For our restaurant NENI Amsterdam we are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic Restaurant Manager to join our Family. Do you possess a natural hospitality charm, love connecting with people and get a kick out helping others? Then keep reading!


About Neni:

NENI is Located next to Amsterdam’s Olympic Stadium, in the converted Citroën garage and opened her doors early 2019. It is a beautiful complex that has its own restaurant with open kitchen, cocktail bar, terrace and bakery/Deli. NENI stands for an Eastern Mediterranean kitchen and dining experience. It is all about sharing, bringing people together and celebrating life. Our motto is ’Life is beautiful. Be part of it’.


The Role:

The Restaurant Manager reports to the General Manager and is responsible for a team of 20-30 talents. Together with the management team, you are responsible for the daily operations of NENI Amsterdam and focus particularly on the successful development of the restaurant. The Restaurant Manager manages his/her team via the supervisors during the shift and is responsible for delivering quality and professional standards of behaviour, work standards, productivity, practices and customer care at any point in time.

Our ideal Restaurant Manager is passionate, creates an enthusiastic working environment and enjoys sharing his/her knowledge. Furthermore, ensures that the whole team has a solid understanding of the products, ingredients and origins of the food and beverages served at NENI. You maintain contact with all stakeholders, attend all internal meetings and are co-developing training sessions.




  • Manage the daily operations with the General Manager

  • Cost Control

  • Making sure that the staff are well trained to give the best experience to our guests

  • Daily staff scheduling – shift management

  • In charge of daily briefings

  • Event operations



  • Work in partnership with our Events Manager for the events planning and organization

  • Taking care of all customer reviews

  • Responsible for clear communication between the back of the house and the front

  • Work in partnership with our HR Admin for interviews planning of the restaurant staff


What are we looking for?

  • 1 - 3 years of experience in a management position

  • Outstanding organizational and leadership skills

  • Loves to build relationships with guests, team and other stakeholders

  • Develop strategies and achievable objectives, to ensure targets are met

  • Detail-oriented

  • Background in Hospitality Management, on paper and in experience

  • Professional understanding of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)

  • Excellent communication skills, fluent in English (and preferably Dutch) Additional languages are a plus


From the first day onward, your role in the management team is essential. Therefore, we will be looking for people with similar passions and values as we do:

  • Open-minded people who share the love for food, beverages and hospitality

  • Working hard and making things happen – the real hummus maker!

  • Committed, result-driven and detail oriented

  • Representative with a flexible character

  • Enthusiastic and a good sense of humour

  • Highly motivated, ambitious and eager to grow


What can you expect?

  • A fun and exciting job with a lot of variety

  • Being part of an international team with great colleagues

  • A competitive salary between €2600 and €3000 per month, depending on your experience and efforts

  • Average tips between €400 and €500 per month for a full-time job

  • Recruitment fee if you bring in new colleagues

  • Full-time availability

  • 25 paid holiday days, building up of pension, and an additional 8% holiday pay

  • Daily free lunches or dinners

  • Training, career growth and personal development

  • End of service drinks and NENI parties – we know how to have a good time!

  • 25% discount for food and drinks at NENI

  • Free birthday dinner for 2 people

  • A fixed contract of 6 or 12 months

  • All other conditions according the Dutch Horeca CAO

Did all of this excite you? Please send your cv & motivation to and we will be in touch shortly!