Job Category: Manager
Job Type: Full Time

Restaurant manager duties

What does a restaurant manager do? A restaurant manager’s duties vary from setting to setting and often depend on the employer. Typical responsibilities include:


General management and administration

  • coordinating and optimizing front- and back-of-house restaurant operations
  • controlling operational costs and promoting efficiency
  • weekly, monthly and annual financial reporting
  • general administration
  • taking reservations
  • troubleshooting

Customer services

  • greeting and advising customers
  • delivering F&B service to satisfy customer expectations
  • fostering positive customer relations
  • dealing with customer inquiries and complaints

Human resources

  • recruiting, training and supervising staff
  • managing the staff rota
  • conducting performance appraisals and setting targets
  • optimizing workflow and productivity

Supply chain, procurement and culinary edge

  • researching dishes and planning menus
  • keeping abreast of inventory and ordering supplies
  • monitoring product quality and handling vendors

Compliance, health and safety

  • ensuring compliance with licensing, health and safety regulations
  • establishing and maintaining policies and protocols


  • proactively fostering the restaurant’s image
  • endeavoring to expand the restaurant’s reach through targeted promotions

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