Restaurant Manager

  • Job Reference: SDX/TP/RF7722/SL
  • Date Posted: 13 May 2022
  • Employer: Sodexo
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  • Location: London
  • Salary: £1.00 to £34,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: to £34,000pa + excellent benefits
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Sodexo Live! are currently looking to recruit an experienced Restaurant Manager to work at Bateaux London and deliver a world class guest experience. Bateaux London offers guests the chance to experience the vibrance, majesty and unmatched views of our incredible city from a gloriously different perspective.

At Sodexo Live! we bring people together, we create exceptional moments and lasting memories. We are a unique community of people mobilized to create live experiences that are unforgettable.

At Bateaux London we offer an incredible dining experience on the water creating memorable experiences for our guests. As part of our on-board management team, we expect our fabulous managers to deliver world class service. We are therefore looking for a passionate individual who takes pride in the work they deliver and want to join us at Bateaux London in developing and showcasing our incredible team whilst creating incredible experiences for our guests. Your ability to manage a team, while under pressure, is essential to this very hands on role.

We are looking for a positive, passionate, enthusiastic, and motivated Restaurant Manager who is skilled in customer experience,  good at situational decision making and have a great eye for detail. You will thrive on a challenge and have strong interest in really making a difference. Your planning skills will be key to your success. This is an amazing opportunity to join a world leading food and facilities management company, which can offer unrivalled opportunities for career progression. You would be part of a highly supportive team.

When you join Sodexo Live! you truly belong, you will have the opportunity to thrive with career and learning opportunities available across the organisation - we cant wait for you to join us!

Package Description

to £34,000pa + excellent benefits

Location: Bateaux London, Embankment Pier


Work Pattern - 40 hrs pw 5/7 Flexibility to work evenings and weekends

We also offer Sodexo Discounts site promoting discounted mobile phone tariffs, savings across restaurant chains and days out, where you and your family can save money on everything from your weekly food shop to the latest cinema blockbuster and much more!

We're all about building a workplace for the future, we believe in equal opportunities, and we celebrate diversity. We're an inclusive workplace, where everyone is welcome, everyone can be natural, and be the best versions of themselves. We recognise that we're on a journey with regards to diversity and inclusion and would therefore welcome applications for candidates from underrepresented backgrounds.

Main Responsibilities
  • Assist in the effective operation of Bateaux London cruises
  • Manage a team of FOH supervisors and service delivery team
  • Operationally deliver cruises to an exceptionally high standard with assistance from FOH and BOH teams
  • Manage standards and quality across all areas of the restaurant and front of house operation.
  • Receive and act upon all guest feedback.
  • Stimulate upselling and revenue generating setting targets to the team.
  • Ensure that all casual agency staff have received health and safety and team briefing before their shift.
  • Comply with all Company policies, procedures and statutory regulations 
  • Ensure that all accountable staff are adequately trained and skilled to the required level
The Ideal Candidate
  • Solid experience as restaurant manager in a high volume, quality restaurant environment.
  • Able to communicate effectively through written form of communication
  • Excellent spoken English
  • Strong organisational and leadership skills
  • Cash handling experience.
  • High standards of personal presentation 
About The Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs around 30,000 people, and partners with clients in many sectors across business and industry; schools and universities; sports and leisure; energy and resources; government and agencies; healthcare; justice and defence.

Sodexo's connected; people-centric approach brings together a diverse range of expertise. The breadth of services it offers ranges from food and hospitality; cleaning; reception; concierge ( Circles ); security; property management and technical services through to data driven workplace strategy and design ( Wx ); employee engagement and recognition services ( Sodexo Engage ) and  personal home services  through Prestige Nursing + Care and the Good Care Group.

Vital Spaces  is Sodexo's value proposition that puts people at the heart of everything we do, bringing together services and solutions and focusing on the productivity and wellbeing of people wherever they are.

Sodexo is committed to being an inclusive employer; we welcome and encourage applications from people with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds and identities.

We're a Disability Confident Leader employer. We're committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process