Restaurant Manager Fairfax

Restaurant Manager

Full Time • Fairfax
Job Description

Voted Best Mexican Restaurant in Northern Virginia in 2017, 2018, and 2019 by Virginia Living Magazine, Zandra’s Taqueria is a Mexican restaurant offering handcrafted, gourmet tacos made with fresh, local ingredients. A lively atmosphere is complemented by live music on the weekend. Founded in 2014, Zandra’s has two locations in Old Town Manassas and City of Fairfax and is known for its community involvement, which includes hosting annual clothing drive benefiting Northern Virginia Family Services/SERVE.
Zandra’s Taqueria is always looking for experienced individuals to join our high-energy, dynamic, dedicated, and professional team! We are looking for a leader to be our restaurant manager at our City of Fairfax location and join our dynamic and fun team!
Zandra’s Taqueria offers health benefits, competitive wages, career growth, a festive work environment and more!
 
Summary of Position

The Restaurant Manager position manages the restaurant operation to ensure efficient and profitable operations. Managers are responsible for the business performance of their restaurant, as well as maintaining high standards of food, service, and health and safety. Reports to the General Manager.
 
Duties & Responsibilities:

- Coordinating the entire operation of the restaurant during scheduled shifts. Managing your staff and providing them with feedback. Continually to train your staff in all hospitality and culinary standards.
- Ensuring that all employees adhere to the company's uniform standards and company policies and procedures.
- Understanding all company policies, procedures, standards, and implementing them.
- Meeting and greeting customers.
- Running the front of the house and back of the house.
- Advising customers on menu and beverage choices.
- Ensure that all guests feel welcome and are given responsive, friendly and courteous service.
- Recruiting, training and motivating staff.
- Stepping in the necessary roles when employees are absent.
- Taking responsibility for the business performance of the restaurant. Analyzing and planning restaurant sales levels and profitability.
- Organizing marketing activities, such as promotional events.
- Responsible for the opening and closing check out processes.
- Ensuring that all restaurant equipment is maintained and properly working.
- Planning and coordinating menus.
- Other duties as needed.
 
Qualifications

- Must be able to work at both the Manassas and Haymarket locations depending on restaurant schedule.
- Minimum of 2 years of full-service restaurant experience.
- Must be at least 21 years of age.
- Ability to think quickly on your feet and be a problem solver.
- Ability to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift up 25 lbs. without assistance and 50 lbs. with assistance.
- Work in a hot and noisy environment.
- Must have high integrity and solid work ethic.
- Strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills.
- Expected to work long hours during peak periods, evenings, and weekends.
- Having or obtaining a food handler’s and/or alcohol certification may be required.
 
Experience:

- Minimum of 2 years of full-service restaurant experience.
- Must have Front of the House experience.
- Must have Back of House experience.
 
Compensation Package: Zandra’s Taqueria offers a competitive salary and benefits package to include medical and dental insurance along with work place balance and dining privileges.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Compensation: $40,000.00 - $55,000.00 per year




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Zandra’s Taqueria Offers:

Competitive Wages
Benefits Package to Include Medical & Dental Insurance
Work Life Balance
& More!