The UAE offers a diverse array of dining experiences. From high-end gourmet restaurants to bustling street food stalls, the UAE’s culinary scene caters to a wide range of tastes and preferences. Restaurant managers in the UAE play a pivotal role in curating memorable dining experiences for both residents and tourists, ensuring impeccable service and delectable cuisine in a variety of settings.
Who is a Restaurant Manager?
A restaurant manager is a skilled professional responsible for overseeing the daily operations of a restaurant. Their primary role involves managing staff, maintaining high-quality food and service standards, optimizing revenue, and ensuring customer satisfaction.
What is the Average Salary and Benefits Enjoyed by Restaurant Managers?
On average, restaurant managers can expect to earn between AED 10,000 to AED 25,000 per month depending on the type of establishment, location, employer, experience and the job role. Other benefits enjoyed include;
- Potential tips
- Overtime pay
- Flexible work schedule
- Health insurance plans
- Paid leave
Job Duties and Responsibilities
- Recruiting, training, and supervising restaurant staff to ensure exceptional service and guest satisfaction
- Ensuring guests receive personalized and exceptional service
- Addressing guest needs and preferences promptly
- Managing day-to-day restaurant operations, menu planning, and inventory management
- Maintaining high standards of food quality, presentation, and cleanliness in both the kitchen and dining areas
- Monitoring expenses, revenue, and budgets to optimize profitability and minimize waste
- Collaborating with marketing teams to create promotional activities, attract customers, and enhance the restaurant’s reputation.
Job Skills and Required Qualifications
- Bachelor degree in a hospitality management or related field
- Previous experience is an added advantage
- Effective leadership and management skills
- Pay meticulous attention to details
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Strong problem-solving skills
- Reliable and trustworthy
- Able to multi-task effectively