General Manager - Restaurant / Cafe

Chicago, IL

Post Date: 05/04/2017 Job ID: 7591 Discipline: Operations - Restaurant Management Industry: Foodservice Contract Management

About the Role:

Complete oversight for one of the company's cafe locations. Manage cafe operations, employee training and development and client / customer relationships.

- Financial expertise in managing Food, Labor and Direct costs including budget development, forecasting and accountability.

- Continually measure customer satisfaction levels through feedback and resolve any issues immediately.

- Manage Chef and staff

- Oversee all menu items and hold Chef accountable for food cost controls including costs of all recipes for both the cafe and catering services.

- Manage all purchases and inventory levels.

- Work in conjunction with the Chef to roll out new culinary programs in conjunction with marketing and culinary strategies quarterly. Manage all menus, signage and marketing.

- Create and maintain nutritional program.

- Maintain high standards with customer service and exceeding client expectations.

Desired Background:

- 5+ years in food service management (restaurant manager or general manager experience)
- Excellent restaurant team leadership skills
- Experience managing restaurant budget including knowledge of P&L impact and basic accounting
- Good working knowledge of accepted standards of sanitation
- Proficiency in professional business communications
- Ability to build relationships
- Ability to grasp, lift and/or carry, or otherwise, move or push goods on a hand cart/truck weighing a maximum of 150 lbs.
- Ability to stand and work continuously in confined spaces

Brittany Tristano

Brittany received her Bachelors degree in Human Resources and Business Administration from Winona State University. She has been a fast-paced recruiter since 2008, with expertise in Sales and Finance in addition to her Food Industry expertise with Kinsa and more at ABR Employment Services, Kinsa's parent company. She enjoys making connections and helping people find meaningful careers. Let Brittany put her network to work for you!

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