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General Manager - Nine Elms, London

Lexington Catering
Nine Elms, London
£40,000 per annum
Closing date
31 May 2024

Job Details

General Manager - Nine Elms, London

Contract type: Permanent

Contractual hours: Full-time

Shift Pattern & Working Hours: 5 out of 7, 40 hours per week.

Salary: £40,000 per annum

Working environment

Lexington is an award-winning contract caterer that focus on providing great food and service to customers.
To do this we need fabulous people and we work hard to create an environment where our team members feel engaged, inspired, valued and enjoy what they do.

Job description

  • To manage a clients, residents only, bar and catering facilities across multiple sites open 7 days a week, event / hospitality business

  • To manage the day to day relationship with the client and residents and other stakeholders

  • To receive and act upon feedback from residents ensuring we offer the best possible service

  • To inspire the team to deliver an excellent, innovative food & beverage offer across the estate

  • Ensure all legal H&S and company policies are up to date and completed

  • To complete all tasks to their time schedules including the monthly analysis of figures reported to the client

  • To ensure all budgets are managed in line with the client’s requirements

  • Working closely with the head chef to ensure a smooth-running food operation

  • To compile the daily / monthly accounts and client report

  • To carry out all reasonable tasks expected by management


Skills & Experience

  • Restaurant and bar experience in a commercial environment, events and hospitality

  • Personal license holder / DPS experience

  • Good at planning ahead and able to look at multiple options to help a final well-informed decision

  • Positive, polite and realistic

  • Must be friendly, a great team player, excellent communicator, fun, enthusiastic and professional at all times

  • Able to prioritise and work under pressure

  • Financial acumen and computer literacy is a must

  • Enthusiasm for the industry, passion for food and understanding of the changing industry, good knowledge of food trends

  • Experience of dealing with and developing a long-standing client relationship

  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends as required


As part of your package, we are offering a salary up to £40,000 per annum.

Candidate criteria Minimum level of experience required More than 2 years

This role comes with an Employee Assistance Programme, a great cycle to work scheme, workplace pension, life Assurance (x2), 28 days holiday – pro-rata (including Bank Holidays) increasing to 31 days after 2 years' service, great benefits for you and your family and day off for your birthday!

At Elior we're enriching lives, everywhere, every day. Feeding children in schools, loved ones in hospitals and care homes, sports fans in stadiums, visitors in heritage sites and teams in the workplace. We are a multi-award-winning global player in the hospitality sector, founded in 1991 with over 105,000 colleagues worldwide, serving over 4 million guests every day. In the UK, our dedicated team serve our customers across 1200 locations. Because of our success and stability, we can offer you excellent career opportunities where you will be nurtured and supported to fulfil your potential. We are renowned for looking after our people, with 87% of our colleagues feeling proud to work with us, and we are committed to delivering delicious and healthy food, which is ethically sourced. And we're committed to looking after the planet, supporting the community, cutting food waste and supporting wellbeing. We've lots to shout about with our strong and united approach in tackling many important global sustainability issues. This role sits within our Business & Industry division, catering for those within the workplace. We're an award-winning business and industry hospitality team, proud of our creativity and ingenuity, with a big focus on our people who are everything to us. Daringly delicious, we deliver exceptional food and service to our customers, making us one of London's most respected and fast-growing boutique catering companies.  


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