About the Role
As a Restaurant Manager, you will work very closely with the owner and will be in charge of the restaurant and café operations. You will be responsible for managing a multicultural team and delivering excellent guest experiences.
Lead the Balagan service operations for both F&B outlets
Hire, train, and schedule team members
Assist guests and deliver an excellent guest experience at all time
Be in charge of all service standards as per the company’s guidelines
Plan and manage beverage orders in a timely manner, ensure proper stock rotation
Ensure control and compliance with all health and safety regulations and local laws (HACCP)
Support creating and developing the bar menu
Support tracking and analyzing revenues and expenses
Support developing the profitability of the café and restaurant operations
Support sales & marketing related activities to promote the location
You have the relevant job experience for this position
You have excellent communication skills in Portuguese and English (mandatory)
You are an aspiring leader and have a vision for the bigger picture
You are able to teach your team the importance of selling
You don’t mind getting your hands dirty and setting an inspiring example for others
You love to be in the middle of the action together with your team
You are a natural people person and know how to mobilize others
You enjoy working in a fast-paced restaurant start-up environment
You are well-organized and result-oriented
You are able to analyze and present the financial performance on a monthly basis
You pay attention to the details and have the ability to solve problems on your own
You are able to work evenings, weekends and on holidays
What we offer
Full-time (40h per week)
Attractive compensation package including bonus structure
Free meals while on shift
Flat hierarchies and space for career development
Continuous internal and external training opportunities
Christmas Eve & Christmas Day off for everyone
Free access to the location’s cultural and wellness activities
About the Company
Balagan Food is a Middle Eastern inspired restaurant business operating as a nomad concept since 2020 in Greater Lisbon area. The Beach House at Praia do Sul in Ericeira will be our first fixed location with two F&B outlets: a Deli & Café on the ground floor and a full-service Restaurant & Bar on the first floor open 7 days a week. We are committed to using fresh, locally sourced ingredients but once served to the table transformed into a vibrant Mediterreanean-Middle Eastern cuisine. Opening this summer season, it’s an exciting time to join Balagan and we look forward to writing this new chapter together with you!
IMPORTANT: Applications are accepted in English or Portuguese.
Please send your CV as well as a short motivation letter about why you would like to work with us.
We look forward to hearing from you!