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Rappahanock Restaurant
318 - 320 East Grace Street, Richmond, VA
General Manager at Rappahanock Restaurant
General Manager at Rappahanock Restaurant

General Manager

Rappahanock RestaurantMore Info

318 - 320 East Grace Street, Richmond, VA

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expires on Jan 6, 2018

Requirements

3 years

Job Details

Rappahanock Oyster Bar is looking for a seasoned GM!

Who we are:

Named 2014’s Best new restaurant by Esquire Magazine, we are a family operated seafood restaurant that features oysters and clams from our own farms on the Chesapeake as well as an emphasis on utilizing local ingredients. Our motto is, “Good Food Grown Well.” Rappahanock is our take on farm-to-table with an unmatched menu in its freshness and originality. We feature selected craft beers & wines, signature cocktails and an enormous raw bar focusing on our very own oyster farms.

What we’re looking for:

We are seeking an experienced & passionate Restaurant Manager to run our successful restaurant and bar in Richmond, VA. The candidate would be in charge of all aspects of running a restaurant’s day to day operations. Candidate should believe that the guest experience is paramount and love locally sourced, sustainable and delicious food!

Requirements:

  • Advanced understanding of restaurant operations with minimum 3 years leadership experience
  • Ability to communicate with staff to resolve all restaurant related issues
  • Proficiency with common computer programs (ie: Word, Excel, etc), email and with restaurant POS systems
  • Experienced and thorough understanding of accounting and budgeting processes, including materials, direct and indirect labor, and overheads.
  • Strong financial acumen
  • Serve Safe Certified (Manager)
  • Fully understand and comply with all federal, state, county and municipal regulations that pertain to health, safety and labor requirements of the restaurant, employees and guests
  • Highly organized with great attention to detail
  • Must have the stamina to work 50 to 60 hours per week

Daily Responsibilities include:

  • Ensure operational excellence, manage day-to-day business & execute highest level of guest service.
  • drive sales and manage costs to increase profitability.
  • Execute training plans for new hire and ongoing development.
  • Assist in development of kitchen processes and training plan.
  • Assist in development of front of house systems and standard operating procedures.
  • Drive our service standards through amazing guest experiences and interactions
  • Oversee maintenance plan
  • Supervise quality control of dishes being presented, wine being served, and service being provided. As well as managing compliance with all restaurant health and safety codes.
  • Manage, coach and develop teams for success.
  • Strong knowledge of operations including food, beverages, staff supervision, food safety, 
    service techniques, and guest interaction
  • Maintain high level of communication standards with leadership, staff, and guests.
  • Work closely with the CEO and owners to continuously improve operations

We offer a competitive annual salary based on your experience and contribution to the project. We also offer bonus potential, vacation and contribute to health insurance. Please attach your resume / CV along with cover letter.

Compensation details

Bonus, Paid Vacation, Health Care Contribution

Required Skills

Ability To Lift 40+ Lbs

Basic Floor Service

Beer Knowledge

Budget/cost Analysis

Classic Wine Service Knowledge

Coffee Knowledge

Craft Cocktail knowledge

Food & Wine Pairings

Glassware Knowledge

Inventory

List Creation

POS Maintenance

Pricing

Profit & Loss Management

Spirits/Cocktails Knowledge

Staff Education

Wine Buying

Wine Knowledge

Wine Ordering

Wine Sales Proficiency

Classic Food / Wine Service

Classic Wine Service Knowledge

Conflict Resolution

Customer service

Event Management / Organization

Experience in a Fine Dining Establishment

Experience in a High Volume Environment

Food / Beverage Pairing

Food Preparation Knowledge

Food Safety Knowledge

Menu development

OpenTable or other

POS Systems

Staff Management of 20

Staff education / motivation

Staffing / scheduling

Accounting / Bookkeeping

Budgeting

Business Management

Conflict Resolution

Customer Service

Food Safety Knowledge

Marketing / PR

Merchandising

Microsoft Office

Payroll

Profit And Loss

Purchasing / ordering

Recruiting / hiring

Reservation System Management

Social Media

Staff Education / Motivation

Vendor Management

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Rappahanock Restaurant

Casual Dining, Wine Bar, Bar / Lounge, Restaurant Group, Upscale Casual, Cafe