Assistant General Manager – Chef-Driven Italian Concept


Brad Metzger Restaurant Solutions

Assistant General Manager – Chef-Driven Italian Concept Santa Barbara CA
$80000 – $85000

Stunning hotel beachfront property in Montecito is seeking a talented Assistant General Manager to help lead the team at their award-winning, chef-driven Italian restaurant. Assistant General Manager should provide guidance and leadership, while maintaining an energized floor presence and support to the GM. Ability to deal with high-profile clientele in a professional manner is imperative.

Assistant General Manager Responsibilities:

  • Perform all aspects of the job with a high level of professionalism and integrity
  • Establish positive work culture
  • Execute the brand vision
  • Provide Support for GM and other FOH staff in positive manner
  • Maintain positive and cooperative relationships with all vendors, business partners, and staff
  • Encourage opportunities for the team to learn and grow
  • Drive a culture of service excellence, pride and hospitality
  • Drive financial performance, operating standards, hospitality and overall execution within the venue
  • Continually strive to educate and develop staff as it relates to food, beverage, and service
  • Ensure stellar guest experience in all areas
  • Solve any guest issues in a timely and appropriate manner
  • Oversee and positively impact all areas of the business including: sales, costs, employee retention, guest service and satisfaction, food quality, cleanliness and sanitation
  • Ensure quality and consistency of all products served
  • Ensure all equipment is kept clean and in excellent working condition.
  • Be knowledgeable of restaurant policies regarding personnel and deliver prompt, fair and consistent corrective action for any and all violations of company policies, rules and procedures.
  • Fully understand and comply with all federal, state, county and municipal regulations that pertain to health, safety and labor requirements

Assistant General Manager Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as Restaurant Assistant General Manager (AGM) or 3+ years as Restaurant Manager, Food & Beverage Manager, Dining Room Manager, or FOH Manager
  • High volume experience is required
  • Any prior experience and understanding of nightlife/ guest relations is highly preferred
  • Ability to take and give direction
  • Must be receptive to feedback, patient, flexible and curious
  • Strong leader and motivator to the staff and management
  • A lead by example approach
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Effective problem-solving skills
  • Ability to thrive in a high-pressure environment
  • Exceptional standards for cleanliness, health, and safety
  • Experience in assisting with managing inventory and cost controls
  • Strong knowledge of and passion for food and beverage
  • Food safety certification

Compensation Package Includes:

  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Bonus Structure
  • Medical Benefits
  • 401k
  • PTO plan

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