Kendrick Recruitment is seeking an Assistant Restaurant Manager for a luxury Wine Estate in Stellenbosch, Western Cape. We are looking for someone with excellent experience in fine dining and who is responsible for ensuring total guest satisfaction on all aspects of food & beverage service. Duties will also include ensuring that guest needs and requests are managed efficiently and in a positive manner. The successful achievement of budgets and cost controls that don’t impact negatively on our guests together with a high degree of hosting and style to make the dining experience a truly memorable one.

Qualifications / Experience Required:

  • Experience in a Fine Dining Orientated Restaurant
  • Strong background in customer service (for discerning clients)
  • Strong food and beverage background
  • Budgeting, procurement and cost control
  • Excellent level of wine knowledge

Behaviours and Skills Required:

  • Strong people management and coaching skills
  • Strong hosting skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Organised and structured approach
  • Energy and passion
  • Excellent observation skills/ attention to detail
  • Practical, hands-on approach and leads by example
  • High stamina levels

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting the Restaurant Manager with the management of the restaurant
  • Team management
  • Liaising and spending time with the guests to ensure that all their requests, feedback are appropriately followed through
  • Ensuring that cost are controlled and internal processes are followed
  • Ensure that that team have excellent product knowledge

Should you meet the above criteria please send us your CV today. Good Luck!

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