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