Restaurant Assistant Manager

US-MN-Apple Valley
1 week ago(1/11/2018 11:47 AM)
Requisition ID
Restaurant Management


Going to work never tasted so good! Our mission is to put burgers back into people’s lives. We’re growing our team and living the burger dream as we continue to push boundaries and grow at a pace that’s gotten us recognized as America’s Most Promising Company (Forbes), awarded The #1 Mover and Shaker in the business ( and has positioned us for even more exciting things to come!


Our Assistant Managers are leading the charge in the better-burger revolution! You’ll play a vital part in both supporting the General Manager as well as leading the Team Members by example in a hands on role. Your passion for Quality Food and Amazing Guest Service is a cornerstone of what makes Smashburger the best at what we do!


Assistant Managers set the example their team members aspire to by teaching and living our High Fives:

  1. Excite and Delight: Smile, impress and look after our guests with every visit
  2. Perfect Food: Delivering the best tasting burger and our SMASHING sides
  3. Pride in Place: Keep our restaurant and restrooms clean at all times
  4. It Starts With Me: Choose your attitude, be accountable and have fun!
  5. Do Well, Do Good: Volunteer and support your community


Smashburger’s remarkable people are a cornerstone of our success and our top performing Assistant Managers often make the best future General Managers or go on to fill key positions on our Training or Corporate teams. As an Assistant Manager, you’ll receive training and development opportunities that will empower you to take control of your career!


Smashburger General Manager Responsibilities:


  • Hire, train, develop and coach hourly team members
  • Ongoing training and development of our management team and build a bench for future managers
  • Ensure that Smashburger culture is strong within the restaurant and personified by the team
  • Maintains timely schedules and appropriate staffing levels in accordance to Smashburger labor matrix
  • Ensures every guest has a SIZZLING experience
  • Delivers high quality, attractive food made according to Smashburger recipes
  • Monitors and controls daily food cost
  • Follows proper sanitation and cleanliness standards in the restaurant to fulfill health requirements and Smashburger standards
  • Reviews and analyzes financial data weekly and initiates necessary actions to increase sales and profits
  • Responsible for driving local store marketing, fundraising efforts and overall community involvement
  • Orders inventory on a timely basis to ensure an adequate of product and supplies
  • Follows all cash handling procedures to minimize all cash shortages. Ensures that cash is deposited into the bank daily
  • Foster a safe work environment by following safety guidelines
  • Follow all guidelines and procedures as outlined by Smashburger
  • Maintaining proper employee records, and documentation per company standards and federal, state and local ordinances




Smashburger Assistant Management Requirements:


  • Ideal candidates will have previous supervisory experience within the restaurant, retail, and/or hospitality industry
  • Must be willing to submit to a background check
  • Must be able to successfully complete food and alcohol safety certification programs
  • Proven ability to drive guest service initiatives by motivating and leading team members
  • Must possess a sense of urgency, enjoy fast paced environment, and guest service focus
  • Ability to successfully complete training program
  • Ability to follow all guidelines and procedures set forth by Smashburger, local, state, and federal employment regulations
  • Smashburger participates in E-Verify


While performing the duties of this position, a manager may regularly be required to:  work 50 hours a week, work days, nights and/or weekends, work in a fast paced environment, work around hot equipment (grill, fryer) and occasionally be exposed to cold temperatures (walk in freezer/refrigerator).  This position may regularly be required to occasionally lift and carry boxes and supplies up to 50lbs, move around the restaurant and tight spaces; walk or stand 100% of shift and reach, bend, stoop, mop and sweep frequently.


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