Management positions at Niku Steakhouse

  • Omakase Restaurant Group
  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Feb 08, 2020
Full time General Managers and Management Executives

Job Description

ORG Summary

Omakase Restaurant Group is seeking Management positions at Niku Steakhouse to manage the daily operations for our upcoming restaurant, Niku Steak House. The candidate will focus on guest experience, hands-on management style, adept with financials and understands how to run the floor in an upscale environment. In addition, this person will oversee the inventory, optimize profits and ensure guests are satisfied with their dining experience. The candidate should be able to effectively run the business while providing ongoing education for the service staff - strong leadership and communication skills required.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

Full-time; 55 hours per week. Days and hours may vary. This position requires a flexible schedule with weekend and evening work.


There will be occasional local travel mainly for offsite events.

Essential Functions

  • Adhere to company standards and service levels to increase sales and minimize costs, including food, beverage, supply, utility and labor costs.
  • Responsible for ensuring all financials and personnel/payroll related administrative duties are completed accurately, on time and in accordance with company procedures.
  • Enforce sanitary practices for food handling, general cleanliness, and maintenance of kitchen and dining areas; compliance with operational standards, company policies, federal/state/local laws, and ordinances.
  • Responsible for ensuring consistent high quality of food preparation and service.
  • Estimate food and beverage costs; work with Office team for efficient provisioning and purchasing of supplies; supervise portion control and preparation to minimize waste.
  • Ensure positive guest service in all areas. Respond to complaints, taking any and all appropriate actions to turn dissatisfied guests into return guests.
  • Ensure proper security procedures are in place to protect employees, guests and company assets.
  • Ensure a safe working and guest environment to reduce the risk of injury and accidents; complete accident reports promptly in the event that a guest or employee is injured.
  • Manage shifts which include: daily decision making, scheduling, planning while upholding standards, product quality and cleanliness.
  • Provide direction to employees regarding operational and procedural issues.
  • Direct hiring, supervision, development and, when necessary, termination of employees; maintain an accurate and up-to-date plan of restaurant staffing needs.
  • Develop employees by providing ongoing feedback, establishing performance expectations and by conducting performance reviews.
  • Provide strong presence in local community and vendors; maintain high level of community involvement by restaurant and personnel.
  • Assist in organizing logistics for offsite events such as bar setups, assist client with menu selections, and collaborate with Chef on pricing, food presentation and execution.


  • Must be able to perform job functions with attention to detail, speed and accuracy; prioritize, organize and follow-up.
  • Be well-groomed at all times.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and communication proficiency, both written and verbal.
  • Displays technology capacity (phones, computers, apps, software, photocopiers, etc).
  • Must be flexible and able to handle last minute changes.
  • Certified through the court of Master Sommelier is highly recommended.
  • Minimum 2 years' experience in fine dining service.
  • Management experience and / or wine program management experience preferred.
  • Strong understanding of food ingredients, cooking techniques, and flavor pairings.
  • Strong working knowledge of wine, spirits, and beverages.
  • Strong understanding of dining room dynamics and fine dining service sequence.
  • California Food Handler's Card
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Driver's License

Work Environment

This job mainly operates on the floor during restaurant hours, with occasional travel required to attend meetings and events, or to fulfill other duties as needed.

Salary and Benefits:

Omakase Restaurant Group offers a competitive compensation plan.

Omakase Restaurant Group also offers a comprehensive benefits plan that includes medical, dental, vision, vacation/sick pay, and 401k.

We also provide company perks that include commuter benefits, meal credit/discounts, phone stipend, and a bonus program.

How to apply:

Please submit a thoughtful cover letter explaining your interest in Omakase Restaurant Group, where/how you found out about this career opportunity, and your salary requirement. Email the cover letter along with your resume.

Please include the exact title for this position in the subject line of your email: Management positions at Niku Steakhouse