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The Assistant Restaurant Manager is the key management position supporting our Restaurant Manager and restaurant service staff in running all of front of house. Assistant Restaurant Manager is responsible for departmental profitability, management of guest dining areas & service staff, menu development, restaurant serving periods and private catered events.
The Assistant Restaurant Manager supervises all front of house service operations and the restaurant service team to ensure all guests have a fantastic dining experience. Our Assistant Restaurant Manager also oversees restaurant supervisors that supervise service staff. The Restaurant Manager works alongside the Chef & Bar Manager to best serve our guests and reports to the Restaurant Manager and Assistant GM.
The Assistant Restaurant Manager works closely with the Restaurant Manager, Assistant General Manager & General Manager in coordinating and executing Lodge operations and supporting all departments at the Lodge as needed. The Assistant Restaurant Manager is also highly involved in supporting our youth employment program.
The restaurant provides full breakfast, sit down and to go lunches and dinner in our main restaurant, tavern and other dining spaces. The Lodge prides itself in serving fresh, health conscience & creative ‘California Lodge Cuisine’ that far exceeds guest expectations given our remote setting. Most of our in-house guests eat with us in our relaxed mountain environment each night alongside locals & associates. To learn more about our restaurant and recent menus, please see our website.
The lodge is a coveted wedding venue catering to customized weddings, regular and other group business each year in various venues throughout the lodge property. This wedding and small group focus adds additional creative opportunities to the Restaurant Manager role, which is supported by our Catering Team.
Creating a fun, friendly culture and a high service standard
Building an energized, well trained, technique driven team
Warm & friendly guest interaction including table visits, special events appearances, cordial correspondence, etc.
Scheduling, training and managing service staff
Interviewing, hiring and reviewing service staff
Coordinating daily with Tavern & Culinary managers/staff
Communicating effectively and maintaining a close working relationship with the Restaurant Manager, Assistant General Manager & GM as well as all lodge leadership teams
Actively supporting our youth employment and development program
Defining, costing and pricing restaurant and tavern menus
Managing department profitability
Working hands-on on a daily basis
Coordinating and executing catering functions and special events
Establishing structured processes & enforcing restaurant standards, programs and procedures
Training and ongoing oversight in food quality, cleanliness & hygiene standards
Establishing and overseeing strong safety standards
Ordering, receiving and relationship management for vendors/purveyors
Storage and inventory management training/standards
Devising and executing operational enhancements
Maintaining equipment and supplies
Reviewing and reporting staff hours
Actively managing daily, weekly & bi-monthly labor and overtime
Managing and coding of invoices and preparing food inventories/transfers
Monitoring actual and theoretical food costs
Supporting other Lodge departments and managers as needed
Full time position available immediately
Position is year round with off season time off opportunities
Onsite or Offsite room and board available for fixed weekly cost
Hours variable, including nights and weekends as well as situational/crisis availability
Healthcare benefits available after 90 days
401K eligible with company match after 1 year
Our ideal Assistance Restaurant Manager is creative, experienced, mature, self motivated and excited to develop a friendly, professional & efficient staff environment and embraces working hands on at high level in a energetic restaurant environment.
Ideal qualifications include:
Extensive experience managing a busy restaurant, including financial management
Strong training (formal and/or informal) and knowledge of fresh California style cuisine
Table, bar & support service experience
Excited about creating a warm family atmosphere for staff while maintaining high standards
Strong interest in training/coaching and in supporting our youth mission
Wedding or similar high-end catering experience
Hospitality or related experience
Independent thinker with great initiative, but comfortable working within a defined framework
Key personality traits
High integrity and creativity
Guest service oriented and staff-focused
Self-motivated (takes initiative) with high standards
Mature, personable leader with a relaxed nature
Execution oriented; enjoys hands-on implementation
Leading a healthy, drug-free lifestyle
Dynamic, fun, and likes the outdoors
Flexible with a “whatever it takes” attitude
Patience, patience, patience