Restaurant

Updated on December 12,  2017

Restaurant

 

BEVERAGE AND WINE MANAGER - UPSCALE RESTAURANT

In search of top-talent for an upcoming, trendy metro-Detroit restaurant. If you’re looking to elevate your hospitality career, have a proven success record in a fine-dining setting, and are passionate about exceptional service, food, wine, and environment, this may be the right opportunity for you!

Requirements:

  • A minimum of three years in an upscale beverage management roll
  • Level 1 or 2 Sommelier certification
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Incomparable customer service standards

Send resume in a Word format attachment to sarah@harpejrobs.com


MOUNTAIN JACKS - RESTAURANT GENERAL MANAGER - LAFAYETTE, IN

Harper Associates has been retained for this search.

Exceptional opportunity available for a top performing General Manager or Assistant GM to oversee a popular, well-established, full service steakhouse. This privately owned restaurant is recognized for excellent food and service and has been an icon in Lafayette for several decades. As a dinner only operation, the GM can typically enjoy a 5 day work week and a great work/life balance.

We are seeking an experienced Manager with high-volume experience in a full-service, casual / upscale dining or fine dining restaurant. Requires being highly skilled in managing a very busy floor and proven success at leading a team of veteran restaurant professionals as a result of low staff turnover. The successful GM will have a strong background in front-of-house service and enjoy touching tables and guest interaction.

As the GM and face of Lafayette’s favorite restaurant, the selected candidate must have terrific interpersonal skills and embrace taking an active role in the community.


Ideal candidates will have:

  • Hospitality Degree – Purdue Hospitality Alumnus would be ideal!
  • 5-7 years of high-volume restaurant manager / bar manager / dining room manager experience
  • Expertise in ordering, inventory management, labor management, and scheduling
  • Superior training skills
  • Good craft beer and craft cocktail knowledge
  • ServSafe certification
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Any additional certifications are a plus (e.g. Sommelier, Cicerone, BarSmarts, etc.)

Benefits:

  • An excellent base salary
  • Performance/incentive bonus
  • Paid vacation

Send resume in a Word format attachment to ben@harperjobs.com


RESTAURANT DINING ROOM MANAGER - UPSCALE RESTAURANT

Downtown Detroit - $50,000-$60,000

Currently seeking fine dining restaurant managers that possess exceptional customer service skills to help grow our Detroit restaurant. We are looking for experienced hospitality leaders to innovate, motivate and direct fast paced, upscale restaurant.

Experience Requirements:

  • 3+ years of restaurant management (upscale/fine dining)
  • Proven leadership abilities
  • Ordering and inventory
  • Hiring and training
  • Strong wine, craft cocktails and food knowledge
  • Exceptional customer service skills

Send  resume in a Word format attachment to sarah@harperjobs.com


RESTAURANT MANAGER / SOMMELIER - LANSING, MI

If you are an accomplished Restaurant Manager looking to join a hugely successful restaurant group and handle a very extensive wine program, this may be a great match for you!

We are looking for a Restaurant Manager to join a highly acclaimed restaurant in the Lansing area. We need an polished, experienced restaurant manager who can lead a very high-volume dining room and bar. This restaurant has received numerous accolades and awards, and offers an extensive wine list.

If you're interested, here's what it's all about. For a Restaurant Manager or Sommelier / Wine Steward wanting to showcase their talent, this is an excellent opportunity. We are searching for a Manager with high-volume experience in a full-service, upscale dining or fine dining restaurant. Must be highly skilled in managing a very busy floor and wine program, and have proven success at leading a team of restaurant professionals.


Ideal candidates will have:


  • Hospitality Degree
  • 5-7 years of high-volume restaurant manager / bar manager / dining room manager experience
  • Expertise in ordering, inventory management, labor management, and scheduling
  • Exceptional wine knowledge
  • Good craft beer and craft cocktail knowledge
  • ServSafe certification
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Any additional certifications are a plus (e.g. Sommelier, Cicerone, BarSmarts, etc.)

