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Hyatt Restaurant Manager “The Oak Door” Steakhouse in TOKYO, Japan


Restaurant Manager “The Oak Door” Steakhouse ,Grand Hyatt Tokyo

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Goal of the Restaurant Manager: Responsible for the managing the daily opportunities required by strong leadership, and manage the day-to-day operation of iconic steakhouse “The Oak Door”. With over 16 years of excellence, The Oak Door is one of the go to establishment in Tokyo. This is a truly unique opportunity to be part of the Oak Door journey.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensures that the Outlet is managed well by the respective employees and functions to the fullest expectations.

  • To be a hands-on leader and be present at all times in the outlet.

  • Personally and continuously verifies that guests in the Outlet are receiving the best possible personalized service.

  • Ensures that all employees deliver the brand promise and provide exceptional guest service at all times.

  • Ensures that employees provide excellent service to internal customers in other departments as appropriate.

  • Handles all guest and internal customer inquiries and complaints in a courteous and efficient manner, following through to make sure problems are resolved satisfactorily.

  • Maintains positive guest and colleague interactions with good working relationships.

  • Establishes a rapport with guests maintaining good customer relationships.

  • To assists with the preparation and regular update of the Outlet Budget, in close cooperation with Assistant Director of Food and Beverage ensuring targets are met and costs are effectively controlled.

  • To participate in the formulation of the Annual Marketing Plan to established a list of marketing activities in line with the compilation of the Annual Business Plan.

  • To plan the outlet weekly roster and work schedules to ensure that the outlet is adequately staffed to handle the level of business.

  • To attend monthly Food and Beverage meeting and daily operations meeting.

  • To attend all other meetings and briefings as directed by the Assistant Director of Food and Beverage.

  • To liaise and organize with Stewarding and Housekeeping that the established cleaning schedules are strictly adhered to.

  • Focus attention on improving productivity levels and the need to prudently manage utility/payroll costs within acceptable guidelines ensuring optimum deployment and energy efficiency of all equipment.

  • To ensure that the outlet is kept clean and organized, both at the front as well as the back of the house.

  • To ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the Restaurant.

  • To study, evaluate operation/procedure and suggest improvements to Assistant Director of Food & Beverage.



  • Full Time Management Position that requires full flexibility, ability to work weekends and holidays and a varied schedule

  • A true desire to understand and anticipate the needs of others in a fast paced environment

  • Refined verbal and written communication skills

  • Must be proficient in general computer knowledge, including a working knowledge of point of sale systems

  • Candidates should be extremely detail oriented and organized

  • Candidates should possess proven leadership skills

  • Candidates should possess strong food and beverage knowledge. Beverage knowledge should include wine, spirits and beer

  • Hotel experience and a thorough understanding of restaurant service

  • At least 3 years Previous experience as an Assistant Restaurant Manager or a Restaurant Supervisor preferred

  • Must possess the following strengths: high energy, entrepreneurial spirit, motivational leader, effective communicator, and effective in providing exceptional customer service

  • Must be able to speak, read, and write in clear English

  • The ability to communicate in Japanese an advantage, not a must

Primary Location: JP-Kanto-Tokyo

Organization: Grand Hyatt Tokyo

Job Level: Full-time

Job: Bars/Restaurants/Outlets

Req ID: TOK001172

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