F&B Manager

Job description

We are The Commons! 

The Commons ist der Raum in The Student Hotel, der Menschen aller Lebensbereiche zusammenbringt, Studenten, Reisende, Freelancer, Unternehmer und Leute aus der Nachbarschaft, die hier gemeinsame Leidenschaften entdecken, während sie das Essen und die Getränke genießen.

Das ist das Restaurant/die Kneipe/die Bar/das Café für jeden: Laptop- und Kaffee-Workspace für Studenten, Cocktailbar für Freunde, Lunchtreff für Geschäftsbesprechungen, Date Night für Verliebte und ein lockerer Ort zum Abendessen für Gruppen und Familien aller Art. Es ist der Ort für Drinks, die dann zum Dinner führen, das dann zu wer weiß was führt …


Wie schaffen wir es, dieses einladende soziale Umfeld herzustellen, an dem alles möglich ist? Mit einem außergewöhnlich tollen, cleveren und motivierten Team, das den Spirit verkörpert und zum Leben erweckt. Wir suchen nach Menschen, die es lieben, neue Erfahrungen zu teilen und zu entdecken, die leicht mit anderen in Kontakt kommen und die glauben, dass  Lachen ebenso zum Wohlbefinden gehört wie frische Säfte und Salate. Nach Menschen, die wissen, dass Abwechslung, genauso wie Sriracha und Safran, die Würze des Lebens ist.

We are local. And we are international.
So let's switch to English!

Why do we need you? 

You’re the one who defines what our Vienna restaurant will become — and you aim high.
As our F&B Manager you know
 what goes on in the restaurant, bar and meeting & events - even if you aren’t present on location. 

This new flagship location has it all going on: 

  • we have our Commons, Restaurant and Bar,
  • we have our New Espresso Bar, that is open for fantastic fresh coffee and don't foget about our food thats made every day fresh on location, eith to sit in or to go, it's your choice. 
  • our new lobby bar is there for our meeting and event guests, or for that ideal breakfast stop watching the world go by, before check-out.

What will you be doing
primary responsibility is to the manage your Supervisors by providing the necessary support ensuring a memorable and enjoyable overall experience for everyone who walks through our doors. That being said, this is definitely a (there we go) hands-on job! So no hiding in back-office, you're the true restaurant on-the-floor leader!

You’re dedicated to maintaining high quality service and products, you have a keen eye for monitoring labour costs and seeking out efficiency improvement and, above all, you’re a true people person — a natural leader who takes pride in recruiting, training and developing a top-tier staff. 

The bar will be open for 24 hours throughout the weekends, so this means a lot of (late) hours of fun and excitement!


How will you contribute to this? 

  • Ensuring all resources are available to staff to enable them to perform their tasks in a proper and timely manner;
  • Taking part in the service — informing guests of the menu, assisting with their drink and dinner choices, taking orders, communicating with the kitchen, preparing drinks and simple snacks and serving of dishes;
  • Monitoring accurate execution of HACCP guidelines, fire safety policy and working conditions; 
  • Setting up yearly restaurant plan and corresponding budget; 
  • Monitoring costs of suppliers while identifying opportunities to reducee costs;
  • Responsible for recruitment of talent; 
  • Responsible for the proper onboarding of temporary and permanent staff; 
  • Arranging for training and development opportunities for staff; Scheduling of staff according to business and staff needs - including review and approval or denial of leave requests;
  • Responsible for proper performance management of all restaurant staff - including goal setting, mid-year & year-end review conversations.


Who you are

You're the true Vienna F&B rockstar who is constantly challenging the status quo..
You know the crowd, the trends, the parties.

You know how to activate the community in Vienna (and surroundings) to have a drink - or grab a bite - at The Commons!

You take ownership of the full restaurant (opening, operations, marketing) supported by our awesome HQ and in collaboration with the Vienna Hotel Manager. 


  • Minimum of 3 years relevant work experience in a managerial role at a similar level restaurant;
  • Multi-faceted F&B experience
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in Vienna F&B market
  • HACCP certified;
  • Strong knowledge of wine and food according to market standards;
  • Excellent knowledge of restaurant, bar and banqueting service standards.
  • Native German who speaks English fluently

What do we offer you?

Compensation of the job will be between €4000 - €4.500 a month on fulltime basis.

Next to this you'll get:

  • 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?

Did we get you excited? We’d be thrilled if you would apply! Get started by clicking the apply button below, answer a couple of questions and send us your CV and/or LinkedIn.