Restaurant General Manager in Ithaca NY

Posted in Other on December 4, 2017

Ithaca Beer Company

The Taproom at Ithaca Beer Company is Seeking a General Manager for our Taproom Restaurant.  The Ithaca Beer Taproom is a farm-to-table restaurant featuring chef-inspired dishes sourced from regional purveyors and growers. We feature a seasonal, large outdoor patio and Beer Garden for guests to enjoy our expansive lawn. We offer top notch hospitality in a high-volume restaurant, with a focus on casual fare such as house-made charcuterie, local grass-fed beef hamburgers, artisan wood-fired pizzas, and salads using ingredients fresh from our expansive on-site farm which provide a majority of our summer produce and has recently begun plans for a livestock program

The right candidate will be enthusiastic about hospitality, local food, seasonal menus, staff development, becoming an industry leader and managing all aspects of an ever-evolving restaurant while keeping an eye on future growth potential.  The Taproom restaurant now features both an indoor and outdoor kitchen, an evolving event program, live music (including a performance by the X Ambassadors in 2017) and sales growth year after year.
Key Requirements:

·         Candidates must be available to work nights and weekends, with flexible hours

·         At least 2 years management experience in a restaurant

·         Empathy for employees and guests alike

·         Ability to engage situations with a calm demeanor and strong de-escalation techniques

·         Strong organizational (computer and otherwise) skills

·         Ability to communicate clearly and productively across several departments

·         Ability to perform physical tasks including standing for long periods, working in hot conditions and lifting heavy objects

·         Familiarity with POS systems (Micros)

·         Familiarity with ADP preferred


·         Hands-on management of floor during service, pitching in where needed

·         Ensuring highest quality customer experience (resolving any issues as they arise while maintaining an eye for needs before they become issues)

·         Understanding of and ability to perform inventory, ordering, scheduling

·         Collaborating with Management and Owner to continually improve our product including everything from aesthetics to service

·         Procuring and interviewing potential new hires

·         Oversee training of new hires while providing ongoing educational opportunities for our staff

·         Employee reviews at least once per year

·         Provide Social media opportunities to our marketing department

·         Respond to customer feedback

·         Update menus, POS system on a daily/weekly basis

·         Create and maintain Standard Operating Procedures

·         Oversee Payroll via ADP

Our team receives the benefits of great pay, paid time off, major federal holidays off, company-contributed health benefit, and retail discounts.
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