Assistant Manager -Darya

  • Halifax, NS, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

A refined yet earthy dining destination on the Halifax waterfront, Daryâ will offer a fresh, bright take on Mediterranean cooking. Paying tribute to the culinary traditions of Turkey, Greece, Israel and Lebanon, just to name a few, Daryâ’s menu will highlight a variety of flavours and textures—whether it’s a crunchy salad with a punchy vinaigrette or a slow-cooked lamb shoulder oozing with warmth and spice. Sharing and breaking bread among loved ones is at the core of Daryâ’s values, as its spirited, relaxed vibe will lend itself easily to indulgent family-style dining.

Job Description

Under the direction of the General Manager, the Assistant Manager is accountable for the day to day operations of the restaurant including staffing, cost controls, staff training, budgeting, administration and active floor management during service.

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Communicate the vision to all team members and leads by example.  Reinforce the values daily and inspires the team with his/her exciting vision for the future
  • Regularly monitor and achieve the points of technical service and points of details
  • Build and maintain relationships with guests, team members and senior management alike
  • Follow bar, beverage and wine control procedures exactly
  • Provide general administrative support for the restaurant
  • Show leadership in creating a culture that revolves around the experience and enjoyment of food and wine
  • Demonstrate high personal integrity, business ethics and takes every opportunity to promote the venue
  • Conduct recruitment and selection and training and development initiatives as well as performance management and employee coaching
  • Use conflict resolution and problem solving skills
  • Assist with the tracking of sales, invoicing, and managing inventory
  • Conduct briefings with event service staff prior to each function
  • Schedule event staff to properly service events/functions
  • Ensure accuracy and timeliness of payroll records
  • Strive for maximum efficiency and continual improvement of staff productivity
  • Participate on the Health & Safety Committee, ensuring that the Occupational Health & Safety Act and WSIB procedures are being followed
  • Ensure facility is well maintained, repaired and spotless at all times
  • Work with Marketing to design and implement a strategy to attract new business
  • Build relationships with vendors and suppliers
  • Additional duties as assigned or required

Qualifications

  • Post-secondary diploma/degree in Business or Hospitality
  • Minimum 3 years’ of management experience in a high volume, fast paced hospitality environment.
  • WSET Intermediate Wine Certificate or comparable an asset
  • Must possess superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate extreme organization in a fast paced environment while acting as a team player
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage a large and variable work load, ensuring timely and accurate completion of assigned work
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Strong business acumen

Additional Information

** We thank all applicants for their interest in Freehand Hospitality; however, only suitable candidates will be contacted to continue the application process. **

No calls from recruiters please!