King Eddy is hiring a Restaurant Manager (full-time)

 

Join the team at the King Eddy.

Location: King Eddy Live Music Limited, Calgary

Are you looking to work for an industry leader? The King Eddy was recognized with an important national award, winning a 2023 Live Music Industry Award for Best Teamwork in a Small Club at Canadian Music Week in Toronto. It was also the winner of a 2023 Country Music Alberta Award for Live Venue or Presenting Series of the Year, further cementing its status as a home for Calgary’s country music community. We are located in Studio Bell and host acclaimed artist and prestigious events throughout the year that reflect why we are considered one of the greatest live music restaurants in the country.

We are looking for an experienced and passionate Restaurant Manager who believes in offering guests exceptional experiences through offering high quality local products and exceptional live music. As a Restaurant Manager, you will work with the General Manager on a variety of responsibilities and duties such as overall financial responsibility for the restaurant including scheduling, inventory control, costing, restaurant marketing strategies, recruiting and hiring restaurant staff, training, overseeing food and beverage quality, as well as continuing on in our tradition of offering the highest levels of hospitality and guest experience.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage and oversee restaurant operations;
  • Deliver superior guest services to ensure high guest satisfaction;
  • Assist in planning and developing guest loyalty programs;
  • Assist in planning and developing new and update existing menus;
  • Assist in planning and developing the overall restaurant marketing strategy;
  • Participate at local food events in order to boost the King Eddy’s presence in the community;
  • Respond efficiently and accordingly to customer questions and complaints;
  • Organize and supervise shifts;
  • Prepare cash deposits and tips;
  • Hire, train and lead front of house staff;
  • Evaluate staff performance;
  • Collaborate with Executive Chef and General Manager to estimate consumption, forecast requirements and maintain inventory counts;
  • Manage restaurant supplies;
  • Help control costs to budgeted targets and minimize waste;
  • Nurture a positive working environment;
  • Monitor operations and initiate corrective actions;
  • Implement innovative strategies to improve productivity and sales;
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience as an AGM or Restaurant Manager;
  • Minimum 5 years of experience customer service management;
  • Extensive food and wine knowledge;
  • Computer literacy;
  • Familiarity with restaurant management software and Point of Sales systems (familiarity with Square for Restaurants and Tock reservations is an asset);
  • Experience in catering, event planning and execution;
  • Strong leadership, motivational and people skills;
  • Strong financial management skills;
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills;
  • Team player;
  • Excellent time management and great interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task;
  • Highly organized and self-motivated;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects independently;
  • Flexible work schedule including evenings and weekends;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral

Key Relationships:

  • General Manager
  • Executive Chef
  • Restaurant supervisors, Part-Time Front of House & Back of House staff
  • Sales and Event Coordinator

This is a salaried position that includes gratuities, tips and bonus pay. Full benefits which include dental care, extended health care and eligibility to participate in RRSP matching program. Three weeks vacation.

Qualified applicants should send their resume and cover letter to hr@kingeddy.ca.

Please ensure that your full name is in the file name (ex. Smith_Jane_cover_letter_resume) and the subject line of your email is: Restaurant Manager. No phone calls please.

HOURS

Monday closed
Tuesday closed
Wednesday 11 am to 9 pm
Thursday 11 am to 11 pm
Friday 11 am to close
Saturday 11 am to close
Sunday 11 am to 5 pm
July 17 closed