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Dining Room Manager
ilili DC
100 District Square SW, Washington, D.C. 20024
ilili DC hiring Dining Room Manager in Washington, DC

ilili DC hiring Dining Room Manager in Washington, DC

ilili DCMore Info

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: Jul 6, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

3 years

Job Details

We are seeking an experienced and passionate Dining Room Manager to pioneer our culinary operations in our new home at The Wharf. 

Welcome to ilili,  where we invite guests to celebrate life and share sundry blends of modern and traditional Lebanese cuisine. Our goal at ilili is to unify our guest’s cultures and spirits with our own, expressing passion and generosity in the cuisine we share. Executive Chef and Owner Philippe Massoud excellently crafts a melting pot of Lebanese, Levantine, Mediterranean inspired cuisine mixed with New York attitude. Flavorful herbs and spices combine textures to appease broad-based palates.

As a Restaurant Manager at ilili, you will be helping to lead our service and hospitality team for our second location in The Wharf, Washington DC. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work under the direction of the General Manager to manage daily operations of upscale dining restaurant
  • Lead by example to guide and empower the FOH staff on the floor, maintaining a hands-on presence throughout each service
  • Schedule and appoint tasks and responsibilities to staff as directed by the GM
  • Train and enforce ilili best practices and policies
  • Offer and inspire exemplary guest service
  • Other responsibilities to ensure ease of operations

Ideal Experience:

  • 1-3 years of Dining Room Management in an upscale to fine dining, high volume NYC restaurant
  • Degree in Hospitality Management, Business, or Culinary a plus but not required
  • Proven track record of successfully managing team members and the guest experience in high volume settings
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A quick thinker who enjoys problem-solving
  • Experience in training strong FOH teams

As a Member of our team you can expect:

  • Health & Wellness Benefits
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) to enjoy time away
  • Transportation Benefits
  • Dining Benefits
  • The support to grow your skillset and your career

ilili Restaurant is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered on the basis of their ability and job related qualifications and without discrimination based on race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability or any other classification prescribed under applicable federal, state or local law.

Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary (Based on Experience)

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

Required Skills

Dining Room Management

Experience in Fine Dining Restaurant Management


Leadership Skills

Team Leadership

Staff Scheduling and Task Delegation


Training and Enforcement of Best Practices

Staff Training and Development

Excellent Communication Skills

Guest Service

Problem Solving Abilities


Team Management Experience

Operations Management

Hospitality Management Knowledge

Problem Solving

Ability to Work in High Volume Settings

Communication Skills

Ability to Work Under Pressure

Team Management

high volume restaurant experience

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Part of ilili

TWelcome to ilili, a culinary expression of Lebanon in all her forms - sultry, ancient, tantalizing, and bountiful - located at the Wharf in Washington, DC. Come break fresh pita with us, clink your arak glass, and savor both traditional Mediterranean plates and their creative, contemporary descendants. Our extensive selection of mezze, which are small plates that are perfect for sharing, is innovative and fresh. We are committed to providing an exceptional dining experience and a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Book our catering services so you can enjoy the flavors of Lebanon at your next event, whether it's a corporate gathering or a wedding. With ilili, you can unwind, celebrate, share, and revel in both the familiar and the novel.