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General Manager
PostBoy
207 N Whittaker St, New Buffalo, MI 49117
PostBoy hiring General Manager in New Buffalo, MI

PostBoy hiring General Manager in New Buffalo, MI

PostBoyMore Info

Full Time • Salary ($80k - $110k)
Expires: Jul 24, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

3 years


Job Details

We believe people with a good attitude and desire to learn are great team members. Please apply if interested, and let's have a chat!

Job Opening: General Manager at PostBoy

We are excited to invite a passionate and experienced General Manager to join our team at PostBoy, set to be a premier culinary destination in New Buffalo, MI. Operating under the creative vision of Chef James Galbraith and alongside co-owner Ben Holland, you will play a critical role in launching and guiding PostBoy to success.

About Chef James Galbraith: Chef James Galbraith, the creative mind behind PostBoy, is also highly regarded for his work at Houndstooth and Anemel—two of the area's most acclaimed dining establishments. His expertise and innovative approach to cuisine will continue to guide the direction at PostBoy, promising a fun and unique dining experience.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Brings at least 3 years of managerial experience, ideally in a high-volume, large team setting.
  • Exhibits strong leadership skills, dynamic presence on the floor, meticulous attention to detail, and a passion for hospitality.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintains a positive, friendly disposition and a neat, clean, and professional image
    • Works with the Chef/owners in setting the direction of the business in day-to-day operations as well as developing and executing a plan to drive sales, manage costs, and grow the business
    • Manages FOH schedule; ensures the FOH is properly staffed and handles any staffing issues
    • Handles all FOH staff responsibilities - training and development, employee relations, disciplinary action, documentation, terminations, etc.
    • Works directly with Chef to promote a strong and unified leadership dynamic—breaking barriers of separation between FOH and BOH
    • Manages and reviews BOH payroll edits via Toast software and ensures all is correct by the payroll processing time
    • Responsible for conducting bi-weekly meetings with all FOH managers to update them on financials, service, new procedures, and improvements
    • Responsible for holding pre-shift meetings within every service and every department OR have another manager holding these in your absence
    • Fluent in all aspects of the budget and P&L to educate all managers on how to meet and exceed all goals set forth by our Partners
    • Works with the entire leadership team to drive the success of their restaurant (promptly and fully informs management team of concerning problems or unusual matters of significance)
    • Shares responsibility with Chef/Owners on all repairs and maintenance of the restaurant by managing handymen
    • Develop and implement all SOPs, including an employee handbook
    • Manages the relationship with the Merchandise team and any onsite team members operating it
    • Plans community engagement events and seasonal changes to the restaurant staff, decor, and menu 
    • Is open to feedback and works in partnership with the owners to make PostBoy the most fun place to visit and work in the area
  • Develop a cohesive team that embraces the restaurant’s fun, unpretentious culture while striving for culinary excellence.
  • Build and maintain strong community relations, establishing PostBoy as a beloved local dining spot.

Location:

  • New Buffalo, MI (relocation required to the area for non-local candidates).

Compensation:

  • $80,000 to $110,000 base salary, plus profit sharing.
  • Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurance; paid time off; commuter benefits; dining discounts; and potential bonuses.

Qualifications:

  • Extensive knowledge in managing food and beverage operations, with a preference for New American cuisine.
  • Proficient with restaurant management software (OpenTable, Toast, Restaurant 365).
  • Food Handler’s Certification from the Department of Health.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Workspace.
  • Strong organizational skills and capacity to manage stress effectively.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to handle and move equipment up to 50 pounds.
  • Capability to stand for extended periods during shifts.

About PostBoy: Located just 75 minutes from downtown Chicago in the picturesque town of New Buffalo, PostBoy aims to offer an eclectic mix of New American cuisine in a fun, relaxed setting. With a focus on being a chef-driven, premier culinary destination, PostBoy will be both a community favorite and a must-visit for food enthusiasts.

Equal Opportunity Employer: PostBoy is committed to diversity and equal opportunity in employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary ($80,000.00 - $110,000.00)

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


Required Skills

Excellent leadership skills

Meticulous Attention to Detail

Dynamic Floor Presence

Ability to Think and Act Like an Owner

Extensive Food and Beverage knowledge

Proficiency in Key Systems and IT Infrastructure (OpenTable, Toast, Restaurant 365, Dolce)

Strong Understanding of Budgeting and P&L

Strong Communication and Interpersonal Skills

Ability to work well under pressure

Ability to Manage and Lead a Team

Organizational and Strategic Planning Skills

Flexibility and Open Mindedness

Knowledge of Food Safety Regulations (Food Handler's Certification)

Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel, Google Docs & Sheets

Restaurant Management

Customer Service

Wine Service

Scheduling

POS Systems

Leadership

Communication

Can Lift Up to 50 Lbs

Food Safety Knowledge

300+ Covers Per Night

Conflict Resolution

Staff Management of up to 20

Team Management

High Volume Service

Team Development

Staff Management of up to 75

Attention to Detail

Inventory Management

Problem Solving

Positive Attitude

Organizational Skills

Professionalism

Food and Wine Knowledge

Service Procedures

Fine Dining Service

Wine Knowledge

Payroll Management

Reservation Management Platforms

Financial Management

Ordering / Purchasing

Toast POS

Food and Beverage Pairing

Recruiting

Management

Team Training

People Skills

Teamwork

Budgeting

Guest Service

Hospitality Driven

Multitasking

Events Management

Business Management Knowledge

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New American

Upscale Casual

Part of PostBoy Hospitality

A fun restaurant with good food. Coming to New Buffalo, MI late summer ‘24.