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Itoko hiring Assistant General Manager in Chicago, IL

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Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: Oct 30, 2022

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Required Years of Experience

3 years


Job Details

Boka Restaurant Group and ‘Jean Banchet Award of Culinary Excellence’ winner, Chef Gene Kato, are excited to announce their newest concept, ITOKO! ITOKO will be opening soon in Southport Corridor and is currently seeking a fun and passionate Assistant General Manager to join their team! 

 

BENEFITS & PERKS: Health, Dental, and Voluntary Benefits Package (available after 90 days), employer-sponsored mental health and resource program, 401(k) program, life insurance, wellness benefits, paid parental leave, paid vacation, career mentorship and growth potential, and dining incentives across our 20+ establishments!    

 

ABOUT BOKA RESTAURANT GROUP: Boka Restaurant Group is a James Beard Award-winning group, anchored by partnerships with some of American’s greatest chefs. With a firm belief that genuine hospitality makes the world a more human place, we strive beyond convention to believe in and support each other, care for our communities, and work together to build the world we want to live in. View our restaurants here: https://www.bokagrp.com/ 
 
ABOUT ITOKO: ITOKO is a sushi and robata house located in Chicago’s historic Southport Lanes building. The menu features Kato’s high level of ingredients and technique, but brings a relaxed environment curated for the Southport neighborhood.   

 

AGM’S RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:  

  • Overseeing the education of the staff on the points of service, including an overall beverage appreciation and training to boost our staff's product knowledge, steps of service, table-side presence, proper wine service, and overall mise en place.
  • Managing the floor, including touching tables, running food, overseeing staff, and monitoring the door. 
  • Opening and closing the restaurant, including preparing and reconciling closing banks, conducting pre-shifts with your team, writing daily recaps, and doing the final restaurant walk-through.
  • Managing all employees, including assisting in training, coaching, supporting, and disciplining.
  • Participating in management meetings.
  • Managing R&M for the restaurant through approved contractors as needed.
  • Assisting GM in controlling COGS, labor, and comps to budgets as set by GM.
  • Assisting in the execution of monthly inventory.
  • Writing schedule for Front of House staff while taking into account team member’s strengths and weaknesses, last year’s business levels, special events, and budgeted labor.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Have at least 3 years of experience in the same position at a fast-paced restaurant setting. 
  • Have in-depth experience with Open Table and Aloha. 
  • Have extensive food and beverage knowledge. 
  • Be willing to work nights and weekends
  • Are knowledgeable about Boka Restaurant Group.

 

This is an ideal position for someone who is dedicated to providing great service and is seeking to become a member of a hard-working and fun team! 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Ability to lift 10- 30lbs if necessary. 
  • Safely and effectively use all necessary tools and equipment. 
  • Stand and walk for the entirety of an eight-hour shift, including moving safely through all areas of the restaurant. 

 

If you feel you meet the requirements, are a team player, experienced, passionate, and dedicated to your craft, we want to hear from you!  Please reply with a copy of your resume AND a cover letter detailing why you'd be a great addition to our team! 


Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary (Based on Experience)

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


Required Skills

Team Development and Training

Customer Service

POS Systems

High Volume Service

Food Safety Knowledge

Conflict Resolution

Scheduling

Communication

Team Management

Service Procedures

Attention to Detail

Reservation Management Platforms

Organizational Skills

Positive Attitude

Hospitality Driven

Work In a Fast-Paced Environment

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