ASSISTANT MANAGER

Kazoku is a brand-new authentic Pan Asian & Sushi Bar opening in the heart of Sevenoaks High Street (Kent).

‘Kazoku’ in Japanese means family and our mission is to share and serve fresh authentic Pan Asian foods delivered at the high standard with the most welcoming customer services.

Kazoku also means family to our team force as well as our customers. At Kazoku it is important our team are happy, motivated and passionate to grow and prosper together! Kazoku has many opportunities for growth within our organisation as we have large expansion plans to spread our passion of Asian food around the UK!

We are looking for a Restaurant Assistant Manager to ensure all daily activities run smoothly and efficiently.

Restaurant Assistant Manager responsibilities include ordering kitchen utensils and equipment based on our needs, managing contracts and payroll and supervising restaurant staff performance. To be successful in this role, you should be familiar with restaurant operations and have a good understanding of what makes a great customer service. You should also be available to work within opening hours, including weekends and holidays.

Ultimately, you will help minimize operating costs, boost our employee retention and deliver a positive dining experience for our guests.


Responsibilities

  • Research new wholesale food suppliers and negotiate prices

  • Calculate future needs in kitchenware and equipment and place orders, as needed

  • Manage and store vendors’ contracts and invoices

  • Coordinate communication between front of the house and back of the house staff

  • Prepare shift schedules

  • Process payroll for all restaurant staff

  • Supervise kitchen and wait staff and provide assistance, as needed

  • Keep detailed records of daily, weekly and monthly costs and revenues

  • Arrange for new employees’ proper onboarding (scheduling trainings and ordering uniforms)

  • Monitor compliance with safety and hygiene regulations

  • Gather guests’ feedback and recommend improvements to our menusRequirements

  • Work experience as a Restaurant Assistant Manager or similar role in the hospitality industry

  • Familiarity with restaurant management software, like OpenTable and PeachWorks

  • Good math and reporting skills

  • Customer service attitude

  • Communication and team management abilities

  • Availability to work within opening hours (e.g. evenings, holidays, weekends)

  • High school diploma; additional certification in hospitality is a plus

Benefits:

  • Ability to work your way up within the company as Area Manager as we have large growth expansion plans

  • Birthday benefit scheme – we believe in celebrating your special day your way and you get paid for it!

  • Attractive bonus scheme

  • We love to invest in our team by allowing you to attend courses or obtain qualifications surrounding your growth and career development

  • 28 days holiday

If you think you have what to takes to be part of our team, please apply for this position with an up to date CV and cover letter.

Benefits:

  • Discounted/free food

  • Flexible working hours

  • Bonus scheme

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £21,000.00 to £24,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • management: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • A-Level or equivalent (Preferred)