About ElementKitchen & Cocktail

Element Kitchen & Cocktail offers an elevated version of the traditional sports bar with a carefully curated menu created by focused on seasonal and local foods and celebrates the best of Colorado’s beer and spirits.

Chef John Tesar, a four-time James Beard nominee and two-time “Top Chef” contestant, is the culinary consultant and mastermind behind the menu and all back-of-house operations. His critically acclaimed Dallas restaurant, Knife, has reinvented the steakhouse experience, leading him to great success in the Dallas food scene. Chef Tesar’s vision for the menu has a creative and more sustainable approach to traditional bar food by having a focus on seasonal and local ingredients and a healthier take on preparations.

Job Description

The Assistant General Manager reports to the General Manager and ensures the venue achieves budgeted revenue and profit benchmarks through expense management and cost controls. Additionally, the Assistant General Manager ensures a constituently great guest experience through active management of all hourly staff positions, ensuring each staff member is properly trained and quick, customer focused problem resolution.

Role & Responsibilities

Focus is on, but not limited to the following:

  • Source all employees, conduct interviews and identify the best candidate for each position.
  • Process all candidates per established employee hiring protocol.
  • Execute established training protocol for each position, ensuring that all staff are well educated on the proper execution of their position.
  • Coaches and counsels all staff to proper execution of established processes, adhering to established HR procedures.
  • Handles all employee disciplinary action and terminations per established HR protocol.
  • Ensure all established operational procedures are followed by all staff members always.
  • Identify opportunities to improve profitability and customer experience through constant evaluation of operational procedures.
  • Maintain a calm and focused demeanor in a variety of challenging environments, while working with a variety of personalities.
  • Accurately and completely fill out all reports to ensure transparency of strengths and weaknesses of the business.
  • Ensure the security of all company assets.
  • Ensure all cash is accurately counted and secured always.
  • Works with all staff members to ensure credit card and non-cash transactions are completed per established protocol.
  • Remains actively engaged with all departments in the venue to ensure all deadlines are met per established timelines.
  • Is actively involved in ensuring all expenditures remain in line with established budgets.
  • Remain actively involved with all support companies and service providers, ensuring venue receives all services outlined in respective agreements.
  • Ensures all customers receive the highest level of customer service, in line with expectations of the venue.
  • Acts as an ambassador of the venue, marketing the venue and all products offered to the targeted customer base.
  • Actively markets the venue through available social media outlets.
  • Is aware of the impact individual behavior will have on the venue presents oneself as a public relations steward always.
  • Collects customer information for the venue database, while constantly striving to increase the size of your personal clientele.
  • Constantly provides customers with accurate information about the venue and property as well as the entertainment offered in each.

Leadership Qualities Taken Into Consideration

  • Accountability
  • Development
  • Working relationships
  • Judgment
  • Quality of work
  • Job skills knowledge
  • Productivity
  • Dependability
  • Reliability
  • Written communication
  • Verbal communication
  • Manageability

Desired Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in high volume restaurant management.
  • Associates Degree or equivalent work experience required
  • Proof of eligibility to work in the United States
  • Possesses and maintains all required work cards
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • 21+ years of age
  • Maintain a professional, neat and well-groomed appearance adhering to established appearance standards
  • Positive, can-do attitude, ability to work full time and eagerness to gain experience and learn
  • Supreme attention to detail, highly organized and efficient
  • Resourcefulness and a strong work ethic a must
  • Individual must demonstrate integrity and professionalism
  • Strong Administrative writing skills, proficiency in Microsoft Office a must

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to remain in a stationary position for substantial periods of time, ascend/descend, position oneself to move, including under desks; reach with hands and arms, communicate, detect, converse, exchange information and express oneself. The employee must regularly transport and/or move a minimum of 25 pounds.