Deputy General Manager - The Grand Cafe - Edinburgh - Edinburgh

Management - Operations
Ref: 2668 Date Posted: Wednesday 30 Oct 2019
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Deputy General Manager – Grand Cafe

The Grand Cafe Edinburgh is located on North Bridge and housed within the iconic Scotsman Hotel building. Open every day from 10 am until late, the all-day cafe style menu includes dishes served all the way through until 10 pm, as well as beautifully crafted afternoon teas. In the evenings, live music from pianists and jazz bands takes patrons through to the wee hours.

We are looking for a Deputy General Manager to join our Grand Cafe family. 

The ideal candidate will have relevant experience working in a fast paced restaurant/bar/cafe or hospitality environment, as you’ll need to work quickly and efficiently whilst meeting our high standards of presentation and attention to detail.  You’ll need to be a team player, highly focused and enjoy a vibrant and friendly working environment. Experience in functions & events is advantageous but not compulsory. 

The Role:

As Deputy General Manager, your role will include:

  • supporting sales growth.
  • controlling costs.
  • Ensuring consistently excellent customer service is delivered.
  • Managing service standards and staff development.
  • accountability for specific shifts and the full unit in the absence of senior management.

The Person:

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience in a similar role (functions and events experience desirable)
  • Great leadership skills and enjoy working as part of a team in a social environment.
  • The ability to communicate at all levels.
  • A strong commercial awareness.
  • Availability to work shifts, including evenings and weekends as per business needs.

The Reward:

In return, we offer a competitive salary and rewards structure, generous company benefits as well as industry leading training and career development opportunities.

Benefits Include:

  • 30% off of food & cinema tickets in all of our venues across Scotland.
  • Continued development through our online learning portal and masterclasses in venues.
  • Access to courses including Diageo Business of Bars and Modern Apprenticeships.
  • TRONC electronic tips – Our staff keep 100% of tips earned in venues.

The Process:

If you are a manager who is friendly, approachable and is dedicated to providing the high standards of service expected of this well-known establishment, then apply now and a member of the Grand Cafe team will be in touch.