Assistant Restaurant Manager New Opening

Front of House - The Barbary

Contract: Permanent
Salary: Up to £43,000/annum

Studio Paskin is expanding into West London with the opening of The Barbary Notting Hill. We seek an experienced Assistant Restaurant Manager to join us for the launch of our most ambitious restaurant project to date and what will become the flagship site of The Barbary brand.


The Position
The Assistant Restaurant Manager of The Barbary Notting Hill will support the Restaurant Management in daily leadership and operations. You will help to inspire, teach and train the junior front of house staff and lead by example on exceptional service and guest experience.


The Candidate

  • A confident and vibrant personality who thrives in the buzz of service.
  • A strong and responsible leader. From the Directors down, we all lead from the front and by example. You must thrive in taking charge of daily operation and be skilled in leading briefings and acting as a role model for your team.
  • Passionate about detailed hospitality, guest experience and dedicated to exceptionally high standards of service. The ideal candidate will inspire this commitment in others.
  • An accomplished Assistant Restaurant Manager with at least 2 years of previous experience in a similar role. You’ll be able to support the Restaurant Management in onboarding, training and service management.
  • Experience in the pace and demands of a new opening is highly desirable.
  • A strong background in wine with a WSET Level 2 is desirable.


The Restaurant
Featuring a reimagining of the iconic Barbary horseshoe kitchen counter, the 75-cover affair will also include a dining room and dedicated cocktail bar, as we bring the Barbarian experience to the Notting Hill neighbourhood. The menu finds its origins in the beloved elemental cooking of The Barbary, whilst breaking new ground to offer an elevated dining experience.


Our Benefits

  • Paid development courses – WSET, Watershed and more
  • Employee Referral Scheme – up to £2,000
  • Generous staff discount of up to 50% off across all our Studio Paskin venues
  • Cost price wine and supplier discounts
  • Enhanced parental leave package
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Wagestream – put yourself in control of when you get paid
  • Partnership with Kelly’s Cause and automatic enrolment onto Hospitality Action’s Employee Assistance Programme – access to counselling, remote GP/physio services, legal advice and more.


About us
Our success across all our venues – The Palomar, The Barbary, The Blue Posts, Evelyn’s Table* and The Mulwray – is underpinned by an open-minded, compassionate and enthusiastic belief in the power of heartfelt hospitality. We create places where we want to go. Places that combine elegance, professionalism, quality and style that have won us critical praise and multiple awards.


We want you to be a part of it.