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Restaurant Manager
MEDI
2138 North Halsted Street, Chicago, IL
MEDI hiring Restaurant Manager in Chicago, IL

MEDI hiring Restaurant Manager in Chicago, IL

MEDIMore Info

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expires: Jun 1, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

3 years


Job Details

Medi Kitchen and Cocktail is currently seeking a Restaurant Manager, a casual Mediterranean restaurant and bar in Lincoln Park. Our culinary journey is an exploration of traditional Lebanese-inspired dishes with a modern twist, each crafted from the family recipes of Helen and Hermiz Younan who immigrated from Lebanon. Together they have created a menu of shareable plates, each celebrating the diverse flavors that have made this cuisine a global favorite.

The Restaurant Manager will be responsible for day-to-day operations of all (FOH) front of house and (BOH) back of house team members. In addition, the Restaurant Manager will assist the Management team  in driving sales, managing costs, and delivering an exceptional guest experience. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of management experience in an upscale casual, and or high-volume restaurant, creative ideas to drive sales and repeat business, and the capability to recruit, train, and develop high-performing team members. 

General Functions + Responsibilities

  • Meet restaurant operational standards by implementing productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; recommending system improvements.
  • Support restaurant goals in all areas of operations to achieve the desired volume growth and optimum profit; Drive sales and repeat business by building rapport and establishing relationships with guests; Control costs by monitoring expenditures, identifying variances, and minimizing waste.
  • Organize, run and supervise smooth and efficient daily shifts (including opening and closing shifts), ensuring an exceptional guest and employee experience; Maintain guest service by helping wait staff with table preparation and food delivery.
  • Maintain ambiance by controlling lighting, background music, linen service, glassware, dinnerware, and utensil quality and placement; monitoring food presentation and service.
  • Accomplish restaurant human resource objectives by selecting, orienting, training, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; Clearly communicate job expectations and developmental feedback; Adhere to and enforce policies and procedures; Ensure that all paperwork and documentation is completed accurately and on a timely basis.
  • Monitor, address and document individual hourly employee performance through on-going feedback, positive recognition, formal performance reviews, coaching and, when necessary, disciplinary action up to and including
    employment termination.
  • Maintain a safe, secure, and healthy environment by establishing, following, and enforcing sanitation standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations. 
  • Monitor and ensure the restaurant and the team’s compliance with all Company and restaurant policies and procedures as well as all legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Other duties assigned as needed 

Experience and Education Requirements  

  • At least 3 years of full-service management experience in a high-volume restaurant 
  • Proven track record of delivering results in a complex, fast-paced environment. 
  • Demonstrated leadership capability to build strong teams and achieve business goals
  • Ability to plan and set goals and communicate direction to others.
  • Valid Allergen, Sanitation and ServSafe Certifications required 

Perks + Benefits 

  • Competitive Pay
  • Food and Beverage Discounts
  • Training, development & advancement opportunities and much more… 

We are a Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. 


Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary (Based on Experience)

Benefits & Perks: Potential Bonuses, Dining Discounts


Required Skills

Restaurant Operations Management

DRIVING SALES

Cost Management

Guest Experience Management

Recruitment

Training and Development of Team Members

Problem Resolution

System Improvements

Building Rapport With Guests

Establishing Relationships With Guests

Resource Management

Performance Management

Policy enforcement

Sanitation Standards Enforcement

Regulatory Compliance

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