Assistant Restaurant Manager

40 hour, permanent contract

We have a brilliant and exciting opportunity to join Findon Garden Centre as our Assistant Restaurant Manager.

Our Assistant Restaurant Manager will have experience working in a similar setting, and have great people and communication skills. The right candidate will have drive and passion to see customer satisfaction rise and sales increase.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the Restaurant Manager in the day to day running of the garden restaurant.

  • Ensuring all rotas work and managing the team's time effectively.

  • Being a go-to for the restaurant team members, to help with customer queries.

  • Ordering of food & beverages / ensuring the restaurant is well stocked.

  • Managing table plans.

  • Ensuring the restaurant is always clean and ready for service.

  • The running of Hunter’s Softplay.

  • Greeting and serving customers, taking orders.

  • Making barista style drinks.

  • Train, coach and develop team.

  • Deliver excellent customer service.

  • Work to target KPI’s.

  • Ensure all team are working with EHO and food safety policies.

Skills, attributes and experience

  • Experience working in a fast paced hospitality setting, preferably a restaurant, café or pub.

  • Excellent people and communication skills.

  • A keen eye for detail.

  • A hands-on, leading from front approach.

  • A comprehensive understanding of legislations & compliance.

  • Strong leadership and coaching skills, to motivate and enthuse team.

  • An outgoing, positive personality.

  • IT literate, confident in working on and with computer systems.


  • Staff discount

    • 50% off in our restaurant.​

    • 20% off in store.

  • 28 days holiday per annum.


Up to £21,000 per year. Dependant on experience.


40 hours per week, over 5 days. You will be expected to work over weekends and bank holidays. We work on a 2-week rolling rota.

This is a rare opportunity to join an independent, family-run garden centre, built with a great team.

Download Application form here.

Please send this with a current CV to

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