UK Restaurant Manager of the Year competition open

UK Restaurant Manager of the Year competition open

Entries are open for the UK Restaurant Manager of the Year 2020 competition.

Anyone who fulfils the role of a restaurant manager – but not necessarily holding the title – is welcome to enter. The competition is open to anyone who has responsibility for business performance, managing people, staff training and co-ordinating the operation of the restaurant.

The competition promotes front of house as an exciting career, and rewards those who are the best in the industry.

The closing date for entries is Monday 21 October. Visit for full details and to enter.

The final will take place at The Savoy on Monday 6 January 2020.

“It was an absolutely incredible day; I met some amazing people and the judges were so supportive,” says Tomas Kubart, the 2018 winner. “It feels just absolutely incredible to be part of something so amazing.”

Head judge John Cousins says what he is looking for in a winner: “Someone who has a general ability in restaurant management and can demonstrate some key successes in their career and their current job. This includes being able to display a range of ability in, for example: staff development and supervisory techniques; sales promotional activities; market knowledge and current trends; menu and beverage planning; customer service; product knowledge; stock management and budgetary control.”