A Restaurant Manager is in charge of organizing and managing the restaurant's day-to-day operations. He's also in charge of cost containment and providing a high-quality customer experience. A Restaurant Manager ensures that the restaurant runs smoothly and maintains the quality and customer-service standards. He is capable of working in a variety of settings, including fine dining, fast-food, and casual dining restaurants. A good Restaurant Manager is in charge of ensuring that restaurants run smoothly and profitably, as well as managing the restaurant staff.
Check out some major responsibilities of a Restaurant Manager provided below.
Hiring, training and supervising restaurant employees
Creating and executing plans for department sales, profit and staff development
Processing payroll and maintaining all relevant records
Addressing customer complaints, needs and comments
Appraising staff performance and providing feedback to improve productivity
Delivering superior service and maximizing customer satisfaction
Planning and modifying menus
Coordinating with the senior management team to set the sales target
Candidates who are aiming for a career as a Restaurant Manager need to satisfy some requirements decided by the hotel. They can check the table provided below to know the eligibility criteria to become a Front Office Supervisor.
At least 2-4 years of experience in the food and beverage service industry is required
Provided below are some skills required for being a Restaurant Manager
The table provided below contains some of the courses that you can pursue to become a Restaurant Manager. The table also includes the average fee and the top colleges offering these courses. You may enroll for any of these courses by filling our Common Application Form.
Total Fee (Approx)
Top Colleges for Hospitality Management
INR 50,000 to INR 3.50 lakh
INR 40,000 to INR 5.50 lakh
INR 24,000 to INR 1.80 lakh
INR 55,000 to INR 2.50 lakh
INR 30,000 to INR 6.00 lakh
There are many job profiles available for a Restaurant Manager. Some of them are provided below.
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More than 60% of the job opportunities available for a Restaurant Manager are there in national and international restaurants chains. Candidates can apply for a job in any of the sectors provided below.
International, National, and Regional restaurant chains
Pubs and Clubs
Some of the major recruiting companies for Restaurant Manager are listed below.
The Table, Mumbai
Soho House, Mumbai
Indian Accent, New Delhi
Artusi Ristorante, New Delhi
Toast & Tonic, Bengaluru
Sly Granny, Bengaluru
A Reverie, Goa
The salary of a Restaurant Manager varies depending on his work experience and skills. The table provided below contains the average salary of a Restaurant Manager for each experience level.
Starting Salary per annum (in INR)
Mid Level Salary per annum (in INR)
Senior Level Salary per annum (INR)
Some of the recommended books for the Restaurant Manager are provided below. Restaurant Managers may refer to these books to develop their leadership skills and team management skills.
Making the Cut: What Separates the Best From the Rest by Chris Hill
The Restaurant Manager's Handbook by Douglas Robert Brown
How to Rock Restaurant Management by Katelyn Silva
The Secrets to Restaurant Management and Staff Training by Christine J. Lueders
Running a Restaurant for Dummies by Andrew G.Dismore, Heather Dismore, and Michael Garvey
Restaurant Concepts, Management, and Operations by John R. Walker
This profile is ideal for candidates who are interested in culinary arts
Candidates can start their own restaurant business
This profile helps students improve their communication and presentation skills
The salary of a Restaurant Manager is lucrative
Restaurant Managers have to work for long hours
The growth of a Restaurant Manager is less in comparison to other managerial positions
Candidates applying for this profile should have excellent time management skills
At least 3 years of experience is required to start a career as a Restaurant Manager