Assistant Restaurant Manager

Jul 18 2023

Assistant Restaurant Manager – full-time, min 40 hours, £13ph + service charge and tips.


About The Bear:

Formerly a 13th-century coaching inn, The Bear sits serenely at the centre of the charismatic market town of Woodstock. Full of period features, oak beams, and rich interiors, it’s a hidden gem. Its history, culture and exceptional facilities make it one of the finest 4-star hotels in Oxfordshire.

Becoming a team member at Macdonald Hotels & Resorts means joining close hotel and resort teams where a world of opportunity exists to develop your skills and progress your career in hospitality.

About the role:

Assistant Restaurant Managers are dedicated hospitality professionals who enjoy working on their initiative, demonstrate a flexible approach and can multitask. Most importantly, they do all this with a swell attitude and a relentless drive for excellence.

More than experience, it is essential that Assistant Restaurant Managers bring a natural passion for hospitality that will stand out to guests and colleagues alike.

Your natural flair for engaging with guests to ensure they feel they are in safe hands will be second to none. Most importantly, the hotel is looking for people who enjoy putting smiles on the faces of others.

If that sounds like you, read on to find out more.

Outline Job Description:

Working as part of a team, Assistant Restaurant Managers provide a welcoming atmosphere for guests and ensure the hotel’s high standards are maintained.

As an Assistant Restaurant Manager, you will have the opportunity to learn about the broader operations of the hotel as well as build an excellent colleague network. While you will lead in one area of specialism, e.g. Food and Beverage team, you may be asked to provide support across different departments.

This position will be on a 40 hour per week contract, including shifts working Saturday and Sunday. Additional hours may be required to support the hotel during busier periods, including bank holidays.

Min 1 year of experience working at supervisor level in a similar property.


  • Competitive rates of pay at all levels
  • Uniform provided
  • Parking available on-site
  • Free meals when on duty
  • Discounted stays in hotels across the group
  • Referral programme
  • 25% off food, drink and spa treatments across the group
  • 20% discount on golf
  • Free use of leisure, pool and gym facilities at off-peak times
  • Auto-enrolment into pension scheme and life assurance
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme through Hospitality in Action
  • Wagestream app offering a real-time view of accrued pay and access to it

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £12.50-£13.00 per hour


  • Company pension
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme


  • Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:

  • Tips

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Woodstock, OX20 1SZ: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Work Location: In person