Restaurant managers hold many responsibilities. They typically are supervisors to cashiers, front-line staff, cooks and greeters.
Most frequently they report to general managers.
- Organize and conduct pre-shift and departmental meetings.
- Hire, train and develop all restaurant staff.
- Make sure that the equipment in the restaurant is up to date.
- Make sure that the restaurant is clean, the food is being handled properly, and the fire exits and procedures are clearly enforced.
- Resolve issues, in case of conflicting situations arising from a communication gap between customers and restaurant staff or among the staff members.
- Most restaurant managers have prior restaurant experience before becoming a restaurant manager.
- Minimum qualification a person should have is a high school degree, but there are few managers who have higher degree in culinary arts.
- The restaurant manager frequently takes continuing education courses in customer service, management, accounting, bookkeeping, etc.
The salary may vary between HKD$34,228-HKD$814,500 per annum.