AGRICOLA (www.agricolaeatery.com) Restaurant, PRINCETON, NJ September 2012
Join an experienced team opening a 165 seat farm-to-table restaurant in Princeton, NJ. The restaurant will offer a refreshing twist on rustic American dining in the heart of the university town featuring a festive bar, open and private event dining. Restaurant proprietor, Jim Nawn, and Executive Chef, Josh Thomsen, named Rising Star by StarChefs.com have designed an experience where every dish will be bursting with seasonal flavors sourced locally at our own Great Road Farm (www.greatroadfarm.com) and where welcoming service and attention to unexpected details will provide the guest with an escape from the daily routine.
The General Manager will be responsible for a 4 member management team whose responsibilities include selection, training and managing a service team delivering a great dining experience in concert with Chef Josh Thomsen's culinary team. The successful individual must have a passion for people and hospitality with past experience in upscale dining management and private event management.
The successful candidate will have the following background:
-Minimum 5 years of experience in restaurant hospitality; experience to include responsibility for guest service, labor management, people training and development.
-Minimum 2 years of experience in management in a fine dining restaurant.
-Education consisting of a bachelor?s degree or similar culinary degree.
The successful candidate will be characterized as follows:
-An energetic hospitality professional who possesses a passion for making people, be they guest or staff, feel special and is committed to high standards of service.
-Team player who builds and nurtures a service team to work cooperatively and productively, modeling professionalism and training for individual advancement.
-Determined individual who combines passion for food and people seeking continuous improvement in keeping the hospitality brand vibrant.
-Organized professional who is a productive member of the restaurant leadership group.
-A meticulous individual whose appearance is sharp and models the cleanliness necessary for food safety and professional credibility.
Interested candidates should forward a cover letter stating their interest in the position and a resume listing all relevant experience to Jim Nawn at firstname.lastname@example.org. The candidate will be contacted within a few days of receipt of these documents.