Offers “Hilton Worldwide”

Expires soon Hilton Worldwide

Restaurant General Manager

  • London (Greater London)
  • Hotels - Restaurants

Job description


Launching June 2023 – A fine-casual destination restaurant mixing modern British with tradition and an international accent. Buzzy and fast paced from morning to late, the menu which will include a market leading afternoon tea, showcase seasonal ingredients with provenance and sustainability at heart, perfect for an everyday treat, casual lunch, business meeting or celebratory dinner.



  • Competitive Salary and Benefits package
  • 28 days paid holiday increasing with service
  • Exclusive perks through our online discount portal
  • Access to leadership and development programmes through Hilton University
  • Exceptional Career opportunities
  • Industry-leading Team Member discounts on hotel stays for you, your family and friends
  • Wellbeing programmes to help you Thrive in the workplace
  • Reward programmes, incentives and team member recognition, as well as long service awards
  • 50% off in Hilton restaurants and bars
  • Recommend a Friend incentive
  • Uniforms provided and laundered complimentary
  • Recognised as a ‘Great Place to Work’  
  • Free meals on shift




The Restaurant General Manager is responsible for the commercial performance, management and reputation of the Restaurant.

  • Are you passionate about running market-leading restaurants?
  • Do you know what it takes to inspire your team to deliver exceptional guest experiences every time?
  • As a leader, are you supportive and inclusive?
  • Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment?

If so, this Restaurant General Manager role is made for you!



As Restaurant General Manager, you will:

1. Commercial Performance

  • Achieve the restaurant’s business plan, considering financials, market strategy, team member and guest experience.
  • Collaborate with the Commercial and Marketing team on marketing and social media plans for the restaurant to drive visibility and reputation.
  • Manage the restaurant budget and forecast effectively.  Review business results - including sales, costs, profitability, covers, guest satisfaction - and take action to improve performance.
  • Optimise covers using good revenue and diary management processes.


2. Excellent Food & Beverage

  • Partner with the Restaurant Head Chef to create attractive concepts, menus, products and promotions that drive revenue and profitability.
  • Deliver high-quality food and drink to satisfy guest’ needs - and social media feeds!
  • Champion Hilton’s sustainability goals through local sourcing, use of seasonal produce and minimizing food waste.


3. Exceptional Guest Experiences

  • Lead your team to deliver exceptional guest experiences, making sure they provide authentic personalised service and in-depth product knowledge. 
  • Develop great customer relationships, recognizing repeat guests, preferences and celebrations to improve loyalty.
  • Review and act on customer feedback, taking quick action to improve service and resolve complaints.
  • Enhance the restaurant’s image through online reputation management, driving positive reviews on key platforms (e.g. TripAdvisor , Google Reviews).
  • Make sure that food allergies and dietary requirements are treated with absolute seriousness at all times.


4. Great Working Environment

  • Manage, develop and inspire the restaurant team, creating an inclusive environment where all Team Members can thrive and achieve their professional goals.
  • Practice great people management, from recruitment to training to succession planning and recognition.
  • Schedule Team Members’ working time efficiently based on forecasted business volumes, offering flexibility where possible and minimizing overtime costs.
  • Communicate well and often, building good relationships with your team and key stakeholders.


5. Day-To-Day Essentials

  • Make sure restaurant operations strictly comply with all regulations (including health, safety and hygiene, food safety certification, licensing) and that potentially hazardous situations are identified, reported and corrected.  
  • Make sure all restaurant opening and closing procedures are carried out correctly, including financial reports and reconciliations.
  • Maintain operational effectiveness, using efficient steps of service and layout to reduce cycle times.
  • Manage restaurant inventory, stock control and purchasing, following hotel guidelines. 
  • Keep up to date with what’s happening in F&D – current and future trends, markets, ingredients, competitors and suppliers – to drive innovation.



We are looking for an inspirational leader who is passionate about food and beverage, with at least two years’ experience in a similar role. London experience within a hotel and high-street restaurant environment would be an advantage. 

To be successful in this position you will have:

  • Commercial focus, with a demonstrated ability to deliver exceptional business performance and results.
  • Inspirational leadership and people management skills, experienced in managing, developing and motivating a team and working effectively with other departments.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to deliver a compelling message for the right audience, from team briefings to commercial business presentations to representing the restaurant publicly.
  • Customer focus, maintaining the highest standards of service and quality to create memorable experiences.
  • Effective relationship management skills to build good relationships with key internal and external stakeholders, including suppliers, local media and influencers.  
  • Creativity, strategic thinking and problem-solving skills, able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment while remaining calm and focused under pressure.

You will possess a solid understanding of digital marketing and be proficient in using F&B systems, as well as MS Office.


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