Restaurant Managers will be responsible for making sure that the restaurant runs smoothly while maintaining standards of food hygiene, health and safety and service. They will be required to organise shifts and all other aspects of the day to day running of the restaurant.
GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C) in English and maths, and a qualification in hospitality, could be helpful.
Large restaurants and fast food chains have management trainee schemes. For these, you'll usually need a foundation degree or degree and relevant experience.
You could start as a trainee manager and work your way up.
You could also get into this job through an apprenticeship.
Career Path and Progression
With experience, you could become a regional manager or hotel manager.
You could also set up your own restaurant.
Related careers you may be interested in:
- Catering manager
- Counter service assistant
- Hotel manager
National Government Policy states that all students should have achieved at least a Grade 4 or C Grade in English & Maths at GCSE. Achieving this minimum grade in these subjects will increase the opportunities open to you, support your future career development and prospects.
Students who do not meet this standard will be supported to continue to study English and Maths through full-time education or an Apprenticeship.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Able to cope well under pressure
- Good commercial awareness
- Problem solving abilities
- Excellent organisation and leadership skills
£18,000 to £45,000