Benefits:


  • An excellent base salary ($50K range depending on experience),
  • Performance bonus
  • Health benefits
  • Paid vacation

Send resume in a Word format attachment to kevin@harperjobs.com


RESTAURANT MANAGER / BAR MANAGER - GRAND RAPIDS, MI $40,000-$55,000

If you are an accomplished Restaurant Manager looking to join a hugely successful restaurant group, and accelerate your career growth, please read on!

We are looking for a front-of-house Restaurant Manager to join a highly acclaimed restaurant in the Grand Rapids area. We need an ace who can lead a very high-volume dining room, bar, and outdoor patio.

If you're interested, here's what it's all about. For a Dining Room Manager wanting to showcase their talent, this is an excellent opportunity. We are searching for a Manager with high-volume experience in a full-service, casual dining restaurant. Must be highly skilled in managing a very busy floor, and have proven success at leading a team of restaurant professionals.

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Hospitality Degree
  • 5-7 years of high-volume restaurant / bar management experience
  • Expertise in ordering, inventory management, labor management, and scheduling
  • Exceptional training skills
  • Good craft beer and craft cocktail knowledge
  • ServSafe certification
  • Excellent customer service skills

An excellent base salary is offered ($40-$55K depending on experience), plus monthly performance bonus, outstanding health benefits, and vacation.

Send resume in Word format attachment to kevin@harperjobs.com


DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS - NEW RESTAURANT FINE DINING CONCEPT - EQUITY OPPORTUNITY  

Harper Associates has been retained for this exclusive search.

Our client is a successful restaurant entrepreneur presently operating 10+ full serve restaurants in multiple states. They are ready to spearhead a new, creative, fine dining, full service restaurant start-up division. The Director of Operations must have hands-on restaurant operations and corporate experience in opening new locations from the ground up.

Requirements for the Director of Operations position:


  • Multi-unit experience operating fine dining or upscale restaurants in the $5-10 million / year + range
  • 5 years in a recent role as restaurant Director of Operations, Regional Manager, Vice President, or COO
  • Strong P&L expertise
  • Proven ability to lead General Managers at multiple locations
  • Excellent knowledge in corporate beverage training (craft cocktails / wine program / craft beers)
  • Extensive experience opening new restaurants
  • Hospitality Business or Business Administration Degree
  • Proven track record of success in fine dining restaurants
  • Solid knowledge of high-end, scratch culinary operations
  • Flexibility to travel to and live in different cities for several months at a time

Benefits:

  • Exceptional six figure salary, plus bonus and incentive program
  • Equity partnership
  • Corporate housing
  • Potential to make a LOT of money
  • The company is well financed and will open locations in high profile, prime locations in the US and internationally (including LA, Miami, NYC, London, and Amsterdam to start). Chicago is slated to be one of the first locations.
  • The position will involve being very hands-on and on site during openings. This position is ideal for a rising star restaurant Director of Operations / Regional Manager / COO who has the desire and drive to be an Equity Partner in a spectacular, one of a kind opportunity.

In addition to your resume, send an outline of your full-service restaurant opening experience and why you consider yourself an idea candidate for this outstanding role.

Send  resume in Word format attachment to kevin@harperjobs.com 


RESTAURANT MANAGERS / DINING ROOM MANAGERS

Currently seeking multiple casual dining restaurant managers that possess exceptional customer service skills to help grow local restaurants. We are looking for several experienced hospitality leaders to innovate, motivate and direct fast paced, casual and upscale restaurants throughout the Metro Detroit area. Steakhouse, Italian Bistro, Pizzeria, BBQ, farm-to-table concepts, family-owned and chain restaurant opportunities available. 

Experience Requirements: 


  • 3+ years of restaurant management (fast/casual, full service, or upscale)
  • Proven leadership abilities
  • Ordering and inventory
  • Hiring and training

$40,000-$60,000 salary plus benefits. 

Detroit, Grosse Pointe, Birmingham, Novi, Auburn Hills, Sterling Heights, Ann Arbor, Farmington Hills

Send  resume in a Word format attachment to sarah@harperjobs.com


RESTAURANT GENERAL MANAGER - DETROIT $55,000 - $60,000

Exceptional bonus program!

