Restaurant Service Manager
AB - Alberta, CALGARY


This top tier entertainment and media company welcomes millions of guest annually to it’s entertainment venues across the country. They are also Canada’s newest destination for ‘Eats & Entertainment’. Their concept features a wide range of entertainment options and an upscale casual dining environment, featuring an open kitchen and a contemporary menu offering everyone’s favourites. Proudly recognized as having one of the country’s “Most Admired Corporate Cultures”, they seek leaders who want to be part of a team that’s expanding from coast to coast in Canada. Do you want to play a crucial role in changing the landscape of entertainment in Canada? If so, let’s talk.

The Service Manager shall work to ensure policies, procedures and standards are being followed and adhered to in all guest facing and culinary areas within their location. Responsibilities include the protection of company assets, people, inventory and facilities, as well as the planning, evaluation and monitoring of operations, merchandise and financial areas within multiple departments to maximize sales and profitability. The SM will work with the team and be accountable for the guest experience and profit and loss performance of the venue against budget. The Service Manager is expected to professionally execute all company programs, supporting the operation of the business; reduce employee turnover; maintain revenue and payroll budgets; and meet budgeted productivity while keeping quality and service consistently high. It is important for the Service Manager to have both a vision and the ability to maintain a culture of hospitality and positive morale, and a focus on building the bench-strength of the Supervisor and Hourly compliment by providing coaching and feedback.

Contact Janis Romeskie at 403.670.9101 x4 or submit your resume in confidence below.


  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining excellent guest service and providing an exceptional guest experience across all departments in the venue.
  • Responsible for maintaining the seamless operation of all Food and Beverage, Guest Service and retail operation within the operation.
  • Ensure that the facility consistently meets the brand’s and legislative cleanliness and safety standards; this includes regular monitoring of the restaurant, entertainment centre, gaming areas, and restrooms.
  • Responsible for completing daily, weekly, monthly checklists and ensuring inspections are up to date according to internal and external (regulatory bodies) requirements.
  • Ensure gaming initiatives are executed accordingly to drive financial performance while keeping costs in line.
  • Responsible for executing Groups & Events within venue, providing exceptional guest service.
  • Understand and effectively follow all values, policies and procedures.
  • Protect and enhance the brand.
  • Practice and role model Company culture.
  • Recruit, interview, train and coach venue management, and proactively plan for succession.
  • Attend regular meetings with AGM, Senior Service Manager, and designated Service Managers to provide feedback, set goals and evaluate performance.
  • Delivering employee training and execute development strategies for area of responsibility (Bar, Service Floor, Host/Call Center, and Groups & Events).
  • Understand and implement appropriate disciplinary action for performance and behavioural management.
  • Evaluate and take action to improve departmental turnover and increase employee morale by creating a supportive employee centered environment.
  • Plan, evaluate and monitor operations in guest facing areas to maximize sales and profitability through the efficient execution of Company programs and the maintenance of Company standards.
  • Drive sales through professional execution, managing staffing and operational plans to ensure profitability.
  • Manage the inventory and shrinkage of all designated departments by ensuring all inventory counts (weekly, monthly & year-end) are accurately completed on time, and actioned when variances exceed budgeted amounts.
  • Execute all company programs and service standards on an ongoing basis and provide feedback to the Senior Service Manager to improve the Guest service experience.
  • Ensure all Players and department cashiers adhere to all cash handling policies and procedures.
  • Share Best Practices across departments to increase performance levels and guest satisfaction.
  • Manage the inventory and shrinkage of all designated departments.
  • Accurately and efficiently maintain assigned records, Company funds and property in accordance with Company policies and procedures.
  • Ensure fair and equitable discipline, in compliance with the discipline policy and severity table, implementing appropriate action(s) for performance and behavioural management.
  • Investigate and action the causes of staff concerns in a timely manner to ensure we maintain a positive work environment.
  • Ensure all Player and departmental scheduling requests are addressed and communicated in a timely manner.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of all statutory regulations affecting restaurant health and safety, and ensure that any safety hazards are identified and rectified.
  • Follow all provincial Health, Food Safety and Liquor service legislative requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • 1-3 years of experience managing a high volume restaurant or venue with the primary focus being on guest service excellence.
  • Post-Secondary education, in business and/or hospitality preferred.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret the needs of customers and offer the appropriate options, solutions, and resolutions required.
  • Experience in all aspects of customer service and people management.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team during high volume business periods in multiple departments.
  • Strong working knowledge of restaurant industry principles, methods, practices, and techniques.
  • Ability to supervise employees, including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
  • Strong conflict resolution, negotiation, and objection handling skills.
  • Ability to respond quickly in a dynamic and changing environment.
  • Highly flexible, with strong interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment.
  • Proven experience in training, coaching, and mentoring supervisors and employees.
  • Ability to build and maintain lasting relationships with corporate departments, key business partners, employees, and guests.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to coordinate and organize meetings, exhibits, and other events.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Required to work flexible hours inclusive of evenings and weekends.

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