General Manager

Website OldIrvingBeer Old Irving Brewing

Craft brewery and kitchen in Chicago’s Old Irving Park neighborhood.

Do you want to be a part of one of the best brew pubs in Chicago? Old Irving Brewing is seeking a General Manager.

Job Description: Overseeing the efficient operation of the brew pub: exceptional service, staff training, meeting budgeted revenues and expenses, managing guest compliments and complaints. Craft beer knowledge preferred.

Duties and Responsibilities: Deliver exceptional service and product by effectively training and motivating employees. Managing all aspects of the business: budgeting, forecasting, scheduling, costing food and beverage items and events, excellent maintenance of front and back of house space, cleanliness. Responsible for meeting or exceeding budgeted revenues, while in line or under in expenses. Actively search for product and service improvements as well as ways to generate new business. Must be polished, professional, warm, and hospitable.

Minimum Qualifications/Experience:

  • Excellent reading, writing and oral proficiency in the English language.
  • College degree, preferable in hotel and restaurant management.
  • 5 years of management experience in a fast-paced restaurant setting, 
3 years as an outlet manager.
  • Thorough knowledge of excellent service, cost control in F&B, labor control, menu writing, maintenance, and merchandising.
  • Computer literate.
  • Proven ability to lead by example and foster mentoring relationships.
  • Proven ability to learn and adapt to new things.
  • Outstanding verbal and multi-tasking skills.

Required Skills
  • Beer Knowledge
  • Budget/cost Analysis
  • Inventory
  • Staff Education
  • Experience in a High Volume Environment
  • Food Safety Knowledge
  • Staff education / motivation
  • Staffing / scheduling
  • Customer Service
  • Food Safety Knowledge
  • Hospitality / Management Degree
  • Microsoft Office
  • Profit And Loss
  • Purchasing / ordering
  • Recruiting / hiring
  • Staff Education / Motivation
  • Vendor Management

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