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Restaurant Manager

Careers At Fathippo

We’re looking to find friendly, personable, confident individuals, with a committed work ethic and a passion for portraying the fun, household brand we’ve grown to be, to join the Fat Hippo family as we expand.

As the role of Restaurant Manager at Fat Hippo, you will be responsible for the smooth and professional operation of your site, ensuring that all tasks associated with the daily running of the restaurant are always carried out to a high standard. This will be your chance to form and develop your own team with the aim of establishing a solid reputation for great food and service within the city.

The role includes, but isn’t limited to, organising rotas, maintaining stock control, cash handling, monitoring standard and pace of service to drive sales, staff management and appraisals. You will be obligated to fulfil daily duties and tasks to run the restaurant and ensure the Assistant Manager and Supervisors are briefed and prepared. You will receive full training and work in partnership with Senior and Area management.

We’re big believers in helping you get where you want to be. For the right candidate who goes out of their way to impress and support us, there are possibilities to grow within the company in the future as we continue to expand.

Why should you work for Fat Hippo?

  • Salary starting at £28k per year with overtime and tips
  • Full training and development provided
  • Uniform provided when required
  • Progression opportunities - new restaurant openings and promotions
  • Company benefits – employee pension and free/discounted staff food depending on hours worked
  • Great working environment – our team are great at making new starters feel welcome and a part of the Fat Hippo family
  • Opportunity to join a rapidly growing company

What are we looking for?

  • Previous management or assistant management experience, ready to take the next step
  • Good organisational skills
  • Enthusiastic individual who is able to motivate others
  • Strong team leader
  • Driven individual who always wants to push boundaries and hit targets
  • Someone who can train and elevate the level of other staff members at all times

Sound a bit of you? Get in touch! Please apply below and send us your CV!

Department: Front of House
Restaurant: Headingley
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: £28k/year + overtime + tips
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*Please note these locations are smaller Fat Hippo kiosks within another host venue. To make a booking within the dining area of one of these sites, please click the location above and your reservation will be made through the host venue’s system. These venues are solely responsible for all bookings at these locations so please contact them directly with any queries.