Restaurant Manager

Location Newcastle upon Tyne
Discipline: Restaurants
Job type: Full Time
Salary: £33000
Job ref: 003102
Published: about 1 month ago

We are thrilled to announce a rare and exciting opportunity to lead a restaurant team in a brand-new hospitality offering in Fenwick Newcastle.  


If you are looking for a management role with an excellent work life balance and competitive package, look no further than Fenwick! 


Planned opening of our new restaurant will be late August 2024 


Working week 45 hours 


Salary advertised is inclusive of a fixed Service Charge allocation 


When you join Fenwick, you’ll receive: 


  • Up to 25% discount in all Fenwick stores and 

  • WeCare -24/7 GP, wellbeing advice & support service. 

  • ‘Perks*’ - a great way to get Retail, Leisure & Hospitality discounts, exclusive deals, and cashback on a wide range of products. 

  • Your birthday off as an additional day annual leave – this can be taken any day within your birth month. 

  • A buying holiday benefits scheme in which you are eligible to buy a further 5 days across the year. 

  • Business Dress Loan Scheme interest free loan to buy clothes for work 

  • Cycle to Work scheme. 

  • 28 days of annual leave, which includes Bank Holidays, where your allowance grows annually by one day, reaching a maximum of 33 days. 

  • Pension scheme. 


More about our Restaurant Manager role 


As the Restaurant Manager, you will enhance the customer experience through the strong leadership and coaching of the restaurant team, supporting them to deliver a lasting impression to every customer. 


Whilst developing your team and sharing your passion and knowledge for all things food and service, you will also ensure the smooth running of the full restaurant operation, ensuring targets are achieved or exceeded and delivered on time. 


Just as we meticulously curate our fashion edit here at Fenwick, our stores boast a range of impressive restaurant offerings. 


What we are looking for in a candidate 

  • Experience in managing a restaurant is essential 

  • Experience with new restaurant openings is advantageous 

  • Passionate about food with a flair for delivering excellent customer service through the strong leadership of the team 

  • Experience in coaching and developing a new team, sharing your knowledge 

  • A strong team player within a wider management team 

  • Innate attention to detail and the ability to make commercial decisions. 

  • An experienced professional who is adaptable, approachable, and resilient. 

About Fenwick 


Fenwick boasts a legacy steeped in heritage and history, pioneering style since we first opened our doors in 1882. Renowned for our expertise in luxury, we take pride in being the largest independent, family-owned collection of department stores in the UK. We always aim to exceed our customers' expectations, and we're actively seeking passionate individuals to join us in this exciting journey. 


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, epitomising the renowned Fenwick hospitality.