Restaurant Managers

at Applebee's

Indianapolis, IN

Posted on Nov. 7, 2017

Full Time

Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance

Applebee's has immediate openings for Restaurant Managers at our Indianapolis locations.

We Offer:
• Competitive salary
• Medical, Dental, Vision
• 401(k) Retirement Plan
• Deferred Compensation Program
• Flexible Dependent and Health Spending Accounts
• Life Insurance
• Supplemental Life Insurance for you and your dependents
• Domestic Partner Benefits – same sex or opposite sex
• Pay for Performance culture where employees are rewarded for performance based on agreed upon objectives and ratings targets
• Business casual dress

Other duties may be assigned, but essential duties and responsibilities include the following:

Manages Restaurant Environment:
• Ensures prompt, friendly service according to company guidelines, achieving established objectives of the unit on shopper reports.
• Directs overall activities and performance of employees on a shift-by-shift basis.
• Fosters a culture in accordance with the Apple American Group Gold Card of Values and Beliefs.
• Ensures the immediate response and correction of all verbal guest complaints to self and staff.
• Ensures guest contact as a priority with completion of required table visits established by Apple American standards.
• Enforces alcohol awareness on a shift-by-shift basis.
• Maintains adequate departmental inventory levels.
• Ensures product preparation and presentation uncompromisingly meeting company standards, utilizing line checks to Apple American standards.
• Effectively schedules employees to meet sales demands.
• Maintains effective safety and security programs according to company policy and government standards.
• Corrects unsafe practices or conditions.
• Promotes and manages restaurant organization, cleanliness and sanitation.
• Performs routine maintenance and immediately informs General Manager/Area Director of needed repairs.
• Advises AD/EGM/GM of any non-routine situations.
• Communicates with other manager daily through management log and shift change meetings.
• Completes all other assigned duties and responsibilities.

Manages Employee Performance:
• Promotes quality recruitment and referrals of potential management candidates.
• Promotes Apple American Group training procedures of new managers.
• Helps maintain a trained staff through effective use of employment orientation, individual training sessions, employee meetings and implementation of company policy and training systems.
• Determines job assignments on a shift-by-shift basis.
• Participates in the constant development of employees, using One-on-One and Positive Performance Reports, and contributes to the completion of written evaluations.
• Assesses the effectiveness of employees, provides candid, fair feedback on a regular basis, and continuously works with employees on their areas of development.
• Monitors acceptable employee performance and documents situations that require or could lead to disciplinary or corrective action. Completes and maintains appropriate paperwork for employee files.
• Assures compliance with company policies, practices and procedures.

Maintains Controls:
• Responsible to control cost in assigned department.
• Maintains and controls the assets of the company.
• Assures compliance with the local, state and federal laws, regulations and guidelines.
• Reports progress towards achieving restaurant performance objectives at management meetings.
• Complies with all cash handling procedure
• Executes weekly food and liquor inventories/costs at the AD/EGM/GM’s request and is accountable for completion.
• Responsible for preparing and submitting of accurate daily paperwork to the AD/EGM/GM.
• Assures sanitation standards meet or exceed Health Department standards.

• Develops goals and action plans for personal/professional growth.
• Provides a role model for managers and employees.
• Exhibits a professional image.
• Develops self on all store related technology.
• Utilizes the Management Development Program for continuous growth of management skills and competencies.
• Is responsible to learn the limits on authority.

Experience requirements• Two years prior management experience in a similar organization.

QualificationsADA Requirements/Physical Qualifications:
• Mobility required during the entire shift, up to 10 hours.
• Stands during entire shift.
• Reaching, bending, squatting and stooping while serving customers and cleaning table tops, table legs, picking up debris off of the floor, and wiping down booth seats in all areas of the restaurant.
• Reading, writing and verbal communication skills in English required.
• Able to operate blenders, frozen drink machines and other bar equipment.
• Frequent immersion of hands in water every five minutes.
• Transport up to 50 pounds repetitively throughout a shift.
• Ability to place plates, utensils, pans and cases on both high and low shelves.
• Work indoors, outdoors.
• Work frequently in and prolonged exposure to a hot and damp environment.
• Work frequently in and prolonged exposure to a sub-40 degree (F) environment.
• Able to respond in emergency situations to avoid imminent dangers to self and others.
• Must possess finger and hand dexterity for using small tools and equipment
• Capable of using POS and Back Office computer system.
• Ability to work in environment that includes wet floors, temperature extremes, and loud noise.
• Ability to arrive on time for each scheduled shift and work throughout the shift (aside from legally-required breaks) per the schedule and restaurant demands.
• Ability to give appropriate notice for any need to deviate - in any way - from one’s scheduled shift.
• Ability to read, write, and communicate verbally in English and listen attentively to employees, guests, vendors, and visitors.

Work hoursAll shifts available.

At Applebee's, we know that a diverse culture means more than just recognizing our differences. A truly diverse culture allows you the opportunity and freedom to be yourself. We are committed to celebrating diversity and to fostering a diverse working community that reflects the vibrant neighborhoods that surround our restaurants. Applebee's is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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