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Malarkey Grill is a website for foodies who enjoy eating out. Our team eats out in different bar and grill restaurants around America and writes reviews for the benefit of our readers.

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These are the traits that make great restaurant managers

The key to having a great bar and grill restaurant is having the right team to run it, and the right team will start with the manager you assign the role of running the day to day operations of the restaurant. In many cases, your manager will be the face of your restaurant because they are the person your customers will always be interacting with therefore you must be spot on when you are making the decision on who your manager will be.

We’ll therefore briefly share with you a few hints on qualities you should prioritize when looking for a manager for your restaurant.

Here are 4 traits that make great restaurant managers.

They must have really good people skills

The manager’s role will more than half of the time involve working with people. This will range all the way from handling the staff, to engaging with vendors and most importantly regularly interacting with the customers. It’s therefore very important for your manager to have really good people skills as this is what will determine their ability to foster good relationships.

They must be passionate about their work

The reality about passionate people is that they exude it in spades every time you come across them in their work environment and this is not something a person can be able to fake for long. It’s therefore very important for you to go for a restaurant manager whose passionate about the business as this passion has to be felt by the customers.

They must be knowledgeable

It will be very important for your restaurant manager to engage customers and dazzle them with their knowledge on things be it food, drinks and other general knowledge. It’s therefore a good idea to ensure that your manager is a very knowledgeable individual. This will mostly be influenced by their interest in continuous learning.

They must be very creative

Just like any other business, bar and grill restaurants have stiff competition and the best way to stand out from this competition is through being creative in the ideas you come up with for your restaurant. It’s therefore important for you to have a very creative manager who will keep things fresh and exciting for your customers at all times.

If you ensure that your manager possess these traits, you can be assured that your restaurant will be in good hands, and that it will be able to stand out and attract more and more customers.

Just as a pointer, as part of the reviewing criteria of Malarkey Grill, we’ll also take time to assess service delivery and this is influenced a great deal by the restaurant manager.   a

4 qualities of a great bar and grill restaurant

Everyone enjoys good food whenever they go to eat out and their favorite hangout is a bar and grill restaurant. In addition to the good food, one of the things that will keep patrons coming back for more is good quality service.

In this article, we’ll share with you the criteria our team uses to review bar and grill restaurants to determine whether they fit the bill to be referred to as great restaurants.

1 The quality of food must be amazing

This is a rather obvious point but worth mentioning. There is absolutely no need for you to open up a bar and grill restaurant if you are not going to serve great food. You had better consider a different business investment. The way to ensure an amazing quality of food is by getting good kitchen staff and a chef who have a track record of quality food.

2 The atmosphere is out of this world

When it comes to dining, the atmosphere under which a person is having their meal will greatly influence their dining experience. Psychologically, food will taste sweeter when taken from a serene, clean and well-arranged space, than it would in a space that looks cluttered. This goes to show why it’s very important to have a good atmosphere in your restaurant.

3 It must provide an experience

Today, more and more people are looking for experiential entertainment therefore for bar and grill restaurants to be able to stand out, they should be able to provide an experience for the patrons. This is an area that will require a lot of creativity because different customers will have different tastes and preferences therefore it may take a significant investment to keep all customers satisfied.

4 Prices must be right

Right prices don’t necessarily mean cheap, it means prices that are commensurate to the services being offered. Therefore, if you wish to offer premium pricing then, you must ensure that the quality of your services is equally premium. In the same breath, never put your prices too low because you may not be able to sustain your business in the long term.

Before you invite the Malarkey Grill team to come review your restaurant, you can do a preliminary assessment and see how well your restaurant fares based on this checklist.