Restaurant Shift Manager
Job Description

Restaurant Shift Manager Job Description

Restaurant Shift Manager Job Overview

A restaurant shift manager oversees the restaurant while working alongside staff during a specific shift. Shift managers schedule and allocate work to staff members and, if needed, handle additional organizational and administrative activities. Employees frequently collaborate with their shift manager regarding customer interactions, interpersonal concerns, and resolving customer complaints. This role is critical to the restaurant's customer service activities and creating an excellent dining experience. This position requires excellent communication and organizational skills. They typically report to the general manager.

Restaurant Shift Manager Job Template

Restaurant Shift Manager Job Summary

We’re looking for someone who has outstanding communication and customer service skills to work alongside our staff as the restaurant shift manager. You’ll be in charge of overseeing restaurant operations during your shifts, which includes scheduling staff and distributing assignments to restaurant employees. As a shift manager, you’ll also be responsible for greeting and serving customers, dealing with client complaints, and assuring compliance with all food and beverage safety rules. If you bring excellent organizational and team management skills and have previous food service experience, apply now!


Ashburn, VA

Restaurant Shift Manager Responsibilities

  • Oversee, train, and schedule restaurant staff in shifts to ensure compliance and boost productivity levels
  • Assign tasks to employees and ensure they are completed effectively and properly
  • Educate the staff on safety guidelines, customer service best practices, and standards for restaurant cleanliness
  • Assist in resolving customer complaints in a timely, efficient, and courteous manner
  • Keep track of inventory and make sure every area is fully stocked by ordering supplies and coordinating product deliveries
  • Cover the duties of crew members who are unable to work their shifts

Restaurant Shift Manager Qualifications

  • A high school diploma or equivalent GED is required
  • Previous food service experience with the ability to perform multiple jobs in the restaurant
  • Previous management or supervisory experience is required
  • Possess excellent organizational skills, communication skills, and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office, strongly desired

Restaurant Shift Manager Compensation

$53,047 (National Average)


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