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Restaurant Manager

Title:  Restaurant Manager

JOB OVERVIEW: Manage all aspects of one or more full-service food and beverage outlet(s) on a daily basis and coordinate special events. Ensure compliance with standards of service and operating procedures. Adhere to federal, state and local regulations concerning health safety or other compliance requirements.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervise day-to-day activities of one or more food and/or beverage outlets. Plan and organize work. Communicate and enforce policies and procedures. Recommend and/or initiate salary, disciplinary, or other staffing-related actions in accordance with company rules and policies. Alert management of potentially serious issues. Ensure all staff is properly trained and certified if applicable and have the tools and equipment needed to effectively carry out their job functions. Ensure guests are greeted upon arrival. Respond appropriately to guest complaints. Establish and implement appropriate service recovery guidelines in order to ensure total guest satisfaction. Create innovative programs and promotions to market special menu items, increase sales, and increase guest patronage. Assist in the development and implementation of new menus and local food and beverage marketing programs, and participate in and maintain system-wide food and beverage marketing programs. Monitor performance of the restaurant through analysis of guest feedback and financial results. Initiate corrective action as needed. Achieve budgeted revenues, control expenses and labor costs, and maximize profitability within all areas of the food and beverage outlet(s).

Assist in preparation of the annual operating budget which supports the overall objectives of the food and beverage outlet(s). Maintain procedures to (1) ensure the security and proper storage of restaurant inventory, and equipment, (2) ensure the security of monies, credit and financial transactions, (3) replenish supplies, inventory, uniforms, etc. in a timely and efficient manner, and (4) to minimize waste and control costs. Participate in taking inventories Ensure that all restaurant equipment (coffee and soda machines, registers, etc.) is in proper operational condition and is cleaned on a regular basis. Ensure that all restaurant facilities are cleaned, vacuumed, and properly stocked according to anticipated business volumes. Notify Engineering immediately of any maintenance and repair needs. Work closely with Executive Chef to identify pertinent concepts and menu design for the outlet(s). Conduct meetings to inform staff of special promotions, daily specials, and additional information. Promote teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with other departments. Key departmental contacts include Sales and Marketing, Catering, Banquets, Housekeeping, Maintenance and Guest Services. Interact with outside contacts: o Guests to ensure their total satisfaction o Vendors to ensure adequate inventory of supplies and equipment, to discuss pricing or service issues, to resolve any vendor performance issues, etc. o Regulatory agencies regarding safety and compliance matters o Other contacts as needed (professional organizations, community groups, local media) May serve as Manager on Duty.  Perform other duties as assign.

ACCOUNTABILITY: Supervises a number of service employees such as wait staff, bus persons, cashier/greeters, in one or more food and/or beverage outlet(s) in a large, full- service, luxury, or resort hotel.

 

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Hospitality Management, Hotel and Restaurant Management or related and at least 1 year experience in the job offered or a similar role such as Manager or related. This job requires ability to perform the following: Carrying or lifting items weighing up to 50 pounds.  Moving about the outlet(s).  Handling objects, products Bending, stooping, kneeling.

This job requires ability to perform the following: Carrying or lifting items weighing up to 50 pounds.  Moving about the outlet(s).  Handling objects, products Bending, stooping, kneeling.  Other: Communication skills when interacting with others; demonstrated ability to interact with customers, employees and third parties that reflects highly on the hotel, the brand and the company. Reading and writing abilities for completing paperwork, ordering, interpreting results, and giving and receiving instructions. Mathematical skills, including basic math, budgeting, profit/loss concepts, percentages, and variances. Problem solving, reasoning, motivating, organizational and training abilities. Alcohol awareness certification. Ability and willingness to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays.