Assistant Restaurant Manager

Location Newcastle upon Tyne
Discipline: Restaurants
Job type: Full Time
Salary: £29939
Job ref: 002583
Published: 20 days ago

Working Week: 40 hours.



This is a 12 month fixed-term maternity cover contract.


Advertised salary is inclusive of a fixed monthly service charge allocation.


Are you looking for a role in a well-established restaurant in the centre of Newcastle with an excellent work life balance and a competitive benefits package; then look no further than our Assistant Restaurant Manager role in Fuego, Newcastle!


Find out more about Fuego below;


About the role


Assistant Restaurant Managers are integral to our business, they ensure all showcase our famous Fenwick Hospitality and put our customers first at every opportunity!


You will oversee the day-to-day running of the restaurant and be the driving force behind your team; coaching and developing them to fulfil their potential whilst setting them up for success to achieve their goals.


We are looking for someone that is energetic and that thrives in a fast-paced environment. Being bold and courageous is the key to success as you will be working self-sufficiently alongside your restaurant manager.


About the candidate


We look for warm and welcoming people, who are adaptable, resilient, innovative and goal orientated to join us on our exciting journey.

As well as these key characteristics, you will bring:

  • Experience of supervising and coaching a team in a busy restaurant environment.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to motivate a skilled team.
  • Enthusiasm for tapas style dining and driving the team to deliver exceptional customer service through menu suggestions and drinks pairings.
  • Innate attention to detail and the ability to make bold decisions.

When you join Fenwick, you’ll receive:


  • Up to 25% discount in all Fenwick stores and
  • 28 days annual leave, inclusive of Bank Holidays, increasing by 1 day each year to a maximum of 33 days (pro rata for part time colleagues)
  • Your birthday off as an additional day annual leave – this can be taken any day within your birth month.
  • Business Dress Loan Scheme interest free loan to buy clothes for work
  • ‘Perks*’ - a great way to get Retail, Leisure & Hospitality discounts, exclusive deals, and cashback on a wide range of products.
  • WeCare -24/7 GP, wellbeing advice & support service.
  • Cycle to Work scheme.
  • Pension scheme.

About Fenwick and Our Restaurants



Fenwick is rich with heritage and history and have been style pioneers since 1882 when our first store opened. We know luxury and are proud to remain the largest independent, family-owned group of department stores within the UK. We are on an exciting journey to exceed our customers' expectations and we are always on the lookout for new talent to join us.



Our collaborative spirit unites a workforce of over 2,000 individuals across our stores, as well as in our support functions, encompassing Digital, Buying & Merchandising, IT, Finance, People, Customer Service teams, and our cherished restaurants and distribution centres.



Building upon the success of our 15 own-bought restaurants and esteemed restaurant concession partners across our 8 stores, our restaurant business offers an unparalleled dining experience, epitomizing the renowned Fenwick hospitality.