General Manager - Chicago @ Roti

Description

Position Summary:

The General Manager sets and achieves the highest standards in all areas of restaurant operations including the Team Member experience, Guest experience, and financial results. He/she oversees training and development of all restaurant Team Members and leads the way in providing exceptional food in a safe, clean and inviting atmosphere. Most importantly, the General Manager inspires and fosters an entrepreneurial spirit and role models the company mission of “Winning One Customer at a Time”.

Essential Functions:

  • Identifies talent both internally and externally. Interviews, hires and on-boards new Team Members, with the intention of finding future leaders. Ensures a deep bench of talent for current and future growth

  • Trains and develops Team Members through one-on-one discussions, performance evaluations, and shoulder- to-shoulder education so they excel in their current role and are prepared for future career opportunities

  • Motivates, inspires, and constantly challenges the team to achieve at their highest level

  • Recognizes and rewards excellent performance. Quickly improves, or removes, low performers through coaching and documentation

  • Understands that everyone’s success is elevated by the success of those around them and creates a culture where people act accordingly

  • Remains highly visible on a daily basis, managing and supporting all members of the team

  • Promotes excellent guest service and handles guest concerns in a prompt and professional manner

  • Maintains restaurant cleanliness in accordance with company standards. Assures sanitation standards are maintained in accordance with OSHA regulations and local health and safety codes

  • Ensures restaurant equipment is properly maintained and safely operated

  • Ensures that safety and security standards are emphasized and adhered to, and that Team Members are trained in appropriate responses to unsafe situations

  • Works closely with Catering Team to establish catering and delivery programs and ensure catering orders are executed to perfection

  • Executes marketing and promotional programs to build restaurant sales

  • Maintains budgets and cost controls with regard to food, beverage and labor goals

  • Consolidates operations reports into a weekly summary for review, analysis and planning purposes

  • Effectively communicates changes to restaurant team including changes to menu, policy, and Team Member benefits

  • Writes timely schedules that meet the financial needs of the business while ensuring an excellent guest experience

  • Completes all administrative responsibilities per company guidelines

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Qualifications

Qualifications/Skills: 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to develop positive working relationships with all restaurant personnel, including executive leadership

  • Ability to read, write and speak English

  • Possess exceptional customer service skills

  • Possess strong organizational, administrative and leadership skills 

  • Must be passionate about People Development, where future leaders are identified and mentored to enable the “Growth of our People”

  • Must have a positive attitude and ethics that support Roti’s values and culture.

  • Must be familiar with Federal and State employment and safety regulations

  • Must have basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook

  • Must maintain Food Safety certification as required by local municipality

  • Must be at least 21 years of age, hold a valid driver’s license, maintain an acceptable driving record in accordance with company policy and retain auto insurance coverage as required by state law

Education and/or Experience:

Required 6 months experience as an Assistant Manager with Roti Mediterranean Grill and 3 years total Assistant Management experience.

Physical Requirements:

General Managers are required to work a minimum of 50-55 hours per week. The responsibilities of this position require the General Manager to be on their feet during hours worked, unless on break or in the office working on the computer or on other paperwork-related tasks. The work area includes: food, ovens, mixers, food processors, knives, slippery floors, and, at time, high temperatures. It is a hands-on, non-smoking, restaurant setting involving constant interaction with guests, team members, managers and vendors. The ability to effectively communicate, identify food quality, tolerate heat and walk-in freezers, lift and/or maneuver up to 50 pounds, and stand/walk on hard surfaces during the course of the work day.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Locations

This job is open at the following locations:

Illinois

Restaurant Support Center- 600 West Fulton Street Suite 101- Chicago, Illinois, 60661
Chicago - Dearborn- 33 North Dearborn Street - Chicago, Illinois, 60602
Chicago - Riverside- 10 South Riverside Plaza - Chicago, Illinois, 60606
Chicago, Illinois - West Fulton Street- 600 West Fulton Street - Chicago, Illinois, 60661
Chicago - Randolph & Wells- 200 West Randolph Street - Chicago, Illinois, 60606
Chicago - Adams- 310 West Adams Street - Chicago, Illinois, 60606
Northbrook- 984 Willow Road - Northbrook, Illinois, 60062
Oak Brook- 2109 Clearwater Drive - Oak Brook, Illinois, 60523
Schaumburg- 892 North Meacham Road - Schaumburg, Illinois, 60173
Vernon Hills- 1240 U.s. Highway 45 - Vernon Hills, Illinois, 60061