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Roots Handmade Pizza hiring Assistant General Manager in Chicago, IL

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Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: Jun 26, 2020

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3 years

Job Details
Roots Handmade Pizza is looking for an Assistant General Manager for a new location planned to open this summer in the Printer's Row neighborhood.
The Fifty/50 Restaurant Group was founded by Scott Weiner & Greg Mohr in 2008 and has become one of Chicago's fastest growing and most entrepreneurial groups.  Roots has three locations and will be expanding with 2 more locations in the Chicago area (Printer's Row and North Brook). 
We are looking for solid, driven individuals who are ready lead a team of managers. If this is you, we would like to meet with you. Prospective employees will go through the Fifty/50 Restaurant Group's Manager Training Program and be a part of a growing division in the Fifty/50 Restaurant Group. 

Qualified candidates MUST possess:
-- at least 3-4 years of Management experience in a fast-paced restaurant setting. 
-- experience with Aloha and Opentable or similar programs. 
-- experienced in Microsoft Office programs.
-- food and beverage knowledge. 
-- knowledge of beer and spirits. 
-- willing to work long extended hours, late nights and early morning
-- polished, professional, warm and hospitable 
-- prepared to run all operations including but not limited to: hiring and training FOH staff, daily financial procedures, repairs and maintenance, guest relations, purchasing and production, execution of on and offsite special events, conducting inspired preshift meetings for staff, staff and management evaluations, maintaining established cost and sales goals

The AGM role with The Fifty/50 Restaurant Group is a training ground for future General Managers.  The focus of this position is to support the General Manager in all aspects of the operation and to learn the role to hopefully fill those shoes down the road.

If you would like to join us for an interview, and believe that you can perform the above, Please reply with a copy of your resume AND a cover letter detailing why you'd be a great addition to our team.

---Competitive salaries
---Quarterly bonus program
---Medical, dental and vision insurance and prescription benefit
---Dining discount

---Short term & long term disability insurance
---Paid vacation

Required Skills

Ability To Lift 40+ Lbs

Basic Floor Service

Beer Knowledge

Budget/cost Analysis


Profit & Loss Management

Conflict Resolution

Customer service

Experience in a High Volume Environment

Food Preparation Knowledge

Food Safety Knowledge

OpenTable or other

POS Systems

Staff education / motivation

Staffing / scheduling

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Part of The Fifty/50 Restaurant Group

Roots is a relaxed pizzeria & bar featuring thin, malted crust pies & an all-Midwestern beer list. Roots is the second concept from the Fifty/50 Restaurant Group and there are currently two locations.

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