New Projects & Openings - General Manager

General Manager - New Projects & Openings

Salary - Market Leading

Schedule - Full Time

Experience - Previous experience as a General Manager in a quality restaurant

JKS Restaurants are seeking an experienced General Manager to join the team of an exciting new project and opening. The successful candidate will be friendly, personable and passionate about all thing’s food and drink. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced General Manager looking for a role in an award winning, critically acclaimed group.

The Group

JKS Restaurants was founded by siblings Jyotin, Karam and Sunaina Sethi in November 2008, receiving critical acclaim and industry recognition since its inception, which includes 6 Michelin stars, 3 Michelin Bib Gourmands and one restaurant ranked in the World’s 50 Best restaurants.

Our portfolio currently includes Michelin Star-awarded restaurants, Trishna, Gymkhana, Kitchen Table, Sabor and Lyle’s; as well as Hoppers, BAO, Brigadiers, Berenjak, Flor, The Cadogan Arms and Bibi.

JKS Restaurants offers a unique chance to either pursue a career in fine dining or develop within a new casual trend focused cuisine, with opportunities across all disciplines for those looking to progress their careers within a people focused, collaborative hospitality group.

The Position

We're looking for a General Manager with a passion for delivering exceptional guest experiences. As General Manager, you will be a hands-on, proactive and enthusiastic leader, injecting your personality into your work and inspiring the team to deliver a warm and memorable guest experience. You will continually commit to the highest standards of service and operations, and working closely with the management team, you will be responsible for the overall performance of the front of house team, managing financials, recruitment and team development, stock management and health and safety.

As General Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Overseeing a large restaurant team and ensuring the running of a smooth service
  • Welcoming and attending to guests with an exceptional level of care and service, ensuring that they leave with a positive and memorable experience;
  • Inspiring, motivating and training waiting staff to deliver the highest levels of service;
  • Carrying out all opening and closing procedures.

The successful General Manager will have:

  • Previous experience as a General Manager in a quality restaurant;
  • Warm and welcoming persona, along with a hands-on approach to work and impeccable attention to detail;
  • Proven ability to lead, train and inspire a team;
  • Passion for hospitality and a good knowledge of food and beverage;
  • Eagerness to learn and develop your career within an award-winning restaurant group.

Benefits & Culture

Our team is the most important part of our business, translating our passion for genuine hospitality to our guests every day. We are proud to work with industry-leading talent and recognise the importance of offering our teams the tools, guidance and experience necessary to build confidence and grow.

We encourage you to bring your whole self to work and celebrate the skills and characteristics that make you unique. Your commitment to be kind and work hard comes with a range of benefits such as:

Treat Yourself

  • Monthly JKS Dining Out Allowance
  • Up to 50% off dining across JKS Restaurants
  • Retail & Takeaway Discounts
  • Code App Membership
  • Cost price wine through our suppliers
  • Perkbox - access to tons of retail discounts and our wellbeing hub
  • Company tech scheme

Look After Yourself

  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • Company Donations for your involvement with Charities
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Access to Financial Advice
  • Wedding Gift & New-born Care Package - Celebrating your big occasions
  • Season Ticket Loan

Progress Yourself

  • Access to our fantastic L&D Calendar
  • A personalised learning & development plan to develop your skills and knowledge
  • Career progression with a fast-growing, critically acclaimed restaurant group.

Be Yourself

  • Additional holiday for every year with us (rising to 30 days)
  • Wagestream - stream your pay earlier
  • Employee referral scheme - paying up to £600 per referral
  • Staff parties & long service awards

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