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Assistant Restaurant Manager - Restaurant Coworth Park

Position Overview

Company Overview


We work with some of the most talented and unique individuals in our business, who always ensure the extraordinary guest experience of Dorchester Collection and the hotels within it. It is, after all, our people that bring our vision to life. As a member of our Dorchester Collection Family, we will support your development by nurturing your personality, creating a transparent culture of trust collaboration and appreciation. Supported by our annual personal development planning, tailored learning opportunities and our Academy programs you will be a part of creating a bespoke experience.

Treasured by guests. Cherished by employees. Celebrated worldwide.

As an employee, you are expected to provide our guests with a bespoke and memorable experience measured to the highest standards of quality and service delivery. Additionally the execution of your position will be in accordance to our company policies, standards and procedures.

Our company values are the fundamental spirit on how we reach our goals. As an ambassador of Dorchester Collection you will be entrusted with our values and expected to further enrich our We Care culture: Passion - Personality - Respect - Working Together - Creativity

This job description is intended to illustrate the main duties and responsibilities of the role. It is not intended to be exhaustive and please be advised that the duties and responsibilities may be added on a temporary or permanent basis as appropriate.   

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Position Overview

Division & Department

Food & Beverage - Restaurant

Job Title

Assistant Restaurant Manager - Restaurant Coworth Park

Contract Type


Position Overview

Working in our Michelin starred restaurant you will run breakfast, lunch and dinner service, acting as manager in the absence of the Director of Restaurants, whilst work closely with Executive Chef, Adam Smith. 

Essential Functions & Physical Requirements


  • Work with the Director of Restaurants to manage and deliver effective training and development for all the restaurant staff 
  • Attend daily hotel meetings and weekly BEO meetings
  • Play a key part in projects and hotel committees 
  • Provide a memorable dining experience for our guests
  • Ensure the reputation of Restaurant Coworth Park as a destination restaurant
  • Have a strategic approach to planning the rota so as to reflect the needs of the business
  • Communicate with the Front Desk to ensure consistent flow of information and that the departments are continuously updated with guests information and any changes
  • Be responsible for the smooth running of the shift whether this entails breakfast, lunch or dinner
  • Have a key focus on the service within the restaurant and ensure standards are being met at all times
  • Lead by example with a ‘hands on’ approach.
  • Create and maintain a team environment and motivate team members to achieve their goals and targets, allowing you as a team to meet and exceed guest expectations
  • Support the team in their daily responsibilities and delegate tasks as required
  • Ensure timely order to delivery with accuracy
  • Ensure restaurant billing and cashiering is conducted
  • Maintain a high level of presence within the restaurant and be confident in communication with guests to ensure that their expectations are met and exceeded
  • Ensure that POS system is up date with new menu prices, guests profiles and other important information
  • Monitor and control the direct costs appertaining to the restaurant
  • Regularly review service standards and procedures and implement the necessary actions to improve them


Qualifications and Desirables


  • Previous experience within a similar role with some supervision experience
  • Experience of leading a team during service
  • Sound knowledge of beverages
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Team player
  • Exceptional presentation
  • Inspirational leader
  • Hands on


Benefit Package

  • Complimentary nights with breakfast within Dorchester Collection
  • 50% F&B discount at selected restaurants at The Dorchester and Coworth Park
  • Very generous Employee Introductory Scheme offered
  • Team members' awards and incentives schemes
  • Contributory pension scheme entitlement from date of commencement
  • Life assurance cover for all team members
  • Uniform laundered complimentary
  • Complimentary meals whilst on duty at our team members' restaurants
  • Complimentary Internet at allocated computers in team areas
  • Interest free Season Ticket Loan
  • Occupational Health, including subsidized massage treatments and health clinics
  • Complimentary Eye Test for VDU users


Full time

Job location

Job Location

United Kingdom


Blacknest Rd, Sunningdale SL5 7SE  Ascot