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Assistant Restaurant Manager

Posted May 2, 2021

The Rittenhouse
Philadelphia, PA
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About This Job

Overview

Opportunity:  Assistant Restaurant Manager

Assist in the effective management and direction of restaurant operations in accordance with established guest service and sustainability standards.

Potential Career Path

Restaurant or Banquet Manager– Food and Beverage Manager – Food and Beverage Director

Essential Job Functions

  • Interview, select, train, schedule, coach and support associates, ensuring they perform in accordance with established brand or hotel standards and consistent with HHM core values.  
  • Ensure that food quality is consistent, appealing, and prepared to guest specifications.
  • Interact with guests to obtain feedback on quality of service and food in outlet.
  • Ensure that the restaurant complies with sanitation and safety standards for guests and associates.
  • Resolve guest complaints and coordinate with other department leaders to resolve service delivery or quality breakdowns.
  • Check that all equipment is in working order.
  • Follow up on work orders so repairs and maintenance of facility are completed on a timely basis.
  • Document inventory forecast usage and monitor supply.
  • Abide by all state, federal and corporate requirements pertaining to serving alcoholic beverages.
  • Oversee serving staff to ensure proper liquor controls are in place and all Hersha cash handling policies and procedures are followed. Comply with all Hersha accounting policies in order to ensure SOX compliance.
  • Participate in marketing efforts of restaurants, create menu ideas, survey competition and report food trends, and assist in preparation of specials.
  • Follow sustainability guidelines and practices related to HHM’s EarthView program.
  • Practice safe work habits, wear protective safety equipment and follow MSDS and OSHA standards.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Position Requirements

  • Associate degree preferred.
  • 2-5 years restaurant experience required.

Work Environment and Context

  • Work schedule varies and will include working on holidays, weekends and alternate shifts.
  • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 50 pounds, bending and reaching, stooping, kneeling, or crouching.

What We Believe

People Are Our Capability – Hearts That Serve – Only Excellence – Stay Nimble - Own It

About Us

Exquisite Location of this Downtown Philadelphia Hotel

The Rittenhouse Hotel is the most prestigious Philadelphia Pennsylvania hotel address. Consistently recognized not only as the premier choice of five-diamond Philadelphia luxury hotels, The Rittenhouse is also ranked among the world´s finest places to stay. Featuring all of the unique historic charm and residential ambience of Rittenhouse Square, our Philadelphia luxury hotel is convenient walking distance from major museums, cultural attractions, world-class shopping, and the business district. Experience the luxury of five-diamond service and accommodations at the premier choice of Philadelphia Pennsylvania hotels.

HHM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law.

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About this Employer

The Rittenhouse

210 West Rittenhouse Square
Philadelphia, PA 19103

(215) 546-9000

118 Room Hotel

www.rittenhousehotel.com

Our Hotel

Travelers can stay at The Rittenhouse, a standout among luxury hotels in Philadelphia’s Center City, offering them a Forbes Four Star experience with well-appointed rooms and suites, world-class service, and the most desirable location in town. From fine dining culinary experiences and impeccably tailored events to our relaxing atrium pool and rejuvenating treatments from the spa, our Rittenhouse Square luxury hotel offers personalized experiences and provides the perfect balance of sophistication and relaxation for families, business travelers, and romantic vacationers alike. Welcome to The Rittenhouse, a true gem among Center City, Philadelphia hotels.