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General Manager

Job Title: General Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 650082
Job Published: August 01, 2019 13:38

Job Description

At Whitbread we are always keen to bring on board experienced General Manager's and right now we have opportunities in East London. 
With a plethora of successful restaurant brands, Beefeeater, Brewers Fayre, Table Table, Bar + Block and not to mention an amazing hotel chain- Whitbread is the UK's largest hospitality company and now is the most exciting time to join! 
Our pipeline of new restaurants and Premier Inn's is in continuous growth and we are looking for self-motivated and driven operators who know their stuff to come on board. 
So if you think you have what it takes to run one of our restaurants then we would love to hear from you today!

Have you got the passion to spice up our kitchen operation? Can you complement your Kitchen Manager perfectly to produce the most mouth-watering recipe for success?

If you're head over heels about prepping, cooking and serving up fantastic food, on spec, on time and spot on every time, then Whitbread is where it's at! Because we make food the hero of our business. And all of our people are the Main Ingredient in making sure that our guests have an experience to remember.

In fact, we call it Serving Up Great Memories. Which for you means ensuring your team is fully trained and up-to-speed. Because you know how hectic a kitchen can get at peak times! So your ability to coach and motivate in real time as well will be vital. And when your KM isn't around, you'll be running the show. Fully responsible for every dish that reaches our diners. Accountable for your own decisions. And showing us your extra hot initiative when things need sorting.

You'll have lots of other responsibilities too. Like signing off your Grill Chefs' and Team Members' skills training. Dealing with suppliers. Keeping accurate kitchen records. Taking charge of the cleaning rotas. Building effective working relationships between BOH and FOH. And, of course, being a hands-on role model as you show them all that it's never rare to ensure a job's well done!

So where are you coming from? Well, you've been chef-ing your clogs off for a while now, maybe in a similar brand name pub/restaurant role or independent establishment. What sets you apart is your hunger to just keep on improving your skills towards a Kitchen Manager role, and beyond. Working with the largest hospitality group in the UK – and winner of the Publican award for the best 51+ site employer – you'll find that the career development opportunities across our Group are as amazing as you are!

So if you're ready to get your teeth into more autonomy and managerial responsibility.

Whitbread is an inclusive employer, strongly believing that everyone is unique and there should be no limits to ambition. We welcome your application whatever your background or situation. We are open to flexible working and, where possible, will try to support this.

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