Assistant General Manager - Taunton

Location: Hunts Court, Corporation Street, Taunton, TA1 4AJ
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Salary: £26000.00 to £29000.00 Per Annum
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Located in a grand old Victorian arts college is the very first in our collection - Taunton Cosy Club.

Taunton Cosy Club comprises of an upper & lower-ground floor. Located on the upper-ground floor you have the main bar and restaurant. On the lower-ground floor you have The Den, which can be hired for private dining, drinks parties, daytime meetings, wedding receptions - you name it we can do it.

To the front of the entrance, which is from the Cider Press Garden, there is also a 40-seater seasonal terrace.

The grand facade of Taunton's Cosy Club is a bit of a folly as once inside there's lots of plain wooden panelling, exposed brick and quite an industrial feel. Flooded with loads of natural light during the day with a cosy, warm feel in the evening, the Cosy Club is just the ticket for any occassion.

Assistant General Manager

This award winning brand is now recruiting for a Deputy Manager of the highest calibre to support the General Manager.

The Cosy Clubs are all day eating & drinking venues, open from 9am in the morning for brunch & coffee, right through to dinner & cocktails in the evening and serving an array of mouth-watering food and quality libations in a slightly gentrified and quirky environment. If you want to know more about who we are and what we do head on over to our website!

This is a very exciting Deputy Manager's role, with a multi award winning restaurant & bar brand. We will be looking to progress the candidate to General Manager level within a year in the role.

Job requirements

  • You'll have a proven track record in customer service and be able to motivate and lead a large team in the absence of the General Manager. You'll also provide a pivotal supporting role to all other heads of department and be passionate about training from the floor up, this is key to creating the Cosy Club stars of the future.
  • You should be able to lead from the front, have a wicked eye for detail regarding service and standards, and be a highly organised and effective man manager. You should also be able to delegate effectively up and down the ladder in order to manage this monster site effectively.
  • You MUST have experience of working within a branded/premium restaurant environment and be comfortable in dealing with high volume.
  • Understanding how a busy bar works is equally important as we serve a lot of well-crafted drinks from premium cocktails to wines and guest ales.
  • This position would ideally suit a General Manager of a small site looking for the next step up, or a deputy manager of a high volume food led site.


  • Great salary and bonus package,
  • The chance to help shape a growing company, with new openings aplenty there is a fantastic opportunity for progression for the right candidate,
  • Company incentives from cash to trips abroad throughout the year for all staff,
  • Multiples levels of further training in disciplines from Health & Safety to management progression,
  • Meals provided on duty and staff discount,