Assistant Restaurant Manager

Job description

Food sets the stage, drinks create the mood. The only thing we need is a friendly member of the TSH community! 


We are The Commons! 

The Commons is the space within The Student Hotel that connects people from all walks of life, bringing students, travelers, freelancers, entrepreneurs and neighborhood locals together over the joy of food, drinks and discovering the other passions we have in common. 


It is the every-bar/restaurant/café for everyone: laptop and coffee workspace for students, cocktail-bar for friends, lunch spot for business meetings, date night for lovers, and a casual group dining space for families of all kinds. It’s a place for drinks that lead to dinner that leads to who knows what… 


How do we achieve this familiar and welcoming anything-can-happen social environment? With awesomely fun, smart and motivated team members who embrace the spirit and bring it to life. We’re looking for people who love sharing and discovering new experiences, who easily connect with others, and who believe that laughter, just as much as fresh juices and salads, is an essential part of well-being and that variety, just as much as Sriracha and saffron, is the spice of life. 


Biggest challenge and WHY do we need you?

You have that winning combination of sparkling personality and sharp methodical mind. As Assistant Restaurant Manager, you have a helicopter view of what goes in the restaurant. You are a people person: you are partly responsible for recruitment, training, development and performance management of the staff; you manage the floor supervisors during their shifts; you are responsible for the overall guest experience. You are also a numbers and operations person: you monitor labor costs, efficiency improvement and work towards maintaining and improving service and product standards. Basically, you’re the kind of person who loves a challenge and takes enormous pleasure in taking on crucial responsibilities.


What will you be doing to make that happen? 

  • Arranging for training and development opportunities for staff;
  • Maintaining staff schedules – including review and approval/denial of leave requests;
  • Performance management conversations with staff;
  • Ensuring all resources are available to staff to enable them to perform their tasks in a proper and timely manner;
  • Being part of the overall guest experience - informing guests of the menu, assisting with drink- and dinner choices, taking orders, communicating with kitchen, preparing drinks & simple snacks and serving of dishes; 
  • Monitoring accurate execution of HACCP guidelines, fire safety policy and working conditions.



  • Minimum of 2 years relevant work experience in an (assistant) managerial role at a restaurant;
  • Excellent communications skills in English and Dutch (verbal and written);
  • HACCP certified;
  • Strong interest and knowledge of wine and food;
  • Excellent knowledge of restaurant service skills;

Important note: To be a part of our community a work permit is required!


What do we offer you? 

  • An amazing work place to come to every day where you will experience a great team environment with a     fantastic vibe and lots of positive energy.
  • The opportunity to work at a dynamic, young, international organisation. We are a real game changer in the hospitality industry!
  • TSH cares and gives you access to facilities including a great canteen, gym opportunities and regular cool events.
  • Ready, set, grow! You will get the chance to learn and grow in your role (with the potential for growth within and across the company) and collaborate with other talented people who challenge you everyday.

Be part of The Commons!   

Excited? We’d be thrilled if you would apply! You can do this by clicking the apply button beneath, answering a couple of questions and sending your CV/LinkedIn.