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Bird Dog is seeking a manager that is passionate about people, ingredient driven food, and enjoys working in a fast paced environment. The candidate must have an in-depth knowledge of food, wine, and refined cocktails. Bird Dog is seeking an energetic candidate that cultivates a positive professional culture and is passionate about training staff to provide excellent service.

Opened November 2015
Chef/Partner: TFL, Nobu, Craft, Maison Troisgros, not Noma
Driven Team & Proven Ownership

Michelin Star or two preferred
In the thick of nonpareil restaurant discussions within CA
Fresh, distinct, defining, & unconstrained style of service with dedication to each and every guest (even vegans)

Bird Dog Offers: Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Vacation, Voluntary Life Insurance, Subsidized Continued Education (outside of the dining room), and Cultivated Food/Wine Instruction from Industry Nobility
Responsibilities of the position include:

• Work to recruit, develop, "coach and teach" the staff, build sales, control costs and create an experience that every guest will seek to repeat
• A strong training background, and solid P&L skills
• Candidate must be a true believer in the company and its product and be able to share their passion with the guests and colleagues
• Must be honest, genuine, and have an ownership-driven mentality with a hands-on attitude, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and problem-solving ability

Professional experience in the following areas are encouraged:

• Conflict resolution
• Worked in similar caliber type restaurant
• Staff education / motivation
• POS system - Micros
• Staff management experience (minimum of 25)
• Scheduling
• Open table
• Guest service and hospitality
• Experience in a high volume environment
• Food safety knowledge
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Bird Dog
420 Ramona Street
Palo Alto, CA 94301
(650) 656-8180
Hours of operation
  • Mon: 4:30pm-10:00pm
  • Tue: 4:30pm-10:00pm
  • Wed: 4:30pm-10:00pm
  • Thu: 4:30pm-10:00pm
  • Fri: 4:30pm-11:00pm
  • Sat: 4:30pm-11:00pm
  • Sun: Closed