Our client is a trendy, popular neighborhood restaurant in the City of Detroit with a reputation for great food and service. Weekends are extremely busy. We are searching for a General Manager with front and back of the house experience in a $2 + million restaurant who would enjoy working for a prominent Detroit based ownership group. Take your corporate experience and join an independent restaurant ready to expand. Menu features southern comfort foods, great breakfast selections, salads, sandwiches, homemade desserts and a full bar. Must have solid P&L experience. Excellent motivational and training skills are needed to direct 30 employees.

Send resume in a Word format attachment to: ben@harperjobs.com


RESTAURANT GENERAL MANAGER - $65,000 - $80,000

Birmingham, Royal Oak, and Downtown opportunities for full service, upscale , casual dining restaurants.  These are very successful concepts, with culinary operations directed by talented Chefs. Must enjoy guest interaction and being in the media spotlight.

Ideal candidates will have:


  • Hospitality Degree
  • 5-7 years of high-volume restaurant manager / bar manager / dining room manager experience
  • Expertise in ordering, inventory management, labor management, and scheduling
  • Exceptional training skills
  • Good craft beer and craft cocktail knowledge
  • ServSafe certification
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Any additional certifications are a plus (e.g. Sommelier, Cicerone, BarSmarts, etc.)

Benefits:


  • An excellent base salary ($65-80,000 depending on experience),
  • Performance bonuses
  • Outstanding health benefits
  • Paid vacation

Send resume in a Word format attachment to: ben@harperjobs.com


EXECUTIVE CHEFS / SOUS CHEFS / PASTRY CHEF - BIRMINGHAM, MI AREA  

The Detroit Culinary Scene is Hot!

Harper Associates, specialists in culinary placement for the hotel, restaurant, country club,

food service, private chef and catering industry, has many opportunities available in Detroit area, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Birmingham and throughout Michigan. Let us represent you in confidence!

Here is one of our many current openings:

Join a very successful upscale Italian Restaurant, seeking a hands on, creative, executive chef

who enjoys working in a busy lunch and dinner operation. 

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Culinary Degree from CIA, Schoolcraft, Johnson & Wales, or similar level culinary school
  • High-volume Executive Chef experience
  • Expertise in ordering, inventory management, labor management, and scheduling
  • Experience in menu development and menu costing
  • Experience creating and managing the back of house budget
  • Experience developing relationships with food suppliers
  • Purchasing and price negotiating expertise
  • ServSafe Certification

Send resume in a Word format attachment to: ben@harperjobs.com


RESTAURANT MANAGER - GRAND RAPIDS

We are looking for a front-of-house Restaurant Manager to join a highly acclaimed restaurant in the Grand Rapids area. We need an ace who can lead a very high-volume dining room, bar, and outdoor patio.

If you're interested, here's what it's all about. For a Dining Room Manager wanting to showcase their talent, this is an excellent opportunity. We are searching for a Manager with high-volume experience in a full-service, casual dining restaurant. Must be highly skilled in managing a very busy floor, and have proven success at leading a team of restaurant professionals.

Ideal candidates will have:


  • Hospitality Degree
  • 5-7 years of high-volume restaurant / bar management experience
  • Expertise in ordering, inventory management, labor management, and scheduling
  • Exceptional training skills
  • Good craft beer and craft cocktail knowledge
  • ServSafe certification
  • Excellent customer service skills

An excellent base salary is offered ($40-$60K depending on experience), plus monthly performance bonus, outstanding health benefits, and vacation.

If you can accomplish the above, we want to talk to you. 

Send resume in a Word format attachment to kevin@harperjobs.com 


RESTAURANT MANAGER  

 Join this family owned, locally based specialty restaurant group, who attributes many decades of success to their exceptional staff. We are seeking a restaurant manager that possesses great customer service and leadership skills to compliment the management team. This high energy individual must have experience in casual dining/bar management. The restaurant specializes in Italian American favorites including Pizza, Pasta, Gourmet Salads, Sandwiches and Burgers. Additionally they offer catering and private event options.

 Experience Requirements:
  • 3+ years of full service casual dining management
  • Ordering and inventory
  • Alcohol sales

  Flexible hours in a family-oriented atmosphere.

 $40-45k salary plus bonuses and great benefits.

