Assistant Restaurant Manager

The Standard, London opened in July 2019 and has boldly propelled The Standard brand onto the international stage. Situated on Euston Road across from the gothic grandeur of St Pancras Station, the hotel is set to become a new cultural crossroad for London and a gateway to Europe. The hotel playfully respects the building's history while creating new expansive spaces for the neighbourhood to play from our bars, restaurants, lounges and event spaces throughout the building.

The Standard, London has 266 rooms in 42 unique styles ranging from Cosy Core rooms to terraced suites with outdoor bathtubs overlooking St Pancras station. The lobby lounge, with a carefully curated library pays homage to the building’s original use, with a Sounds studio hosting weekly live music and talks. Double Standard, offers lunch, happy-hour and casual drinking and dining, while his garden restaurant, Isla, features a seasonally-driven, coastal inspired menu. Board the street level, exterior red lift directly to the 10th-floor to Decimo where Chef Peter Sanchez-Iglesias’ showcases his live fire cooking and the building’s 360-degree views of London.

At the heart of our hotels are of course of people who through their vibrancy and energy bring our properties to life. We are now seeking a team of diverse and dynamic individuals that will capture the very essence of The Standard, London, to join our team as our Assistant Restaurant Manager.

Your role

As our Assistant Restaurant Manager you work alongside the Restaurant Manager to oversee an exceptional floor team that provide an extensive food and drink service in this busy high-volume outlet; consisting of bar, restaurant seating, external terraces and garden. You will manage the restaurant and ensure everything runs smoothly; as well as coaching and developing the team and ensuring they receive the correct training.

Your exceptional knowledge of the latest trends in the London pub scene will help you train and develop an experienced team who will not only delight our guests, but also excite and surprise them to create the ultimate bar experience in London, that is anything but Standard! You will also be interacting with your guests; handling their requests, needs and inquiries, and most importantly ensuring they leave with a smile on their face.

You will of course be passionate about service, with an exceptional working knowledge of high-volume bar operations and the order of service; along with a deep appreciation of quality wines, craft beers and spirts in order to guide and make recommendations to guests based on their preferences. You will be expected to maintain the company standards of hygiene, health & safety, and ensuring that your team does as well.

Do you have what it takes to be an Assistant Restaurant Manager at The Standard

While we take every detail of design and guest experience seriously, we do not take ourselves too seriously. ‘Standard People’ are at the heart of our brand; vivid, dynamic and engaging. You’ll intrinsically understand the unique microcosm and the context of our venues and city you represent.

While prior experience as an Assistant Restaurant Manager is always useful all are welcome at the Standard; you will have however an uncompromised and natural flair for service and be able to build genuine relationships with guests that enable us to not only preempt needs but foresee desires. In addition to this you will also need….

  • A proven track record in a similar Assistant Restaurant Manager or F&B Supervisor role with the ability to inspire and motivate a team, ideally gained in a similar ‘Lifestyle’, destination restaurant or boutique hotel sector
  • Highly motivated and pro-active; act with professionalism and positivity in all interactions
  • Ability to develop and deliver effective training to maintain consistent service standards throughout your team
  • Experience with squirrel POS, open table and Fourth HR

We are defined by our richness of personality and diversity of background and lifestyle so if you think you have what it takes to be our Assistant Restaurant Manager we’d love to meet with you.

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates prior to commencing employment.

Benefits Include

  • Meals on duty
  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee Rates across all Standard properties
  • F&B Discounts
  • Recruitment Referral Bonus up to £500

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