bring.

Main responsibilities

  • To deliver and champion The Wild Rabbit standards
  • To set the example of exceptional service
  • Training and development of the Front of House team in Restaurant and Bar service
  • To actively drive average spend per head, by identifying all opportunities for up-selling
  • To delegate daily tasks to Assistant Restaurant Manager and support with their delegation to the team
  • To drive PDR sales
  • Work alongside Head Chef and General Manager to develop all food and beverage offerings

Our story

The Wild Rabbit is a modern British inn set in the heart of the Cotswolds – a place to eat, drink and sleep in a relaxed and welcoming setting. Our award-winning kitchen uses the finest seasonal ingredients to create dishes that celebrate traditional British cooking with a contemporary twist.

The Wild Rabbit is part of the Daylesford estate – one of the most sustainable organic farms in the UK. The principles that have guided our farm for 40 years are also at the heart of everything that we do at The Wild Rabbit – from the locally sourced, organic ingredients in our kitchens, to the handmade horsehair mattresses in our bedrooms.

If you would like to be part of our truly unique business – we would love to hear from you. Please send us your CV today.

We aim to attract, recruit and develop people from a wide range of backgrounds, with different perspectives, ideas and experiences. We seek to create a productive environment, representative of different cultures and groups, where everyone has an equal chance to succeed. If you feel you need any reasonable adjustments to be made in order to apply for a vacancy at The Wild Rabbit, please contact the Recruitment Team by visiting our website.

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