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Bar, restaurant and kitchen supervisors have the job of managing and organising a specific team in a bar, restaurant and/or kitchen.

Other names for bar, restaurant and kitchen supervisors are:

  • Team leaders
  • Senior team leaders
  • Shift supervisors
  • Front of house supervisors
  • Supervisors

This type of job may involve similar tasks that their kitchen, bar or restaurant team do, along with:

  • Managing workloads for their team
  • Organising rotas for their team
  • Sharing targets, promotions and other important company news to their team

You might work in a restaurant, behind the bar, in the kitchen or behind the scenes in an office.

You might be on your feet quite a bit, but any office-based tasks can be done sitting down.

You may have to work night shifts, on weekends and bank holidays.

If you want to apply for a retail supervisor job, you might need the following:

  • Some GCSEs or a relevant apprenticeship
  • Previous catering experience
  • Previous supervisor experience may be expected
  • Basic computer skills
  • The right to work in the UK

Junior team members can also be promoted to supervisors.

Where are the best bar, restaurant and kitchen supervisors jobs?

  1. 1 JD Wetherspoon
    6.5
  2. 2 McDonald’s
    6.2
  3. 3 Stonegate Pubs
    5.7
  4. 4 Greene King
    5.6
  5. 5 Mitchells & Butlers
    5.5

Handy to know about bar, restaurant and kitchen supervisors

How much do bar, restaurant and kitchen supervisors earn per hour?

Β£8.21–10.31

From 248 bar, restaurant and kitchen supervisors

How often do people get paid?

21% of people report they get paid weekly
40% of people report they get paid every two weeks
27% of people report they get paid every four weeks
11% of people report they get paid monthly

Based on 251 bar, restaurant and kitchen supervisors

How are people paid?

By the hour 97% of people report they get paid by the hour

Based on 255 bar, restaurant and kitchen supervisors

What contracts are people on?

34% report having zero hours contracts
9% report having low hours contracts (less than 16 hours)
38% report having part time contracts (16-35 hours)
18% report having full time contracts (more than 35 hours)

Based on 247 bar, restaurant and kitchen supervisors

How much notice do people get of their shifts?

59% report getting one week notice or less
21% report getting two weeks notice
10% report getting three weeks notice
9% report getting four weeks notice or more

Based on 251 bar, restaurant and kitchen supervisors

Who’s hiring bar, restaurant and kitchen supervisors?

  1. 3 recent jobs

  2. NHS

    2 recent jobs

  3. 1 recent jobs