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Restaurant Manager

Sodexo Live
Kailua-Kona, HI
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Local applicants only!


Nothing beats the power of being at a live event. That's why we're proud to announce the launch of Sodexo Live!, our brand dedicated to the sports, events, and hospitality industry. We concentrate all of our skills, insight, and experience into one brand that instinctively knows how to make the most of every moment. Let's go Live! together.

We are seeking an experienced Restaurant Manager for the Kona International Airport at Keāhole.

Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keāhole is the primary airport on the Island of Hawaii. It serves transpacific and interisland flights. KOA is located in West Hawaii at Keāhole. The Big Island is known for its active volcanoes, orchids, golf courses and scenic coastline. We look forward to welcoming you to Kona!


Principal Function:

  • The Restaurant Manager will provide hands-on leadership to facilitate dining experiences that exceed guest expectations, while revenue is maximized and expenses are effectively controlled. The Restaurant Manager’s highest priorities will be to ensure that Sodexo Live!’s standards for quality, service, timeliness, safety, security, sanitation and regulatory compliance are adhered to.
  • The Restaurant Manager will plan and prepare according to anticipated guest attendance and client expectations, will provide hands-on management and oversight, and will direct and support post-event activities, reconciliation and reporting.  
  • The Restaurant Manager will establish daily priorities and will direct the on-going activities of front of house and back of house staff to ensure that operations run smoothly, efficiently and in accordance with client/partner specifications.  


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Support and maximize Sodexo Live!’s merchandise revenue through implementation and oversight of systems and policies related to Restaurant operations.
  • Provide leadership and direction to Restaurant Supervisors, Leads and front line staff. 
  • Ensure that policies and procedures for processing customer transactions are adhered to.
  • Contribute to goal of making Sodexo Live! #1 in Event Hospitality and the #1 Employer of Choice through personal commitment and leading by example. 


Qualifications/Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or appropriate combination of education and experience to support on-the-job effectiveness.
  • A minimum of 2 years of previous leadership experience within a diverse food and beverage environment, to include management of a large staff and focus on exceptional client and customer service. 
  • Venue catering/restaurant experience and multi-site experience strongly preferred, as this position will have responsibility over multiple locations including cafes, coffee shops, bistros and convenience locations. 
  • Strong working knowledge of food safety, sanitation, and general workplace safety standards with knowledge of Health Department requirements.  
  • Demonstrated financial acumen; P&L accountability and/or contract-managed service experience is highly desirable
  • Technologically savvy, with high proficiency in all Microsoft Office programs.  
  • Demonstrated success in interfacing with a variety of organizational functions and divisions to accomplish tasks. 


Other Requirements:

  • Able to work effectively and safely while subject to wet floors, temperature extremes and excessive noise; must be able to lift up to 50 pounds in weight; must be able to maneuver in an often tightly-quartered environment.
  • Hours may be extended or irregular to include nights, weekends and holidays.


About Sodexo Live:

Sodexo is consistently recognized as an employer of choice by highly regarded external organizations, earning coveted spots on FORTUNE's list of the World's Most Admired Companies and Bloomberg's Gender-Equality Index, as well as a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index

Improving quality of life has been our mission for over 50 years. And this commitment starts with you. We strive to enhance and simplify your daily life while offering you the best working environment wherever you are, whatever you do.

We offer a diverse range of opportunities, in over 100 professions. Whether you're a recent grad, the transition from the military, or an experienced professional, our goal is to find your perfect fit.

Founded in Marseille, France, in 1966 by Pierre Bellon, Sodexo is the global leader in services that improve Quality of Life, an essential factor in individual and organizational performance.

Operating in 56 countries, Sodexo serves 100 million consumers each day through its unique combination of On-site Food and Facilities Management Services, Benefits & Rewards Services, and Personal and Home Services. 

40,000 employees dispersed throughout 500 sites around the globe with 80 different types of professional roles.

  • What we do: We improve the Quality of Life of those we serve and our teams, and contribute to the economic, social, and environmental development of the communities, regions, and countries in which we operate.
  • How we do it: We serve with care the essential daily needs of millions of people. We build inclusive progress; we drive engaged and responsible performance.
  • Why we do it: We create a better every day for everyone to build a better life for all.

Thank you for expressing interest in employment with Sodexo Live! While only those candidates considered for this position will be contacted, your resume will remain on file for 90 days.

Sodexo Live! is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State or Local law.

Sodexo Live

Address

Kailua-Kona, HI
USA

Industry

Food

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