Bluebird Restaurant General Manager

Banff Hospitality Collective
Banff, AB
We’re looking for a General Manager to join us at Bluebird! Welcome to Bluebird… A wood-fired steakhouse with a mid-century love for cocktails and dinner parties that emphasize the party. Inspired by charming mid-century chalets, Bluebird is a premier place to unwind after a day in the Banff wilderness. The restaurant explores rich Alpine culture and the primal instinct to seek shelter fire and socialize after a bluebird day. Bluebird delivers Steakhouse classics reborn, comfort foods to fit the mood, and well-loved classics in a stylish, historic, and iconic Banff building. Want to know more? Check us out here:

General Manager

The General Manager is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day business operations of the venues. Through the exercise of discretion and independent judgement, the General Manager has overall supervisory and managerial responsibility for the daily operations of the venues ensuring desired outcomes (i.e., increased sales, profitability, and employee retention). The General Manager mobilizes the venue management team to oversee the financial controls, operations, people development, guest experience, and compliance within the venue.

We Love Perks! This Position Includes:

Great salaries, achievable bonus programs + tips
$200 Welcome Gift Card to use at any BHC Venue
50% off food, bottles of wine & sake for yourself + a guest at all BHC venues
Learning & Development allowance
Cell phone allowance
Extended health benefits with premiums completely paid for by BHC after 3 months
RRSP matching program after 3 months
Short Term & Long Term Disability coverage after 3 months
3 weeks paid vacation + statutory holidays
Paid community volunteer time
Affordable manager housing may be available
What You’ll Do:

If it's happening the venue, you are a part of it! Planning, executing, elevating - you do it all
You do what it takes to increase sales and minimize costs without comprising quality
Ensure compliance with operational standards, company policies, federal/provincial /local laws, and ordinances
Manage all areas of the venue and makes final decisions on matters of importance
Effectively communicate and interact with all departments across the venue including BOH management team, as well as BHC Head Office
While you’re very focused on ensuring outstanding guest service, responding to complaints, taking appropriate action, and generating return guests – you also recognize the importance of employee experience and building a strong team culture
Like us, you're proud to be a part of BHC and so you have a strong commitment to the BHC brand and team culture
What You Have:

You don't shy away from working with various types of technology and systems, including the ability to troubleshoot, update, and train team members
You need to not only be an amazing team player but also have a knack for bringing others together to work towards a common goal
You're a real person - it's not just about customer service for you, it's about hospitality
Understanding of the importance of communication and workplace culture
Willing to take a step back to look at things from other perspectives and be open to a different way
Ability to work with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times
Flexible schedule required
Proven success in a General Manager role is an asset
Banff Hospitality Collective is: Balkan Restaurant | Chuck's Steakhouse | High Rollers | Magpie & Stump | Park Distillery Restaurant & Bar | The Bear Street Tavern | The Bison Restaurant + Terrace | The Eddie Burger Bar | The Maple Leaf Grill and Lounge | Three Bears Brewery & Restaurant | Hello Sunshine | Lupo Italian | Bluebird Restaurant | Are you ready to join us at Banff’s most iconic and popular downtown restaurants?

BHC is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employing a diverse workforce and value applicants with a diverse range of skills, experiences and competencies, and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. If you are invited to participate in the hiring process and require an accommodation request, please let us know in advance by responding to the invite email.

Applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada.