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Assistant Manager

Company: Montana Ale Works
Location: Bozeman
Posted on: March 21, 2023

Job Description:

Montana Ale Works seeking an assistant Manager to join our team!

Montana Ale Works has been a Bozeman market leader since 2000 in sustainably, locally sourced, craft-made 'from-scratch' cuisine, with the highest volume bar sales of local and regional craft beer, state-of-art draft system, and hand-crafted cocktails featuring small batch artisan Montana spirits and in-house infusions.

Our 8000-square foot establishment, located in Bozeman's historic renovated Northern Pacific railroad freighthouse, is the highest-volume, dinner-only restaurant and bar in the Northern Rockies with a long (and daily earned) reputation as a local gathering place and community partner. Ale Works leads in every way that matters- from craft-made food and drinks to service training standards, hospitality, ambience and culture. A must-see, must-stop, must-experience destination for visitors (and locals hosting visitors) to the college town of Bozeman, gateway to Yellowstone Park, Bridger Bowl ski area and Big Sky Resort, Montana State University, and world-class fishing throughout Montana.

The rapidly growing small city of Bozeman, nestled in the Gallatin Valley, is an outdoor lover's paradise encircled by mountain ranges and rivers. As a dinner-only establishment, Ale Works employees capitalize on a variety of outdoor passions every morning while still crushing a busy service in the evening, passing on their infectious life energy to our guests. Ale Works instills a work hard/play hard mentality that serves our staff and our clientele equally, and which continues to attract the most intrinsically motivated individuals in the industry.

Our managers must be leaders, ambassadors, change agents, educators, coaches, and mentors to our service teams, passing on the specific skills that embody the core values, brand promise and mission of Montana Ale Works. Responsibilities include ensuring an exceptional guest experience through execution of our full food and beverage menu; working with senior leadership and the Ale Works ownership team to make and execute decisions that impact the financial health of the business and to do so in a way that is aligned with the culture and policies of the company.

Job details:

  • Industry-leading Compensation
  • Generous Bonus Program
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Matched 401-K Plan
  • Financial Wellness Counseling
  • Paid Time Off
  • Continuing Educational & Leadership Development Opportunities.
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Discounts and Trade Partnerships at local establishments. Position Summary:

    To ensure excellence and profitability of the restaurant by partnering with the ownership group and management team to lead and develop our staff to ensure an unparalleled hospitality experience through every step of service.

    The Assistant Manager must:
    • Provide direction and leadership for all day-to-day operations, including monitoring performance and setting performance standards
      • Utilize interpersonal and communication skills to lead, influence & encourage staff.
      • Advocate sound financial and business decision-making.
      • Lead by example, serving as a role model by demonstrating honesty, integrity and appropriate behaviors at all times.
      • Encourage and build mutual trust, respect, and cooperation amongst the team.
      • Review staffing levels to ensure that guest service, operational needs and financial objectives are met.
      • Establish and maintain open, collaborative relationships with employees and management team, ensuring employees do the same within the team.
        • Enhance the guest experience while achieving or surpassing financial goal
        • Demonstrating in-depth food, beverage, and service knowledge and staying ahead of trends by continuously seeking out information
        • Be constantly developing key employees.
        • Ensure that we are complying with all state and federal liquor laws.
        • Create opportunities for staff to authentically connect with guests in a meaningful way, ensuring memorable experiences and return visits.
        • Uphold the enthusiasm that guests and employees have come to expect from a Montana Ale Works experience.
        • Maintain the Ale Works culture founded in the belief that fun and work are not mutually exclusive. Job Requirements:
          • 3 + years of high-volume restaurant beverage management experience.
          • Working nights & weekends.
          • Ability to work up to ten-hour shifts with extensive standing, walking and lifting 30 to 50 pounds.
          • Extensive beverage knowledge of beer, wine, spirits, and cocktails
          • Strong communication, teamwork, and leadership skills.
          • Enthusiasm & passion for hospitality that is willingly shared with team and guests.
          • Proactive approach to hiring, training, morale, product & menu development, etc.
          • Commitment to the job, your staff, and the Ale Works culture and missions.
          • Ability to spot and resolve problems efficiently.

            Disclaimer: This posting is not all-inclusive and may require related duties be completed by applicant. The restaurant industry is ever-changing and the needs of the restaurant may shift from time to time. Employees are expected to adapt in order to meet the ongoing needs of the business.

            Come and be a part of Montana Ale Works, Bozeman's community gathering place, where the art and craft of genuine hospitality is celebrated daily through hand-crafted food and drink driven by local sourcing.

            ***Montana Ale Works believes it is important to provide equal opportunity employment to all employees and applicants for employment. All decisions are made without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, or any other aspect unrelated to the purposes of this organization. Equal employment opportunity ensures that all personnel actions are taken for job-related reasons in full compliance with all federal, state, and local laws.

Keywords: Montana Ale Works, Bozeman , Assistant Manager, Executive , Bozeman, Montana

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