Director of Operations needed for a growing San Francisco group!

Location: San Francisco, CA
Director of Operations needed for one of San Francisco's top rated, growing restaurant groups! Work closely with the owners and help to manage and streamline all operations. Must have fine dining Italian experience as well as experience managing multiple concepts and locations.
 
The position provides key leadership on setting new standards of operations excellence for this Italian restaurant concept  to achieve our next stage of continued evolution.  Towards that goal, the position will lead, coach and develop our staff  to achieve guest satisfaction while maintaining effective costs and profits management with consistent execution.  This is an exciting opportunity for an energetic hospitality professional who is constantly seeking a better way to conduct business and be hands on in driving the results.
 
Responsibilities: 
Collaborate with owners to develop and implement innovative ideas/concept  to increase the group's sales 
Improve cost structure by improving Front of the House operating efficiency  through maximizing the productivity of the staff, developing new procedures or streamlining processes
Provide recognition for performance and encourage open communication and commitment 
Provide coaching and guidance on improving the mindset and skill set of FOH staff, and provide the staff with the appropriate means to perform their jobs
 
Hold regular visit to all locations and conduct routine inspection and evaluation of all FOH operations
 
Minimum of eight (5) years of progressive FOH upper level management and supervisory experience, depending upon formal degree or training
 
Comprehensive knowledge of Italian cuisine
Passion for training and development of others
Abilities:
Open mind to learn and embrace culture
Attention to details
Influential , team oriented leadership style
Flexible and adaptive to rapidly changing priorities and work demands
Possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills
Maintain good working relationship with vendors/suppliers/ support center staff
Ability to work under pressure and deal with stressful situations during busy periods
Represent the group in restaurant industry associations and public relations appearance
Strong written and computer skills; to include Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Power Point), Outlook, E-mail and the Internet 

Please email resumes to: cathy@uppercrustrecruiters.com
karen@uppercrustrecruiters.com
www.uppercrustrecruiters.com
 
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