Restaurant Managers

Smithfield Chicken-N-Bar-B-Q Elon, NC 2019-07-10

Restaurant Manager(s)

Smithfield's Chicken 'N Bar-B-Q® is a rapidly growing restaurant and franchise company with over 30 locations in North Carolina. 8 of which are proudly owned and operated by Bullard Restaurant Group. We offer a fast-paced and rewarding work environment, hands-on training, and a performance-based career advancement program. A team-oriented approach to management allows us to utilize everyone’s talents while actualizing their potential in other areas. All positions are expected to follow a hands-on management style, meaning that the work done is like that of their employees. Management is never detached from the day to day needs and operations of the business.

Please apply on our website at:

Hiring for:

  • Hourly Kitchen/ Production Managers
  • Hourly Assistant Managers
  • Salary Assistant Managers
  • General Managers

Requirements of all positions:

  • Experience in a leadership role
  • Full and open availability
  • Restaurant Experience Preferred
  • Receive and resolve guest complaints in a tactful manner to maintain guest satisfaction
  • Most Importantly: A good attitude, an open mind, and a Customer First mentality
  • Must be ServSafe certified, or able to receive certification within the first 3 months of employment.

Physical Requirements:

  • Typical work-week of 55+ hours with minimal breaks
  • Stand for entire shift and walk for long periods of time without rest or sitting down
  • Push, lift, carry and transfer up to 50 pounds
  • Reach with hands
  • Use hands to manipulate, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls
  • Prolonged bending, stooping, twisting, and lifting products of up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to taste and smell
  • Verbally communicate with others
  • Ability to read and write clearly
  • Use close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • Ability to freely access all areas of the restaurant, including Front of House (front line and dining area) and Back of House (kitchen, dry storage, and walk-in cooler).
  • Work with hot, cold, and hazardous equipment as well as operate phones, computers and other restaurant and office equipment.
  • Adhere to company standards and service levels to increase sales and minimize costs.
  • Responsible for ensuring consistent high quality of food preparation and Production.
  • Provide direction to Kitchen staff as well as other employees regarding operational and procedural issues.

Hourly Assistant Manager

  • Develop employees by providing feedback, establishing performance expectations, and by conducting performance reviews.
  • Responsible for managing shifts as well as operating and maintaining the store to maximize profitability and customer satisfaction.
  • responsible for assignment of job positions and/or scheduling work hours.

Salary Assistant Manager

  • Responsible for managing shifts as well as operating and maintaining the store to maximize profitability and customer satisfaction.
  • Motivates and directs crew members and hourly managers to exceed customer expectations with food and friendly service in clean surroundings.
  • Assists the General Manager in supervising and training team members on products, processes and policies.
  • Assists the General Manager in maintaining inventory and managing labor.

We’d love to hear from people with:

  • Three years progressively responsible food service experience and 1-2-year supervision experience OR
  • 4+ years of US Military service * Strong organizational, interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Entrepreneurial mentality with experience in a sales focused environment
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to coach and mentor team partners with professional maturity

Industry-leading Benefits
* Superior base salary
* Exceptional health care benefits package
* Five-day work-week? and paid time off
* 401(k) retirement plan?
* Limitless opportunities for advancement and entrepreneurship

Current NC residents will be considered promptly. Relocation assistance is not available for out-of-state applicants.

Smithfield's Chicken 'N Bar-B-Q(R) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and uses E-Verify as part of the hiring process.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time


  • Customer Service: 2 years (Required)
  • Progressive Leadership: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Food Service: 3 years (Preferred)


  • ServSafe (Preferred)
  • Driver's License (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Preferred)

Overtime often available:

  • Yes

Pay Frequency:

  • Bi weekly or Twice monthly


  • Weekends required
  • Holidays required
  • Overtime
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