 Send resume in a Word format attachment to sarah@harperjobs.com


RESTAURANT GENERAL MANAGER - FINE DINING LANSING, MI AREA

Confidential search for a dynamic leader to help create a memorable dining experience at a fine dining, service oriented restaurant. Wine and craft cocktails are very popular at this trendy Lansing area establishment. Prefer candidate with previous corporate background and strong systems and training expertise. A Michigan State Hospitality alumnus looking to return back to Michigan would be ideal. Excellent salary and incentive package. Moving allowance offered.

 Desired Qualifications:

  •  3+ yrs. of current experience as a General Manager in a successful, fine dining restaurant
  •  Solid understanding of all aspects of an upscale, high volume restaurant
  •  Outstanding motivational skills and team building capability
  •  Sincere drive and passion to direct an operation that offers exceptional service and culinary distinction
  •  Good knowledge of wine and craft cocktails

 All inquiries will remain confidential.

 Send resume in a Word format attachment to ben@harperjobs.com


EXECUTIVE CHEF/KITCHEN MANAGER $60,000 - $65,000++ DETROIT, MI

Very successful Detroit restaurant with a unique concept and a creative menu seeks talented Executive Chef. Responsible for overseeing culinary operations, purchasing, inventory control, staff training and mentoring, and menu development. One of the most popular restaurants within the downtown Detroit dining scene. Culinary Degree preferred.

 Send resume in a Word format attachment to ben@harperjobs.com

 

RESTAURANT MANAGERS - CASUAL DINING - ROYAL OAK, BIRMINGHAM, AND DETROIT, MI ($45,000 - $60,000++)

 Recruiting for expanding, full service, culinary driven restaurants offering craft cocktails and craft beer.

 Our client desires a dynamic, front of the house personality! Must have excellent staff training skills, enjoy media exposure, and be up to date on latest dining and beverage trends.

 5 day work week with excellent benefits. Prefer Hospitality Degree.

 Candidates with ties to the Michigan area are preferred.

 Send resume in a Word format attachment to ben@harperjobs.com

 

KITCHEN MANAGER/CHEF

 $45,000-$50,000 - Excellent work environment

 This local Artisan Pizzeria/ Café/ Restaurant is looking for a kitchen manager / chef to manage their fast-paced kitchen of young and motivated culinary staff. The ideal candidate will be a hands-on, experienced leader, who enjoys working in an upbeat environment.  

Requirements:

  •  3 years as a kitchen manager or sous chef
  •  Professional culinary training or equivalent experience in a scratch kitchen
  •  Hiring and Scheduling experience
  •  Purchasing and inventory knowledge

 Send resume in a Word format attachment to sarah@harperjobs.com 

 

SOUS CHEF - DOWNTOWN DETROIT, MI

 Excellent career opportunity to work under the direction of a very talented, CIA alumnus Executive Chef.
We are seeking a very hands-on Sous Chef to handle cooking and also manage staff. Will be able to use creativity at this busy restaurant which receives a lot of media attention.

 Culinary degree preferred. Great salary plus paid parking.

 Candidates with ties to the Michigan area are preferred.

 Send resume in a Word format attachment to ben@harperjobs.com


BAR MANAGER - ROYAL OAK AREA - $50-$55K  

 Exceptional opportunity for a talented Restaurant Manager to join a creative, expanding restaurant group in Metro Detroit! Join a company that offers a ton of opportunity for growth, medical benefits, and a very generous bonus plan. With multiple new restaurants slated for opening this year and next year, this is an excellent time to join and grow with the company.

 The Bar Manager will oversee the bar and beverage program with a high-volume restaurant in the Royal Oak area. Key components include:

  •  Beverage Menu Development
  •  Mentoring / developing bartenders & servers on proper service & beverage pairing
  •  Hiring & training bar/FOH staff
  •  Handle beverage purchasing / inventory
  •  Minimize waste
  •  Hold staff to extremely high service & quality standards

 Ideal candidates will have a Bachelor's Degree in Hospitality and several years of experience as a Front-of-House Manager or Bar Manager in a high-volume restaurant with a large selection of craft beer, wine, and craft cocktails.

