Restaurant General Manager

Location: Woburn Forest Village - Bedfordshire

Hours of Work: Full-Time

Salary/Hourly Rate: Circa £32,600 per annum

Contract Type: Flexible hours over a 4 - week period

Transport Provided: No

Closing date: 18 May 2021

Restaurant General Manager

Vitalé Café Bar is located within the Aqua Sana Spa and offers our Spa guests delicious fresh food and a soothing, relaxed atmosphere. Guests can expect a selection of Mediterranean inspired salads, tapas and pasta dishes as well as breakfast or something sweet complimented by our specialty tea, indulgent hot chocolate or bubbles for special occasions.


This job is all about performance and reputation, and the stage is yours to firmly focus on guest satisfaction whilst keeping a watchful eye on the restaurant budget and tackling daily operational challenges head on. Make it work and Vitalé will deliver those amazing memories we promise our guests, in style.

We believe that great service is infectious which is why your engaging and inspiring leadership style is extremely important to us. We’ll also expect a commitment to developing your team, ensuring they feel confident and always fully prepared to be as helpful as possible to colleagues and guests, achieving their own work and life goals in the process. 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.


Working straight shifts, you will be contracted to work 160 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 at least your contracted hours each period. Shifts will fall between 7am-9:30pm including weekends.

As our village is open 365 days of the year, your working hours will include weekends, public / bank holidays and during Christmas and / or New Year on a rota basis.


Essential requirements:

  • Ability to lead a team
  • Strong financial awareness – with responsibility for financial delivery and business planning
  • A good level of computer literacy and analytical skill
  • Catering / Bar Management experience at assistant manager level for at least 3 years
  • Good communication skills

Desirable requirements:

  • Back of House experience
  • Intermediate Health & Safety and / or First Aid at Work


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

  • Management / staff bonus scheme
  • Reward & recognition scheme
  • Free use of on-site leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in restaurant and retail outlets
  • An employee assistance programme providing support on financial, health and legal matters

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

Closing date: 18 May 2021 at 12 Noon

Interviews to be held: 21 & 24 May 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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