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Restaurant Manager

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A restaurant manager organises the provision, preparation and service of food in restaurants, hotels and fast food outlets, including sandwich shops and coffee bars.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Pay for an assistant manager can range from £18,000 to £23,000 a year and for a manager up to around £35,000. At the top level, in high star hotels or fine dining restaurants, managers can earn up to £45,000, sometimes more.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

The first step will usually be a job as assistant manager. The many routes into this work include:

The restaurant trade is a growth industry. There are openings all over Scotland in restaurants, hotels and fast food outlets. Many restaurants specialise in particular types of food.

There is a big difference in the style of service and working environment between different types of restaurants, such as fine dining, hotel and fast food. As such, you would usually choose one route and stick with it.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2019
11424
0.8 %
RISE
2024
11513
  United Kingdom
2019
124002
2.3 %
RISE
2024
126873

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What Does it Take?

You need:

Training

Getting On

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Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

British Institute of Innkeeping (BII)
Tel: 01276 684449
E-mail: enquiries@bii.org
Website: http://www.bii.org
Twitter: @BIIandBIIAB
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BIIandBIIAB/

The BII is a professional body for the licensed retail sector, on or off the premises. It also has its own qualifications awarding body - the BIIAB.

Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality (CTH)
Tel: 020 7258 9850
Website: http://www.cthawards.com/
Twitter: @cthawards1
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ConfederationOfTourismAndHospitalityCth

Institute of Hospitality
Tel: 020 8661 4900
Website: http://www.instituteofhospitality.org
Twitter: @IoH_Online
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IoHOnline/

People 1st - Hospitality Guild
Tel: 0203 074 1222
E-mail: eqa@people1st.co.uk
Website: http://www.hospitalityguild.co.uk
Website (2): http://www.people1st.co.uk/
Twitter: @p1stgroup

People 1st is the Sector Skills Council for the hospitality, passenger transport, travel and tourism industries. UKSP is now part of the Hospitality Guild, which provides information on careers in the hospitality and tourism industry. The website has an online 'personality' test designed to help you identify suitable careers within the above industries.

Springboard
Tel: 020 7921 0420
E-mail: info@springboarduk.org.uk
Website: http://www.careerscope.uk.net
Website (2): http://springboard.uk.net/
Twitter: @Springboard_UK
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SpringboardUKCharity/

Springboard UK promotes career opportunities in the hospitality, leisure, travel and tourism industries.

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