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Restaurant Manager

2655 Ericeira, Portugal

Full Time

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.


Your respobilities

  • 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

Your competencies

  • 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!

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