How to Become a Restaurateur

Restaurateur Job Description

A restaurateur is someone who is responsible for the daily operations of a restaurant. This individual may be the owner, manager or a combination of the two, regardless of the size or level of success the restaurant is experiencing.



Restaurateur Job Duties

  • Ensure customers are satisfied by dealing with complaints and objections
  • Providing an enjoyable atmosphere for customers and staff
  • Monitor kitchen staff to ensure food quality and adherence to food handling and storage regulations
  • Monitor front of house staff to ensure professional and warm customer service is being provided
  • May be responsible for balancing and keeping books as well as financial records
  • Typically responsible for the advertising and promotion of the restaurant
  • Source and negotiate with suppliers and service contractors
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