Senior Restaurant Manager
Property Name
Mercat a la Planxa
Job Title 
Senior Restaurant Manager
Position Type: 
 
Location: 
Illinois-Chicago
Company Name: 
City: 
Chicago
Work Permit: 
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
Management Position: 
Yes

With critically acclaimed restaurants across the country, Sage Restaurant Group creates dining experiences where food, drink and inspired design meet and mix and our guests are hungry for life.

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Req #: 3117BR

Job Title: Senior Restaurant Manager

Position Type: Full Time - Regular

Location Name: Mercat a la Planxa

City: Chicago

State: IL

Why Us: Mercat a la Planxa is a modern interpretation of timeless Catalan traditions. Located on Michigan Avenue, Sage Restaurant Group's Mercat offers an authentic dining experience that combines fresh meats and produce with the energetic spirit of a Barcelona market. The interiors boast bright, rich fabrics and weathered mosaic tiles, accented by dynamic sculptural furniture and distinctive art murals. Chicago native, Chef Jose Garces, fuses age-old flavors from Spain’s Catalan region with a modern signature twist. The inspired menu offers diners the chance to experience the rich culture of Barcelona, whether they’re savoring small plates, distinctive steaks, or sampling from Mercat’s extensive cava, sangria, and wine or bar selections. Mercat a la Planxa combines the best of both the old and new worlds, bringing a Catalan aesthetic to the heart of Chicago.

Sage Restaurant Group connects with the people that live and work in the communities we serve by providing innovative, playful, locally focused food and beverage experiences. With 12 nationally recognized restaurants across the United States, we provide unlimited experience, challenge, and growth opportunities for our team members.

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Posting Overview:

Plan and manage the restaurant, as appropriate in order to achieve customer satisfaction, quality service, compliance with corporate/franchise policies and procedures and federal, state and local regulations while meeting/exceeding financial goals.

Requirements:

Competencies

Knowledge/Skills

Requires thorough knowledge of the restaurant/hotel practices and procedures in order to perform non-repetitive analytical work. May require knowledge of policies and procedures and the ability to determine course of action based on these guidelines.

Supervision/management communication skills are required.

Requires ability to investigate and analyze current activities or information and make logical conclusions and recommendations.

Ability to make occasional decisions which are generally guided by established policy and procedures.

Excellent comprehension for assisting with guest and associate matters. Interpreting instructions from superiors.

Excellent vision required for seating guests, expediting food, cleaning equipment, reading floor plans, charts, schedules.

Must have excellent oral communication for communicating with guests and associates, issuing instructions and communicating policies.

Excellent comprehension required to read and implement policies and procedures; writing schedules and reading forecast and SOPs.

Must have knowledge of chemicals/agents for training purposes.

Abilities

Ability to lift, push, pull and carry tables, chairs, trays, plates, and chaffing dishes on a daily basis, 20 -40 lbs.

Bending -Bend to pick up dropped items as needed. Bend to assist in serving food or getting supplies.

Mobility -95% of shift covering all areas of outlets supervising.

Continuous standing to assist at hostess station -minimal stationary standing.

Climbing stairs -varies by location. No driving required.

Education/Formal Training

More than two years of post high school education.

Experience

Two to three full years of full employment in a related position with this company or other organization(s).

Material/Equipment Used

Computerized order machine, basic writing materials, restaurant equipment including but not limited to coffee machines, ice machines, toasters and beverage dispensers.

Environment

Inside 95% of work day.

Temperatures can exceed 100 degrees if working at location with outside dining facilities and when assisting in kitchen

EEO Statement:

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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