Epicures - General Manager

Hyndland, United Kingdom
Full Time
itison venues

Epicures Hyndland – General Manager – Full Time (approx. 45 hours p/w) 

We’ve got an incredible opportunity for a brilliant General Manager to help us take Epicures forward and reinforce the venue as the West End’s favourite neighbourhood spot.  If you love Brel, you’ll be blown away by what we’ve got planned for Epicures. 

At itison venues, we believe life is about the experience and we have great benefits in place to make sure the experience starts with you:  

  • Up to £29k (negotiable), depending on experience + approx. £2 service charge p/h  

  • 100% of service charge goes to the team  

  • Private medical insurance 

  • Free meal and unlimited non-alcoholic drinks on shift  

  • 50% off food and drink across itison venues with friends and family   

  • Employee Assistance Programme to look after your mental wellbeing   

  • Complimentary tickets to itison major events   

  • 10% off at itison.com  

  • Taxi contribution for anyone working past 1am  

  • Enhanced Maternity & Paternity  

  • Two fully paid socials a year  

  • Fully funded external training courses  

  • Great work/life balance with a rota that can suit varied shift patterns  

  • Great opportunities to develop and progress  

About the Role  

At itison venues, our main mission is to turn ordinary moments into extraordinary memories and we're on the lookout for passionate individuals who share our ambition to create unforgettable experiences. 

As the General Manager, you will be responsible for creating and leading an amazing team delivering a brilliant service and product we can all be proud of.  Alongside your AGM, you’ll be responsible for leading Epicures with the support of the Operations Team and Head Office support from Marketing, Finance and HR teams. 

Your duties will include; 

  • Working hand-in-hand with our Head Chef to set and uphold the sky-high standards that make us shine. 

  • Taking Epicures under your wing, ensuring it remains THE west-end institution. 

  • Training our fantastic team and keeping standards high across the board 

  • Showcasing your budget ninja skills, mastering KPIs, and creating team rotas whilst managing costs. 

  • Flexing your superhero cape with a solid understanding of compliance– think licensing, risk assessments, and health & safety  

  • Building relationships with the whole team and use these to guide and motivate them towards delivering unforgettable experiences.  

About the Venue  

Step into the heart of Hyndland and discover Epicures, a West End institution that stands as a bustling beacon in the community. Renowned for its vibrant brunch and lunch offerings, Epicures has become a local haven - serving our signature breakfast, brunch and all-day food and drinks menus alongside fresh-roasted coffee and select drinks.    

This role would suit someone in an existing GM role, looking for an exciting change, or a strong/experienced Assistant GM, looking for a step up.  

About You  

If you thrive on variety and find joy in a bustling atmosphere, this is the role you’ve been looking for.  

We're in search of an experienced manager who's all about the thrill of a fast-paced environment.  We're not just talking about a job – we're talking about leading the charge and drive our venue forward alongside our dedicated team and extraordinary offering. 

We are looking for someone who:  

  • Someone with a genuine love for the magic that happens in the world of food and drink, and who's got a track record (at least 2 years!) of managing the show in the hospitality scene.  

  • Takes their role seriously and can communicate effectively with their team.  

  • An honest and hardworking team player who can be flexible and adaptable and is ready to roll up their sleeves and dive into the action  

  • Has a current, valid Personal Licence obtained in Scotland  

About the Process  

If you think this sounds like the right role for you, then we would love for you to apply.  If we like your application, we will be in touch to arrange an interview with you.


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