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Restaurant Manager

Restaurant Manager

“If good food and great service are important to you, this is a management role that could be perfect for you.”

People who do this job are responsible for making sure that customers are satisfied with the quality of food and service they receive.

To do this job, you will need to have the ability to manage staff. You will need strong customer service skills. You will also need to be able to work with figures.

As a restaurant manager, you could work in hotels, small independent restaurants, eateries that are part of a large chain, and fast food outlets. Your role would be to make sure that the restaurant runs smoothly, overseeing the business side as well as ensuring high standards for customers.

To apply for a trainee manager job, you will usually need knowledge of the industry plus relevant experience.

Skills you'll learn at South Devon College

  • customer service and communication skills
  • team working skills
  • the ability to work accurately with figures and manage a budget
  • the ability to manage the health, hygiene, safety and security of the workplace
  • menu planning and understanding healthier foods and special dietary requirements

Your future

  • almost 50% of leisure, travel and related occupations will require qualifications at level 3 or above by 2020
  • 34,000 people will be employed in accommodation and food across the South West by 2020. A 22% increase on 2010 totals
  • 157,000 new jobs will be created nationally in the accommodation and food sector by 2020 - an 8% increase on 2010 jobs. 2,049,000 in total
  • 99% of Catering and Hospitality students moved forward into a positive destination, including employment, apprenticeships and further study
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