Assistant General Manager, Restaurant

Job ID:523657
Food & Beverage
Orlando, FL

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: Supervises the overall operation of specific venue or location within the park. Directs activities of all staff within area of responsibility. Accountable for location sales, direct operating expenses, food cost and quality, profitability, and guest satisfaction. Upholds all federal and state regulations pertaining to but not limited to Minor Law and Health Code. Also responsible for the development of Assistant Restaurant Managers within assigned location.


  • Accountable for all facets of service, production, quality, and controls in the venue. Ensures policies and procedures of the Food & Beverage department are followed. Accountable for all sales and operating transactions in compliance with procedures.
  • Supervise ARM’s to ensure both service and production staff’s schedules, ensuring that they are in accordance with the forecasted business volume and altering them as the business varies. Keep consistent track of the venues labor hours and costs to match with what is allotted. Communicate changes to business forecasts that are received from the GM.
  • Plans for and ensures that all Team Members, facilities, and materials are in complete readiness for daily operation. This opening and closing duties, along with identifying and reporting repair and maintenance of kitchen equipment. Remain in strict accordance with the Department of Health and Beverage Laws. Ensure adequate stock of supplies and also consistently maintain venue inventory. Manage food, beverage, and non-labor costs through proper hands on monitoring and consistent communication with ARM’s.
  • Accountable for hiring, coaching, performance appraisals, training, and development of Team Members at the venue. Complete all required forms and paperwork involved in these areas. Also participate in Global Action Committees to further enhance Team Member development and the Team Member experience.
  • Assist the GM with overseeing large scale projects involving multiple departments and balancing competing priorities. This includes menu engineering, significant location repairs and structure changes, cash handling and policy changes, and special event execution (HHN, Mardi Gras, Rock the Universe, etc.).
  • Understands and actively participates in Environmental, Health & Safety responsibilities by following established UO policy, procedures, training and team member involvement activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

SCOPE: This individual will be responsible for the operation of a venue or a small group of venues at Universal Orlando. They will be scheduled to open or close one ore multiple venues throughout the week. This individual will manage a venue that may make up to $35MM in revenue per year along with a labor budget that may exceed $1MM. They will be responsible for the safety of each guest that enters the venue as well by following strict Food Safety policies and procedures. They will also be responsible for the development and performance of ARM’s at the venue.

High School degree or GED required. Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality or Food & Beverage industry preferred.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 2 years supervisory experience in the Food & Beverage industry required; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certified Professional Food Managers certification, Responsible Vendor certification

Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.

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Your talent, skills and experience will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package.

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