The Terrace Restaurant offers guests 3AA Rosette fine dining at its best with a seasonal menu inspired and driven by the superb natural larder of the New Forest, and includes spectacular produce straight from the restaurant’s organic kitchen garden as well as the neighbouring coastal counties of Hampshire and Dorset.
The Terrace is based at the four red star Montagu Arms Hotel, located in the beautiful village of Beaulieu and surrounded by the glorious scenery of the New Forest. It has won many awards including a Gold Beautiful South Award for ‘Small & Boutique Hotel of the Year’, Silver Beautiful South Award for ‘Best Bistro and Restaurant’ for the Terrace, Hampshire Life’s ‘Best Hotel Restaurant’ for the Terrace and TripAdvisor’s Hall of Fame 2019. Head Chef Matthew Whitfield joined the Terrace restaurant in January 2019 fresh from the three-Michelin-Star Eleven Madison Park in New York – currently ranked fourth in the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list.
We are looking for an experienced Restaurant Manager to help us deliver exceptional customer service for guests dining in the Terrace Restaurant and visiting the Magnolia Lounge and Library Bar. This role offers the variety of working in the fine dining of the Terrace Restaurant alongside private functions and weddings, afternoon tea and events such as our Jazz Lunch etc.
You will be responsible for supervising and motivating your team of staff, co-ordinating rotas, stock control, maintaining three AA standards and complying with Health & Safety requirements. You will ensure your team provides a professional and efficient service, with the aim of always exceeding customer expectations.
This is an excellent opportunity to work at an award-winning hotel and restaurant, and would suit someone looking to make use of their existing skills to further develop their hospitality career. We require candidates with management experience in a three or four star hotel, and a focus on fine dining, particularly Michelin starred or three AA Rosette, would be very welcome. The role would suit someone with a strong Food & Beverage background, who is an adaptable team player with proven leadership qualities. The successful candidate will be well-presented and possess first class communication skills. If this sounds like you and you are passionate about delivering the highest standards of service and quality then we would love to hear from you.
The role is full time, with a rota operating on 5 out of 7 days per week. Transport is an advantage to reach the picturesque village of Beaulieu and it is a good base to explore the South Coast. The hotel is situated 6 miles from Brockenhurst Village and train station with excellent rail links to Bournemouth, Southampton and London. The New Forest is a lovely setting with ponies, deer and other animals roaming throughout the Forest and its villages, and beautiful surroundings.
We offer benefits including:
- Competitive rates of pay
- Service Charge tips
- Use of award winning spa facilities at Careys Manor (our sister hotel)
- Meals on duty
- Training & development
- Hotel, spa and restaurant discounts across group
- Employee Assistance Programme
Please apply in writing to Jeremy Whitworth, Hotel Manager, The Montagu Arms Hotel, Beaulieu, New Forest, Hampshire SO42 7ZL, tel: 01590 612324 or via the email below.
The Montagu Arms Hotel is owned by Greenclose Hotels Ltd; also in the group are Careys Manor Hotel and SenSpa, Brockenhurst and The Imperial Hotel, Llandudno.