Restaurant Manager - Piano Works

Piano Works Covent Garden

London£33,000 - £37,000 Full time

Restaurant Manager - Piano Works

What's in it for you?

  • We expect to offer a salary in the region of £33,000-37,000 per annum depending on experience
  • Exciting bonus scheme so you share in the business’ success.
  • Bespoke training and development, giving you all the tools for success.
  • An amazing 50% discount on food and drink across all our awesome venues.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) which provides consultation sessions on mental health, well-being and finance, grants, and any other needed support.
  • World-class bartender training.
  • Third-party training sessions that come with globally accepted certificates.
  • Incredible career progression opportunities. We're invested in your success during your time with us!
  • And not forgetting our annual Nightfest staff party, where over we all come together to celebrate. It's an event you won't want to miss!

What We Need:

As a Restaurant Manager, your main role will be to inspire and energize the amazing team we have here whilst ensuring a warm and memorable experience for guests. You'll be responsible for the front-of-house team performance. You will have real pride and passion for what you do, with the ability to build rapport and long-term relationships with guests. You will work closely with the management team to make improvements to service and customer experiences.

You will have:

  • At least x1 year experience working in a busy bar/club/restaurant as a Restaurant Manager.
  • Passion for delivering for your customers.
  • Experience developing a team.
  • A love of hospitality.


  • Overseeing daily operations and confidently run busy shifts, ensuring a seamless experience for our guests.
  • Be a Team player, supporting your General Manager and team through thick and thin.
  • Ensure all Teams are meeting the standards of the company.
  • Act as a role model for the whole Team.

Skills and Experience:

  • Resilient and adaptable to change in a fast-paced environment.
  • Honest, hardworking and a team player.
  • Confident, self-motivated, and driven professional.
  • Methodical and thorough when problem solving.
  • Approachable at all times regardless of workload.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Some experience organising rotas and managing the bars’ labour margin would be extremely beneficial.
  • Knowledge in handling stocks, licensing, risk assessments and health & safety.
  • A hands-on manager who isn’t afraid to get behind a station when your team is in the weeds and smash out a dozen Old Fashions!

About us:

Nightcap is an award-winning operator in the late-night bar scene. We operate a portfolio of bars and venues across the UK, including brands like The Cocktail Club, Tonight Josephine, Barrio Familia, and Dirty Martini to name just a few. With a mission to be the UK’s leading bar group. Our purpose of existence is the belief that EVERYONE deserves a great night out, and therefore it's everyone's job to make sure we create great nights... and days out! We have a lively and dynamic work-ethos across all our bars and offices. Our culture is creative, innovative, and collaborative, where everyone contributes ideas and brings their true self to work every day, as we are hell-bent on harnessing a place where everyone can belong. Working here is fast paced, at times challenging, but copious amounts of fun!I

The Piano Works part restaurant/part bar/part concert, and full-on party! The Piano Works are non-stop, late-night, live music venues where nightly 8 skilled musicians interact with the audience and play their song requests. Non-stop live music features from 11:30 to 16:00 for our raucous weekly Saturday brunches, and from 17:00 to 01:00, five nights a week supported by state-of-the-art sound & lighting systems and DJ's from 1am till late.

We look forward to having you join our team at Piano Works!