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General Manager
Mott St
1401 North Ashland Avenue, Chicago, IL
Mott St hiring General Manager in Chicago, IL

Mott St hiring General Manager in Chicago, IL

Mott StMore Info

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expires: Jun 14, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

2 years


Job Details

Join our team at Mott St, a cherished neighborhood gem in the heart of Chicago! Awarded the Michelin Bib Gourmand for 11 consecutive years and hailed on both local and national stages as one of the best restaurants, our Supremely Asian American restaurant is helmed by James Beard Award Nominee, Chef Edward Kim. 

*Ideal candidates have upscale casual service and administration experience, excel in coaching staff, a genuine passion for food, are adept at problem-solving, and thrive on delivering warm hospitality with meticulous attention to detail. 

The ideal applicant will see this as an opportunity to participate in stewarding and growing a beloved neighborhood restaurant.

Responsibilities, but not limited to:
    • Oversee day-to-day operations of the restaurant
    • Lead, train, develop and motivate a diverse team of staff 
    • Ensure exceptional guest experiences through high-quality service
    • Develop and implement strategies to achieve financial targets and operational goals
    • Manage inventory, ordering, and supplier relationships
    • Uphold cleanliness, safety, and health standards
    • Handle customer inquiries, complaints, and feedback effectively
    • Conduct regular staff training and performance evaluations
    • Collaborate with chef and kitchen team to maintain quality and consistency
    • Build strong relationships with customers and the local community
    • Ensure compliance with all relevant laws, regulations, and company policies
  • Requirements:
    • 2 years (minimum) of experience as a restaurant manager
    • Proven leadership and team-building skills
    • Highly organized, systems-oriented
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Strong business acumen and financial management abilities
    • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment while effectively prioritizing guest needs
    • Experience with Toast, Open Table, Google Workspace, Excel and Word are preferred
    • Must be able to give and take directions well
    • Food safety certification (e.g., Food Handler, Basset)
    • Physical requirements include but not limited to the ability to handle and carry trays, smallware, equipment, or other items up to 50lbs, and to stand, walk up and downstairs, and exert well-paced mobility for an extended period of time
    • Full-time position with entrepreneurial hours. Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed
    • Bachelor or Associates degree preferred
Competitive compensation based on experience. 

To learn more about Mott St, visit our website at:
https://www.mottstreetchicago.com/

Mott St is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to building a dynamic environment where everyone can thrive.


Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary (Based on Experience)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Paid Time Off, Potential Bonuses, Dining Discounts


Required Skills

Upscale Casual Service Experience

Administration Experience

Professional Appearance

Solutions Oriented

Warm hospitality

Attention to Detail

Leadership

Team Building

Communication Skills

Interpersonal Skills

Business Acumen

Financial Management Abilities

Organizational Skills

Ability to Work Under Pressure

Experience With Toast, Open Table, Google Workspace, Excel, Word

Food Safety Certification

Physical Abilities (Lifting, Carrying, Standing)

Flexibility in Work Hours

Customer Service Skills

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Part of Mott St.

Mott St is a nationally acclaimed restaurant featuring Asian American flavors and Eastern cooking techniques. Guests are invited to feast in an energetic atmosphere over abundant spreads filled with night market inspired cuisine. We are looking for high capacity individuals looking to grow with us under the tutelage of James Beard Award nominated best chef Great Lakes, Chef Edward Kim. Mott St is honored to be awarded both locally and nationally including Top 50 Best New Restaurants in America by Bon Appetit Magazine in 2014, a 7 year Michelin Bib Gourmand recipient, and Chicago Eater Essential 38. We're excited to represent the Chicago food scene in Wicker Park and would love to connect with individuals with that share our teamwork and growth mindset.

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