Restaurant And Catering Manager in Lagos, Nigeria

Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Job Summary:

Restaurant Manager serves as a resourceful Officer, responsible for meeting all restaurant’s revenue, profitability and quality goals. S/he also ensures efficient restaurant operation; maintains high productivity of both human and products quality, and customer-service standards.


  • Management of the counters/supply & return.
  • Duties: set the menu, make new specialties to be approved by CP before launching them and collate the cost.
  • Prepare the garnish and set a design for every drink.
  • Makes inventory twice a week and if possible once a week.
  • Review the established recipes and propose to CP new recipes
  • Work as sales official in the event the lunching is delayed. 
  • Manage the waiters and educate them on current trends and practices in the industry.
  • Follow-up and supervise the decorations and furnishing of the restaurant areas.
  • Manage irate customers in a professional manner.
  • Liaise with the Counter Manager
  • Responsible for recommending of other products that can give the same taste for the drinks but with cheaper costs.
  • Calculation of the drink cost and submission to CP and Control Department for review and discussion
  • Carry out regular survey of the cost of product and drinks, and so on in the market as well as other restaurants and private guest houses.
  • Managing the food and beverage provision for functions and events
  • Supervising catering (food and beverage provisions) at functions and events.
  • Planning menus in consultation with Chefs
  • Liaise with the Human Resources Department on all HR related matters.
  • Any other supervisory services and other duties as may be assigned.

Education and Experience Required:

  • Culinary School Diploma or B.Sc. in Business Administration 
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Extensive food and wine knowledge.

Competences and Skills required.

  • Excellent Communication skills, written and verbal
  • High level of emotional intelligence
  • Team Management skills
  • Professionalism
  • Excellent knowledge of the Microsoft office suite
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with restaurant management software
  • Strong leadership, motivational and people skills.
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