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Full-Time or Part-Time/ Exempt
The Great American Bistro
1545 New Jersey Avenue NW Washington, DC 20001
The Assistant Restaurant Manager responsibilities include ordering kitchen utensils and equipment
based on our needs, managing contracts and payroll, and supervising restaurant staff performance.
To be successful in this role, you should be familiar with restaurant operations and have a good
understanding of what makes for great customer service. You should also be available to work within
opening hours, including weekends and holidays.
Ultimately, you will help minimize operating costs, boost employee retention and deliver a positive
dining experience for our guests.
• Supervise efficient working of departments and assigned shift, administer pre-meal meeting and
rectify all service of staff.
• Administer training program, prepare schedules and handle inventory effectively.
• Monitor and manage guest complaints, ensure satisfaction and administer efficient follow up for
same to receive feedback.
• Maintain and ensure compliance to established food quality and standards.
• Enforce sanitary practices for food handling, general cleanliness, and maintenance of kitchen and
dining areas. Ensure compliance with operational standards, company policies, federal/state/local
laws, and ordinances.
• Responsible for ensuring consistent high quality of food preparation and service.
• Maintain professional restaurant image, including restaurant cleanliness, proper uniforms, and
appearance standards.
• Estimate food and beverage costs.
• Supervise portion control and quantities of preparation to minimize waste.
• Estimate food needs, place orders with distributors, and schedule the delivery of fresh food and
• Manage workload and ensure effective working of restaurant activities and maintain excellent
standards to meet operational expectations.
• Train and instruct employees to ensure smooth transition in company.
• Coordinate with General Manager for everyday operation and maintain financial and administrative
• Ensure compliance with prescribed standards and local state and federal laws in labor costs, and
guest relations.
• Evaluate performance and recommend salary increase, incentives for all.

• Maintain personnel records, schedules and reports for all employees.
• College degree is preferred. Bachelor of Science degree in hotel/restaurant management is
desirable. A combination of practical experience and education will be considered as an alternative.
• Proficient with MS Word, Excel, and apps used by the GAB. Knowledge of computers a plus.
• Proficient in the following dimensions of restaurant functions: food planning and preparation,
purchasing, sanitation, security, company policies and procedures, personnel management,
recordkeeping, and preparation of reports.
• Must possess a valid driver’s license.
• Availability to work evenings and weekends, including holidays.
• Must be eligible to work in the United States.
• Must agree to background and credit check.
• Bilingual preferred.
This job operates in a restaurant environment. Work with hot, cold, and hazardous equipment as well as
operate phones, computers, fax machines, copiers, and other office equipment.
Hours may vary if manager must fill in for his/her employees or if emergencies arise. Ability to perform
all functions at the restaurant level, including delivery when needed. Position requires prolonged
standing, bending, stooping, twisting, lifting products and supplies weighing 50 pounds, and repetitive
hand and wrist motion. The position requires manual dexterity; auditory and visual skills; and the ability
to follow written and oral instructions and procedures.

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Compensation Details:

Based on Experience.