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Restaurant Manager

Killeavy Castle Estate is seeking a Restaurant Manager for this award winning hotel and restaurant. 


Experienced and motivated Restaurant Manager to join our team.  In your role of Restaurant Manager, you will be responsible for managing the food organisation and operation function within the Hotel working with senior level management and the General Manager to ensure the constant delivery of the core mission and values of Killeavy Castle Estate. 


Role Objective;


Working as part of the management team, the Restaurant Manager will provide food support to all departments within the Estate. The successful candidate will have a minimum of two years restaurant supervisory or management experience, preferably at 2 AA rosette standard. You will possess excellent interpersonal, communication skills and will enjoy building good relationships.

Important Information
Date Posted: 19th October 2021
Closing Date: 29th October 2021
Industry: Hospitality
Job Type: Full time
Salary: Based on Experience

About the role

Key Duties include;

  • Maintaining effective restaurant service with an emphasis on high quality, efficient service.
  • Train and instruct the food service team in quality food service whilst ensuring a strong customer and staff journey.
  • Monitoring brand service standards, implementation, training of these and continuous evaluation
  • Overseeing the set-up of the outlet in accordance with the pre-determined standards of the operation
  • Compliance with licensing regulations and hotel procedures relating to the restaurant and service of alcoholic beverages and conduct staff training sessions accordingly
  • Demonstrate a perfect knowledge of all food served in the various outlets throughout the Estate, how various dishes are prepared and presented, and how food service staff are trained to possess this knowledge and the application of it
  • Ensure compliance with and the proper training of Team Members so that all Company Health and Safety, and Fire Regulations and procedures are understood and applied
  • Ensure all Team Members presented a cohesive image and adhere to the correct standards of appearance
  • Evaluate the performance of the Team ensuring the highest standards of service are given at all times
  • Ensure all Team Members receive an annual and interim appraisal and any other appropriate performance feedback in a timely manner
  • Maximise revenue and increase average spend per person through upselling, high customer service standards, effective training and motivational techniques
  • Work with accounts to ensure stock takes are carried out in a timely manner and to ensure food and beverage cost control targets are maintained
  • Meet or exceed the monthly food profit margin target in conjunction with the Head Chef 
  • Other duties as requested by management. 
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What you will need

Required criteria

  • Self-motivated and have the ability to prioritise work.
  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • Have the ability to multi-task in fast-paced environment.

Desired criteria

    Professional skills you’ll need for this job opportunity

    Managing Teams

    Managing Teams

    Bar Skills

    Bar Skills

    Exceptional Customer Service Skills

    Exceptional Customer Service Skills

    Killeavy Castle Estate

    Today, the Killeavy Castle Estate comprises our 19th century Castle, a four-star boutique-style Hotel with 45 guestrooms in our restored Mill and Coach House, and a three guestroom luxury self-catering Gatelodge.

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    Our mission was to fully restore Killeavy Castle Estate, so that locals and visitors alike could enjoy it for generations to come. In 2019, we opened the Killeavy Castle to the public as a historic hotel, wedding venue, spa and visitor attraction. Today, the Killeavy Castle Estate comprises our 19th century Castle, a 4* boutique style Hotel with 45 guestrooms in our restored Mill and Coach House, and a three guestroom luxury self catering Gatelodge.  Our guests can also enjoy our fine dining restaurant, casual bar, onsite café and luxury spa facilities. Comfort and class are our guiding principles, bringing the opulence of days gone by to everyone who visits our Estate.

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    Opened in July 2019, Killeavy Castle Estate is one of Irelands newest Hospitality locations. Due to success of our service offering we are rapidly growing our workforce and are always looking for talented individuals who thrive in what they do and share in the ethos of Killeavy Castle Estate. We are an equal opportunities employer and all employees are valued for who they are and what they do. It is with the right dedication and determination to deliver first class service that will lead to our success. We have a continuous improvement policy to increase our guest satisfaction, develop our staff whilst protecting our environment through all our daily practices.

    Our benefits

    We are still a young and developing company. This is a great time to join our team and make your mark in the company as we grow you grow. If you are not quite ready to climb the careers ladder, expand your insight and experience of the industry by working in the various departments of Killeavy Castle Estate. You can challenge yourself in a reception-based role, deliver first-class service with first-class dining in our Restaurant, Kitchen, and Bar, learn the Killeavy standards of perfection in our Accommodation department or get involved in our onsite Working Farm.

    Retirement Plan and/or Pension

    Office Perks

    Employee Development Programs

    Employee Discounts

    Free Parking

    Competitive Salary

    Preferential Room Rates

    Family and Friends Rates

    We are a proud diversity ambassador

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    Restaurant Manager

    Today, the Killeavy Castle Estate comprises our 19th century Castle, a four-star boutique-style Hotel with 45 guestrooms in our restored Mill and Coach House, and a three guestroom luxury self-catering Gatelodge.