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Area Manager - Casual Restaurant Group

Quest Search & Selection


Ref: GP340-1402

Job description / Role

Quest Search & Selection is working with an internationally renowned Casual Restaurant Group (Food and Beverage) restaurant brand looking for an experienced multi-site Area Manager for the UAE.

This is a very popular expanding brand with an emphasis on specialty coffee and casual homely all day dining.

Job Description: As the Area Manager you must have been involved in the following:
• Restaurant Operations, most recently in multi-unit management involved with a variety of brands/cuisines.
• The ideal candidate should be truly passionate about the food and beverage industry as well as having thorough in-depth knowledge of the market.
• Multiple restaurant pre-opening experience within the UAE.
• Able to support and lead the expansion and critically operationally the openings of the new units.


Requirements for an Ideal Candidate (Area Manager)
• Ability to drive brand awareness
• You would be responsible for operating the current brand in the highest manner and maintaining SOP's.
• Must have been at a multi-unit management level position for a premium casual dining company before.
• Experience opening units in the UAE and across the GCC is paramount. A big thinker with and ability to execute with precision. You must have had experience working with a standalone restaurant group, with an all-day dining concept with a focus on specialty coffee being a plus.
• We would require a minimum of around 5 - 7 years of experience in the Food and Beverage industry.
• Natural leader and understanding of all aspects of the restaurant function.
• Experience directly involved in Restaurant Operations, most recently in multi-unit management involved with a variety of quality brands and international cuisines.
• Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, flexibility and ability to multi-task within a fast-moving environment.

The Benefits
This is a great opportunity with a thriving international business.

An attractive salary package and benefits await the successful candidate.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for consideration of the role. We request that candidates send their CV as a

Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

About the Company

Quest Search & Selection is a specialist recruitment consultancy with over 20 years' experience in sourcing the world's best candidates for the global Retail, FMCG and Hospitality sectors.

With offices in the UK & Dubai, we have an international presence and a global reach. Our recruiters place candidates locally and internationally for a wide variety of roles focusing on the following areas:

Retail Buying & Merchandising, E-commerce & Digital, Food & Beverage, Hotels, Hospitality & Operations, Retail Stores & Operations, HR & Recruitment, Procurement, Supply Chain & Logistics, Sales & Marketing, Technical and New Product Development.

We work in partnership with our clients who range from famous international brands within the Retail, Restaurant, Hotel and Consumer products space. Our reputation is built on our in-depth understanding of the industry and our consultants' skill, knowledge and passion for their sectors.

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