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Restaurant Manager

Topper's at the Wauwinet Inn
Nantucket, MA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

TOPPER'S offers a la carte and prix fixe menus showcasing seasonally inspired cuisine with an emphasis on local produce and seafood.

TOPPER'S at the Wauwinet is seeking a seasonal Restaurant Manager at our fine dining restaurant for the 2023 summer season to manage of all aspects and functions of the food and beverage outlets.

TOPPER'S is a Relais & Chateaux property, and the recipient of the AAA Five Diamond Award.

This position starts in April 2023 and runs through October 2023.


  • Establish par levels for supplies and equipment
  • Meet with the Chef to review daily specials and 86'd items
  • Review sales for previous day; resolve discrepancies with Accounting. Track revenue against budget.
  • Ensure that staff report to work as scheduled
  • Coordinate breaks for staff
  • Assign work and side duties to staff
  • Conduct pre-shift meeting with staff and review all information pertinent to the day's business
  • Review the reservation book, pre-assign designated tables and follow up on all special requests
  • Anticipate heavy business times and organize procedures to handle extended waiting lines.
  • Run system closing reports and ensure that all servers' checks are closed before they sign out
  • Ensure all closing duties for staff are completed before staff sign out
  • Foster and promote a cooperative working climate, maximizing productivity and employee morale
  • Be on the floor and available to staff at all times during hours of service
  • Complete all paperwork and closing duties in accordance with departmental standards
  • Review status of assignments and any follow-up action with on-coming supervisor

Applicants should work well under pressure, possess excellent communication skills, be organized, flexible, self-motivated, and have a great sense of humor.

Requirements include previous supervisory or management experience in an fine dining restaurant. Experience in a Fine Dining restaurant is required.

Rated by The Boston Globe as one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts, White Elephant Resorts is a collection of premier properties which includes White Elephant Nantucket, White Elephant Palm Beach, The Wauwinet, Jared Coffin House, The Cottages at Nantucket Boat Basin and Nantucket Boat Basin.

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Topper's at the Wauwinet Inn


Nantucket, MA