Oversee bar quality and operational standards. Direct marketing efforts and adapt to market conditions.
Manage sales and profitability, and oversee the budget and reporting.
Bar Manager Requirements & Responsibilities:

Financial Responsibility:
Responsible to ensure maximum return on sales of all cost areas directly under your control – cost of sales,

Ensure daily Co-ordination with the bar staff and operations. Conduct weekly management meetings to review performance and plan upcoming events. Ensures regular and timely communications with the Owner. Minutes from the weekly meeting are to be emailed to Owner.

• Ensure product knowledge of all sales/service personal
• Ensure sales orientation/motivation of all sales/service personnel
• Conducts internal promotions and incentive contests as needed
• Ensures adequate staffing levels to maximize service/sales at peak times
• Up grade information on competitive operations
• Monitor sales mix and advise trends, major changes and customer preference
• Seek active membership in organizations/activities to help promote the restaurant
• Establish and maintain contact with chamber of commerce, hotel concierges an entertainment people
• Coordinates maintenance and execution of Ordersmart, Opentable and Aloha
• Maintains Web Site.

Cost of Sales:
• Responsible for product purchasing efficiency
• Perform nightly audit of employees sales and check out procedures
• Conduct 13 period end inventories and upgrade pricing as needed from current invoices
• Enter all invoices by period end – Monitor statements of all vendors
• Periodically proof potential pouring cost
• Ensure product control and security of all stored items
Responsible to maintain bar costs

Personal Management:
• Responsible for all training and development for all employees
• Regularly evaluates all employee needs and ensures on-going maintenance of a qualified labor pool

Dining Room Operations:
Has the overall responsibility for the dining room operation to include staffing, training, cleanliness. M &R, supply, and service area organization. Additionally responsible for overall personal administration, payroll, medical insurance and employee reviews.
• Completes payroll or carefully reviews the report from the Administrative Assistant
• Maintain employee files
• Maintains employee labor pool
• Complete schedules – saving a copy of every schedule to the server
• Administer and monitor employee training program
• Devises bar side work schedule for employees
• Monitors and orders all floor glassware, guest supplies, and related products as needed
• Conducts daily pre-shift meetings with staff
• Maintains inventory of all bar supplies
• Monitors and maintains all menus
• Monitors Open Table Reservation program
• Monitors and Maintains the Restaurant Web Site.
• Monitors and maintains the restaurant take out program – Internal and through second party purveyors

Prior experience as Bar manager, assistant manager, team lead, crew lead, shift lead supervisor or other restaurant management functions very helpful to the success at this job.
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Dan Gordon's Palo Alto
640 Emerson St
Palo Alto, CA 94301
(650) 324-1960
Hours of operation
  • Mon: 11:00am - 12:00am
  • Tue: 11:00am - 12:00am
  • Wed: 11:00am - 12:00am
  • Thu: 11:00am - 12:00am
  • Fri: 11:00am - 12:00am
  • Sat: 11:00am - 12:00am
  • Sun: 11:00am - 12:00am