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Director, New Restaurant Openings

Category
Premium Casual
Cuisine
Spanish
Summary
Director, New Restaurant Openings
Salary Competitive salary
Schedule Full Time
Location 717 D St NW, Washington, DC 20004, USA
Category Premium Casual
Cuisine Spanish

Director, New Restaurant Openings


Description

 DIRECTOR OF NEW RESTAURANT OPENINGS 

The Director of New Restaurant Openings is responsible for effectively planning, managing, and overseeing the process and project activities for new restaurant openings. The Director is the main point of contact and liaison between Hotel Partners and ThinkFoodGroup during the new restaurant opening process. Must travel to all new restaurant opening sites during pre-opening, opening and post-opening to ensure accuracy and proper completion of the project.  Current and upcoming cities include NYC, Miami, DC, Las Vegas, Chicago, Los Angeles and Dubai. 

Principal Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Oversee multiple new restaurants openings. Must ensure that project activities are within pre-specified budget and specifications 

  • Creates all pre-opening timelines, schedules and checklists 

  • Assembles and leads an “opening team” that consist of operation experts to assist with a diverse list of opening activities   

  • Collaborates and partners with other Home Office teams during the opening process 

  • Partners with Project Chef and R&D Department for the timely selection, delivery and installation of kitchen equipment and menu creation 

  • Facilitates and coordinates conference calls and meeting with hotel partner teams and TFG teams 

  • Participates in the recruitment and interviewing of key restaurant management positions 

  • Ensure success of daily on-site operations by directing and informing team members 

  • Provide timely reports to the Leadership Team, and other home office teams regarding the status of the opening  

  • Implement new procedures, proven practices, useful tools and efficiencies for new restaurants and shares best practices with existing restaurants 

  • Follow all Company policies and procedures 

  • Maintain a safe working environment at job sites 

  • Other duties as assigned 

Position Requirements: 

  • Strong communication skills 

  • Ability to manage and influence others 

  • Ability to work independently in a demanding, fast-paced environment; and must have a comfort for change 

  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple, complex projects 

  • Knowledge of sequencing and merchandising 

  • Ability to balance multiple priorities and deadlines. 

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to see implications and provide solutions and recommendations 

  • Must be able to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form 

  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to develop relationships across all levels 

 

Working Conditions: 

 

  • Must be able to work non-traditional hours 

  • Ability to travel 100% of the time to specific project locations. 

  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs. 

  • Ability to climb, walk and stand for extended periods of time 

Minimum Requirements: 

  • Bachelors degree in Business Management or related field 

  • 5 to 10 years of restaurant operations work experience, or related experience preferably within the hospitality industry 

  • Proficiency with MS Office software including Word, Outlook and Excel; Ability to learn new applications. 

 

 

 DIRECTOR OF NEW RESTAURANT OPENINGS 

The Director of New Restaurant Openings is responsible for effectively planning, managing, and overseeing the process and project activities for new restaurant openings. The Director is the main point of contact and liaison between Hotel Partners and ThinkFoodGroup during the new restaurant opening process. Must travel to all new restaurant opening sites during pre-opening, opening and post-opening to ensure accuracy and proper completion of the project.  Current and upcoming cities include NYC, Miami, DC, Las Vegas, Chicago, Los Angeles and Dubai. 

Principal Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Oversee multiple new restaurants openings. Must ensure that project activities are within pre-specified budget and specifications 

  • Creates all pre-opening timelines, schedules and checklists 

  • Assembles and leads an “opening team” that consist of operation experts to assist with a diverse list of opening activities   

  • Collaborates and partners with other Home Office teams during the opening process 

  • Partners with Project Chef and R&D Department for the timely selection, delivery and installation of kitchen equipment and menu creation 

  • Facilitates and coordinates conference calls and meeting with hotel partner teams and TFG teams 

  • Participates in the recruitment and interviewing of key restaurant management positions 

  • Ensure success of daily on-site operations by directing and informing team members 

  • Provide timely reports to the Leadership Team, and other home office teams regarding the status of the opening  

  • Implement new procedures, proven practices, useful tools and efficiencies for new restaurants and shares best practices with existing restaurants 

  • Follow all Company policies and procedures 

  • Maintain a safe working environment at job sites 

  • Other duties as assigned 

Position Requirements: 

  • Strong communication skills 

  • Ability to manage and influence others 

  • Ability to work independently in a demanding, fast-paced environment; and must have a comfort for change 

  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple, complex projects 

  • Knowledge of sequencing and merchandising 

  • Ability to balance multiple priorities and deadlines. 

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to see implications and provide solutions and recommendations 

  • Must be able to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form 

  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to develop relationships across all levels 

 

Working Conditions: 

 

  • Must be able to work non-traditional hours 

  • Ability to travel 100% of the time to specific project locations. 

  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs. 

  • Ability to climb, walk and stand for extended periods of time 

Minimum Requirements: 

  • Bachelors degree in Business Management or related field 

  • 5 to 10 years of restaurant operations work experience, or related experience preferably within the hospitality industry 

  • Proficiency with MS Office software including Word, Outlook and Excel; Ability to learn new applications. 

 

 


Details
Salary Competitive salary
Schedule Full Time
Location 717 D St NW, Washington, DC 20004, USA
Category Premium Casual
Cuisine Spanish

Skills
Training Experience
Staff Scheduling
Microsoft Office
Online Ordering
POS Systems
Fast-Paced Experience
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717 D St NW, Washington, DC 20004, USA