Food, Beverage and Restaurant Management

Experienced Restaurant Manager (Stellenbosch)

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Stellenbosch
Employer Type: Restaurants
Salary Type: Monthly
Province: Western Cape


We have a dynamic opportunity for an Experienced Restaurant Manager at a well-known restaurant in the heart of Stellenbosch.  

The ideal individual has excellent food and wine knowledge, is highly service and guest orientated with a strong operational skill set, ability to lead and manage a team effectively, excellent communication and interpersonal skills and has initiative and attention to detail. Minimum of 5 years restaurant management experience

The key role is to oversee and manage this busy restaurant operations, and help ensure profitability. 

Position specs: Fixed term contract of 6 months, with the potential for extension or a permanent position after the initial period

General Working Hours:

  • Mon, Tue, Thurs: 08:00 to 17:00/18:00
  • Wed and Fri: 12:00 to 20:00
  • Sat; 08:00 to 13:30/14:30

The nature of the job may require additional evening shifts, particularly for events and functions.  Flexibility in working hours, including evenings, is expected based on the demands of the role. 

Key Requirements and Experience

  • Hospitality Management Qualification advantageous 
  • Excellent wine knowledge
  • Minimum of 5  years’ experience in a managerial role
  • Training and staff performance management ability 
  • Confident and excellent communication skills
  • Hands-on approach to restaurant operations
  • Guest and service centric approach
  • Able to work flexible hours including weekends and public holidays
  • Excellent interpersonal- & communication skills
  • Flexibility, adaptability 
  • Passion for the hospitality industry
  • Own vehicle and valid driver’s license is essential 

Examples of Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure the smooth running of the daily restaurant operations and activities 
  • Being actively on the floor during service to ensure excellent guest interaction and service excellence 
  • Continues staff training and staff performance management 
  • Inventory management and supplier liaison
  • Monitor compliance with safety and hygiene regulations
  • General administrative duties: staff rosters, time and attendance, managing bookings and enquiries
  • Staff management and development


  • R22 000 to R24 000 NETT – based on experience and qualification 

Start Date

Priority Position


Candidates, who are already residing in the Western Cape will have preference. We can only consider South African Citizens or applicants who hold a valid South African Permanent Residence! No Work Permit applications will be accepted! Applicants, who live in other provinces of South Africa still need to attend personal interviews and if requested to do any cook-offs, will do so completely at their own expense. We handle high volumes of applications daily and will only be able to reply, via e-mail, to candidates who have met our clients’ requirements.

Due to the high volume of CV’s received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

All applications submitted must contain:

  • Updated CV with contactable references
  • Tertiary Educational documents
  • Written Reference Letters
  • A recent presentable profile photo’s
  • Chefs: 6-8 Food profile photos produced by yourself or in conjunction with the team

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