Restaurant & Private Events Manager
Lola's Mexican Kitchen - White Plains, NY - White Plains, NY

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Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2 years of previous experience in working in the Restaurant Business
  • Handle potentially stressful situations with guests and employees
  • Resolve conflict while maintaining positive working relationships
  • Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions
  • Display a passion for being of service
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to manage several direct reports
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both spoken and written

Restaurant Management Responsibilities

  • Build restaurant sales through development of hospitality staff, proactive table visits and being an active member of the community
  • Resolve guest issues quickly and sensitively to ensure our guests have a positive dining experience
  • Ensure restaurant food quality by completing thorough line checks and tasting/testing food on a consistent basis
  • Prepare appropriate work schedules for hospitality staff based on projected business volume
  • Work closely with the management team to identify and develop employees for future leadership roles
  • Motivate, support and communicate with staff during regular pre-shift meetings

Event Coordinating Responsibilities

  • Actively seeking out clients by engaging with the community looking for opportunities to create unique solutions which meet guest needs
  • Proactively responding to incoming leads and request for proposals in a timely manner
  • Maintaining clear understanding of core menu items and company culture, while creatively tailoring events to meet customer needs
  • Writing proposals, menus, contracts, Restaurant Event Orders with detailed operations information
  • Administer all events to maintain guest relationships and ensure the event meets our high standards
  • Reconciling all financial transactions by negotiating, drafting, and closing contracts and obtaining deposits and final payments

Compensation

  • $30,000/yr Base Salary
  • Commission Plan: 3% off all contracted Private Events
  • Health Benefits after 90 days
  • 40-50 Hour Work Week

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