Fabio Viviani Hospitality Group

We are pleased to announce the launch of Taverna Costale in St. Petersburg, FL and are looking to welcome an experienced restaurant manager to join our talented team.

It is an exciting and rare opportunity and we look forward to hearing from you soon.

Position: Restaurant Manager

Duties:

  • Provide quality, and genuine, hospitality in a timely manner
  • Ensure that guest’s feel important and welcome in the restaurant
  • Oversee bar and restaurant floor in order to promote exceptional guest service
  • Keep department clean and orderly at all times, ensuring that all FOH employees are on task
  • Coordinate/Schedule daily Front of the House restaurant operations
  • Engage and educate guests on Bar Verona story and unique menu
  • Deliver superior service and maximize guest satisfaction
  • Respond efficiently and accurately to guest complaints
  • Organize and supervise shifts in a constructive and motivating manner
  • Appraise staff performance and provide feedback to improve productivity
  • Ensure compliance with sanitation and safety regulations
  • Control labor costs and identify measures to improve
  • Hiring and Training new and current employees on proper guest service practices
  • Adheres to all company safety and sanitation policies and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Passion for food and ensuring an excellent dining experience for all guests
  • Energetic and genuine positive attitude while interacting with team-members and all guests
  • 3+ years of experience in Restaurant/Hospitality Leadership preferred
  • Experience in opening a restaurant from scratch is a plus
  • Proficient knowledge of systems and processes in food cost management
  • Strong financial acumen; correct cash handling skills
  • Ability to lead and empower a team
  • Excellent communicate skills to effectively work and guide the FOH team-members as well as speaking with guests
  • Ability to taste and evaluate food and beverage products
  • Must be flexible with schedule and able to work different shifts and shifts with undefined end times
  • Be able to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift up to 20+ pounds
  • Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time