Restaurant Manager

  • PJ Whelihan's Pub & Restaurant - Washington Township
  • Sewell, New Jersey
  • Aug 04, 2022
Full time

Job Description

PJ Whelihan s Pub + Restaurant

PJ Whelihan s offers the perfect blend of food, drinks and fun in a relaxed atmosphere. We're known for our many delicious flavors of buffalo wings, burgers, salads and friendly service.

With a name that pays tribute to our founder s grandfather, each PJ Whelihan s has a somewhat unique feel, but all are neighborhood establishments that deliver a great guest experience. Inside you ll find an impressive TV package that helps make PJ s the best place to catch all the sports action around a busy bar with a huge selection of beer on tap, including PJW Copper Lager, the signature house beer brewed by Victory Brewing Company. PJs famous wings are a community tradition that has built loyal customers and true fans.

At PJW Restaurant Group, our staff is the foundation of our organization and the building blocks to success. We are always looking for passionate, motivated, inspired individuals to join the team.


Our Front of House Restaurant Managers are instrumental in our day-to-day restaurant operations. In this role, you ll support the General Manager in the planning, organizing, and training necessary to achieve restaurant objectives. As a Restaurant Manager with PJ s, you ll oversee sales, labor and food costs, employee hiring and retention, guest service, food quality, and sanitation.

What you ll do:
Ensure that all guests feel welcome and are given responsive, friendly and courteous service at all times.
Must be present and supportive for servers and hostess staff and check-in with guests to validate service consistently meets standards.
Achieve company objectives in sales, service, quality, appearance of facility and sanitation and cleanliness through training of employees and creating a positive, productive working environment.
Control cash and other receipts by adhering to cash handling and reconciliation procedures in accordance with restaurant policies and procedures.
Partner with the General Manager in making employment and termination decisions.
Fill in where needed to ensure guest service standards and efficient operations in Front or Back of the House.
Continually strive to develop your staff in all areas of service, food presentation, safety and sanitation.
Prepare all required paperwork, including forms, reports and schedules in an organized and timely manner.
Provide timely and constructive feedback and coaching to employees regarding their performance. Ensure both positive and negative performance is documented and communicated accordingly.
Assist General Manager to develop, plan and carry out restaurant marketing, advertising and promotional activities and campaigns.
Be knowledgeable of restaurant policies regarding personnel and administer prompt, fair and consistent corrective action for any and all violations of company policies, rules and procedures.
Schedule servers and hostesses as required by anticipated business activity while ensuring that all positions are staffed when and as needed and labor cost objectives are met.
Fully understand and comply with all federal, state, county and municipal regulations that pertain to health, safety and labor requirements of the restaurant, employees and guests.

Here s what you need to raise the bar with us:
At least 1 year of supervisory experience in a high-volume, full-service restaurant concept
ServSafe Certification required
Ability to lead and make decisions using, restaurant management guidelines
Ability to analyze P & L statements and work within a budget
A friendly, approachable attitude and ability to communicate effectively to employees, management and guests
Have a "can-do" attitude, initiative, and the willingness to learn and execute quickly
Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks
Possess basic computer skills and the ability to work with a scheduling, time and attendance and POS system

PJW Restaurant Group
PJW Restaurant Group has been successful for more than three decades by striving for more. Our energy manifests itself in every concept we create, dish we develop, and drink we serve. We are dedicated to providing experiences that our guests look forward to.

We draw inspiration - and sustenance - from both the neighborhoods we are rooted in and our more than 1,800 employees. Nothing makes us happier than seeing a serving job get passed down from sibling to sibling or watching a line cook grow into a manager.

PJW Restaurant Group creates community destinations. We never stop pushing ourselves to elevate all we offer our guests, and we never settle for less than our best.

Nothing moves forward by standing still, so we will continue growing, continue innovating, and continue raising the bar.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $55,000.00 - $65,000.00 per year

401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Disability insurance
Employee discount
Flexible schedule
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Referral program
Vision insurance
Physical Setting:
Casual dining restaurant
10 hour shift
Monday to Friday
Weekend availability
Supplemental Pay:
Quarterly bonus

Work Location: One location