Panera Bread is the premier brand in Quick Casual restaurants, and PR Management is the premier operator of Panera cafes in Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts.
At Panera Bread, warmth is our business. It's what we do best. And for like-minded individuals who are ready to surround themselves with fresh food and great people, work has never felt so friendly. A Restaurant Manager is an outstanding opportunity to join a rapidly-growing concept with a great work environment.
Assistant Managers assist the General Manager by managing the daily operations of the cafe to ensure company standards are maintained and continually improved.
Establish and build positive relationships with customers to ensure satisfaction and continued sales
Communicate and ensure adherence to all cafe policies and procedures
Perform operational activities such as inventory control, scheduling, sanitation, planning, maintaining stock, monitoring food supplies and forecast projections and ensuring product quality
Assist the General Manager in hiring, training, evaluating and disciplining associates
Act as a role model and demonstrate professional behavior with associates
Assist the General Manager in food cost management, analyze and understand P&L factors
Must work a 50-hour/week schedule that includes weekends and nights
Exposure to financial accountability
Ability to plan, motivate and influence others
Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills
Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time
Repeated walking, bending, stretching and occasional lifting of food products and supplies up to 50 pounds
Manual dexterity needed for computer usage, keyboarding skills
Able to speak clearly to provide direction to staff