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Restaurant Manager

  • Job Location

    Zakynthos, Greece

  • Start date

    Starting in early May

  • Duration

    Late September

  • Job Benefits

    Competitive salary inclusive of seasonal benefits package


We are looking for an experienced Restaurant Manager to oversee the day to day running of our restaurant and deliver a high level of service, whilst maintaining the club's vibrant holiday atmosphere. 

With the majority of our guests spending most of their day in the club, food is an integral part of their holiday and our team of waiters and waitresses, led by our Restaurant Manager, are at the forefront. The club has one main restaurant along with four bars which together serve breakfast, lunch, dinner and a variety of snacks at various points during the day. During our peak season, we host up to 300 guests over lunchtime and around 150 in the evenings. 

This is a challenging role that requires a passion for great service, commitment to the club’s ethos and the ability to manage a team with varied experience in what can often be a high-pressure environment. It is also an extremely rewarding role for those who thrive when given responsibility and gain satisfaction from developing a team. It’s not all work and no play – in your spare time, as well as being able to explore the island and experience the local food and culture, you will have access to the club’s watersports facilities, allowing you to hone your existing skills or learn new ones in sailing and windsurfing.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the day to day running of the restaurant
  • Assume the role of Maitre’D during service times
  • Ensure the restaurant and other dining areas are well maintained
  • Train, develop, manage and motivate staff
  • Ensure a consistently high level of service is delivered at all times
  • With the Head Chef, ensure menus are prepared and communicated in good time
  • Encourage and maintain good communication with the kitchen and bar teams
  • Respond to guest queries and complaints in an efficient manner
  • Co-ordinate table reservations, maximising capacity in the restaurant
  • Meet and greet guests and ensure all are well looked after
  • Confidently give guidance and recommendations on the menu and answer any questions guests may have
  • Understand different dietary requirements
  • Upsell and meet weekly targets
  • Ensure high levels of cleanliness and hygiene are met at all times
  • Ensure adequate stock levels of supplies and consumables for the restaurant and manage orders and stock rotation
  • Ensure all bills are settled correctly
  • Build and maintain friendly relationships with guests
  • Be able to talk to guests effectively about the club and what is on offer
  • From time to time you will be required to take on additional tasks and duties relating to the smooth running of the club


Abilities & Expectations

  • Strong leadership and motivational skills
  • Excellent guest relations and interpersonal skills
  • Highly organised, pro-active and flexible
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to work efficiently and calmly under pressure
  • Excellent timekeeping and reliability
  • Problem-solving ability to resolve issues as they arise

Essential Requirements

  • minimum of 5 years experience of working in a restaurant environment
  • minimum of 2 years experience in a supervisory position
  • Barista qualification or evidence of Barista training
  • Extensive Food & Beverage knowledge
  • Previous experience with EPOS till systems is desirable
  • WSET Wine & Spirits Level 2 or 3 is desirable
  • An up to date Basic Food Hygiene Certificate is desirable
  • Available for the full season (May-September)
  • UK/EU passport and/or valid visa

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