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Restaurant Manager
River Roast
315 N LaSalle St, Chicago, IL 60654, United States
River Roast hiring Restaurant Manager in Chicago, IL

River Roast hiring Restaurant Manager in Chicago, IL

River RoastMore Info

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: Aug 26, 2021

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Required Years of Experience

2 years

Job Details

We are actively seeking an experienced  Restaurant Manager for River Roast Social House.  

Located on the Chicago River, RIVER ROAST offers dramatic city and river-front views from every seat - inside and out. Work alongside Director of Operations Jay Schuster and Executive Chef Cedric Harden, as we offer guests an amazing experience that reflects the seasons of the Midwest.   Inspired by the seasons of the Midwest;  meat, fish and veggies are roasted and carved tableside in a truly American Roast-House fashion. With one of the best patios in the city, River Roast is a gathering place to connect with friends, old and new.


Job Requirements

All performance standards are achieved through the use of the Core Signature Guidelines.

• Has strong attention to detail 
• Holds team accountable to steps of service to deliver great guest service 
• Ensures team members have the tools necessary to complete their jobs 
• Ensures show quality standards are maintained at all times 

Restaurants team members 
• Regularly obtains feedback to improve operations 
• Supports and communicates Company initiatives 
• Respond and assist in any departmental guest service issues 
• Develops and recommends all menus, promotions and programs in accordance with Levy Restaurants standards 
• Ensures that daily walkthroughs are being conducted in both FOH and BOH for every event 
• Ensures all operations comply with concept clarity statement 

• Thoroughly and accurately uses applicable Levy systems (Birchstreet, OpenTable, Point-of-sale, WFM and more) 
• Ensures that all security, safety and sanitation standards are achieved 
• Achieves daily sales and assigned cost goals 
• Employs good safety and sanitation practices 
• Follows and enforces responsible alcohol service policies 
• Oversees execution of required daily reporting 
• Ensures team members adhere to Levy Restaurants Company guidelines as stated in team member training manual and employee handbook 


  • Uses all performance management tools to provide guidance and feedback to team
    • Promotes a cooperative work climate, maximizing productivity and morale
    • Conducts regular scheduled meetings to ensure lines of communication are open between management and team members 
    • Interviews, hires, trains and develops team members according to Levy Restaurants guidelines 
    • Displays a positive attitude towards team members 
    • Mentors department managers to develop their skills and leadership abilities

Job Requirements

  • Able to communicate effectively with management team, guests and team members by speaking and comprehending English
    • English reading, writing, math and computer skills required
    • Ability to taste and evaluate food and beverage products 
    • Stamina to work 60 hours or more per week 
    • Must be able to work extended shifts of 10 hours or more as business dictates 
    • Must be flexible with schedule and able to work different shifts 
    • Possible job hazards include, but are not limited to; slips, trips, falls, burns, cuts and strains 
    • Must be able to reach, lift, stoop, bend and perform extensive standing and walking (including stairs) throughout shift 
    • Ability to use hands in using office equipment, including the computer system 
    • Ability to talk and hear to conduct phone correspondence 
    • Close vision and focus capabilities to view computer screen and company documents


Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary (Based on Experience)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 401k, Wellness Program

Required Skills

Can Lift Up to 50 Lbs

Service Procedures

Beer Knowledge

Business Management Knowledge

Conflict Resolution

Cocktail Making

Customer Service

Events Management Knowledge

High Volume Service

Food and Beverage Pairing Knowledge

Food Safety Knowledge


Marketing / Public Relations

Menu Development

POS Systems

Payroll Management



Reservation Management Platforms

Social Media Management

Team Development and Training

Staff Management of up to 75


TIPS Certified


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Located on the Chicago River, RIVER ROAST offers dramatic city and water views from every seat - inside and out. James Beard award-winning Chef Tony Mantuano and Executive Chef Cedric Harden’s menu of Regional American tavern fare is satisfying and soul-warming. Meat, fish and veggies are roasted and carved tableside. Inventive drinks are on draft and cold-brewed cocktails from two slow drip infusion towers are offered alongside a large selection of local and Midwestern beers, craft cocktails, and wine. With one of the best patios in the city, River Roast is a gathering place to connect with friends, old and new. Our Brews & Blues Brunch features Chicago's finest Blues musicians performing live from 12PM-3PM. We'll see you soon for lunch, brunch, dinner or drinks!

(312) 822-0100

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