Restaurant Assistant Manager (AM) - Fast Casual Restaurant

Arlington, VA
Feb 02, 2017
Feb 09, 2018
Restaurant, Retail
Full Time

Job Title: Assistant Manager (AM) - Fast Casual Restaurant

Immediate Supervisors: General Manager- BOWL'D

Location: Arlington, VA (one block from Clarendon Metro)

BOWL'D was inspired by the owner's belief that people are more interested in eating better if it tastes great and is convenient. Our goal is to provide an accessible daily option for delicious, healthier and satisfying food that everyone can feel great about eating. BOWL'D hopes to achieve this while guided by our core values. As an organization, we:

-Delight and excite our guests
-Are a resource for healthier eating
-Have fun
-Are proud to be part of something bigger than our jobs
-Support team member excellence and happiness
-Are committed to consistent efficiency and continuous improvement
-Share our success as a team

This is a critical managerial role directly supporting the General Manager and the overall operations of the restaurant.Our Assistant Manager will be a natural leader and have a strong desire to grow personally and professionally. Candidates must have a genuine passion for healthier daily choices and delicious food, be obsessed with consistent quality, and observant of the details that make each guest's experience a positive one.

The Assistant Manager will work alongside the General Manager in leading the daily operation of the restaurant, categories of which include: guest service and satisfaction, food quality, restaurant cleanliness and maintenance, training and managing of staff, sanitation and food safety compliance, cash management and reporting, ordering and inventory, meeting sales, labor, and cost targets, and planning and execution of marketing promotions. The Assistant Manager will also be responsible for overseeing daily restaurant operations in the General Manager's absence.

-Proven record of providing outstanding guest service
-Consistent employment history with a track record of success in the restaurant industry
-Demonstrated ability to lead others
-Experience coaching, training, and developing others
-Sky high standards of cleanliness
-Ability to quickly observe, assess, prioritize, and act
-Understanding of the financial big picture as it relates to daily P&L control
-Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment with a lot of moving parts
-Willingness to learn; motivation to grow
-Sound judgment and solution finding skills
-Efficient time management, delegation, and follow up skills

-At least three years work experience
-Knowledge of and experience in the food service industry; experience in a fast casual/fast service restaurant environment preferred
-Have experience in supervisory and/or management roles in food service
-Possess basic math and cash handling skills; have the ability to efficiently operate a POS system
-Be able to work in a standing position for up to ten hours per day
-Be able to reach, bend, and lift up to 50 pounds
-Possess the stamina to work 40-60 hours a week
-Have reliable transportation
-ServSafe certification preferred, but not required if strong retail experience and strong customer skills exist. A willingness to get certified is required

Submit a cover letter via email which includes reasons for your interest and why you and BOWL'D would be a great match. Attach a resume that reflects your qualifications. We will not consider applicants' resumes unless they are accompanied by a cover letter. Positive and recent references are required, as will be a full background check. Thank you for your interest in joining the BOWL'D team!

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