Job Description Template: Dining Room Manager

How to Use This Template: Expertly craft a post for the open Dining Room Manager position at your organization using this BambooHR job description template as a guide. Simply work with your hiring managers to customize each section to fit your company’s vision for this role.

Dining Room Manager Job Description

Full-Time | Onsite | Location
$46,000-$81,000 (Suggested salary range for this role per Indeed)

Why [Company]?

Introduce your organization in 3–5 sentences. This is the perfect place to explain what you do and why your company is a great place to work! For example, here's our bio:

Our mission is simple: we want to set people free to do meaningful work. People love our software—and it turns out that people love working here, too. BambooHR has been recognized as a "Best Company to Work For," and we're proud of our team for creating software that makes an impact in the lives of HR pros and employees all over the world.

About Your Role

Give a general overview of what this person will do at your company. For example:

As our dining room manager, you’ll ensure our guests enjoy exceptional dining experiences. In this leadership role, you’ll be expected to maintain a clean, inviting, and efficient dining room, supervise service staff, and monitor expenses. As this is a customer-facing position, you’ll need to resolve any issues customers may raise with their meals or the service.

What You’ll Do

List specific job responsibilities. For example:

  • Train and supervise dining staff, as well as create shift schedules
  • Run pre-meal meetings and inform food servers of specials, menu changes, guest requests, etc.
  • Examine the dining room before each meal service to ensure it's clean and well stocked.
  • Lead setup, service, and breakdown for special events (large parties, corporate dinners, etc.)
  • Assist with food delivery during meal rushes and address customer requests and complaints
  • Maintain and replenish inventory of dining room items as needed (silverware, plates, linens, condiment holders, etc.)
  • Monitor the state of dining room equipment and room fixtures, scheduling repairs as necessary
  • Generate daily expense reports and sales summaries

What You'll Need to Get the Job Done

List what a qualified candidate needs to do their job effectively. For example:

  • 3+ years of restaurant experience (e.g., food serving, bartending, catering)
  • Front-of-house experience (greeting guests, taking orders, delivering food, generating and analyzing financial reports, etc.)
  • Excellent customer service and leadership skills
  • Time management skills and ability to work under pressure during meal rushes
  • Ability to perform physical tasks, such as lifting, bending, and standing for extended periods

What Will Make Us Really Love You

List the soft skills or "nice-to-haves" that will help your candidate be successful. For example:

  • Previous experience as a dining room manager
  • Familiarity with restaurant management software
  • Ability to communicate in multiple languages

What You'll Love About Us

Describe your company's benefits, culture, work environment, and anything else that makes your organization stand out. For example:

Our company's mission and values are rooted in integrity and guide every aspect of our organization, from how we serve our community to how we interact as a team. As we've grown throughout the years, our employees remain at the heart of our success. To show our appreciation, we offer a generous compensation package that includes the following:

  • Retirement: 401(k) plan with employer matching
  • Healthcare: Medical, dental, vision, and mental wellness coverage
  • Life insurance: Group life insurance through our partner
  • Charitable giving: Donation matching to a charity of your choice
  • Time off: Flexible PTO policy with floating holidays
  • Career development: Professional development reimbursement program
  • Family care: Parental leave for all new parents

More About Our Company

Add your equal employment opportunity (EEO) statement, a note about required background checks, and other things a candidate may want to know before applying.

We're committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all candidates, without discrimination based on race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Following the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all new hires must verify their identity and eligibility to work in the United States.

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