Hotel Restaurant Manager-Cork-Perm

  • Reference: CJ45628
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Cork, Cork City, Munster
  • Category: Hotel & Catering

Job Description:

Our client is one of Cork’s leading hotels offering an exclusive product with leading service in the 4-star market. They are currently accepting applications for an experienced Restaurant Manager to work with the dynamic Food & Beverage Team. This is a full-time position based on 5 days over 7.  The ideal applicant will have had experience in a similar role and be responsible for ensuring that the Restaurant Team meet the requirements of each guest, whether it’s an intimate anniversary party for 50, a romantic dinner for 2 or a family getaway leisure break.


Role Responsibilities:

The experienced Manager will report directly to the General Manager and Deputy General Manager.  Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Supervising all restaurant functions and your team throughout the service
  • Briefing the restaurant team and ensuring the restaurant is set to the required standard
  • Ensuring the restaurant is turned around, ready for the next service
  • Guiding and leading the Restaurant Team in set up of tables and place settings
  • Being familiar with all current and upcoming bookings and guests
  • Resolving staff and customer concerns quickly and efficiently
  • Co-ordinating and working closely with the kitchen
  • Planning ahead so each service runs smoothly
  • Checking all bills are paid on time and room charges are posted correctly
  • Should be able to work under pressure
  • Scheduling of Restaurant staff, preparing weekly duty chart to correspond with Restaurant bookings
  • Assisting the Deputy Manager with scheduling, training and performance management
  • Submitting a detailed report of large bookings in particular to management team for feedback purposes 


Role Requirements:

  • Excellent team management skills
  • Strong leadership skills to motivate and manage your team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A positive attitude
  • The confidence to liaise with other heads of department and meet our guests expectation
  • Personal charm to greet organisers, hosts and VIPs and to show clients you are giving them full attention
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills
  • A cool, calm  composure in order to deal with last minute requests  
  • Should possess in depth knowledge of Food and Beverage preparation and presentation
  • A can-do attitude


Role Associated Benefits:

  • Further training and development opportunities are possible
  • Free access to Leisure Centre – during off-peak hours
  • Staff discounts at the Spa including treatments and products
  • Free canteen
  • Free parking
  • Discounted hotel accommodation for employees, employee friends and family
  • Social club – up to 4 outings per year
  • 20 holidays per annum plus 9 bank holidays
  • PRSA
  • Healthcare group discount


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Susan on 021 4911065 or email

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