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Restaurant Manager - Gray Monk Estate Winery

Andrew Peller Limited

Lake Country, BC   Canada

Job Description:

A true expression of BC wine. Built upon tradition and generations of commitment, Gray Monk stands proudly overlooking Okanagan Lake, with stunning panoramic views of mountains and vineyards, it offers a true taste of Okanagan living. With 24 award-winning BC VQA wines - including our number one selling Pinot Gris - a bustling boutique and a world-class restaurant, Gray Monk is a full-service destination proudly located in Lake Country.

We are currently seeking a customer focused, detail oriented and dedicated Restaurant Manager to lead our Gray Monk Estate Winery front of house (FOH) restaurant team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the direction and execution of all Food and Beverage service operations on property and ensuring extremely high-quality dining experiences to drive brand image and financial objectives. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, personable, and have a proven track record of coaching a team for high performance.

Specific accountabilities will include, but not limited to:

Developing and executing business strategies to meet/exceed financial objectives for Gray Monk;
Analysis, management and monitoring of Food & Beverage monthly expenditures, which includes responding to discoveries and industry/consumer trends to develop new revenue opportunities;
Generating and managing group and event restaurant business;
Leadership and management of FOH staff, including recruiting, and coaching, ensuring performance/talent/service excellence among all team members;
Maximizing revenues per guest transaction;
Other related duties as assigned.
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications/skills:

Post-secondary degree/diploma in Hospitality preferred.
Minimum of 3 years work experience in a management role in a fine dining restaurant environment.
Graduate of or currently enrolled in an internationally recognized Sommelier or WSET program an asset.
Proficient in Microsoft Office & Excel exceptional attention to detail.
Proven success in a leadership capacity, with a customer facing focus.
Self-motivated; able to multi-task and prioritize tasks in a busy multi functioning environment.
Excellent oral and written communication skills (with both internal and external stakeholders).
Ability to exercise judgement and function independently.
Available to work evenings, weekdays and weekends.
*Please submit a detailed resume and cover letter outlining your qualifications no later than November 22, 2018*

We are conducting an internal and external search simultaneously. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with the company's "Employment of Relatives Policy" immediate family of employees who currently work for Andrew Peller Limited or any of its subsidiaries are not eligible for (re) hire. In addition, per our "Internal Job Posting Policy"; internal candidates must have been in their current position for one (1) year and their performance must be in good standing.

Andrew Peller Limited is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environment. We are happy to discuss any need for accommodation and will make every effort to meet those needs in a timely manner. Please advise the People and Culture Department if you require accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection processes and/or within the work environment. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Friday, November 9th
Type of Work:
Full Time

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