Assistant General Manager


Kensington£50,000 - £55,000 per yearFull time

From Bombay with Love

Dishoom cafés are bustling spaces where people come together to break down barriers and share in a love of Bombay food and culture. Each of our restaurants pay homage to old Irani cafés and are deeply rooted in some aspect of Bombay history.

Have you got Seva?

We believe we are at our happiest when we are contributing to the world to the best of our abilities. This goes beyond just serving people, we take them in and truly look after them. Guests and team alike. We’re looking for an Assistant General Manager/Restaurant Manager that has a genuine love of looking after their team.

  • You have been working as an Assistant General Manager in a busy restaurant environment for at least the past year. You want to be part of a company that can help you flourish and become the best you can be.
  • Working in partnership with the General Manager, your big-hearted approach will make coaching and developing other members of the team a natural focus.
  • You are ready to be the General Manager’s right arm; a natural leader, assuming responsibility to ensure the restaurant runs as it should in their absence.
  • You’re commercially savvy and bring ideas to the table, eager to develop your overall awareness and understanding further.
  • First-class service is your priority; always prepared to seek tough feedback, working closely with the General Manager to ensure you raise the standards every day and exceed everyone’s expectations.

How we’ll support you

Our team is brimful of big-hearted and incredibly talented people, who are ready to support you from day one. When you join, you’ll enjoy a host of benefits to ensure you can be your best self and feel valued as part of our team:

  • Wholesome team meals and bottomless hot drinks on shift
  • Half price food and drink at all our cafés before 5pm and 25% discount thereafter
  • The usual 28 days paid holiday, including Christmas Day and Boxing Day off. Plus, if you have children, one extra day to take them to their first day at school.
  • Access a share of your earned wages whenever you need it.
  • Healthcare cash plan.
  • Industry leading Training and Development and encouragement to progress your career
  • Handy bonus scheme for any successful friend you introduce to Dishoom.
  • Free membership to Calm; the number one meditation and sleep app.
  • Perkbox: Lots of amazing discounts including half price cinema tickets, savings on holidays and free coffee!
  • All managers are enrolled to be fully-trained in mental health support and first aid. There is a dedicated confidential advice helpline - available 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year!
  • Sporting events (including the Dishoom Premier League, our competitive in-house cricket competition) discounted gym memberships, classes and yoga sessions
  • The best team parties in the industry. Think:
  1. Huge summer festival with music, fairground rides, food, drink and pampering
  2. Legendary Christmas party with food, drinks and games
  3. Regular nights out on Dishoom with team get-togethers
  • Team members who work at Dishoom for 5 years are invited to attend Bombay Bootcamp – an incredible once-in-a-lifetime guided tour of Bombay with our co-founders!

What to expect

  • Contracted minimum 45 hours per week, across 5 days.
  • Effective salary of £50,000 - £55,000 per year
  • Weekly changing rota, requiring flexibility Monday - Sunday.
  • We're an all day dining Cafe, providing daytime and evening shifts.
  • Smart casual dress guidelines - trainers of your choice are a must have!

Our trophy cabinet

Dishoom is an award-winning place to work and we care deeply about being a place where jobs turn into satisfying, long-lasting careers.

  • Glassdoor #1 Best Place to Work in Hospitality (2022 & 2023)
  • Casual Dining Awards - Employer of the Year (2023)
  • Personnel Today Awards - Health & Wellbeing Award (2022)
  • Personnel Today Awards - Learning & Development (2022)
  • 17,000,000 (and counting) school meals donated as part of our charitable work with Magic Breakfast and Akshaya Patra - each and every team member has helped us get to this milestone!

Send your application today and one of our dear team will get back to invite you to meet with us.

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