What is the total staff complement?
Give a breakdown of staff/ functions/ length of service?
9 Kitchen staff which includes chefs, a sushi specialist etc.
And 8 waiters.
Do any receive special perks or incentives?
No, but the kitchen staff is on a fixed salary and the waiters earn commission and tips only.
Are they on contract?
Kitchen staff are employed on a permanent basis, but waiters are all casuals.
They earn well so most have been around for a long time.
Do any have management potential?
Yes, two staff members take care of the business when the seller is away on leave.
How involved is the Owner in running the business?
The owner or his wife are in the business most of the time, but take several vacations per year when the two other staff members take care of the business.