Assistant Restaurant Manager

Location: Longford Forest - Ireland

Hours of Work: Full-Time

Salary/Hourly Rate: Circa €26,300 per annum

Contract Type: Flexible hours over a 4 - week period

Transport Provided: No

Closing date: 26 October 2021

Assistant Restaurant Manager

We’re a thriving team passionate about working together to deliver excellence, all in a natural forest environment.

Set in hundreds of acres of beautiful forest Longford Forest is the perfect place for a short break in Ireland, 365 days a year. With homely accommodation, up to 100 indoor and outdoor activities and a choice of bars and restaurants, there is something for all the family, all year round.


We are looking for an experienced Assistant Restaurant Manager to join our team in Bella Italia.

Bella Italia – Bringing the spirit and taste of Italy to Center Parcs, we will be serving Italian favourites such as a deliciously filling calzone, a tempting pizza or a hearty pasta dish, you can even finish off with a Gelato, Bella Italia is all about family time.


Great service is infectious. That’s why we need you share your unique hospitality style and experience with the front of house team, ensuring that the restaurant fully reflects guest choice and expectations.

Speed, efficiency and effectiveness across all areas of the restaurant will be the order of the day. You’ll be supporting a brilliant management team to take on daily operational challenges by effectively monitoring and coaching people on all aspects of service. With your help, our team members and supervisors will always be in high spirits and prepared be as helpful as possible to colleagues and guests.

Generating a strong rapport with guests and maintaining the restaurant’s warm, easy, family atmosphere requires an Assistant Restaurant Manager who is personable and passionate about service so your supervisory experience in a busy bar, hotel or restaurant setting will certainly help. And although people will be at the top of your agenda, you should be confident with numbers and have great analytical and problem solving skills.


Essential requirements:

  • Ability to lead a team
  • Financial awareness
  • Catering/Bar Management experience at minimum of supervisory level
  • Good communication skills

Desirable requirements:

  • A good level of computer literacy and analytical skills
  • Back of House experience


Working straight shifts, you will be contracted to work 150 hours per 4-week period on a flexible basis. This means that your days and hours of work could vary each week but you will always receive your contracted hours per period.

Your working hours will include days, evenings, weekends, public / bank holidays and during Christmas and/or New Year on a rota basis, with a premium rate of pay for hours worked on a Sunday.


Center Parcs is a fantastic place to work and the benefits are as impressive as they are unique. Here are just a few:

  • Management/Colleague Bonus Scheme
  • Pension Scheme with Life Assurance
  • Colleague Recognition and Reward Scheme – offering a choice of Center Parcs and High Street vouchers
  • Free use of our leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in our restaurant and retail outlets
  • Access to Perks at Work Portal - offering a wide range of retail and leisure discounts
  • An Employee Assistance Program - providing support on financial, health and legal matters
  • Excellent opportunities for career development and progression with the opportunity to gain externally recognised qualifications 

If this sounds like your ideal job, then we’d love to see your application.

Closing date:  26 October 2021 at 12 Noon

Interviews to be held: W/c 25 October 2021

Please note this vacancy may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received.  Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.

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Our colleagues work together to make sure guests have a memorable and safe short break. We are committed to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our teams. Throughout the pandemic Center Parcs have adapted in line with Government guidance and we are doing everything we can to ensure our colleagues feel safe at work by focusing on additional training, health and well-being, hygiene and PPE.

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