Vacancies - Restaurant Manager

Location: Orchard Tea Room, Highgrove Estate
Department: Catering
Contract: Full-time (40 hours), fixed-term contract from June to December 2021
Salary: £30,000 pa

Highgrove Gardens welcome nearly 40,000 visitors a year. The gardens are an example of principles championed by HRH The Prince of Wales and put into practice in the gardens of Their Royal Highness’ private residence.

Visitors are able to enjoy the hospitality offered to them in the Orchard Room. Throughout the days on which the estate is open to the public, those who have purchased tour tickets can enjoy a selection from our freshly baked Tea Room menu or a Traditional Afternoon Tea and in the Orchard Room’s private dining room private lunches are available for small groups.

Working at Highgrove

When Highgrove Gardens open to the public each year, thousands of people come to visit. As part of our welcoming and highly professional Estate team, you'll make their experience special. This is a real chance to make a lasting impression and inspire our visitors to Highgrove. All profits from the sale of Highgrove products and events go to the Prince of Wales’s Charitable Fund, so you really will be making a difference. 

What you'll be doing

The Restaurant Manager will have overall responsibility for managing the day-to-day restaurant activity in the Orchard Room and private dining room. You will ensure that the restaurants operate efficiently and profitably while maintaining our reputation and ethos. You will co-ordinate a variety of activities within the Orchard Room and private dining room and be responsible for the performance and the management of the waiting staff, as well as maintaining high standards of food, service and health and safety. 

What you'll need

You will have restaurant management experience, ideally in an exclusive restaurant environment, and be able to deliver consistently high standards of customer service.     

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who can deliver the exceptional. In return, you can look forward to a beautiful working environment, excellent remuneration and other benefits. 

Hours of work

  • The position is mainly Monday to Friday with some weekends and evenings – on average 40 hrs per week with the opportunity for additional hours.
  • This position is a fixed-term contract from June to December 2021, although there is the possibility for it to be extended beyond the end of this year.

If you would like to apply, select 'Apply Now' above and send your CV (stating 'Restaurant Manager Vacancy' in the subject line) together with information on the skills and experience you will bring as soon as possible.

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