Restaurant Manager - Winery Full Service
Temecula, CA 92591 US
Job Title: Restaurant Manager
Location: Temecula, CA 92591
Job Type: Full-Time
Reports To: Winery Owner / General Manager
Salary: $75000 - 80000
Nestled in the heart of Temecula Wine Country, our winery restaurant offers a sophisticated dining experience with breathtaking vineyard views. We pride ourselves on our commitment to excellence in service, the artistry of our cuisine, and our exceptional selection of wines.
We are seeking a dynamic Restaurant Manager to lead our winery restaurant. The ideal candidate will be a charismatic leader, with a passion for creating memorable guest experiences, a love for food and wine, and an eye for detail. This position requires an individual who can manage the fine balance between the relaxed atmosphere of a winery and the fast-paced nature of a top-tier dining establishment.
Oversee daily restaurant operations to ensure excellence in guest service, food quality, and restaurant cleanliness.
Work closely with the kitchen team to maintain high-quality menu offerings, incorporating wine pairings and local ingredients.
Develop and manage staff schedules, conduct performance evaluations, and implement training and development programs.
Foster a culture of teamwork, professionalism, and dedication to the guest experience.
Collaborate with the winery's marketing team to create promotional events and special dining experiences that highlight our wines and cuisine.
Manage inventory, order supplies, and negotiate with vendors to meet quality and cost objectives.
Ensure compliance with all health and safety regulations.
Handle guest complaints with grace and professionalism, ensuring guest satisfaction.
Drive profitability by optimizing restaurant operations and financial management.
Collaborate with the winery's sommelier to enhance the wine selection and create educational opportunities for staff and guests.
Minimum 3 years of experience in restaurant management, preferably in a winery or fine-dining setting.
Strong knowledge of wine, including varietals, the wine-making process, and pairing principles.
Proven ability to lead and inspire a team.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Proficiency in restaurant management software and reservation systems.
Ability to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays.
Experience in event planning and execution.
Financial acumen, with the ability to manage budgets and P&L statements.
A bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management, Business Administration, or related field is preferred.
Competitive salary and bonus structure
Health, dental, and vision insurance
Employee discounts on food and wine
Opportunities for professional development and wine education
A supportive and inclusive work environment
If you are passionate about wine, cuisine, and providing an exceptional dining experience, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining why you would be a perfect fit for our team.
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!