Manager - Udon
Torrance, CA 90248 US
Job Title: Restaurant Manager
Location: Torrance, CA 90248
Salary Range: $68,000 - $78,000 annually, plus bonus based on 42 Hour a week New Store Opening
We are looking for a dynamic Restaurant Manager to oversee the operations of a busy restaurant specializing in udon, a popular thick noodle dish from Japan. Located in the heart of Torrance, CA, our restaurant is dedicated to delivering authentic and high-quality dining experiences. The ideal candidate will be passionate about Japanese cuisine, particularly udon, and possess a strong background in restaurant management.
Operational Management: Oversee the day-to-day operations of the restaurant, ensuring exceptional customer service and high-quality food preparation.
Team Leadership: Recruit, train, and manage a team of kitchen and front-of-house staff, fostering a positive work environment and encouraging career growth and development.
Financial Oversight: Manage the financial health of the restaurant, including budgeting, P&L analysis, and implementing strategies to increase profitability.
Customer Satisfaction: Address customer feedback and concerns, ensuring a memorable and enjoyable dining experience for all guests.
Quality Control: Uphold high standards of food safety and cleanliness, adhering to all regulatory health and safety guidelines.
Menu Development: Collaborate with culinary staff to refine and innovate the menu, focusing on authentic and high-quality udon dishes.
Marketing and Promotion: Work with marketing teams to promote the restaurant, attract new customers, and build a loyal customer base.
Inventory Management: Oversee inventory, including ordering supplies, managing vendor relationships, and reducing waste.
A minimum of 3-5 years of experience in restaurant management, with a preference for experience in Japanese cuisine or noodle houses.
Strong leadership skills with experience in staff training and development.
Proficient in financial management, including budgeting, forecasting, and P&L analysis.
Passion for Japanese cuisine, particularly udon, and a commitment to culinary excellence.
Excellent customer service and communication skills.
Knowledge of food safety and sanitation regulations.
Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.
Competitive salary package.
Opportunities for professional growth and development.
If you are a passionate food service professional looking for a challenging and rewarding managerial role in a dynamic and authentic Japanese noodle restaurant, we would love to hear from you.
Meet Your Recruiter
Lucas Andrews has over 15 years of experience in restaurant operations and another 5 of that being in recruiting and onboarding and leadership experience. During high school, Lucas began his career as a busser and moved up the ranks and was a part of the managing team within three years while going to college. Lucas had held many different management positions before transitioning into recruitment.
He grew up in a suburb of Roseville in Northern California, then moved to Southern California to pursue his successful restaurant management career. Lucas’s’ ability to see talent and passion for others makes him an exceptional recruiter.
Lucas is a devoted family man and spends most of his free time with his wife Ashley, and his two sons – Callum and Liam, and daughter Presley. He enjoys football, boating, basketball, hiking and fantasy sports!