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Restaurant Assistant General Manager

Full-time
Rate of pay$65000 - 75000 per year

Restaurant Assistant General Manager | Midwood Smokehouse | FS Food Group



Join the Smoke'n Awesome Team at Midwood Smokehouse!


Midwood Smokehouse, a proud member of the FS Food Group portfolio, is in search of a dynamic and committed Assistant General Manager to join our vibrant restaurant family in the bustling Charlotte market. If the aroma of mouthwatering barbecue ignites your senses, you're in for a flavorful adventure! We're seeking individuals with a flair for leadership, a passion for advancement, and a genuine love for the exhilarating pace of managing a premier restaurant.


Midwood Smokehouse is dedicated to authentic barbecue: no pellets, no gas, no power outlets; just hardwood and hard work. Our menu showcases a variety of barbecue styles, from North Carolina hog to Texas beef, celebrating the rich traditions of American barbecue.


Founded in 2011 in the vibrant Plaza Midwood neighborhood, Midwood Smokehouse has become a cornerstone of Charlotte’s culinary scene, celebrated for its exceptional barbecue. As part of FS Food Group, we have experienced significant growth, capturing the hearts and taste buds of barbecue aficionados in Charlotte, Columbia, and Raleigh, NC. With ambitious expansion plans on the horizon, we’re seeking visionary leaders like you to join us on this exciting journey and help shape the future of our renowned brand.


Why Join Midwood Smokehouse?

  • Charlotte's BBQ Royalty: We take pride in being the Queen City's go-to barbecue joint, delivering culinary excellence at prices that make every meal memorable.
  • Team Spirit: We're not just a workplace; we're a family. Join us in creating a workplace that's not just about the job but also about the joy of working together.
  • Growth Opportunities: We're constantly evolving and growing, and we want you to be a driving force in our journey toward greatness within the FS Food Group portfolio.

Why Join the FS Food Group Family?

  • Competitive compensation based on experience.
  • Comprehensive and well-rounded training program.
  • 100% Employer-paid Medical and Dental Insurance for all management.
  • Employer-paid base life insurance policy after 6 months of service.
  • Achievable Monthly Bonus Program.
  • Paid Time Off starting at 6 months of service.
  • Closed for family time on major holidays - Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
  • 401k.
  • Continued career development and unlimited growth opportunities.
  • Dining discounts at all FS Food Group restaurants in North and South Carolina.
  • Experience the benefits of having a corporate office team that handles essential operational tasks such as marketing initiatives, financial accounting, procurement processes, recruitment efforts, repair and maintenance services, and more. This allows our managers to focus solely on driving their teams towards success!


Assistant General Manager Responsibilities:

  • Support the General Manager in leading and inspiring a team of managers and hourly employees, cultivating a culture of teamwork, respect, and accountability.
  • Assist in developing and executing strategies to drive revenue growth, enhance guest satisfaction, and maintain profitability while staying true to our authentic barbecue offerings.
  • Ensure adherence to company policies, procedures, and standards, as well as local regulations governing food safety and sanitation.
  • Collaborate with the General Manager in budgeting, financial planning, and cost control measures to achieve financial targets and maximize operational efficiency.
  • Contribute to hiring, training, scheduling, and performance management processes, nurturing talent and promoting professional development within the team.
  • Maintain a safe and clean environment by overseeing health safety and sanitation standards, including food handling practices and restaurant maintenance.
  • Foster strong relationships with vendors, suppliers, and community partners, ensuring smooth operations and support for our local sourcing initiatives.
  • Assist in addressing guest inquiries, feedback, and complaints with professionalism and efficiency, striving to exceed expectations and resolve issues promptly.
  • Collaborate with the executive team to identify opportunities for business initiatives, promotions, and continuous improvement efforts.


Assistant General Manager Requirements:

  • A degree in Hospitality Management, Business Administration, or a related field is preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive leadership experience in the restaurant industry, with a focus on full-service, high-volume operations.
  • Strong understanding of restaurant financials, including budgeting, forecasting, and P&L analysis.
  • Thorough knowledge of food safety and sanitation regulations for Mecklenburg County.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability to drive results, solve problems, and make strategic decisions.
  • Proficiency in computer systems and software, including Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Valid ServSafe certification is a plus.



Midwood Smokehouse Charlotte locations:


  • Midwood Smokehouse - Plaza Midwood - 1401 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205
  • Midwood Smokehouse - Ballantyne - 12410 Johnston Rd, Charlotte, NC 28277
  • Midwood Smokehouse - Park Road - 540 Brandywine Rd, Charlotte, NC 28209



If this exciting opportunity aligns with your career aspirations and you’re ready to embark on a flavorful adventure with Midwood Smokehouse, we would love to hear from you!



Company Information


FS Food Group is an equal-opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

 

Disclaimer: The above job description is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities of the position, nor should it be construed as a contract. As with all positions at FS Food Group, employment is “at will” or voluntary on both the part of the employee or employer. This means employment can be terminated by either party with or without notice and/or with or without cause.

Midwood Smokehouse - Park Road Shopping Center

540 Brandywine Rd, Charlotte, NC, 28209
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