Job Role

General Manager

Job Description

General Manager – Busy Gastro Pub – £35,000 + Service Charge
Rural Newbury Area
Located a few miles from Newbury in West Berkshire my client is a busy destination gastro pub with a beautiful garden, and private dining room.
The Role:
As General Manager you will oversee the running of the business and report directly into the owner.
Key responsibilities:

  • To manage and be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the business.
  • To manage a team of up to 7 FOH and with the Head Chef, manage the kitchen staff.
  • To oversee and manage lunch, and dinner services of up to 150 covers.
  • To open and close the business as required.
  • To oversee the completion of all duties involved in running the bar, floor & Kitchen.
  • To control all operational costs and ensure financial budgets and targets are achieved.
  • To deal with all maintenance issues immediately and to a satisfactory resolution.
  • To apply all legal policies and requirements.
  • To always ensure the health & safety of all guests and staff.


  • Work with fresh ingredients and seasonally changing menus.
  • Tips shared across the whole team.
  • Competitive rates a pay.
  • Job security.
  • Support and professional development to keep your career moving forward.
  • On the job training.
  • Working within a small but established team.


  • Ideally have their own means of transport due to the location of the business.
  • 1–2 Years’ experience preferred. 
  • Be clean and tidy in appearance.
  • Have good time management.
  • Keen to progress and have a passion for produce & the hospitality industry.
  • Be a hard-working team player.
  • Work well in a team as well as independently.
  • High standard of hygiene.
  • Excited to showcase your customer service skills.
  • Can work well under pressure.
  • Have a cool and calm attitude.


  • Start date immediately.
  • Starting salary of £35K + Service Charge & Performance Bonus
  • Full time 48 hours – Working 5 days out of 7.
  • 28 days holiday per annum. 
  • Company pension scheme.
  • Live in available.

If you believe you have the required skill set, enthusiasm, and passion to succeed in this role then please apply with your CV to Mark @ Host Staffing