Deputy Manager


Are you ready to get back to work & join our growing family of restaurants. An exciting opportunity awaits to join our team & support our General Manager with this fantastic new opening in LEYTON.

FIGO at its heart is a family owned, neighbourhood restaurant which reflects both the traditional & modern aroma of “Cucina Italiana” upscale with a buzzing atmosphere.

Like our food we are looking for someone who is authentic & as such, you must share our traditional Italian values & culture - believe in genuine hospitality, exude natural warmth, be extremely chatty, and comfortable with guest engagement.

The role will involve overseeing a high volume operation with the potential for multiple revenues streams & would suit a candidate who has experience of both volume and quality fresh food restaurant operations, new openings a real plus.

You must be flexible and able to work weekends and evenings and be able to travel to East London within a reasonable commutable distance, please state your willingness to travel, re-locate in application.

Deputy Manager responsibilities and experience include:

  • Assist the General Manager to direct all activities in the restaurant to ensure that all targets (KPIs) and deadlines are met
  • Assist the General Manager in overseeing the restaurant financial management, planning, systems and controls
  • To ensure consistently high standards of restaurant presentation
  • Start to develop an in-depth knowledge of the market and the industry
  • Ensure the restaurant delivers a consistently excellent guest experience
  • Ensure that all customer feedback is dealt with effectively – turn complaints into compliments
  • Consistently develop and measure the product knowledge of your team through team briefs, 1-1 activity
  • Regularly hold guest experience training and refresher training
  • Ensure that all served dishes meet the company standard for all food and drink specifications
  • Be passionate about food and drink with a natural ability to provide detailed descriptions to our customers
  • Fluent written and spoken English, Italian a bonus

Deputy Manager Benefits:

  • Working with a close knit team 
  • A highly competitive remuneration package
  • Joining an evolving brand that you can grow with
  • Extensive career development and training opportunities
  • A non-corporate environment 
  • Delicious Italian cuisine 

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