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Restaurant Manager - Williamsburg Lodge

Company: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Location: Williamsburg
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

This tremendous career opportunity includes a salary up to $65,000 annually (*commensurate with experience) and is also eligible for a $1,500 Sign-On bonus! Colonial Williamsburg has an immediate opening for a talented Restaurant Manager for our world-class dining rooms at the Williamsburg Lodge. As a member of the dining room leadership team reporting to the Restaurant Manager, you will have floor management responsibility for ensuring delivery of exceptional guest service and managing staff performance. You will use your knowledge of food, wines and service to collaborate with your colleagues in developing menus, tastings and special events. We value creativity and diversity and invite you to bring your talents to us and be part of our story. Colonial Williamsburg is a not-for-profit educational institution that operates the world's largest living history museum. We also offer our guests 21st-century comforts and conveniences with classic American style. Our distinctive hotel properties, our taverns and restaurants, our recreation facilities, our retail shops help make the most out of our guests' visits while providing support for our educational mission. Duties summary: * Assists the Restaurant Manager with planning, coordinating, and managing the operation of the restaurant * Provides day to day supervision for Restaurant and Bar operations. * Manages the wine program and staff including wine selection, menu development and special wine programs/events * Spends approximately 70% of time in guest contact areas monitoring guest satisfaction through face-to-face contact and written communication * Interviews, hires, trains, counsels, appraises performances, and terminates employees. * Assists with formulating and updating service training manuals and ensures the adequate training of all service personnel * Assists with monthly staff meetings; attends biweekly divisional meetings in absence of Restaurant Manager * Offers input to the Restaurant Manager and Restaurant Chef for seasonal Restaurant menus * Insures positive guest relations by listening to guest comments and resolving issues as appropriate * Encourages, promotes, develops, and mentors team building for employees in guest service areas Qualifications: * Must be at least 21 years of age to meet Virginia A.B.C. code -- 4.1-307 Working knowledge of food, beverage, service, and payroll cost control methods * Ability to 1) communicate well both orally and in writing; 2) exercise high levels of tact and discretion; 3) demonstrate extreme courtesy and hospitality in stressful situations and 4) work flexible shifts that include nights, weekends and holidays * Qualifications generally gained through a four-year degree in Restaurant Management or Business Management plus two years of supervisory experience in dining operations, or a two-year degree in Restaurant Management plus 3-5 years of progressively responsible experience including two years of supervisory experience in dining operations, or a High school diploma or GED plus 4-6 years progressively responsible experience including three years of supervisory experience in dining operations. NOTE: In accordance with Virginia A.B.C. -- 4.1-225 Colonial Williamsburg prohibits employment of anyone in an alcohol serving position who has been convicted of a felony, any crime involving moral turpitude (lying, cheating, or stealing), or a drug-related offense within the past five (5) years. Benefits: * Beautiful historic setting * Competitive benefits for eligible employees include: * health insurance * pension plan * vision plan * medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts * Sick, vacation, and holiday pay * 401(k) plan with a portion of contributions matched * life insurance * long-term disability * accidental death and dismemberment insurance * group travel accident insurance About Colonial Williamsburg: From our Historic Area to Hotels, Colonial Williamsburg's mission "that the future may learn from the past" is part of everything we do. The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation is a private, not-for-profit educational institution welcoming guests to the world's largest living history museum which brings the past to life through museum theater, 18th-century trades, historic sites, and more. The Foundation also includes two world-class art museums, featuring the nation's premier folk art collection, plus the best in British and American fine and decorative arts from 1670-1840. The Colonial Williamsburg Company boasts a rich history as well, having hosted and entertained guests from around the world with an impressive collection of amenities including our hotels, guest homes, food and beverage outlets, championship golf courses, and spa & fitness center. Our Team: Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere is at the heart of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. We promote diversity & inclusion of thought, culture, and background, which connects our entire team. As such, Colonial Williamsburg is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship, or other characteristics protected by state or federal law or local ordinance.

Keywords: Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Newport News , Restaurant Manager - Williamsburg Lodge, Hospitality & Tourism , Williamsburg, Virginia

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