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Assistant Manager
2200 North California Avenue, Chicago, IL
Lardon hiring Assistant Manager in Chicago, IL

Lardon hiring Assistant Manager in Chicago, IL

LardonMore Info

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: Aug 22, 2021

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Required Years of Experience

3 years

Job Details

Lardon is looking to expand our team!  We are a new charcuterie and salumi focused restauant, located in Logan Square and seeking an Assistant Manager.  The position will report to the GM and oversee all FOH Staff and responsible for management of the day-today activities.  

Candidates must have relevant management experience within the hospitality industry.  A strong knowledge base and passion for artisanal foods and wine/spirits/craft beer is paramount.  The successful candidate will play a key role in contributing to our guest satisfaction and overall success of the restaurants.

Position Summary:

Responsible for overseeing the Front of House, as well as the training and development of all FOH staff.  Work with the team in problem solving, organizing, constructive discipline and setting the direction of the business in day to day operations.  Responsible for the various tasks involved in the overall operation of the restaurant including opening and closing the restaurant, measuring business trends, maximizing sales/profitability by developing staff, controlling expenses, shortages and all aspects of service delivery and guest satisfaction.


Responsibilities: Primary duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Development of FOH staff in areas of: personal growth, job knowledge and continued education
  • Be accountable for all facets of the restaurant operation
  • Responsible for financial success and meeting required budgets
  • Interact with, direct and supervise employees in a fair manner. Promote teamwork
  • Achieve high levels of success and service for all front of house (FOH) positions
  • Be involved and oversee all aspects of FOH training; fill out new hire paperwork
  • Direct FOH employees and assistant management in proper service guidelines
  • Discipline employees according to action plans
  • Identify performance problems and correct immediately; communicate standards with staff, provide timely feedback
  • Be hands on and involved with all FOH positions, including but not limited to servers, bartenders, porters, food runners, host, polishers, etc...
  • Conduct daily shift meetings, use this opportunity to educate & motivate
  • Follow up with employees and co-workers to ensure completion of assigned projects
  • Assure compliance with and uphold applicable policies and requirements of employment laws
  • Organize and conduct periodic informational seminars for employees
  • Have thorough understanding of and practice of employee handbook, benefits and company philosophies
  • Responsible for ordering and inventory, (supplies, liquor, wine, beer, etc...)
  • Drive sales through consistent service, relevant marketing and social media efforts, genuine hospitality, sourcing high quality products and controlling costs
  • Create and maintain a positive working environment
  • Communicate and participate in conflict resolution
  • Become proficient in the use of all restaurant computer equipment, include Point of Sale system, reservations system, Gift Card Terminals, accounting software
  • Develop communication with the chef regarding prep lists, line checks and prep levels
  • Lead by example
  • Maintain a pleasant attitude every shift
  • Comply with all safety and sanitation guidelines and procedures
  • Participate in reviews with assistant management staff & FOH positions
  • Mentor & promote individual growth among all employees; create opportunities for growth
  • Uphold the restaurants culture of passion for food, focused & seamless service, and genuine interactions
  • Manage the floor, this is up to and including: guest relations, setting the staff up for success, comping checks and being “hands on”
  • Respond to restaurant emails and forward or respond in the appropriate manner
  • Facilitate menu changes 

Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary (Based on Experience)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Paid Time Off

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