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FOH Manager
Momofuku Ssäm Bar
89 South St, New York, NY 10038
Momofuku Ssäm Bar hiring FOH Manager in New York, NY

Momofuku Ssäm Bar hiring FOH Manager in New York, NY

Momofuku Ssäm BarMore Info

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: Jul 24, 2022

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Required Years of Experience

2 years


Job Details

Momofuku

Momofuku was founded by chef David Chang in 2004 with the opening of Momofuku Noodle Bar in New York City. Credited with “the rise of contemporary Asian-American cuisine” by the New York Times and named the “most important restaurant in America” by Bon Appétit magazine, Momofuku has restaurants in the United States and Canada as well as a line of restaurant-grade products for home cooks.

Momofuku Ssäm Bar - South Street Seaport

Momofuku’s Ssäm Bar is a New York Korean restaurant from Chef David Chang. Ssäm Bar serves an ever-changing roster of dishes and festive cocktails by the water at Pier 17. It features a harborside patio, bar, and private dining rooms.

 The FOH Manager will work closely with the General Manager and all members of the restaurant’s management team to ensure the restaurant is operating according to the standards set by the executive management team and Momofuku’s corporate office. They will be responsible for overseeing service, training FOH staff and will share in administrative responsibilities.

Momofuku managers are integral and active members of service.  Momofuku managers are expected to be hands on from the beginning to end of the guest experience – with guests, the service team, and with the Back of House team.

Why Momofuku?

 At Momofuku, we value our team members and make it a priority to offer competitive compensation packages that encourage longevity with the company and long-term growth. We offer competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package, including vision/dental/medical, 401k, employee assistance program, flexible spending account, along with gym and commuter discounts, plus more after required wait periods. We encourage our team members to grow and learn, and offer many opportunities for personal and career development.

 

Responsibilities

MANAGEMENT

  • Opening and closing managerial responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Financial/cash handling

    • Operational administrative tasks

    • Facilities/Health Department checks

    • Oversee the FOH staff through all working hours - setting up for service, all service hours, and closing each shift according to restaurant standards

    • Upholding all Momofuku health and safety procedure
  • Assist in executing new restaurant initiatives and service protocols through staff training

  • Floor management responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Frequent decision making and troubleshooting

    • Maintaining proper flow of service (at the door, on the floor, and at the pass)

    • Upholding service standards, product quality and cleanliness

    • Clear and continuous communication with kitchen and all FOH staff to ensure proper flow of service and guest satisfaction

    • Guest interaction – ensuring service and food quality, cultivating relationships, resolving issues

  • Training and development of FOH hourly team including:

    • Assisting in training of all FOH hourly staff based on standards determined by the General Manager and Director of FOH Operations

    • Execution of FOH employee training program as determined by GM and Momofuku Corporate Office

    • Continual development of FOH employees by upholding performance expectations, providing ongoing feedback, and offering input for regular performance reviews

    • Directing staff and enforcing service standards

    • Administering FOH hourly disciplinary action as needed, dictated by Momofuku and restaurant protocols

    • Ensuring FOH staff has appropriate food, beverage, and service knowledge

    • Developing employees by providing ongoing feedback and upholding performance expectations

  • Oversee daily reservations and providing support at the host stand throughout the shift

  • Managing private event inquiries and day-of event execution
  • Lead by example in all areas:

    • Proper execution of all service standards and protocols

    • Clear and professional communication with Momofuku offices, other managers, all hourly employees, and guests

    • Exceptional work ethic, strong attention to detail, and a collaborative attitude

  • Ensure all guests enjoy the Momofuku experience!

ADMINISTRATIVE

  • Update all printed and digital menus based on product selection and availability

  • Work with the General Manager to set up a timeline and schedule for food & beverage education plans

  • Order and maintain restaurant supplies, which include, but are not limited to CGS, office supplies and dry goods

  • Assist in managing customer service responses and leading all guest recovery efforts including but not limited to online feedback, guest complaints, and immediate service recovery

  • Additional managerial administrative responsibilities may be required as needed

Skills & Requirements

  • 2+ years of restaurant management experience required

  • Food Handler’s Certification required

  • Strong service, food and beverage knowledge required

  • Detail oriented, organized and professional

  • High volume, fast-paced, high profile restaurant experience preferred

  • Ability to demonstrate quick thinking and adaptability in a constantly changing environment

  • Experience with Micros, Tripleseat, Resy, Google strongly preferred

**any required city/state licenses or permits

Physical Demands 
  • The physical demands for this position are seeing, hearing, speaking, reaching, lifting up to 50 pounds, sitting, standing, for 5 to 10 hours, bending, and moving intermittently during working hours. These physical requirements may be accomplished with or without reasonable accommodations.                          

The duties of this position may change from time to time. Momofuku reserves the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of Momofuku or its managers. This job description is intended to describe the general level of work being performed. It is not intended to be all-inclusive.

Under the Key to NYC order, Momofuku is prohibited by law from allowing unvaccinated employees to work indoors. Momofuku makes reasonable accommodations for employees who are unable to show proof of vaccination because of disability, pregnancy, religious belief, or status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking, or sex offenses. Reasonable accommodations include telecommuting and working exclusively outdoors and not entering the restaurant for any purpose other than to briefly use the locker room. Ssam Bar does not currently have any available telecommuting positions or positions where the employee is not required to enter the restaurant to perform their job duties. If hired, you will be required to show proof of vaccination.

Momofuku is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender (including gender identity or expression), pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation, marital status, domestic violence, sexual violence or stalking victim status, ancestry, national origin, alienage or citizenship, age, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristic, or other protected status.


Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary (Based on Experience)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, 401k, Commuter Benefits, Dining Discounts, Wellness Program

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Part of Momofuku Restaurants

Momofuku Ssäm Bar opened in 2006, and is the second restaurant from David Chang and the Momofuku team. In 2021, Momofuku Ssäm Bar moved to Pier 17 at the South Street Seaport.

The menu is a constantly evolving selection of dishes with meat, seafood and vegetarian options. The space offers two ways to dine: Our first floor welcomes guests at the bar and on the patio, serving both snacks to enjoy with your cocktail, as well as a full menu to enjoy at dinner. The Dining Room, located on the second floor with views of the waterfront, centers around tabletop grills and offers a slightly larger menu featuring meat and seafood grilled tableside.

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