Job: Cafe/Restaurant Manager - DAYTIME BRANDED OPERATION

£17k - 18k per year

Cafe/Restaurant Manager - DAYTIME BRANDED OPERATION 
LOCATION: Solihull
SALARY: £17,000-18,000 

* You MUST be a DRIVER, have strong branded restaurant/café/coffee shop management and ideally financial experience * 


Our client, a fantastic bustling daytime café operation is looking for an enthusiastic experienced Café/Bistro Manager to run their exciting busy operation situated in the Solihull area. With a sumptuous menu serving anything from quality hot beverages to a delicious array of freshly made sandwiches, desserts and cakes... The venue attracts all different types of customers from families to couples, to individuals. 

Job Description 

The main duties in this role are to run the business from a Front of House and Back of House perspective, taking full ownership of the café and leading from the front as well as be fully accountable for Profit & Loss. The successful candidate will need to be a real personality, excellent with customers, a real hands on manager and be the face of the venue., building a great rapport with the clientele. 

The manager will also need to be confident and have experience managing a large team, as this is a busy venue with a large staff base, full time and part time. staff. The role will also include writing rotas, controlling labour costs, financial budgeting and planning, some P&L management (desirable) as well as ordering stock and ensuring service standards are at the highest level. 

The successful candidate will run the operation as if it were their own , be able to drive sales, propose ideas to implement into the business and work with the kitchen team to drive the food sales. The role has a great deal of scope and the successful Manager will have a great opportunity to push themselves and the business further, develop their career and be rewarded for their success. 

Required Experience 

* Previous experience managing a high volume café operation 
* Strong front of house skills - a great personality with the ability to build strong relationships with regular customers and visitors alike 
* A passion for excellent service and serving the highest quality dishes 
* A strong people manager with the ability to train, motivate and develop your team and liaise between both the front of house and kitchen teams 
* Confidence and experience to manage a large team 
* Strong back of house skills and the ability to do the weekly paperwork providing stock figures and writing rotas , planning financial budgets, P&L management (desirable), controlling labour costs etc 
* The ability to take ownership of the business 
* Proven ability to drive sales and improve the business 
* Enthusiastic, bright and bubbly with a great deal of charisma 

Salary and Benefits or Remuneration 

The starting salary for this role is up to £18,000. The business is open at the daytime only so hours are very attractive and for the right candidate, this is a great company to develop your career with. 

In order to ensure your enquiry with regards to this position is dealt with quickly, please send in an up-to-date copy of your Curriculum Vitae in a Word Document format. 

Please note due to a high demand of applications we can only contact successful candidates