Handle Recruitment are working with a contemporary Art Gallery & Restaurant in London to find a an Assistant Manager/Head Maitre D'. The Assistant Manager/Head Maitre D' will work alongside the General Manager to guarantee the smooth running of the business. The ideal candidate will have solid involvement in a quality-led restaurant with good food and drink knowledge. Key responsibilities will include: Welcoming and engaging with guestsBuilding rapports and relationships to encourage repeat customEnsuring a smooth and enjoyable customer journeyManaging reservations and maximising coversManaging the receptionists, delivering the highest standard of service at all timesMaintaining the high standards at all time of the restaurantEnsuring all health and safety standards are in placeSupporting with day to day operational issuesDevising Rota and holidays The ideal candidate will have: Previous experience working in a comparative environmentExcellent communication skillsStrong management and organisational skillsA customer focused approachThe ability to work within deadlines Immediate interview for successful candidates, please email with a CV and covering letter. PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.