Assistant General Manager

Xiquet by Danny Lled
Washington, DC
Jul 23, 2021
Jul 26, 2021
Full Time
Xiquet (chee-KETT) by international award-winning Chef Danny Lled joined the select ranks of MICHELIN Star restaurants in DC in 2021, just one year after first welcoming guests to the intimate dining room in Glover Park. Xiquet is now known as one of the best fine dining restaurants in Washington DC for memorable, product-focused dishes served with warm, Mediterranean hospitality. The sought-after tasting menu experience showcases innovative preparations of the traditional cuisine of Valencia, ignited by a wood-fire kitchen where Chef Danny creates dishes to order using the finest products sourced both locally and internationally. The flavors of Valencia reflect the regions warm coastal climate, abundant agriculture, and plentiful fresh seafood. It is also the cradle of the famed Spanish rice dish, Paella. We are seeking an experienced and driven Assistant General Manager to continue the growth of not only Xiquet but Slate Wine Bar as well. The perfect candidate will have a wealth of knowledge in both beverage and wine programs, with the urge of creating and pushing the F&B boundaries. If you have an understanding of world class service and honest hospitality, we want to meet you. Ideal Qualifications * Always seeking new ways to exceed the expectations of each guest and wants to build a like-minded team * Has at least 2 years of experience managing a fine dining or wine-focused restaurant/ bar * Valid ABRA Managers License (or be able to obtain one within 30 days of start date). * A collaborative leader who can build and manage a world-class front of house team * An organized, detail-oriented individual, with an excellent work ethic and demonstrated record of taking initiative and meeting goals. * Positive attitude and high energy. * A strong background in managing and growing a Beverage/ Wine program. * Strong financial acumen * Must be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time Benefits * Be a part of a Michelin starred restaurant group which is looking to grow * Company sponsored health care plan after 60 days of full time work * Very competitive pay * Employee meals * Flexible schedule * Sundays off * Paid vacation days

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