The Shift Supervisor, under the direction of the Restaurant Manager, is responsible for supervising restaurant operations and personnel, and fill-in where necessary making sure the restaurant is operating in accordance to Benihana processes, standards and policies.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Proficiency in food planning and preparation, purchasing, sanitation, security, personnel management, recordkeeping, and preparation of reports. Possess excellent basic math skills and have the ability to operate a POS system. Intermediate Microsoft Suite computer skills required. (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
High School Graduate or equivalent. College degree in hospitality management or related field preferred. Minimum six (6) months in a leadership position at Benihana with good performance and positive results. Previous experience in teppanyaki style restaurant highly desirable. Serv Safe certified, alcohol service certified preferred. Any equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered.
Responsible for the supervision of staff, including but not limited to; servers, host/esses, barbacks, bartenders, buspersons, cashier, chefs, cook, delivery personnel, dishwashers, food runners, sushi chefs, kitchen helpers, sushi helpers, etc.
General restaurant environment. May be exposed to smoke, steam, high temperatures, humidity, extreme cold, unpleasant odors, noise and toxic chemicals.
May require to stand for long periods of time. May also be required to carry, lift, move and push objects weighing up to 50 lbs. Movement requirements include feeling, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, handling, fingering and climbing onto roof if necessary.