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Restaurant Manager

Company: Denny's
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

We are seeking a talented and highly motivated individual to serve as our *Restaurant Manager. *This position is responsible for the supervision of approximately 15 - 20 crew members, proper execution of the restaurant operations on their assigned shift, providing guests with a great dining experience and upholding service and quality standards.

Along with 1 - 2 other peer Restaurant Managers and/or Hourly Supervisors, Restaurant Managers will support the General Manager who has total accountability for the success of the restaurant. Restaurant Managers will be required to work day and night shifts, weekends, and holidays as the schedules are rotated.

Additional responsibilities include focus on employee selection and retention, continuous operational improvement, understanding profit and loss statements, operating plans, and costs. Restaurant Managers must have a strong commitment to guest satisfaction.

*Essential Duties & Responsibilities *include, but not limited to the following. Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.
* Promotes Company Mission, Vision and Core Values.

* Willingly assists others without being asked.

* Prepares and interprets financial and operational reports and schedules, analyzes data and develops solutions to ensure operating goals are achieved.

* Assists the General Manager by overseeing assigned shifts and monitors brand standards execution and adherence by directing hourly staff to achieve guest service standards in a clean and pleasant environment.

* Assists in the achievement of controllable profit goals by monitoring controls and taking corrective action to achieve the desired result.

* Develops and coaches hourly employees on brand standards, corporate policies and procedures, and other guest focused programs/activities to meet or exceed guest service standards.

* Works with the General Manager to attract, hire, onboard and retain the best hourly talent to meet staffing requirements and guest service standards.

* Brings employee relations issues, deviations from brand standards, and other guest issues to the attention of the General Manager; recommends corrections; and participates in their execution as required.

* Works with the General Manager to develop hourly employees through corporate training programs, individual development plans, and system assignments.

* Develops relationships with civic, business, school, and professional organizations to establish good community relations and increase guest counts.

* Monitors that proper security procedures are in place to protect employees, guests and company assets.

* Enforces sanitary practices for food handling, general cleanliness and maintenance of kitchen, dining areas and restrooms.

* Works to create and maintain an enjoyable and respectful environment for our guests and employees.

* Maintains compliance with all employment policies and Brand Standards, to include all state, local and federal regulations.

* Follows management cash handling, inventory and other operational procedures.

* Completes all other tasks and duties as assigned.

*Employee Benefits*
* 401(k) - we match dollar for dollar!

* We offer Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance.

* Paid Training

* Paid Time off

* Company-wide discount - receive a 25% discount at over 40 company-affiliated restaurants!

* Flexible Schedules - we'll work with you because employee work/life balance matters!

* Minimum of 2 years experience in restaurant, hospitality or retail management, additional operations and/or leadership experience strongly preferred.

* Associate's or Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience.

* Ability to work a minimum of 55 hours a week.

* Food Safety Manager certification required.

* Strong organizational skills with excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate with all levels of the organization.

* Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, in the English language.

* Possesses basic math skills (add, subtract, multiply, divide).

* Places a value on diversity and shows respect for others.

* Proven ability to problem solve and handle high stress situations .

* Ability to interpret financial statements and understand contributing factors.

* Must be able to perform job duties of every position.

* Must be prepared to multitask in accordance with the demands of the business.

* Ability to identify and anticipate opportunities and implement corrective action steps.

* Ability to work weekends, holidays, and evenings.

* Licensed to operate an automobile without hours of operations restrictions.

* Has reliable transportation in order to meet banking obligations.

* Must be able to lift a tray weighing up to 25 lbs.

* Must be able to lift and carry supplies and equipment weighing up to 60 lbs and place items on high and low shelves in office, store rooms, service areas, walk-in coolers and freezers.

* Must be able to bend, stoop, reach, lift and grasp.

* Must be able to hear well in a loud environment to respond to employee and guest needs.

* Must meet any state, county or municipal regulation pertaining to health risk concerns about food handling.

* Must be able to operate a point-of-sale system and differentiate between monetary denominations.

* Must be able to work with all Denny's menu products.

* Must be able to work around potentially hazardous chemicals.

* Must have sufficient mobility to move and operate in confined work areas.

* Must work inside and outside.

* Must be able to observe staff and all aspects of restaurant operations.

* Must be able to stand and walk during a 10 to 12 hour shift; occasional shifts in excess of 10 hours may be required due to the demands of the business.

* Must be able to tolerate extreme temperature changes in kitchen and freezer areas.

*Reports to: General Manager*

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employees assigned to this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or tasks which may be required to be performed in this position. Employer may amend, change, or modify the responsibilities and duties of this position to meet business needs as necessary. This job description does not constitute a contract for employment and may be changed at the discretion of the employer with or without notice.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $17.00 - $21.00 per hour

* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Employee discount
* Flexible schedule
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* Paid training
* Vision insurance
Restaurant type:
* Casual dining restaurant
* 10 hour shift
* 8 hour shift
* Day shift
* Evening shift
Weekly day range:
* Monday to Friday
* Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Bakersfield, CA 93312: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

* Driver's License (Preferred)

Shift availability:
* Day Shift (Preferred)
* Night Shift (Preferred)
* Overnight Shift (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Denny's, Bakersfield , Restaurant Manager, Executive , Bakersfield, California

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