Greene King

Kitchen Manager - Red House, Rickmansworth

Up to 21700 UKP per hour
23 Sep 2016
21 Oct 2016
Ms Natalie Minshall
Job Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced Kitchen Manager looking for a new challenge? We have an exciting Kitchen Manager opportunity in at The Red House

The Business

The Red House is a family friendly local pub , that serves great food. We have mixed clientel which ranges from office workers and builders to families and seniors. We take great pride in delivering great customer service and quality products to all our guests. Being in a prime commuter area our customers rightly have high standards which we strive to exceed.

The pub itself had a sparkle a year and a half ago, which added a 40 seat garden area, alongside freshening up the internal and external. The kitchen is well maintained and is designed to be able to deliver £10k net a week, so there is scope to easily increase food sales.

We have one main trading area which is zoned into bar and dining, with a relaxed feel throughout. We can seat approximately 100 covers and we take bookings, both large and small. Quiz night on a Thursday often sees every table taken, as will Friday and Saturday evenings.

We offer "Two main meals for £9.99" Monday through Saturday, alongside our popular grill options, Burger and Sandwich meal deals.

Average weekly turnover: £12700
Split Wet/Food:62/38
Live-In Accommodation: A self-contained large bedsit flat is available directly above the kitchen, with an external front door. The flat has a separate bathroom, with bath, and a large living/sleeping area with a kitchen. The flat is partly furnished with a bed and sofa. The flat was decorated just over a year ago and is in a good decorative order throughout.

About Local Pubs

This business trades as a Flame Grill business in the Local Pubs division. The Local Pubs division is part of the Greene King Retail Division - our largest and fastest growing business. With approximately 500 sites across the UK our Local Pubs division operates a range of unique community and high-street pubs which attract a variety of customers and offer something for everyone.

Flame Grill

‘Flame Grill’ pubs are defined by a contemporary style and an authentic pub atmosphere. The local ‘Flame Grill’ is the place to be. Groups or couples visit for casual social gatherings, special occasions and enjoyable nights-out. Customers expect genuine, efficient service from an upbeat team, in comfortable and stylish surroundings.

The Flame Grill menu offers consistently well-presented, quality, excellent-value food and drink offers, where tasty flame-grilled food is the specialty. Our unique Flame-Grill equipment sears on contact and locks in natural flavours - resulting in tender, moist, succulent food every time.

Role & Responsibilities

As Kitchen Manager, you will support the General Manager in all aspects of the successful management of the kitchen side of the business.

With fantastic people skills and previous management experience, you will be committed to leading, inspiring and developing a fantastic team. You will be passionate about preparing and presenting food to consistent company/brand specification and exceptional standards. You will be customer-focused and will work with the front of house operation to provide excellent service - ultimately ensuring a fantastic guest experience!

With the ability to adhere to policies and procedures, you will ensure a safe, tidy and hygienic working environment at all times. You will also be responsible for monitoring and dealing with any equipment maintenance issues, maintaining accurate food ordering and stocking levels and completing timely and accurate stock counts. With the ability to work to targets you will manage wastage through correct portion control and records and will also assist in delivering other financial targets set for the business.

What we can offer you

Excellent Training and Career Path Progression - opportunities across a range of impressive brands and businesses
Competitive Salary
Pension Scheme
33% Greene King Discount Card (for all managed pubs including Local Pubs and brands such as Hungry Horse, Eating Inn, Old English Inns and Loch Fyne)
High-Street Retail Vouchers and Shopping Discounts – saving you money
Childcare Vouchers

Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity - apply now!