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Westbury, NY - Restaurant Manager - $75,000.00 a Year.

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Position Summary

Outstanding opportunity for a dynamic and outgoing leader with a passion for great food and fine wine as a Restaurant General Manager. The ideal fusion of upscale wine bar and casual Italian eatery. With the charm of a metropolitan gathering place, the tapas style menu, and over 40 hand selected Italian wines, allows guests to have a “one of a kind” experience each and every visit. If you’re a “food lover” with a flair for leading a team of service professionals, dedicated to excellence and enjoy great Italian wine, this could be the place for you.

External Key Responsibilities

• Maximize guest satisfaction, operations excellence, sales and profitability, and team member development through oversight and direction of all aspects of the restaurant including both day-to-day operations and strategic, long-term planning.

• Lead by example and maintain a restaurant culture that brings the company Vision and Values to life and delivers on all brand standards.

• Recruit, select, train, develop and retain hourly associates and managers in accordance with policies, procedures and systems.

• Cultivate a high performance culture through coaching, feedback in the moment, recognition and documentation utilizing performance management tools and processes.

• Maximize the guest experience by validating appropriate staffing levels and selection and availability of menu items, and guest interaction.

• In partnership with Marketing support, design, create, implement and execute in-restaurant programs and strategies to build sales, brand awareness and guest loyalty such as wine dinners, theme events, specialized team training programs, etc.

• Identify and pursue opportunities to create a strong community presence and maintain a high level of community involvement for the restaurant and its team members.

• Provide leadership and direction to maintain standards of quality, quantity, portion control, safety, sanitation, taste, presentation including required certifications and licensing.

• Ensure all administrative duties and reporting are completed accurately, on time and in accordance with company policies and procedures.

• Create, maintain and maximize strong vendor/supplier relationships.

• Maximize profitability through business planning execution, forecasting, budget planning, scheduling, analyzing variances, and initiating corrective actions.

Qualifications

• Proven ability to lead others and thrive in a fast paced environment with competing priorities and deadlines.

• Extraordinary customer service orientation with the ability and desire to engage guests.

• Proactive and systematic problem solver with the ability to formulate effective solutions and take decisive actions.

• Collaborative leader with strong sense of ownership and ability to deliver results.

• Working knowledge of fundamental accounting and business principles with the ability to perform basic math calculations including P & L analysis.

• Robust knowledge of Italian wines and growing regions with the ability to describe taste and aroma and make pairing recommendations.

• Skilled in food preparation and cooking methods including proper utilization of cooking equipment, utensils and tools.

• 3+ year’s previous full-service, high volume General Management experience.

• Communicate clearly in English – both verbal and written

• Ability to work a varied schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays.

Benefits

Along with an inclusive environment and great advancement opportunities, we offer a banquet of benefits that will protect your health, ensure your future and provide the tools you need to succeed at work and in life.

Competitive Pay

Quarterly Bonus Opportunity

Medical, Dental and Life Insurance for you and your family

Domestic Partner Benefits

Flexible Dependent and Health Spending Accounts

401(k) Savings Plan with company matching

Paid Time Off

Dining Privileges and a whole lot more!

• Location: Long Island, Westbury, NY

• Post ID: 151139917 longisland
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