Kempinski Al Othman Hotel Al Khobar

Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia

Assistant Restaurant Manager – (in English)

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Kempinski Al Othman Hotel

The spectacular new five-star Kempinski Al Othman Hotel Al Khobar offers sweeping views over the Al Khobar skyline. A wide range of rooms and suites are available, as well as 18 stunning, designer-styled apartments that combine the ultimate in elegance, space and comfort with all the services and amenities of a five-star hotel.

Restaurant General Manager

To produce an outstanding guest experience within the outlet concept by managing a service team in cooperation with the culinary team. The Restaurant General Manager provides a courteous, professional and efficient service in accordance with the outlet, hotel and Kempinski standards, driving sales and maximises profit.

 Key Responsibilities

  •    Responsible to Head of Department/ Assistant Head of Department.
  •       Responsible for Assistant Restaurant / Outlet Manager, Restaurant Supervisor, Restaurant Head Waiter / Waitress, Waiter / Waitress, Host / Hostess, Outlet Cashier.
  •       Set an example by reporting to duty punctually wearing business attire according to the hotels dress code & Kempinski grooming standards, maintaining a high standard of personal appearance and hygiene at all times.
  •       Provide a professional and courteous service at all times and ensure that all employees of the assigned outlet follow the example.
  •       Ensure that the place of work and surrounding area is kept clean and organised at all times.
  •       Execute and demand the team to execute the highest level of service and set-up standards at all times
  •       Be knowledgeable of all services and products offered by the hotel.
  •       Understand thoroughly the concept of the outlet and train all employees of the outlet in regards to the concept.
  •       Set an example in terms of service, products and guidance of the team that reflects the concept.
  •       Actively participate in menu design in cooperation with the outlet Head Chef and Chef Sommelier / Sommelier.
  •       Organise tastings of daily dishes and new menus.
  •       Know the restaurant scene and gastronomic character of the destination and be recognized in the market.
  •       Perform up selling for all items offered by the department assigned as well as offering alternatives.
  •       Be knowledgeable to operate the existing POS system based on the trained responsibility level as assigned in the department.
  •       Produce reports and analysis of the outlet and present report in the monthly performance meeting.
  •       Lead the outlet efficiently in cost and expenses, constantly delivering the highest quality as well as driving high top line revenue and profit.
  •       Assist in preparation of the outlet’s budget.
  •       Conduct monthly inventory of operating supplies and equipment together with the stewarding department.
  •       Obtain an account for the correct settlement of all sales and be overall responsible for outlet floats when and as required.
  •       Identify errors and correct them as required during set-up, service and breakdown of operations.
  •       Implement a flexible work schedule based on business patterns.
  •       Establish a pool of qualified and trained full and part time employees in conjunction with the hotel’s People Services Department.
  •       Ensure an effective payroll control through a flexible work force maximizing the utilization of part time employees and closely cooperating with other Food & Beverage departments.
  •       Monitor operating supplies, equipment and reduce spoilage and wastage successfully.
  •       Attend and contribute to all staff meetings, departmental trainings and hotel initiated trainings.
  •       Manage daily or weekly meetings with the kitchen team and fostering team work to constantly develop the restaurant / outlet for more success.
  •       Attend all required trainings as described by the department.
  •       Conduct daily pre-shift meetings to employees on preparation, guest profile, service and menu served.
  •       Report incidents that require disciplinary actions immediately to the Head of Department.
  •       Prepare and review outlet’s operations manual updates annually in accordance with the Assistant Head of Department.
  •       Constantly improve the product quality by sourcing the best available products.
  •       Support activities and cooperation with the suppliers.
  •       Monitor and constantly improve quality and guest satisfaction of the outlet with the given tools (Leading Quality Assurance, Customer Satisfaction Survey).
  •       Organise all required outlet specific trainings as described by the department.
  •       Undertake reasonable tasks and secondary duties as appointed by the Head of Department.
  •       Respond to any changes in the department as dictated by the hotel management.
  •       Handle guest enquiries and complaints in the outlet in a courteous and efficient manner and report to Head of Department ensuring that the follow up is performed with the guest.
  •       Ensure that the opening and closing procedures established for the outlet are followed.
  •       Act as Food & Beverage Duty Manager during the absence of the Food & Beverage Head of Department.
  •       Assign responsibilities to subordinates implementing a multi-tasking principle and check their performance periodically.                                                                                                                                                                                                                

    Additional responsibilities and tasks can be added at any time according to the needs of the business and of the hotel.

Desired Skills & Qualifications

  • Minimum two years of experience in same position
  • Ability to work and communicate to multinational environment
  • Local language excellent oral and written
  • English good oral and written
  • Leadership skills

About Kempinski

The Kempinski name is proudly borne by a growing collection of distinguished properties around the world. As Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group, we are committed to providing our guests with memorable journeys inspired by exquisite European flair. We believe life should be lived with style.

Each year, an increasing number of guests come to appreciate these qualities, as Kempinski adds new, exciting destinations in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and The Americas. While this growth reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand, the collection will remain a limited one, where exclusivity can be nurtured and individuality can flourish.