What is 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.



Typical 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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