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General Manager

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    Salary, Annual KPI Bonus
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    Full Time, Including Evenings & Weekends
  • Venue:
    Alston Bar & Beef, Manchester
  • Alston Bar & Beef, Manchester


Alston Bar & Beef is a unique and very successful bar and restaurant, specialising in innovative gin serves and delicious steaks, and Autumn 2017 will see the award-winning concept come to life in Manchester. 

Our mission is to raise the bar for meat lovers even further by serving the best steak the city has to offer.  Alston will offer over 70 gins on the bar including its own signature gin infusions with locally foraged botanicals'.  All in all, it’s a great place to become an expert in your field and bring your career to life. 

If you share our passion for great food and good times, this is where you can bring your career to life. 

Alston is part of Glendola Leisure which operates many different bars, pubs and restaurants across the UK.  So you will be part of a small, close team supported by our wider group and open to all of the opportunities that come with that.  What we all share as part of the Glendola family is a passion for our customers, being experts in our products, providing exceptional service and a commitment to being better every day.  If you share our values and want a role that’s as individual as you are, it’s time you stopped going to work and started coming to life.

Leading the team at you’ll deliver success by inspiring hard work and opportunity, enabling effective sales and converting revenues comfortably into profit through effective control measures. So you’ll enjoy all the freedom you need to set and achieve your targets. Along the way, you’ll keep an eye on the market and trends, encouraging your team to identify and implement opportunities and pushing them to achieve even greater standards. If you want to grow your management skills and experience and look forward to even bigger opportunities, this is where you can be your best.

The ideal candidate must be an inspirational and strategic leader focused on the future direction of the Alston brand and its place in the Manchester market. You’ll be a strong communicator with a proven track record of growing a business in all key performance areas. You’ll also have a passion for developing the team and exceptional attention to detail.

A passion for restaurants is a must, and you'll have proven ability in managing high volume restaurants, with a deep understanding of table management systems. You'll also have a sound understanding of current food trends and the ability to apply them to a strong steak offering. This role requires you to be innovative and passionate about product, taking forward an award-winning steak and gin offering.You must be financially astute with a proven track record of increasing revenue, controlling costs and managing food and liquor GP's.

What we offer:

  • A competitive and progressive salary
  • 28 days paid holiday per annum inclusive of bank holidays
  • Complimentary meals on duty
  • Annual staff events
  • Discount at all Glendola Leisure Venues
  • Skills Workshops & Training to Progress
  • Opportunities to innovate and contribute to the growth of your business

Turn the page: bring your experience and personality to work where you can do more and be even better as part of our friendly family.  It’s time to apply.

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Alston Bar & Beef, Manchester
The Corn Exchange, Cathedral Street, Manchester, United Kingdom, M4 3TR
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