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Restaurant Manager

Gracias Madre Newport Beach, CA
  • $50K - $60K Annual Salary
    + Bonuses
  • Full Time
  • Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Employee Discounts, Meal Plan / Free Food, Ask Us!
  • Employer Fairly Likely to Respond

Cafe Gratitude is hiring a Restaurant Manager for our Newport location.

We're looking someone who is passionate and ready to take responsibility for the performance of the restaurant.

This is a dynamic and exciting position, you'll be working on a variety of tasks, so you'll enjoy the day and never have to worry about being bored.

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Taking responsibility for the business performance of the restaurant
  • Reports to, aids and assists General Manager in managing operations of the restaurant.
  • Analyzing and planning restaurant sales levels and profitability.
  • Preparing reports at the end of the shift/week, including staff control, food control and sales.
  • Setting budgets and/or agreeing them with senior management.
  • Planning and coordinating menus.
  • Coordinating the entire operation of the restaurant during scheduled shifts.
  • Managing staff and providing them with feedback.
  • Responding to customer complaints.
  • Ensuring that all employees adhere to the company's uniform standards.
  • Meeting and greeting customers and organizing table reservations.
  • Advising customers on menu and wine choice.
  • Recruiting, training and motivating staff.
  • Organizing and supervising the shifts of kitchen, waiting and cleaning staff.
  • Meets restaurant financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
  • Maintains safe, secure, and healthy environment by establishing, following, and enforcing sanitation standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations; securing revenues; developing and implementing disaster plans; maintaining security and sprinkler systems; maintaining parking lot and walkways.
  • Maintains ambiance by controlling lighting, background music, linen service, glassware, dinnerware, and utensil quality and placement; monitoring food presentation and service.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Appraise personnel’s performance and provide feedback to keep them upbeat and productive
  • Nurture a positive working environment and lead by example
  • Monitor operations and initiate corrective actions

Requirements:

  • Proven working experience in a leadership role
  • Demonstrated experience in customer service management
  • Proficiency in English
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with restaurant management software
  • Strong leadership, motivational and people skills

We offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Bonus opportunities
  • Benefits
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