Restaurant Manager (FT)

Crystal Mountain, 12500 Crystal Mountain Drive, Thompsonville, Michigan, United States of America Req #82
Wednesday, April 13, 2022

The Food and Beverage Restaurant Manager is responsible for ensuring excellence in guest satisfaction through efficient operations achieved by; effective training of staff, quality service and positive environment as measured by guest research tracking and low employee turnover rates. They are responsible for meeting or beating monthly budget numbers. 

  • Adhere to all resort performance standards to ensure that all guests have an outstanding dining experience.
  • Exhibit a professional demeanor through appearance and by maintaining a positive and professional attitude toward all staff members and guests.
  • Ensure high standard of appearance, hospitality and service in staff and cleanliness of all dining areas.
  • Provide leadership & training to staff to ensure SOPs are updated and followed.
  • Coordinate new hire on-boarding process to ensure training is standardized.
  • Ensure all service staff have or become TIPS certified.
  • Ensure consistent standards are held for all staff with name tags, clean and proper uniforms and adherence to proper grooming standards.
  • Create a motivational atmosphere and a cohesive service team.
  • Manage dining room service staff within budgetary restraints.
  • Ensure proper coverage of all food and beverage outlets by ensuring scheduling needs are met.
  • Responsible for maintaining staff attendance records, evaluations and coaching.
  • Monitor and audit schedules, attendance and tip reporting for bi-weekly payroll.
  • Delegate restaurant responsibilities among supervisors and service staff.
  • Model guest service, food/wine knowledge and supporting service standards.
  • Establish and maintain all par levels of restaurant china, silverware, glassware, etc.
  • Prepare weekly orders and conduct inventory of beer, wine and liquor.
  • Develop/implement programs to increase revenues (repeat business and higher check averages).
  • Monitor staff time edits and coaches those on excessive missed punches and obtains approval and/or offers support for overtime.
  • Responsible for maximizing profitability and consistent quality services.
  • Assist with other food and beverage outlets coverage as needed.
  • Inventory stock levels of service supplies and makes recommendations for purchases based on bar and dining room budgets.
  • Comply with all company and department policies, procedures and standards.
  • Perform all other duties and tasks as required.



  • Previous supervisory experience required,
  • TIPS/TAMS trained required.
  • Extensive food, beer, wine and local food sourcing knowledge.
  • Previous fine dining experience required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Programs, Aloha, ADP/Time Saver, SMS.
  • Effective business writing skills (grammar, vocabulary, clarity and brevity).
  • Clear and concise verbal communication skills.
  • Maintains office, employee and company confidentiality at all times.
  • Dependable and meets goals.
  • Exemplifies professional conduct and adherence to company Core Values.


  • Associate’s degree required with fine dining restaurant experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred from a four year university or college in Hospitality Management and/or equivalent work experience.

Physical & Other Requirements:

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk.
  • The employee is occasionally required to taste or smell.
  • The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Evenings, weekends and holidays are a regular part of the schedule.
  • Non-smoking candidates preferred.

Crystal Mountain is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. 2020 Bronze Level Veteran Friendly Employer. 

Established in 1956, Crystal Mountain is a family-owned, four-season resort destination located 28 miles southwest of Traverse City and a short drive from Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. The resort features lodging, dining, downhill and cross-country skiing, two championship golf courses, shopping, award-winning Crystal Spa, Michigan's only alpine slide, the Park at Water's Edge, Michigan Legacy Art Park, weddings and a conference center. Visit  

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  • Crystal Mountain, 12500 Crystal Mountain Drive, Thompsonville, Michigan, United States of America