COTOGNA, is looking for a skilled, career- minded individual in search of an Assistant General Manager position. Located in San Francisco’s historic Jackson Square neighborhood, Cotogna is a casual, lively venue that celebrates rustic Italian cuisine and offers a daily changing menu featuring rustic, regional Italian pastas, pizzas, and hearty roasted meats created with seasonal produce from the restaurant’s own Farm in West Marin County.
The Assistant General Manager works in conjunction with the General Manager to oversee and direct the day to day service and administrative operations. The AGM is the relied upon individual in the absence of the General Manager, that supports staff training, guest service, product knowledge and education.
Cotogna, is a Values-Driven operation that is committed to creating rewarding experiences for our employees with growth opportunities for advancement.
As an important member of our team, you’ll enjoy the following benefits:
- Full Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance coverage
- Retirement savings offering 401 K matching employer contributions
- Commuter tax deferred benefits
- Employee discount at our QPA family of restaurants – Quince, Cotogna, Verjus
- Complimentary participation in our community sponsored agriculture (CSA) program with Fresh Run Farm
- Relais & Chateaux discount at participating hotels and restaurants
- Sponsorship of continuing education classes and professional training opportunities in food and beverage
- Paid family meals provided
Key Responsibilities include:
As part of the management team work collaboratively to achieve company objectives in sales, service and quality standards, appearance, sanitation and cleanliness of the facility, through employee training and creating a positive, productive working environment.
Ensure that all guests are receiving the highest level of service and hospitality from all culinary and front of the house staff. Fill in where needed to ensure guest experience is never compromised as a result of operational challenges.
Work with the Corporate Beverage Director to direct the liquor and spirits programming, including cocktail development and overall bar management. Assist with weekly and monthly inventories and reporting procedures as needed.
Schedule front of the house staff as required by anticipated business volumes while ensuring that all positions are staffed when and as needed and labor cost objectives are met. Modify staffing levels based upon increases or decreases in sales activity and enforce all applicable labor compliance requirements, such as meal breaks and rest periods.
Assist in front of the house hiring, on-boarding procedures, training, supervising and progressive coaching and counseling in coordination with General Manager and Human Resources Manager. Provide and demonstrate mentorship to foster professional development for all hourly employees
Develop and schedule educational programing to foster professional development on topical issues, as it relates to hospitality, food, beverage and the QPA Culture at large.
Compensation commensurate with experience. The position has growth potential and the ability to explore a number of career opportunities.
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Part of Chef Michael Tusk
Cotogna is a celebration of rustic Italian cuisine and offers a daily-changing menu of spit-roasted or grilled meats and fish, wood-oven pizzas and house-made pastas.
Located in San Francisco's historic Jackson Square, Cotogna ('quince' in Italian) is a casual, lively venue and a compliment to the adjoining Quince Restaurant, Chef Michael Tusk’s celebrated fine dining establishment.