He's had conflicts everywhere he's been. A/the manager at/of a restaurant where he worked as a waiter told the police that he...

Could someone please tell me which article you would find more natural to use in this context?

  • The preposition part is a duplicate of another question: ell.stackexchange.com/q/270201/41273 – Laurel May 4 at 12:47
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    Use a manager if there are several but only one spoke to police; use the manager if there is only one. – Peter May 4 at 13:11
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    I would use 'the manager of a restaurant...' (i.e. his former boss). – Kate Bunting May 4 at 14:57

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