Cavalli is seeking a Restaurant Manager

Tuesday, 29 December, 2020
Amber Baron     021 855 3218
Helderberg  
  • Preparing weekly shift roster for waiters and barman for sign- off by the HR Manager.
  • Preparing reports at the end of the shift/week, including staff control, food control and sales.
  • Responsible for weekly Restaurant cash-ups for sign- off by the HR Manager.
  • Accomplish restaurant HR objectives by recruiting, training, and disciplining employees; communicating job expectations;, monitoring; enforcing policies, organizing shifts.
  • Coordinating the entire operation of the restaurant during scheduled shifts, cash-ups.
  • Advising customers on menu and wine choice.
  • Maintain ambiance by controlling lighting, background music, glassware, dinnerware, and utensil quality and placement; table flowers, monitoring food presentation and service.
  • Ensuring staff turnout/attire is to company standard.
  • Managing staff and providing them with feedback.
  • Responding to customer complaints, guest relations. Monitoring tripadvisor and responding.
  • Maintaining high standards of quality control, hygiene, and health and safety
  • Checking stock levels and ordering supplies.
  • Weekly count of all cutlery.
  • Monthly OE count of all company assets.
  • Ensuring property are always maintained to the highest standard, reporting any maintenance items immediately. Ice machines, wine fridges, Aircon etc. are functioning.
  • Respond timeously (24hrs) to Directors/clients/suppliers emails to maintain prompt and efficient 
 All emails must be responded to within 24 hours.
  • To ensure that flowers and table decorations are fresh and comply with agreed standards.
  • To set tables to laid-down standards, ensuring that all items used are clean, undamaged and in a good state of repair.
  • To ensure sideboards on stations are adequately stocked with replacement cutlery, linen or other established needs, be they food or equipment.
  • To be totally familiar with the composition of all menu items and brand story.
  • To serve food and beverages in accordance with laid-down standards, but above all in a professional, courteous manner.
  • To clean tables and ensure they are cleaned as soon as it is apparent that customers have finished their food or drink with an acceptable balance between speed, yet allowing customers to finish their meal without feeling rushed.
  • To ensure that customers are correctly charged, present the bill and take payment from the customer, in accordance with the procedures of the establishment.
  • At all times to be aware of and practice good customer relations, assisting the guest in any way which does not adversely affect other customers.
  • To attend to customer complaints satisfactorily.
  • To take part in any fire or evacuation drills and ensure complete familiarization with all exits, including those normally used by customers, as well as fire escapes.
  • To carry out on-the-job training to ensure subordinate staff can carry out their duties effectively.
  • To attend meetings and training courses as required
  • Be responsible for maintaining a top flight wine list, wine and Advising customers on menu and wine choice, and other beverages to guests and the wine sales off premises. Offering and promote the digestives.
  • Work towards target revenue per guests and revenue per month. Confirm target with financial director.
  • Maintain and update wine and all other beverage lists. Ensure wines off critical age get sold. Establish sommelier recommendation. Check pricing is up to date.
  • Train front of house and chefs about wine / wine matching. Make sure all service staff knows which wines to recommend to each dish of the menu.
  • Carry out weekly / monthly stock control, inventory. Update continuously all stock forms.
  • Make sure wines get returned to suppliers and credits issued for corked and spoiled wines.
  • Keep wine cellar (private dining room) of immaculate appearance and order. Make sure new deliveries are stored immediately and update on the wine and inventory list.
  • Become a Cavalli wine ambassador.


Email Cover letter and CV's to: hr@cavalliestate.com