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Restaurant Manager

Zeebra Junction | Posted 12-11-2019

Johannesburg (Engineering)

My Client a Popular Dining / Campus Restaurant in Johannesburg, is recruiting for a well experienced Restaurant manager with strong F&B operational skills in high volume busy establihments. The establishment is re-engineering it's concept and service offering to be a sdudent friendly Steakhouse environment and as such potential candidates should have knowledge and experience of this type of restaurant.


  • Basic salary: R 25 000.00 - R 30 000.00 - CTC - negotiable
  • Incentives will be discussed in the interview

Applications send to:

  • Preferably apply online to this advert or send to : The consultant -
  • include: Detailed CV with Head and Shoulders Photograph
    • Start and end dates for all previous employment
    • Contactable references including telephone numbers and email addresses for all previous employers

Minimum Requirements:

  • Candidates applying for this position should reside in the Johannesburg and surrounds or be prepared to relocate within close proximity to the restaurant .
  • A certificate or Diploma in Food and Beverage Operations or something similar - preferred
  • Minimum Five years’ experience as a Restaurant manager in a 4/5 star environment
    • Strong background experience in Steakhouse / Family type Restaurant environment such as Mike's Kitchen, Spur , Saddles, Baron, Prema Piatti etc - will be a strong advantage
  • Ability to effectively listen and verbally communicate in English with all levels of staff and management
  • Ability to work with personal computer software programs such as Excel and Word
  • Ability to make decisions and work independently
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Establish and maintain happy, healthy and stable working relations with all staff and management

Skills You will need to have :

  • Excellent interpersonal skills for diplomatically handling staff and customers;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills for managing business admin and personnel matters;
  • Good business awareness for achieving successful performance;
  • Teamworking skills to be able to lead a team and be a part of it;
  • Strong planning and organisational skills to run a streamlined operation;
  • The ability to work independently and confidently to make your own decisions;
  • Problem-solving ability to resolve issues as they arise;
  • Impeccable service standards, clean work habits and attention to detail;
  • Ability to multitask in an upscale, high volume environment with efficiency;
  • Assertiveness and able to lead others and positively influence employee behavior;
  • The candidate should be enthusiastic, energetic, passionate, creative and be a team player – he/she should be able to take initiative and go the extra mile;
  • Be restaurant fit and be able to work within a stressful environment, serve at least 100 customers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Complete management of the restaurant
  • Opening and Closing of the Restaurant
  • Managing all interactions with guests and staff
  • Maintaining quality excellence and top service in a high pressure environment
  • Ensuring proper management of stock
  • Assist with the recruitment, training, and development of team members.
  • Set departmental targets and objectives, work schedules, policies and procedures
  • Achieve company objectives in sales, service, quality, appearance of facility, and sanitation.
  • Create a positive and productive work environment
  • Comply with regulations, health, fire and safety legislation
  • Ensure strong communication and host team member meetings on a regular basis
  • Evaluate guest service levels with a focus on continuous improvement