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Small Cheval - Chicago hiring Restaurant Manager ($1000 sign on bonus) in Chicago, IL

Small Cheval - ChicagoMore Info

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expires: Aug 9, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

2 years

Job Details

Small Cheval, a part of Hogsalt, is looking for a dedicated and experienced Restaurant Manager to join our team! 

  • Salary negotiable
  • $1,000 sign on bonus upon completion of training 
  • Quarterly bonus structure 

Our ideal candidate is passionate about upholding Hogsalt’s values of harmony, accountability, and resilience.  Successful Hogsalt leaders are enthusiastic about providing genuine hospitality to guests, and actively contribute to a collaborative and positive workplace culture.

We offer a full suite of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, a 401(k), commuter benefits, dining rewards, and paid time off!

Experience & Qualifications:

  • At least two years of leadership experience in quick-service or full- service restaurants; prep and cooking experience preferred.

  • Ability to identify problems and be solution-oriented regarding service and restaurant operations.

  • Must have open availability including evenings, weekends, and holidays; schedule subject to modification and/or approval by the Service Director or Vice President of Service & Operations. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Progress and refine all areas of service in the restaurant.

  • Ensure all policies and procedures are followed, including recruiting, hiring and training (including updating all training materials), 6-month employee reviews, progressive discipline, and any other employee documentation.

  • Communicate professionally and confidently with guests, employees, and leadership. 

  • Complete general administrative tasks including:

    • Daily opening and closing duties according to Small Cheval procedures

    • Cash handling and processing refunds

    • Managing and approving time cards and payroll

    • Completing tip exchanges

    • Maintaining restaurant facilities, equipment, and supplies, including placing product orders

  • Assist with creating all hourly schedules, adhering to company standards for labor management and maintaining appropriate staffing levels for the restaurant.

  • Review store financials daily to manage comps, expenses, labor, and overall revenue.

  • Act as the “point person” for all guest relations, including responding to guest emails, resolving service or food issues, and promoting hospitality throughout the restaurant and in each guest interaction.

  • Work collaboratively with the Events, Marketing and Branding, Purchasing, Culinary, and Small Cheval Director teams to promote the overall financial health of the restaurant. 

  • Provide consistent coaching and support for all hourly employees, and possess the ability to fill into any hourly position.

Hogsalt is not your typical restaurant group.  Guests know us for transportive spaces and sumptuous fare, but what we are most proud of is the generosity we extend to our teams.  Our service team reimagines hospitality with energy and a sense of fun.  Our culinary team makes classic dishes so expertly that you'll remember why they became classics.  No matter which of our 20+ restaurants you visit, you'll see we're an organization that makes people — our guests and ourselves — happy.

Ready to join our team?

We look forward to meeting with you!

Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary (Based on Experience)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, 401k, Commuter Benefits, Potential Bonuses

Required Skills




Quality Control

Team Management




Employee Development

Customer Service

Culinary Skills


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