Assistant Restaurant Manager – Nairobi, Kenya

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Our client, a hospitality group in Kenya is looking to recruit an . The ideal candidate will be responsible for ensuring the smooth, efficient and profitable operation of one of their restaurants. He/she will also ensure that the restaurant and kitchen are operated in conformity with the highest possible professional standards. The ideal candidate must have a minimum of 3 years’ management experience in a fine dining set up.

Key Requirements:

  • Supervise the operation of the restaurant, bars and dispense bars.
  • Train the team to provide excellent customer service, have outstanding food and beverage knowledge, as well as all SOP’s and policies pertaining to their role.
  • Analyses the profitability of bar stock items and recommends appropriate action to be taken based on the results of the analysis.
  • Conducts regular appraisal of the F & B staff.
  • Co-ordinates the operations of various sections of the main restaurant.
  • Checks and ensures that the main restaurant, premium and dispense bars are kept in good state of repair.
  • Oversee inventory of all service equipment, cutlery, crockery and glassware.
  • Handle guest and staff complaints and takes the necessary corrective measures.
  • Suggests any required improvements to the Food & Beverage services Manager.
  • Checks restaurant for maintenance issues and resolve any outstanding issues.
  • Coordinate with the team to meet sales target, ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Any other duty as delegated by the General Manager


  • Relevant Degree/ diploma.
  • 3 Years of working experience as an Assistant Restaurant Manager.
  • Customer service oriented with a positive can-do attitude.
  • Excellent leadership and team building skills.
  • Extensive knowledge and passion for food, beverage and industry trends.
  • Capable of effectively and efficiently delegating multiple tasks
  • Well-organized and detailed-oriented
  • Have a high degree of emotional intelligence and a high level of self-confidence.
  • Be able to remain rational and calm under pressure.
  • Be able to stand or walk for an extended period.

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Salary: Monthly Gross Salary of Ksh. 120,000 (Approx. 840 USD)
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Career Level: Upper Mid-Level
Job Type: Full Time
Deadline for applications: 01/09/2024