Assistant Restaurant Manager

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Fairmont Grand Del Mar

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Assistant Restaurant Manager


At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, exceptional service and flavors are the hallmarks of every dining experience. We invite you to develop your leadership strengths as Assistant Restaurant Manager – and let your passion for guest service drive consistent guest satisfaction, an engaged team and outstanding operating results.




Hotel Overview:  Just east of the Pacific and slightly north of Expectation.Welcome to Fairmont Grand Del Mar. An elegant tribute to classic Mediterranean estate, seamlessly fusing old-world charm with modern luxury. Here, an award-winning, Renaissance-inspired spa, critically acclaimed dining, exclusive boutique shopping and championship golf course.


Growth and advancement is not only available, it is actively encouraged. We promote a balanced life for our colleagues, continuously seeking new ways to improve our environment and to support our beautiful home of San Diego.



Summary of responsibilities:         


Assist the General Manager in all of the following tasks.  Supervise the associates and daily operations of the outlet.  Ensure food quality and adherence to all service standards. Lead and direct the work of the team by delegating responsibilities to colleagues and supervise the tasks through completion. Oversee reservations, VIPs and any special guest needs. 

Anticipate the guests’ needs and respond appropriately with a sense of urgency.

Conduct ongoing training and mentoring of colleagues in the performance of their duties and Food and Beverage knowledge. 

Effectively communicate with management and chefs in order to fulfill and address any issues or needs requested by guests.  Conduct daily inspections to maintain furniture, fixtures and equipment.  Ensure dining room is properly maintained at a 5-star environment, including carpet, walls, light bulbs, windows and overall general cleanliness.  Be visibly present on the outlet floor during service and solicit feedback from guests.

Organize and oversee the restaurant. Ensure quality of food, beverage, service and ambiance. Maintain proper staffing and timeliness of restaurant.  

Job responsibilities include; although are not limited to:

  • Display a congenial appearance and is well groomed at all times.
  • Hire staff, coach & counsel staff, evaluate their performance and document all aspects of their employment

  • Circulate the floor continually checking on guests and staff to ensure everything is to the guests liking.

  • Conduct pre-shift meetings on a daily basis.

  • Control flow of room by following proper seating standards and monitoring kitchen volume to maintain the integrity of the dining experience.

  • Training both group and individual to stress service, safety, and product knowledge

  • Monitor compliance with safety and hygiene regulations.

  • Coordinates all service staff for all meal periods.

  • Oversee maintenance of all equipment, linen and cleanliness.

  • Staff functions for optimum labor costs, and maximum service.

  • Write accurate schedules within designated staffing guidelines

  • Maintain uniform inventory and linen inventory.

  • Perform all other administrative functions required and communicate information from management meetings.

  • Work in safe manner at all times and follow all safety procedures as outlined in your Standards of Conduct and Loss Prevention Manual.

  • Knowledge of the food and beverage menu offered.


  • Ability to prioritize work load. 
  • Food Handlers Card required.
  • Organization skills and ability to adapt quickly to any given situation.
  • Background in supervising, basic knowledge of hotel and food and beverage and minimum of two years’ experience in Food & Beverage Management with high volume in a similar restaurant environment.
  • Availability to work within opening hours. (e.g. evenings, holidays, weekends.)
  • Familiarity with restaurant management software. (e.g. OpenTable, Micros, Watson.)
  • Familiarity with office programs and functions for excel and word documents.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. 
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. 
  • All of the above to be done fluently in English.

Visa Requirements: Must be eligible to work in the US


APPLY TODAY: Whether you’re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts—and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!
At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you'll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!
Fairmont Grand Del Mar is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  EOE/M/F/D/V




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Carmel Valley, San Diego, CA, United States
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