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Passionate about delivering great customer service? Love Japanese food?

At Sakagura, it's important to have the right team to help us achieve the best we can.

If you're a people person, responsible, passionate about Japanese food & culture, fun loving and thrive to provide an excellent customer experience at all times, then this is the role for you!

Job Title: Floor Supervisor

Division/Department: Front of House 

Contract: Full time, Permanent 

Reporting To: General Manager

Job Purpose: To support and assist the Management Team to run restaurant smoothly.  Helping to ensure that the restaurant areas are professionally managed/ organised and a high degree of customer care, quality, cost control and revenue maximization is achieved.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To assist in the management of the restaurant and cover in the absence of the respective heads of departments. (Restaurant General Manager and Assistant Manager)
  • Follow opening and closing procedures 
  • Complete the daily briefing 
  • Check colleague break entitlement
  • Complete daily, weekly and monthly reports 
  • Check and order stock for the next day
  • Check any running offers for the shift and make sure everything is ready for it (Bleep, posters, menu pages, etc)
  • Divide the tips and distribute to colleagues
  • Follow-up Customer 
  • Ensure total guest satisfaction is achieved
  • Ensure the highest standards of professionalism, cleanliness and service delivery are followed at all times by all team members
  • Ensure all company procedures are adhered to at all times.
  • Ensure any guest issues are addressed immediately and resolved in a manner which exceeds the customer’s expectation(when Manager or A. Manager not present)
  • If maintenance works or repairs are required, contact the Maintenance Team.
  • Promptly deal with security issues and report to Management.
  • Take care of customers who have special dietary requirements.

Sales and Marketing:

  • Assist in the promotion/creation of in-house sales initiatives ensuring operations contribute proactively to the overall sales function
  • Ensure all service and hospitality quality standards are adhered to on all occasions by yourself and the teams that you supervise.

HR and Training:

  • Ensure all new team members are inducted, mentored and trained thoroughly alongside the Restaurant Manager and Assistant Manager.
  • Ensure excellent communication within the restaurant team
  • Attend all management meetings and training sessions as required.

Any Other Duties

  • This job description is not exhaustive 
  • You may be  required to carry out other safe and reasonable requests from the Management Team.
  • We will provide training commensurate with the tasks you are asked to complete.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


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Employee Benefits

Join us and you get all these amazing benefits!

  • 20% employee discount

    Employees get 20% off across all our sites including Shoryu, Sakagura, Japan Centre, and Ichiba

  • Free Lunch Meal

    Tasty rice and noodle dishes. Yum!

  • Perkbox

    Employees get discount from big brand retailers.

  • Auto-enrollment pensions scheme

    3% contribution from Now Pensions


I am excited to welcome you to the Japan Centre family and share with you my passion for Japanese foods, traditions and heritage from my hometown Fukuoka. 

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