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General Manager
Daisies
2523 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL
General Manager at Daisies

General Manager at Daisies

Daisies More Info

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expires: Sep 9, 2019


Requirements

3 years


Job Details
Looking for a polished, professional, warm and hospitable team leader to take the reins at a restaurant that is part of an expanding restaurant group. Polished service and wine knowledge is a must. We are an award winning small independant neighborhood restaurant that is looking to not only uphold our standards but also greatly improve on them. This position needs to assist ownership with growing the business as we expand hours and meal periods. A positive can-do attitude is a must. Duties include but are not limited to:
 
  • At least 3 years of upper level management experience in a fast-paced restaurant setting. 
  • Wine knowledge and beverage program oversight.
  • Maintaining current wine program 
  • Managing the floor, including touching tables, running food, overseeing staff, and monitoring the door.
  • Overseeing the training and education of the staff on the finer points of service, including an overall beverage appreciation and training to boost our staff's product knowledge, steps of service, table side presence, proper wine service, and overall mise en place.
  • Opening and closing the restaurant, including preparing and reconciling closing banks, conducting inspired pre-shifts with your team, writing daily recaps, and doing final restaurant walk through.
  • Managing all employees, including assisting in training, coaching, supporting, and disciplining.
  • Leading management meetings.
  • Managing R&M for restaurant through approved contractors as needed.
  • Controlling all COGS, labor, and comps to budgets as set by ownership
  • Execution of monthly inventory.
  • Writing schedule for Front of House staff while taking into account team member’s strengths and weaknesses, last year’s business levels, special events, and budgeted labor.
  • Experience with Toast or similar POS programs. 
  • Experience with Resy or similar reservation system
  • Experienced in Microsoft Office programs. 
  • Extensive food and beverage knowledge. 
  • Willing to work extended hours and late nights/Early mornings. 

 


Compensation details

PTO/Health benefits after 90 days


Required Skills

Ability To Lift 40+ Lbs

Basic Floor Service

Beer Knowledge

Budget/cost Analysis

Cellar Organization

Classic Wine Service Knowledge

Coffee Knowledge

Craft Cocktail knowledge

Food & Wine Pairings

Inventory

List Creation

POS Maintenance

Pricing

Profit & Loss Management

Staff Education

Wine Buying

Wine Knowledge

Wine Ordering

Classic Food / Wine Service

Classic Wine Service Knowledge

Conflict Resolution

Customer service

Event Management / Organization

Experience in a Fine Dining Establishment

Experience in a High Volume Environment

Food / Beverage Pairing

Food Safety Knowledge

POS Systems

Staff Management of 20

Staff education / motivation

Staffing / scheduling

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Daisies is a Midwestern vegetable inspired, pasta focused restaurant located in the Logan Square neighborhood of Chicago.

Daisies utilizes a family farm, providing seasonal ingredients as well as inspiration for not only the kitchen, but for use in the cocktail program as well.

Open Wednesday-Sunday for dinner with brunch Sunday mornings. We offer more than competitive pay and full benefits for all full time employees.

-Proud recipients of Jean Banchet Best Neighborhood restaurant 2018

-One of Chicago Magazines best new restaurants 2018

-Timeout magazine Top Ten Best new Restaurants 2017

-Michelin Bib Gourmand Recipient 2019