Sage Restaurant Group is looking for a leader to assist in the opening of the Emporium Kitchen & Wine Market coming early 2018! Situated in the Historic District of Savannah, GA, the Emporium Kitchen & Wine Market will be a part of an exciting new development that includes the Perry Lane Hotel, roof top bar, and pool. The Emporium Kitchen will offer an exceptional restaurant experience highlighting locally sourced, quality ingredients: from fresh fish to wild foraged mushrooms. The inviting space features sophisticated décor of rustic indulgence including a spacious outdoor patio. The Emporium Market will feature a wide variety of value-driven wines, house-made charcuteries, artisanal farmstead cheeses, unique condiments, special Georgia products, as well as gourmet sandwiches, grilled pizzas and to-go deli items. From fresh flowers and gifts for discerning gourmands to a quick weekday lunch, the Emporium Market offers it all.
Sage Restaurant Group’s mission is to create the best restaurants in the world, we focus on building independent restaurants and lounges adjacent to our hotels in prime locations. We connect with the people that live and work in the communities we serve by providing innovative, playful, locally focused food and beverage experiences.
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
Assist Restaurant Manager in all phases of restaurant operations. Responsible for complete restaurant operation in absence of manager.
Dealing with Ambiguity
Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
Genuinely cares about people; is concerned about their work and non-work problems; is available and ready to help; is sympathetic to the plight of others not as fortunate; demonstrates real empathy with the joys and pain of others.
Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.
Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
Requires advanced knowledge of the principles and practices within the food profession. This includes experiential knowledge required for management of people and/or complex problems and food and beverage management.
Must have excellent oral communication for communicating with guests and associates, issuing instructions and communicating policies.
Excellent comprehension for assisting with guest and associate matters. Interpreting instructions from superiors.
Excellent vision required for seating guests, expediting food, cleaning equipment, reading floor plans, charts, and schedules.
Ability to lift, push, pull and carry tables, chairs, trays, plates, and chaffing dishes on a daily basis, 20 -40 lbs. Bending -Bend to pick up dropped items as needed. Bend to assist in serving food or getting supplies. No kneeling required. Mobility -95% of shift covering all areas of outlets supervising. Continuous standing to assist at hostess station -minimal stationary standing. Climbing stairs -varies by location. No driving required.
High school education or equivalent.
Experience required by position is from one to two full years of employment in a related position with this company or other organization(s).
Industry POS systems, basic writing materials, restaurant equipment including but not limited to coffee machines, ice machines, toasters and beverage dispensers.
Inside 95% of work day
Temperatures can exceed 100 degrees if working at location with outside dining facilities and when assisting in kitchen
Full Time - Regular