Restaurant Manager

Eli's Restaurant Group
Feb 15, 2018
Mar 15, 2018
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description

Eli's Restaurant Group is now hiring for Restaurant Management positions in all of our Restaurants. We currently own and operate multiple restaurants in the New Haven area and we are rapidly expanding by adding new restaurant locations in the Connecticut area. To do so we need qualified Bar, Assistant, Assistant General Manager and General Managers to join our Restaurant Team whose leadership, dependability and attention to detail sets the standard for all others to follow. We believe that Managers are the backbone of a successful restaurant operation and invest in the right individuals to join our team.

Ultimately managers set the tone and are responsible for providing an open, productive and fun working environment that will be centered on providing our guests with highest quality food, beverage and service experience. A manager candidate must have passion for food and beverage and a sincere desire to take care of our restaurant guests. Eli's offers Managers Involvement in staffing, scheduling, purchasing and operational decisions and candidates must have a grasp of labor and cost of goods controls and be able to perform objective staff evaluations and effectively train new hires to reach the ultimate goal of an operating a successful restaurant following the Eli's model.

Our Managers are challenged to meet our Restaurant's lofty goals and in return we do our best to provide our Manager's with a stable work environment and a manageable work week. We offer a competitive compensation package based on your experience and abilities. If you are a leader in our industry and seek a satisfying management experience with room to grow, Eli's is the right fit for you. Please reply with a cover letter, resume and salary requirements when applying for a Management position with us. We invite you to visit us and find out why Eli's is a manager's "Place to Be!"

Job Requirements

Candidates that best fit our needs will:

First and foremost have the desire and ability to take care of our guests, everything else is secondary

Have the ability to develop positive relationships with both staff members and guests
Be able to adapt and excel in a fast paced, high energy environment
Communicate clearly and effectively with restaurant guests and staff
Properly develop and train staff members through supervised training and performance evaluations
Have proficiency with basic computer software and POS application
Be able to coach and or counsel staff members as needed
Principals only. Recruiters, pleas

Company Description EAT. DRINK. ENJOY.
Eli's Restaurant Group, a true "family" of restaurants, was founded over two decades ago by true brothers in spirit with a common vision. We knew our restaurant chain would be based upon the philosophy that upscale American cuisine combined with a warm, friendly, inviting atmosphere and extraordinary service would result in the perfect place for families, friends and sports fans alike to meet and EAT, DRINK AND ENJOY all that Eli's Restaurants have to offer.

Eli's legacy began in 1994 with the opening of our flagship restaurant, Eli's on Whitney, located in the heart of Hamden, Connecticut a stone's throw from Quinnipiac University. Eli's, as the original restaurant is often referred to, was named as a tribute to Hamden's most famous favorite son, Eli Whitney, the prolific inventor of among other things, the Cotton Gin and since the restaurant is located at 2392 Whitney Avenue, it was a perfect mix of a salute to the past while ushering in a new American Cuisine. From the "original" Elis' four more restaurants have been added to our "family":

Eli's Brick Oven Pizza and Market located next door to Eli's on Whitney Avenue in Hamden (which serves equally fabulous Pizza and traditional Italian Dishes)
Eli's Branford which sits atop "the Hill" in Branford, CT
Eli's Tavern on Daniel Street, a true New York-Style Gastro Pub in the chic downtown district of Milford, CT
Eli's Restaurant Group's most recent offering, Eli's Orange which is located on the bustling Boston Post Road in Orange, CT
All Four of Eli's American fair themed restaurants feature the signature Eli's Horseshoe Bar, the perfect place to sit and watch your favorite team on one of the many big-screen TVs, where you will certainly find exactly what you want from the large selection of craft beers, specialty cocktails, and wines. Combining the extensive drink selection with a mouthwatering burger, crisp-fresh salad, or perfectly cooked entr??e guarantees an unparalleled meal. Eli's staff is knowledgeable and inviting making each location the perfect daytime or late night setting for hanging out and having a great time with friends.

Our Catering Division offers a wide-ranging variety of catering options for weddings, elegant affairs, and corporate events held at any of our restaurants or an off-premise location of your choice. Our restaurants offer private and personal event spaces which include private rooms, loft space, conference rooms, along with more traditional rooms that will accommodate any of your functions whether you want to host 10 or 175. All of Eli's restaurants are Wi-Fi capable and have large screen TV's for presentations. Whether you are looking for a corporate breakfast meeting in our conference room, a bridal or baby shower, rehearsal dinner, wedding, birthday or anniversary party, our Executive Chef specializes in customizing menus to fit your guest list and venue.

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