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Assistant Restaurant Manager

London, United Kingdom

Assistant Restaurant Manager

  • London
  • Food & Beverage Division
  • Full time

Be part of the exclusive team hosting Mayfair’s newest and most exciting dining destination. As Assistant Restaurant Manager at Mandarin Oriental Mayfair, London you will play an integral part in facilitating an experience like London has never known. The contribution of your leadership will guide the team through the successful opening and operations of Akira Back, the most prolific, astounding outlet on property.

With over 20 restaurants worldwide, Michelin Starred Chef Akira Back has gathered success and notoriety for being at the forefront of culinary innovation and artistry.

Sharpen your skills and learn invaluable new ones as you transcend hospitality in seamless fashion and lively interactions.

As Assistant Restaurant Manager you will need to:

  • Be able to retain a high level of product knowledge relating to Akira Back’s intricate food and cocktail menus.
  • Be the right hand of the Restaurant Manager and assist in developing and executing the vision for strategy and steps of service.
  • Be comfortable communicating professionally and charismatically to the aesthete of the world.
  • Be able to work quickly, efficiently and elegantly in a high volume atmosphere amongst high profile clientele.

Opening attractive new venues in such a sought after location is exhilarating, but also extremely important. The first impression of a food and beverage operation in the heart of Mayfair can easily define its success for a long time to come.

What’s in it for you? Exciting benefits you can expect as an Assistant Restaurant Manager:

  • Complimentary nights across 35+ Mandarin Oriental Hotels globally
  • Great F&B discounts in our London sister property; Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London
  • Spa Discounts with The Spa at Mandarin Oriental
  • Paid Volunteer Days
  • Career growth opportunities: transfer to our sister properties worldwide, with 20+ openings in the next 5 years
  • Working for a sustainable company, who is single use plastic free and source local sustainable ingredients
  • 8 Leadership Training Programs, for colleagues at all levels
  • Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work scheme
  • Free meals and laundry onsite


In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

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