Restaurant Manager


: $39,570.00 - $62,650.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Hospitality - Food Services

* Manage and organize the daily restaurant operations from scheduling and payroll to guest interactions, ensuring accuracy and maintaining the highest level of Hakkasan standards* Delegate responsibility to the front-of-house staff as needed* Deal with all aspects of recruitment and performance management, including disciplinary procedures* Process the weekly schedule and payroll for the hourly staff, conduct pre-shift meetings, and assist team members with any inquiries* Coach, counsel, and evaluate all members of the front-of-house team using fair and consistent practices* Ensure performance appraisals are done in a timely manner* Develop and implement operating standards and implement and maintain all training manuals as appropriate* Ensure that no members of staff are permitted to work if they are not suitably dressed or groomed* Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, to provide clear direction to the front-of-house team* Assign and instruct staff in details of work; observe performance and encourage improvement where necessary* Communicate with employees using a positive and clear speaking voice, listen to and understand requests, respond with appropriate actions, and provide accurate information* Remain calm and alert, especially during emergency situations and/or heavy restaurant activity, serving as a role model for the management team and other Hakkasan employees* Interact with all department personnel and restaurant staff as needed* Work closely with superiors in monitoring and updating pricing on the menu to ensure effective cost control* Complete all daily pre- and post-manager shift duties* Monitor all cash transactions and ensure cash totals balance at the end of each shift* Ensure all cash and credit card receipts are kept in a secured area* Communicate any unusual events and customer feedback received with the management team* Take proactive steps to ensure a problem-free guest experience and follow up on any service recovery situations; ensure that the executive team is aware of any mishaps that occur* Ensure compliance with all federal, state, and city laws surrounding the sale and consumption of alcohol* Maintain strict controls that deter theft by customers or staff with respect to loose equipment* Ensure all health and safety requirements are in continuous compliance* Ensure all equipment is cleaned thoroughly and all stock is organized and clean* Ensure staff is well trained on the Hakkasan order of service manual* Perform daily and weekly inventory; monitor stock usage and minimize breakage* Train the restaurant team to improve product knowledge and service standards* Ensure no items are distributed without being entered into the point of sale system* Make decisions and take actions based on previous experience and good judgment, sometimes revising procedures to accommodate unusual situations* Produce daily and weekly reports that measure sales and lossESSENTIALFUNCTIONS, CONTINUED* Store data continuously and systematically* Determine the needs and preferences of our guests and ensure that these are fulfilled* Ensure that no actions on the part of either a customer or staff member jeopardize the restaurant's liquor license or reputation in any way* Maintain positive and professional relations with guests, VIPs, concierges, and regulars* Handle customer complaints with impartiality and honesty in keeping with Hakkasan policy* Ensure all administrative responsibilities of the front-of-house are completed efficiently and effectively on a daily basisSUPPORTIVE FUNCTIONSIn addition to performance of the essential functions,this position may be required to perform a combination of the followingsupportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function tobe solely determined by the supervisor based upon the particular requirementsof the company.* Contribute in the development of the annual departmental budget; develop short- and long-term financial operating plans* Attend mandatory meetings including divisional meetings, executive meetings, and staff meetings* Participate in community events and ensure corporate social responsibility goals of Hakkasan are met* Utilize traditional software programs such as OpenTable, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint), Micros, ADP, and any department-specific systems in use* Keep work area clean and organized* Ensure confidential documents are kept in a secured area* Properly dispose of confidential documents containing any personally identifiable information via shredding or pulverization* Complete other duties as assigned by the Executive Team* Demonstrate positive leadership characteristics, which inspire Team Members to meet and exceed standards.* Maximize restaurant profitability, implementing effective controls of departmental processes and prime (food & labor) costs* Monitor the restaurant's budget to ensure efficient operations, including revenue and labor expense control* Maintain compliance with Hakkasan's policies and procedures, as well as city, state, and federal lawsOTHER DUTIESDue to the cyclical nature of the hospitalityindustry, employees may be required to work varying schedules to reflect thebusiness needs of the restaurant. Employees must demonstrate working knowledgeof service standards at all times. Regular attendance in conformance with thesestandards, which may be established by Hakkasan from time to time, is essentialto successful performance in this position. Employees are expected toassimilate into Hakkasan's culture by understanding, supporting, and participatingin all Hakkasan elements. This entails awareness of and constant compliancewith necessaryoperational policies, including:OTHER DUTIES, CONTINUED* Health and Safety* Food Hygiene* Maintenance* Emergency Procedures* Liquor License RequirementsSAFETY REQUIREMENTSPersonal Protective Equipment (PPE) may be requiredwhen performing work duties that may have the potential of risk to your healthor safety. The restaurant will provide the required PPE. Team members will betrained in the proper use and care of any assigned PPE. It is yourresponsibility to report defective, damaged or lost PPE, or equipment that doesnot fit properly, to your Manager.This position requires the abilityto lift large, heavy packages or boxes and to load and unload small or largeboxes throughout the shift as needed. The individual must be able to safelylift a minimum of 50 lbs. without assistance and to push and pull up to 150lbs. with appropriate equipment.ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPSPositions directly reporting to this position(titles):Hourly Front of House RestaurantStaffSPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE,SKILLS, AND ABILITIESThe individual must possess the following knowledge,skills, and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she canperform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonableaccommodation.* Expert knowledge of restaurant operations includingfood, beverage, service techniques, and guest interaction* Above average skill in math and algebraic equationsusing percentages* Abilityto walk, stand, and/or bend continuously to perform essential job functions* Abilityto communicate in English, both orally and in writing, with guests andemployees, some of whom will require high levels of patience, tact, anddiplomacy to defuse anger, collect accurate information, and resolve problems* Abilityto work under pressure and deal with stressful situations during busy periods* Abilityto access and accurately input information using a moderately complex computersystemQUALIFICATION STANDARDSEDUCATIONFour-year college degree from an accreditedinstitution (or equivalent) required.EXPERIENCEAt least five years of restaurant managementexperience required in an upscale restaurant.LICENSES OR CERTIFICATESQualifying certificate in food protection a plus; CPRcertification a plus.QUALIFICATION STANDARDS,CONTINUEDGROOMING/UNIFORMSAll employees must maintain a neat,clean, and well-groomed appearance. Specific uniform guidelines and/or requiredarticles of clothing will be explained as part of the orientation process andare detailed within the employee handbook.OTHERMust be able tounderstand and communicate in English. Additional language ability preferred.Individual must meet minimum age requirements of jurisdiction. Must have thoroughknowledge of dining room and service procedures or functions.Hakkasan Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.Posted by StartWire. Apply now!
Associated topics: assistant general manager, bakery manager, conference, director, grocery store manager, management, operations, partner, restaurant general manager, restaurant leader * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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