General Manager-Acclaimed Local French Rest Wine Bar Independent-7 Shifts-5 Days-New Openings-Bonus

London (South), London (Greater)
18 Nov 2017
17 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Sunday job
Position: General Manager
Operation: French Bistrot Wine Bar (Bib Gourmand)
Location: SW London
Salary: >£35,000 basic pa & bonus
Working Hrs: 7 Shifts / 5 Days

Company Info

This wonderfully quirky French Bistrot Wine Bar independent situated in leafy South West London is hugely popular in the local neighbourhood; receiving ongoing rave reviews and holding a Bib Gourmand since opening.

Offering a daily / rolling menu showcasing an inspired range of authentic regional dishes at 2 AA rosette level (charcuterie, small plates, a la carte & plats du jour) – ingredients are sourced from premium artisan UK and French growers and suppliers.

Award-winning wine list plus relaxed, informed service style.
Covers per service: 40 to 50+ mid-week, 50 – 80+ weekends (7 day operation / closed Sunday PM)

Role Description

Working closely with Head chef and supported by an established FOH team, responsibilities incl.:

All managerial aspects of the operation; ensuring the smooth running of the day-to-day business….ensuring highest standards and optimal team performance to ensure unrivalled levels of customer service

Wine list development

Team hiring and development; personnel & HR; rostering & payroll

Stock management incl. purchasing, supplier accounts & relations, invoices, stock audits, etc

Back Office: admin; forecasting; sales and cost reporting (sales / GP & labour costs); budgets, P&L, banking; meeting targets and deadlines accordingly

Full compliance and maintenance of building; local authority relations; EHO liaison
Local marketing strategies & promotion of business

Reporting and supported by group operations – this is a fantastic opportunity to work within a forward-thinking, passionate and well-structured group promoting work-life balance and recognition / reward values with ideas and business input encouraged.

Genuine long term development and career growth (new openings).

Desired Attributes

This role would suit a Manager who is passionate about service, food and wine. A standards orientated Manager who loves to be on the floor and has great attention to detail.

Essential: great people skills and personality coupled with good initiative, organisation & drive.

Salary & Benefits

Starting on £34,000 – £35,000 basic salary pa & bonus

Permanent contract subject to standard 3 months probationary period: external courses as required; ongoing in-house development; progression and movement within this London based independent restaurant group with new London projects confirmed; regular salary reviews; workplace pension option; standard 28 days paid annual leave; group staff discounts; FAM trips and team excursions; meals on duty

7 shifts over 5 days (7 days operation / closed Sun PM)

Sundays & Public / Bank Holidays off – Operation closed over Christmas & NY period

Immediate start / able to accommodate notice

In accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, candidates must prove their right to work in the UK – Verification of Documentation will be undertaken as part of FCR recruitment process


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