You fully understand what makes a pub a drive to destination, you never compromise on high end standards and relentlessly train, develop and focus your team on this. You may be a chef looking to move into your own pub or have an extensive background in running food dominated pubs and really want to develop yourself as a front and centre operator out of the kitchen.
The quality of food is important, understand sourcing local foods and putting on a premium dining experience, but you understand this isn’t part of a restaurant chain, you will be able to put your personality across, meet your guest and indulge in their community. Your passion is not just for food but the service of food.
You are keen to ensure the very local community see it as their local and you want to engage the pub with in. You have experience in village pubs, though it is not essential you have immediate local knowledge, you have the personality to adapt to new environments and want to be part of a village setting.
You have ability to flex to meet all occasions your guests want and have an eye for detail to ensure your key session operation is smooth every time. You will also have a critical thinking analysis as you always look to improve and never let your operation become static. This thinking ensure you are fully focussed on delivering 5-star ratings.
You have good experience at promoting a business on social media and targeting wider geographical crowds and in tune with what online guests look for when making bookings and build trip advisor / google/ FB scores on the door.
This wont be a job for you, this will your passion and desire to be best in class in the area, you want to make a name for yourself and this is the right back drop to let you fly your wings of success.
The pub is set in the village of Kingsfold, just outside Horsham with a population of 2,000. This is just outside the large area of Horsham and on the popular A24 route from M25 down to the south coast. Its setting is ideal for walkers, cyclists, and day trippers towards the coast. This a destination pub, guests will drive here from the surrounding villages and bigger towns of Horsham and Crawley if the service is right. Its population is aging have a higher than average disposal income and spend per head.
The pub is large, with covers available for over 100 per setting. The car park and grounds are large and provide opportunity. The pub is split into 3 zones, which makes it easy to flax for different dining occasion and cater for all guests needs.
The Partnership – Fixed
Ready to run your own business, manage your own team and define your own wage structure? Love working closely with an Operations Manager to build an incredible pub legacy with uncompromising standards and stand out guest experience? Then the Punch Managed Partnership is the perfect option for you.
Alongside tonnes of day to day support and a brilliant framework to grow your business, we give you an uncapped cut of top line turnover to pay yourself and your team – it is your structure to own. We understand how important it is for the pub operator to completely own their own team.
In our Partnerships, we love pub obsessed entrepreneurs that help us lead the industry. We love to partner with people that help us create pub legacies that stand the test of time and become the hub of their community. We get that every pub has its own distinct character, so your Operations Manager will work closely with you to understand the true identity of your business, we can then help support you amplifying this, it’s a partnership after all!
Real opportunity to grow this established food pub with the right enthusiasm and passion this will easily become a hugely popular drive to destination. There is also a big opportunity to make this front and centre of the village and increase the drink side of the business for the right approach.
Utilising the available outside space and external presentation is key to the development of this pub, internally it needs freshening up but not major work, this pub does not need transforming it needs the right person.