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Assistant General Manager
Aikana Chicago
652 West Randolph Street, Chicago, IL
Aikana Chicago hiring Assistant General Manager in Chicago, IL

Aikana Chicago hiring Assistant General Manager in Chicago, IL

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Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: Aug 12, 2022

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Required Years of Experience

2 years


Job Details
Aikana is looking for an Assistant General Manager to help lead their growing team!

Aikana is a vibrant new restaurant in the West Loop, inspired by Central and South American cuisine.  The restaurant features refined, creative dishes that highlight exceptional ingredients and classic cooking techniques. An inventive signature cocktail list adds another layer of engagement to the restaurant's lively atmosphere and modern aesthetic. Our service is characterized by warmth and approachability, with an unwavering commitment to excellence and a focus on creating unique experiences for guests. 

Who you are:
The Assistant General Manager is a trusted partner to the General Manager and provides leadership and support to the entire Aikana team. The AGM is responsible for managing all facets of the dining room and service operations at the restaurant and consistently looks for opportunities to grow our teams and provide memorable moments of hospitality for our guests. The AGM demonstrates a passion for service, hospitality, and sound business acumen to achieve business goals.

What you’ll do:

  • Partner with the General Manager to lead the service team in providing consistent, memorable, and outstanding experiences for our guests.
  • Eagerly seek opportunities to improve the guest experience with the ability to provide suggestions and action plans to the General Manager
  • Provides feedback and guidance with excellence and hospitality in mind, ensuring that all team members have a pathway for growth and development
  • Consistently looks for internal and external opportunities to build our growing team
  • Fosters a positive, collaborative work environment for both the service and kitchen teams, ensuring clear communication at all times
  • Ensures that the service team stays informed of restaurant and company-wide announcements and initiatives in a timely manner
  • Completes assigned administrative responsibilities as directed by the General Manager
  • Demonstrates experience in maintaining all aspects of operations, including HR related responsibilities

What we ask from you:

  • 2+ years of restaurant management experience in a similar environment
  • Must be able to stand and/or walk for extended periods of time
  • Must be fluent in English. Additional languages, especially Spanish are a plus.

Please note:
This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. This position may be required to perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the restaurant.

If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or a similar law and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at our company, please e-mail [email protected]

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion and belonging at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary (Based on Experience)

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A World-Inspired Pan-American experience, Aikana Chicago features a thrilling Food & Beverage programs aiming to evoke luxury & delight from beginning to end of the dining and late night experience.