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Assistant Restaurant Manager

Running a Successful Restaurant

Self-paced, online learning

Running a Successful Restaurant is designed to be completed in within a week and will teach you the in-demand skills you will need to become a successful assistant restaurant manager. You will hear from industry experts and learn the fundamental skills you need to start your own exciting career in the restaurant industry.

Job titles include assistant manager, assistant restaurant manager, assistant general manager.

Practical Experience

Running a Successful Restaurant, provides you with real-world examples and tips for industry experts to ensure you are equipped to take on the job responsibilities employers will expect.

Verified Skills

To complete the course and become a RightSkill candidate, you must pass a series of assessments to verify your skills.

Job Interview

Once you become a verified RightSkill candidate, we work with you to secure job interviews with employers in your area who are actively hiring.

Skills We Build, Assess and Verify

Overseeing activities and responsibilities involved in opening, closing and running a shift

Directing employees’ work to ensure operations are consistently executed

Recognizing when to shift from “managing” to “doing” and back to “managing”

Balancing the guest experience with managing costs

Controlling costs and labor in the restaurant

Managing employee behaviors that impact food cost

Shaping talent by training, coaching and correcting employees

Motivating and recognize employee performance

Executing on management’s vision to drive goals and results

Setting expectations for success

Course Outline

Getting Ready for the Rush
  • Overview of the role
  • Systems and communications
  • How to open the restaurant
Managing the Rush
  • Problem solving & multitasking
  • Dealing with adversity
  • How to close the restaurant
Controlling Cost
  • How restaurant makes money
  • Controlling cost
  • Scheduling
  • Profitability and sales
Shaping Talent
  • Training the team
  • Unlocking the hidden efficiency
  • Performance management
  • Coaching the team
  • Motivating the team
Taking the Next Step
  • Professional development – Growing into the
    General Manager
  • Preparing for the coaching call
  • Market yourself with a Candidate Package
  • Prepare for your interview

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