The average salary for a Restaurant Manager in South Africa is R141,499.
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Job Description for Restaurant Manager
A restaurant manager is a person in charge of the daily operations of an eating establishment. He or she typically helps to hire, train, and schedule staff to meet expected business demands. The restaurant manager also sets standards for service and food quality and works with employees to see that these are met. He or she will typically also work behind the scenes, performing such tasks as handling purchasing, reconciling daily sales, and depositing restaurant receipts. In most restaurants, a …Read more
Restaurant Manager Tasks
- Hire, train and develop all restaurant staff.
- Create side work assignments and ensure completion with wait staff.
- Organize and conduct pre-shift and departmental meetings daily.
- Maintain all reservation systems and book to accommodate business demands.
- Maintain schedules, payroll and other administrative support to maintain food and beverage cost controls and inventory.
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Popular Skills for Restaurant Manager
Skills in Operations Management and Inventory Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Leadership, Customer Service and People Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Restaurant Manager
An early career Restaurant Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R137,739 based on 47 salaries. A mid-career Restaurant Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R142,372 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Restaurant Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R176,874 based on 42 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R132,500.
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