 Send resume in a Word format attachment to kevin@harperjobs.com 

 

RESTAURANT GENERAL MANAGER - BIRMINGHAM, MI AREA $70,000-80,000++

 New restaurant with creative menu, great decor, busy bar, and great press reviews. Searching for talented corporate trained Hospitality graduate who has excellent training skills, and enjoys table visits and guest interaction.

 Send resume in a Word format attachment to ben@harperjobs.com

 

HOTEL FINE DINING RESTAURANT MANAGER/SOMMELIER - $65-75,000

 Confidential Search for one of the top end fine dining restaurants with an extensive wine cellar in the Detroit area. We are seeking an exceptional professional who has directed a full service, white tablecloth, chef driven restaurant. This high profile restaurant requires an entrepreneurial Manager, who is extremely passionate about food, wine and service. Very creative menu. Must have great personality. Prefer Hospitality Degree. Excellent benefit package.

 Send resume in a Word format attachment to ben@harperjobs.com

 

RESTAURANT GENERAL MANAGERS – UPSCALE CASUAL DINING BIRMINGHAM AND NOVI, MI $65-85,000++

 Harper Associates is representing several corporate and independent restaurant companies. Prefer candidates that have a Hospitality Degree, overseeing a restaurant with $3-4 million ++ in annual food and beverage sales. Chef driven kitchens, lots of creativity, in the media spotlight.

 Summer outdoor dining.

 Will be involved in staff training, setting up systems, procedures and inventory controls. Knowledge of beverage operations (craft cocktails and beer) is required. Corporate restaurant experience would be a plus. Terrific career opportunity. $65-85,000 plus bonus and benefit package.

 Send resume in a Word format attachment to ben@harperjobs.com

 

DINING ROOM MANAGERS - ROYAL OAK, BIRMINGHAM, BLOOMFIELD, MI $40-50,000

 Several upscale casual dining restaurant concepts are actively interviewing for candidates with 1-3 years of front of the house management experience. Wine, creative cocktail, and craft beer experience a preferred Desire polished image, great personality, Hospitality/Culinary Degree a plus. Our clients offer 5 day work week, medical benefits, and great opportunities for advancement. 

 Send resume in a Word format attachment to ben@harperjobs.com

 

RESTAURANT MANAGERS - GASTRO PUB, CASUAL AND FINE DINING

 The Detroit area and Michigan job markets are Hot!

 We have over 10 new openings for GMs, Restaurant and Dining Room Managers with several trendy, service oriented restaurant groups with great food. We are proud to be selected to represent in confidence these restaurant concepts. Our clients prefer a Hospitality or Culinary Degree, corporate restaurant training background, great guest service skills, and the ability to be promoted. Restaurant opening experience a plus. $40,000-$70,000+++, great benefits.

 Send resume in a Word format attachment to ben@harperjobs.com

 

HOSPITALITY GRADUATES - CASUAL DINING RESTAURANT MANAGERS $40-55,000

 We are searching for several corporate trained restaurant managers who are looking to open a new restaurant with great food (scratch kitchen), edgy decor, and fun atmosphere. Must also have a solid liquor and wine background.

 Send resume in a Word format attachment to ben@harperjobs.com

 

RESTAURANT KITCHEN MANAGER | $45K

Do you have experience managing as a restaurant manager, kitchen manager, or dining room manager in a high-volume scratch kitchen? Want to join a company that offers a competitive salary, benefits, and opportunity for advancement?


We have an opportunity available with a very successful, well-known, award-winning restaurant group, and we want energetic, enthusiastic restaurant managers who want to be part of a winning team!

Must-haves:

  • At least 3 years of restaurant manager, kitchen manager, sous chef, or kitchen supervisor experience in a high-volume restaurant OR a Bachelor's Degree with a couple of completed internships in full-service casual dining restaurants
  • Ability to manage either the front-of-house or back-of-house
  • Ability to multi-task and work well on a team
  • Valid driver’s license and clean background
  • Benefits:
  • Excellent base salary + bonus program
  • Paid vacation
  • Opportunity for advancement

If this sounds like you, then let's talk!


 Send resume in a Word format attachment to kevin@harperjobs.com.

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