Restaurant General Manager (RGM)
Bistrot Pierre prepares, cooks and serves provincial French dishes using fresh and seasonal ingredients and regularly changing menus. We currently have a portfolio of 20 restaurants nationally, with ambitious plans for expansion, creating plenty of opportunity for career progression for those who seek to continue to grow their skills and position within the company. We are currently seeking a General Manager to lead our team in Plymouth. Our Plymouth restaurant typically caters for a volume of anything from around 100 covers on a quiet weekday lunch service up to around 280 covers per service on a busy lunchtime, evening or weekend. The General Manager has overall responsibility for the performance of the whole restaurant including the back of house and directly manages the front of house team. The General Manager role is one that's instrumental in achieving the company's vision-'great value, delicious cooking in a busy, buzzy atmosphere by a friendly and professional team enjoying themselves. This is a role that's intense and hands-on and will see you taking responsibility for the running of the bistrot both financially, in terms of customer service and with regard to the overall product from freshly made and cooked dishes to running a scrupulously clean restaurant. Cost management and meeting financial targets is a primary focus, nurturing a strong and competent team and working directly with the Head Chef in delivering delicious cooking which exceeds customer expectations are a must. You'll be proven in this area, be confident, engaging and have excellent inter-personal skills and leadership qualities. We require a hard working, enthusiastic, very hands on General Manager, if you have a cool head under pressure, thrive on team work, a proven track record in a premium casual dining background, are ambitious, have a good sense of humour, an eye for detail and truly understand the notion of hospitality then we'd love to hear from you A great people person with proven leadership and management successes is essential. We provide structured management training, a competitive salary, generous performance related bonus scheme, great career prospects, wine tasting trips and many other popular employee incentive schemes, discount in all our restaurants and with McDonald Hotels, staff wine at highly discounted prices, the highest level "perkbox" flexible benefits programme and much more If you are experienced and serious about a career in catering we would love to hear from you.