Restaurant Chief Operating Officer

We’re Pacific Coast Hospitality…we recruit the best, most qualified leadership talent for top hospitality organizations across the western U.S. and British Columbia. Market San Jose, CA  Job Description  We are searching for a top caliber Restaurant Chief OperatingOfficer to lead this private company into the future. The need to honor andrespect our well-established culture and values is a must, and a clearunderstanding of current restaurant systems and trends with a vision for thefuture is also a prerequisite. Community involved for over 30 years, this position is based outof the south Bay area (San Jose) and currently responsible for 5 restaurants,with the possibility of more to come! We are a second generation, family ownedcompany with a tremendously loyal guest following, industry low turnover, anexceptional work environment with an exceptionally balanced quality of lifebalance, and a very competitive compensation package based off of your careertrack record. Strategy Leadership/Management: Drives profitable growth andensures long-term vitality of the business via strategy and effectivemanagement. Sets, recommends and implements business strategy, short- andlong-term objectives and goals; develops presents and accomplishes approvedannual plan and provides leadership for senior team. Knows the business model,business drivers and mission, critical technical and functional skills neededto do the job at various levels in management of the organization. Decision Making/Authority: Reports directly to owners. Makesleadership decisions including all issues related to effective capitalexpenditures and investment, business operations, talent and human resourcesand contract/asset acquisition, retention and new revenue streams. Buildsrapport with people and establish relationships while moving towards problemresolution. Works towards consensus by establishing shared goals and win-winsolutions. Business/Financial Results: Drivesprofitable and effective operations, strategies and initiatives to ensurefinancial success. Establishes effective business model and organizationstructure to deliver results for all units. Positions the organization toremain competitive or market leader. Develops both short- and long-termstrategies that move the business to desired profit and competitive state.Ensures short-term and long-term implementation plans are in place and executedto support strategy. Compliance: Ensures Company has systems and controls,policy and processes are in place to achieve regulatory requirements includingfinancial, human resources, operating, technology etc. Team Leadership & Development: Serves as theleader to ensure recruiting and retention strategies match short and long-termbusiness needs; enables training, coaching, development and direction forassociates to achieve the highest level of contribution to organization. Relationship Management: Builds and maintains keyrelationships with guests, community, team members, management members andindustry to ensure Company is positioned effectively in the marketplace. Keepsthe guest (internal and external) in the forefront of their thinking at alltimes. Requirements Ideal candidate will have the following: Executive/Senior Management role (5 years’ experience); restaurant industry experience, serving as Director of Ops, VP of Ops, or COO. College degree in associated field. Ability and desire to build community relations and promote the growth of the concept within and outside of the four walls. Superior working understanding of industry financials (building sales, product costs, labor management, etc.) Excellent people and communication skills. Leadership that reflects our core values: teamwork, equal treatment of all, honesty, willingness to go above and beyond in support of team members, open and honest communication style. Strong guest-oriented philosophy at all times. Salary Range & Benefits Starting salary commensurable with experience. Target salary band is $140k to $150k. Medical, Dental and Life Insurance Coverage 401k with Company match Company provided vehicle Annual Performance / Salary Review Excellent Quality of Life balance Job Category Restaurant Chief Operating Officer

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