Restaurant

Updated on April 24,  2017

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Restaurant

 

CHEF / KITCHEN MANAGER 

 Chef/Kitchen Manager for Fast/Casual concept with scratch kitchen

 Job Function:

 Primarily responsible for all Food Service Staff and Operations. Primary focus is to maintain efficient fully staffed kitchen and provide excellent Customer Satisfaction through Quality and Customer Service. Maintain a profitable kitchen in a clean and safe environment. Creates an atmosphere of a Culinary Level of detail within Key Management and Team Leaders. Customer Satisfaction is job one!

 Responsibilities:

  •  Directly responsible for hiring and developing prep and service culinary staff including hot line          cooks, salad and sandwich and pizza teams and works in a “hands on” style.
  •  Sets Production Schedules based on Sales forecast for both in-house and catering demands           while paying attention to any labor savings opportunity.
  •  Maintains proper inventory control including appropriate levels, freshness, product use dates and overall organization and cleanliness of our dry storage and                              refrigeration areas.
  •  Responsible for oversight of all daily, weekly and monthly inventory numbers and placing all weekly food orders. Oversees quality of supplies received and invoices. 
  •  Maintains proper communication with vendors.
  •  Enforces all Product and Plate Presentation Standards.
  •  Takes the lead in the training of key kitchen management team in the area of foodservice skills and culinary detail. Assists in semi-annual reviews.
  •  Plays key role in managing food cost though line audits, inventory control and daily supervision of all food service staff.
  •  Sets up all managers and supervisors to work within a cross-functional management team in order to reduce variable labor cost particularly during the “off rush” hours.
  •  Assists Kitchen Manager in establishing excellent Employee Morale by taking a hands-on approach to all Food Service Employees.
  •  Maintains updated recipe book for all departments and food cost models.
  •  Oversees the maintenance of a safe, secure and healthy work environment by establishing and enforcing standards in compliance with local and State Health                            Regulations and Requirements.
  •  Maintains all foodservice equipment by following operating instructions and training staff on proper usage.

 Additional Responsibilities:

  •  Schedule weekly and monthly employee standard training classes and meetings.
  •  Prepares semi-annual reviews for direct staff members while assisting our Assistant Kitchen Managers in reviewing key Line Leaders development.
  •  Provide recommendation for menu improvements through General Manager’s approval.
  •  Surprises and delights our customers through creative new items that fit with our menu, our time standards and staff.
  •  Maintain impeccable personal hygiene and set uniform and hygiene standards for department.
  •  Keep all kitchen areas clean and highly organized.
  •  Provide hands on catering service from time to time.

 Key Skills Required:

  •  Exceptional sensory and culinary skills with exceptionally high food standards.
  •  Extensive training in all areas of food preparation, purchasing, inventory, quality control and handling & storage. Excel and when to manage training strongly                              recommended.
  •  Ability to work well within a cross functional management team.
  •  Ability to connect with all Food Service part and full time employees and create an atmosphere of learning and continuous improvements.
  •  Proven to have excellent problems solving skills.

 5 days week, 50 hours/week, $55,000-$65,000 plus bonus ,

7am to 5pm, 3 days, 10am to 8:00pm, 2 days. Off Sunday.

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

  

FINE DINING GENERAL MANAGER - HOWELL AREA

Fine Dining Restaurant General Manager

Seeking a seasoned, high-energy restaurant veteran to join a high-volume fine dining restaurant!

A menu that blends high-quality, scratch made entrees with superb, fine-dining service has earned this restaurant accolades across Michigan. Guests can enjoy an extensive wine, beer, and cocktail list as well as an extensive American cuisine menu.

We are seeking an experienced, hands-on Restaurant General Manager to join a highly acclaimed restaurant. We need an ace who can lead a very high-volume dining room and bar. This restaurant has received numerous accolades and awards, and is one of the best companies in the market to work for! Will lead an energetic, service-oriented team that is committed to quality and a spectacular customer experience.

A strong emphasis is placed on work/life balance. 5-day workweek.

Ideal candidates will have:

Hospitality Degree

  • 5-7 years of high-volume, fine-dining restaurant leadership experience
  • Proven results as a Restaurant General Manager or Food & Beverage Director in a 4-star hotel
  • Expertise in ordering, inventory management, labor management, and scheduling
  • P&L management experience
  • Training experience
  • Highly disciplined with an ability to enforce policies & correct errors immediately
  • Great attitude!
  • ServSafe Certification
  • Strong work ethic

Benefits:

  • A very competitive base salary
  • Performance based bonus incentives
  • Outstanding health benefits
  • Paid Vacation

If that sounds like you, we want to talk to you. Send your résumé in Word or PDF format to kevin@harperjobs.com for consideration!


HOTEL DIRECTOR OF FOOD & BEVERAGE - ANN ARBOR, MI  

 Join a prominent full-service property and set the standard for fine-dining and banquets in Ann Arbor!

 The F&B Director will oversee the hotel's restaurant, outlets, and banquet operations. Be part of a strong leadership team that develops exceptional talent in the hospitality business.

 Our client prefers a Hospitality graduate with high-volume experience in full-service hotel food & beverage, fine-dining restaurants, as well as catering / banquet management. Will oversee a la carte dining, in-room dining, banquet operations, and the lobby bar. The Director of Food and Beverage also manages a large team of managers and hourly employees. Other responsibilities include P&L management, scheduling, procurement, and developing a team to ensure world-class guest service.

 An exceptional salary, bonus, and benefit package is offered.

 Send resume in a Word format attachment to kevin@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 your résumé in Word or PDF format to kevin@harperjobs.com for consideration!


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


RESTAURANT GENERAL MANAGER $60,000-$70,000+

 Start a great new opportunity in 2017!

 Our client, an established restaurant group based in the metro Detroit area, is opening a new restaurant in the Farmington Hills area in the next few months. Will direct staff hiring and training, restaurant PR and promotions, P&L, and beverage operations. Must have a warm and friendly personality and enjoy dining room guest interaction.

 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

 

RESTAURANT ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER - FINE DINING - $60-$70,000

 For high profile, award winning, fine dining, full service restaurant with extensive wine list and banquet facilities for corporate and social events Prefer candidate with who enjoys front of the house staff training, has worked in an upscale restaurant with food and beverage sales volume over $5 million, and has previous corporate restaurant training. Prefer Hospitality Degree.

 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

 

CASUAL DINING RESTAURANT MANAGERS | SEVERAL METRO DETROIT LOCATIONS! | $40-$55K

 Outgoing? Fun? Dedicated to world-class service and mouthwatering, award-winning scratch cooking? Have restaurant management experience in both the front of house and kitchen? Want to work for a company that offers you work/life balance, awesome benefits, and opportunity to grow your career?

 If you answered a resounding YES! to all of the above, you are in for a treat. We have an opportunity available with one of the most successful, well-known, award-winning restaurant groups in Michigan, and we want managers who rock!

 Must-haves:
At least 3 years of restaurant management (FOH & BOH) experience in a high-volume restaurant
Experience managing P&L
Ordering, inventory, and alcohol expertise
Experience managing restaurant staff
Catering experience
A WINNING attitude!

 If this sounds like you, then let's talk! Confidentiality is one of our top priorities, so no need for your boss to find out you're about to give them the "it's not you, it's me" spiel 

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

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Suite 240,

Farmington Hills, MI 48334

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