Badger and Co
April 8, 2024
32 Castle Street, Edinburgh
Job Type
Badger and Co
Job Role
General Manager


Badger & Co, Restaurant General Manager

Base Salary of £40,000 + £5,000k Tronc Average + Up to 40% of Salary Bonus

Badger and Co has been established on Castle Street in the heart of the new town, mainly serving Badgers Burrow of cocktails and small plates inspired by being the home of Author Kenneth Grahame who wrote Wind in the Willows.

2024 is time for Badger to open a new chapter and follow the path of being a food led concept and allowing the restaurant to take centre stage. This development is in its infancy and requires restaurant operator who can help bring our ideas to life.

Concepts could include tasting menus as well as showcasing fabulous wines. Badger and Co is a 42 cover restaurant with a private dining area as well as courtyard that welcomes a mixture of locals, tourists and corporate groups.


  • Manage and oversee the entire restaurant operation
  • Deliver superior guest experiences
  • Ensuring guest satisfaction
  • Plan and develop overall restaurant strategy
  • Entrepreneurial drive with a clear understanding of the current market
  • Implement innovative strategies to improve productivity and sale
  • Control costs and minimise waste
  • Monitor operations and initiate corrective actions

Required Skills

  • Three years minimum of management experience
  • Extensive food and wine knowledge
  • Experience in event planning
  • Strong leadership, motivational and people skills
  • Critical thinker and problem solver
  • Good Financial management skills


On of pay - also included is our wider benefits such as:

  • Staff discount ranging from 25% to 50% on F&B at all Signature Group Venues
  • X2 Death In Service
  • Employee Assistant Programme
  • Extra annual leave days gathered through service
  • Plus so much more!

We look after our team and provide access to our 24/7 Employee Assistance Program. Signature Group believes in promoting a healthy work / life balance.

Applying for Signature

If this sounds like something you want to be a part of, apply today by sending in your CV including a short video explaining why you think you would be a great fit for the role.

Cold Town Beer is part of Signature Group. We have 21 venues in Scotland, including Cold Town House, Badger & Co, The Spiritualist, McLarens on the Corner, Copper Blossom, The Smokin’ Fox and more.

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