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Restaurant Nightclub Manager

Mezzo Middletown, CT

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Job Description: Mezzo Grille 106 Court Street Middletown CT is Seeking Restaurant / Bar / Nightclub Manager Salary $63,000 to $68,000 Annually depending on experience (plus 10-20% bonus potential) Full-Time September 2020’ 2 days off a week (not weekends) 1 week paid vacation after 6 months / 2 weeks after 12 months Seeking an experienced Bar / Nightclub / Restaurant manager to work with our successful team at our established (10yr) top cocktail, food, private events, and strong entertainment (yet casual) venue in Middletown, Connecticut. We have fun at Mezzo Grille and want our new manager to inspire and enlighten our guests and our team every day Qualifications · Minimum 2 years mngt experience is mandatory at a full-service operation with a bar. · If you’ve had more than 2 jobs in a 5-year time period an explanation will be asked as to why. · Culinary school or previous culinary management experience is a plus. · High school diploma or equivalent; some college or military preferred. · Leadership and motivational skills required. Must be able to attract, train and retain the best team members in the industry. · Exercise integrity with a big personality in all areas of the restaurant operation · Excellent communication skills with a passion for guest service · Must be able to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasking, hands on extremely busy environment. · Several years bartending experience with strong knowledge of all aspects of alcohol (craft cocktails, wines, scotch, bourbon, beers, Ales, IPAs etc.) · TIPS (alcohol serving) Safe Serve (Food trained) Sexual Harassment Trained (State of CT require) · COVID19: Knowledge of The State of Connecticut s and the C.D.C. current Guidelines · TECH SAVVY: Computers, Printers, Telephone, POS Toast, Security Cameras, Satellite, TVs etc. You don’t have to know it all but some general knowledge with these items listed above would be a plus. (we’ll together get help as needed) · Food Cost / Liquor Cost / Labor Cost / Knowledge · Labor Laws knowledge is a plus (working with the owner) · State of Connecticut Department of Liquor Control knowledge is a plus (working with the owner) · Proper State and Federal Payroll knowledge is not a necessity but is a plus (work with owner) Page 2 of 2 Qualifications continued ….. · Sports Knowledge: We currently have 22 Big Screen TVs. A big part of our sales is customers who view the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, MLS, UFC, Boxing, Horse Racing and College Sports. It would help immensely if you had some general knowledge as to what was happening with each of the daily and upcoming sporting events. Note: There is rumbling at the State Capitol in Hartford that Sports Betting will soon be a thing here in Connecticut. · Provide References. Job Responsibilities · Hire, fire, train, coach, mentor and schedule the staff (bartenders, servers, security, host, cleaning crew, maintenance crew) · Work the Floor (3 floors with 3 bars) approximately 10,000 sq ft · Work with Head Chef on hiring, firing, and training back of the house employees · Ordering, inventory · Maximize all business opportunities to drive sales · Guest and Client relations – you must be a great people person · Organizing Private Events (parties, anniversaries, bereavement, retirements, birthdays) maintain a calendar, book and follow through with locking in the event along with keeping the Head Chef properly informed · Catering Menu · Menu development with Head Chef and owner’s assistance · Develop Specialty Cocktail menu every few months. · Entertainment Calendar (DJs, solo acts, karaoke, trivia, bands, comedy etc.) · Daily informative reports on the days sales and action for the day (weather, head count etc) · Maintain a proper Liquor Cost, proper Food Cost, Proper Labor Cost · Social Media and Advertising: Daily, Weekly and Monthly maintenance using our Website, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat etc. along with any other means necessary to increase sales while keeping the cost down. We will get help/ assistance as needed. · Maintain Cleanliness: Ongoing hourly and daily along with the restaurant looking and smelling like it just opened for business every day The principal owner of Mezzo Grille and managing partner has 40 years’ experience in the restaurant and hospitality industry. He will work with you (as and if needed) to make sure you are successful. 4 years with The Bear Mountain INN and Conference Center in The Palisades Park area of lower Hudson River Valley of New York State on the Hudson River and at The US Military Academy at West Point. 36 years as the principal owner of the former Rookies Sports Bar & Grille in Cromwell CT now Chicago Sams {still a part of} and Mezzo Grille, 106 Court Street, Middletown, CT. 06457



106 Court Street

Middletown, CT
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