Front of House Manager (#3 or #4) – The Fifty/50 Restaurant Group – Chicago, IL

Position Summary:

The Fifty/50 Restaurant Group is currently hiring for management positions. Candidates will be responsible for assisting the General Manager with the overall operation of a single restaurant. Work with the General Manager and Executive Chef in setting the direction of the business in day to day operations as well as a plan to grow the business, drive sales and manage costs. Must have the ability to run a smooth and efficient shift.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Other duties will be assigned as needed)

Must be willing and able to do the following:

  • Interact with, direct and supervise employees on a daily basis in a fair and dignified manner
  • Assist with the interviewing, hiring, training, development and retention of qualified employees
  • Promote teamwork among co-workers and employees
  • Be hands on with all Front of House and Back of House positions to ensure smooth and efficient service
  • Authorize & control comps and voids for all service personnel
  • Follow up with employees and co-workers to ensure completion of assigned projects
  • Identify, address and document individual employee performance problems according to standard operating procedure. Discipline and/or terminate as necessary according to Fifty/50 Group procedures
  • Assign employee workstations
  • Uphold applicable policies and requirements of employment laws
  • Become proficient in all job functions of both Front and Back of House employees
  • Organize and conduct periodic informational seminars for employees
  • Have thorough understanding of and practice Fifty/50 Group Employee Handbook, employee benefits, and company philosophies
  • Assist with the scheduling, conducting, and documenting of employee reviews according to standard operating procedure
  • Complete projects as assigned in a timely manner
  • Perform varied duties to ensure proper restaurant operation according to standard operating procedure
  • Create atmosphere including lighting, music, and temperature levels
  • Address guest complaints and problems effectively and courteously on an as needed basis
  • Use tact and good judgment when dealing with difficult guests. Respond to their needs with patience and courtesy


  • 1 to 3 years of full-service, high-volume MANAGERIAL experience in a polished, well-run, restaurant with 15 or more employees
  • A bachelor’s or associates degree from any accredited university
  • Abililty to clearly communicate and write in English
  • Ability to lead and motivate your team with an attitude of mutual respect
  • Skilled in developing and maintaining guest rapport through interaction and social media
  • High-energy, guest-focused approach to floor management


  • Benefit Packages (Medical, Dental and Vision) with employer subsidy
  • Competitive Pay and 401K + Match
  • Paid Time Off (salary), Paid Sick Leave, and Paid Maternity
  • Monthly Food + Beverage Perks at all of our establishments
  • Quarterly Bonus Program (salary)

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