Restaurant Manager – £30,000 – £35,000 PA, Plus Service Charge

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Restaurant Manager – £30,000 – £35,000 PA, Plus Service Charge

Location: THE PIG, Brockenhurst, Hampshire.

Hours: Full Time.

Salary: £30,000 – £35,000 Per Year, Plus Service Charge, depening on experience.  In the busy months our restaurant team have earnt up to £400 in service charge per month, whilst Service Charge varies depending on bookings with the staycation concept thriving, you can do the maths.

THE PIG, Brockenhurst is as popular as ever. After recently celebrating it’s 10-year anniversary and featuring on BBC’s Remarkable Places to Eat, our dedicated Restaurant Team serve on average 100-130 for both lunch and dinner, seven days a week. Our guests dine with us to enjoy our friendly service and dig in to our 25-mile menu, which consists of dishes made up of hand-picked produce from our Kitchen Garden or sourced from local suppliers. Our team are encouraged to go the extra 5% guaranteeing variation, full-on-fun and atmosphere for both themselves and our guests alike.  

This is a rare opportunity for an experienced Restaurant Manager to lead our diverse team of 20-25 Restaurant Staff in providing a unique dining experience. Our Restaurant Team are a collective of passionate foodies with varied abilities. As Restaurant Manager you will need to support their development and enhance their skills, maintaining the high level of personal service THE PIG is known for.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Working the floor, hosting a room, and setting the tone for a relaxed yet professional service.
  • Effective communication with all departments.
  • Creativity with training & development of the Restaurant Team.
  • Meticulous planning of the restaurants rota’s – 2 weeks in advance, providing fairness and flexibility across the team.
  • Recruitment and selection of new staff.
  • Collaborating with our kitchen team with the detailed planning of our daily changing menu’s.
  • Inventory, management of stock and ordering from our local suppliers.
  • Ensuring company policy and procedures are met – including dealing with cash, equipment, and property.

Restaurant Manager experience in a  people focused operation is essential, along with a genuine passion for keeping up with restaurant and food trends.

We are dedicated to making THE PIGs an inspiring, exciting, and fun place to work and in return for your commitment to us you can expect something a little different:

  • Numerous retail discounts via our Perkbox Scheme.
  • Discounted room rates and complimentary staff stays across our group.
  • 35% off food & beverage across our group, plus discounted spa treatments.
  • 28 days holiday rising by 1 day each year for the first 5 year.
  • A commitment to providing craft and accredited training to all staff.
  • Temporary staff accommodation – if required.

To view our full range of perks, visit our ‘What we can do for you’ section on our career’s webpage:

After multiple lockdowns & furlough deadlines, we understand that job security is highly important. Whilst we cannot predict the future, our teams feel secure knowing that during these challenging times no one was made redundant and that everyone was included in our furlough schemes.  If that is a business you would like to be part of, providing security you are looking for, then look no further.

The first of THE PIG litter to open in 2011 based in Brockenhurst in the New Forest.

A hotel taking on the style of home grown country house with a piggy twist. Snuffling about in the forest is what we do best, the team at THE PIG are the very reason our guests keep coming back.

We’re more than a boutique hotel, THE PIG is a multi-award-winning restaurant with rooms. Home grown in every way from the food we cook to the people we employ.

Apply to us now to be our next Home-Grown Hero.