Front of House Manager

Location: Chicago, IL
Job Number: 3471

Exceptional Restaurant Manager with a Passion for Hospitality

Our client, a well-known and respected national group, is adding to their leadership team. They are seeking a Restaurant Operations Manager to maintain exceptional quality service in all aspects of this operation. Candidates must also have a very strong floor presence and have a feel for running a floor in a well-known and well-run downtown Chicago restaurant concept.

The Restaurant Manager will continually support development of the dining room staff, helping to provide an exceptional dining experience and build positive guest relations. The position will report to the General Manager and be held accountable for financial and service standards. This is an opportunity to step in as a manager, prove your worth and have the ability to grow with a top notch restaurant company.

The RIGHT candidates must have these traits:

  • Upscale Casual Management experience with a chef driven scratch kitchen concept
  • Passionate about the restaurant business, you show initiative and have that entrepreneurial spirit and drive
  • Outgoing and professional demeanor – you exceed the guests’ expectations and feel comfortable interacting with them
  • Proven leadership skills – you are a coach and a teacher who respects everyone
  • Adaptable – you remain calm, you are focused and take direction from superiors
  • Hospitable – you are warm, hospitable, and approachable to everyone at all times
  • Hands on individual – you have the “do-whatever-it-takes” attitude to provide an exceptional customer experience
  • Create a culture of learning for new staff and instilling the importance of the restaurants’ commitment to quality and dedication to service
  • Career Growth – you are excited about working with a Company with a great culture and growing quickly

The RIGHT candidates must have these qualifications

  • At least three years of restaurant management experience in a upscale restaurant concept. Seafood and Steakhouse Concept in your background is a plus
  • Beverage Management in your background and knowledge of Liquor, Beer and Wine with ordering and cost controls
  • Ability to recruit, schedule, train and inspire staff
  • Above average computer skills including POS systems, scheduling systems, spreadsheets, word processing, internet and emails you are a tech savvy individual
  • Ability to represent the company to, and deal effectively with, guests, vendors, media, and other company contacts
  • Strong communication skills, including ability to convey ideas, give and take feedback
  • A culinary degree is a plus or at least be able to prove you have learned as much

This position includes a competitive base salary, and other top-notch benefits. QUALIFIED AND MOTIVATED candidates please send your resume to Ed Culleeney, Executive Recruiter at