The Colonnade Hotel LUC!E Drink + Dine//Now hiring Assistant Manager in Boston, Massachusetts
Local Bar. Global Kitchen. Neighborhood Charm. LUC!E Drink + Dine is a brand new, locally owned and operated restaurant located in the heart of Boston's Back Bay neighborhood next to the legendary Colonnade Hotel. Opening soon, you have the unique opportunity to be a key figure on the opening crew of this amazing new place. We are now seeking a highly qualified Restaurant Assistant Manager to join our team of lively, experienced restaurant professionals. This position will be instrumental in contributing to our fresh, high-quality cuisine and comfortable, upscale restaurant environment. To coordinate the activities of the restaurant, and support the General Manager and team members. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: * Help to train, supervise, coach & counsel staff for the efficient operation of the outlet. Institute on going training programs to ensure that the highest quality service standards are being obtained. Organize and conduct pre-shift and departmental meetings communicating pertinent information to the staff, such as house count and menu changes. Schedule and direct staff in their work assignments. * Interact positively with guests promoting hotel facilities and services. Resolve problems to the satisfaction of involved parties. Answer telephones in a clear voice, coordinate and document reservations. Organize special events in the restaurant as needed. Maintain rapport with all departments and attend relevant meetings. * Utilize computer to accurately charge customers, create forecast and revenue reports and write correspondence. Input and retrieve data and change computer procedures using complex series of key- punches to program system. Skills, Abilities and Experience needed to be successful * 3 years previous Food & Beverage and management experience. * Proven track record in training and developing staff in service delivery. * Decent knowledge of wine. * Working knowledge of style service. * Thorough knowledge of Food and Beverage outlet operations including foods, beverages, supervisory aspects, service techniques, and guest interaction. * Ability to communicate in English, both orally and in writing, with guests and employees, some of whom will require high levels of patience, tact, and diplomacy to defuse anger and to collect accurate information and to resolve problems. * Ability to work under pressure and deal with stressful situations during busy periods. Physical Requirements: Ability to stand for long periods of time and move frequently from area to area. Ability to bend, stoop, crouch, reach with hands and arms. Regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Must be able to stand or walk for an extended period or for an entire work shift in indoor/outdoor environments. Must be a self-starter with a great personality and strong skills. Think you might be the right fit? We'd love to hear from you! We offer competitive wages, comprehensive benefits for full-time employees, and an independently run, family owned, exciting new restaurant! Must get along well with others and know that true happiness comes from making others happy! Elevate your restaurant career with a role at Back Bay's neighborhood gem LUC!E Drink + Dine. LUC!E loves diversity and prohibits discrimination. We are an equal opportunity employer.