General Manager - The Barrington Steakhouse & Oyster Bar

Halifax, NS Full-time $65000.00-$70000.00/year

At Murphy Hospitality Group, we pride ourselves on an exceptionally high standard of quality service and products. It takes the best people to reach this higher standard of excellence. We believe in extensive training and providing our people with an excellent benefits program, competitive wages, advancement, and professional development opportunities. At MHG, it’s all about the people!

The Barrington Steakhouse & Oyster Bar

At The Barrington Steakhouse our team believes in a philosophy that to provide the Barrington experience, it takes a relentless commitment to great steaks, fresh seafood and maritime hospitality coming together to create the ultimate dining experience. In the walls of our restaurant, are talented, dedicated industry professionals, who are committed to their products, guests, and the experience they deliver. They bring passion to the restaurant each day.

As General Manager, You Will

Oversee all aspects of restaurant operations, including front and back of house operations. The General Manager must demonstrate outstanding leadership, managing, mentoring, and motivating the Barrington team. Our General Manager is passionate about the restaurant industry and dedicated to the growth of the brand – a forward thinking with a positive attitude who puts guest service first.

  • Oversee the successful running of the restaurant, working to achieve the financial, marketing ad human resources goals and objectives as set by The Barrington and Murphy Hospitality Group
  • Oversee all restaurant financials such as labour costs, cost of good sold and costing team schedules
  • Demonstrate and communicate the Barrington vision to all team members and lead by example
  • Work with the MHG People Team to conduct all team member hiring and proper training; experience in recruiting and hiring an asset
  • Ensure team members provide a memorable guest experience through coaching and fostering a positive working culture by reinforcing the MHG values daily, exciting team members wit their positive nature
  • Encourage a culture that revolves around memorable guest experiences, summer fun and quality food
  • Work with restaurant management team to ensure successful restaurant operations – developing workloads, providing mentorship ad coaching
  • Work with the Head Chef and their team to ensure food menu standards are met as set out by The Barrington team and MHG Executive Chef
  • Aid in restaurant menu development
  • Guest and team member management through conflict resolution and problem solving – build and maintain authentic relationships with guests and team members
  • Perform all front of house duties as needed, including hosting, bartending, serving and expediting

Who You Are

  • Confident, forward-thinking leader, with a passion for the guest experience and creating memorable experiences
  • Must demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment, balancing different priorities and duties
  • Must be a positive, goal oriented individual with a desire for personal professional development within the hospitality industry

What You Bring

  • A post secondary diploma/degree in business or hospitality is an asset
  • 3+ years’ experience working as a General Manager in a full-service restaurant

What We Offer

  • Annual bonus program
  • Growth and professional development opportunities
  • Employee Family Assistance Programs
  • Comprehensive Health, Vision and Dental Benefits
  • MHG Wellness & Fitness programs
  • Discounts from local shops and MHG locations

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