GM-New Persian Restaurant Opening April 2019-Feb Start-Bonus-Expansion – First Course – London


Website KaarWork First Course

£60,000 – £70,000 a year
Contract, Permanent

Job Summary

Owners ideally looking to work with the newly appointed General Manager from February to assist and support them with pre-opening set-up.

Pre-opening responsibilities: restaurant bar set up; menu development; sourcing suppliers, accounts set up; FOH team recruitment & training; implementation of systems and procedures; local authority liaison; marketing and social media


Working closely with the owners and Head chef to develop and evolve the business

All managerial aspects of the operation; ensuring the smooth running of the day-to-day business; delivering the highest standards, optimal team performance and unrivalled levels of customer service (guest experience) on consistent basis (relaxed-attentive service style)

Team hiring and development; personnel & HR; rostering & payroll

Stock management incl. purchasing, supplier accounts & relations, invoices, stock audits, etc

Office admin; forecasting; sales and cost reporting; budgets / P&L targets; banking; full compliance files and procedures.

Maintenance of building; local authority relations; EHO liaison

Local marketing strategies & promotion of business

Fantastic opportunity to work for forward-thinking, collaborative owners with great passion and drive who champion work-life balance and recognition-reward values – chance to significantly contribute and shape the business going forward with scope to build your professional profile accordingly (press / media interest, social media platforms). New restaurant openings planned following success of London restaurant launch.

Job Type / Category

Exciting, modern 75-cover Persian Restaurant Bar independent set to launch at a superb West End location later this April (2019).

Set over three floors and following significant investment, redesign and refurbishment – concept includes ground floor dining overlooking the open kitchen (new state-of-the-art equipment); a first floor dining room and bar plus basement prep-kitchen.

Food: modern, innovative cooking inspired by the Persian Gulf (flavour-profile focus) with commitment to sourcing the very best ingredients from artisan UK and International suppliers; all made in house on a daily basis; full menu development in collaboration with Owners.

7 day operation: set to open early to late with busy pre and post theatre trade expected.

Overall (FOH / kitchen) team of 35+

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

Seeking a passionate, hands on, service-led General Manager with experience gained in comparable, modern casual dining restaurants and new openings.

Essential: inspirational leader and trainer with great ideas and vision; positive proactive management style; good knowledge of current food / dining trends and London restaurant sector; high energy; great attention to detail.


Package: £55,000 – £65,000 start salary pa plus KPI-related bonus

Permanent contract subject to standard 6 months probationary period: regular salary reviews (performance / sales dependent); courses as required; 28 days paid annual leave; workplace pension option; staff discounts; FAM trips & team excursions; meals on duty

Approx. 50 – 55 hrs p wk / 7 shifts over 5 days incl. Weekends

Immediate Start available / able to accommodate notice

Job Types: Full-time, Contract, Permanent

Salary: £60,000.00 to £70,000.00 /year


  • General Management: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Opening: 1 year (Preferred)


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