Wed, 12th Dec 2018
Assistant Restaurant Manager, La Goccia

Capturing the unique spirit and rare beauty of its original home in Richmond, Petersham Nurseries Covent Garden brings nature and elegance to the heart of central London. This unparalleled lifestyle destination comprises of a homewares and garden shop, a florist, a delicatessen and wine cellar, two restaurants and a central courtyard, Floral Court.

La Goccia is a vibrant, accessible restaurant with an open kitchen, wood fired oven, large grill and dining bar. La Goccia offers Petersham Nurseries’ interpretation of the Italian aperitivo and small plates known as ‘cicchetti’. The emphasis on seasonality is key to the extensive menu that changes regularly with the best seasonal produce. La Goccia also serves breakfast, completing the all-day dining offering.                                                    


As Assistant Restaurant Manager you will assist the Restaurant Manager in the smooth running and effective management of the business. You will be actively involved in recruitment, training and development of the team as well as driving standards. We are looking for a real superstar with a quality, Assistant Manager and high-volume background. We like to work with like-minded people that share our values of quality produce, sustainability, seasonality and genuine hospitality. You will be the face of the business leading by example, providing outstanding quest care, guardian of safe working practices. You will support the restaurant manager in managing employee relations informally and formally, conduct probation reviews and mentor group of supervisors/head waiters.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Have previous experience on the same role, working within a high profile, destination restaurant

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Will be ambitious, confident and organised.

  • Be immaculately presented, attentive and proactive

  • A passion for food and an understanding of Petersham Nurseries values and ethos is vital.

  • Availability to motivate the team


  • Competitive pay

  • Paid overtime

  • Opportunity to grow and progress with the brand

  • Meals on duty

  • Pension scheme

  • Contribution towards your uniform

  • Generous discounts across the business

  • Suppliers trips
Expiry Date

Covent Garden, London

Type of contract
Permanent & full time




Katarina Mizakova
0207 305 7676
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