Tio Baby’s, a new food-driven bar with roots as a successful pop-up, is opening in Wallingford late Spring/Early Summer ’22. We are seeking an experienced, dynamic, and driven GM/Bar manager to oversee all aspects of bar and FOH and work in tandem with the chef/owner to create an exceptional experience for guests and a place our team can be proud of. This is a unique opportunity for someone excited to shape and be part of the building of a neighborhood institution from the ground up.
-Team Oriented and comfortable setting a culture from day one that values all aspects of food, beverage, and hospitality for guests and creating a high quality work experience and life-balance for employees.
-Capable and experienced with all aspects of creating and maintaining a successful bar program from the ground up: developing menus and recipes, working with vendors and sourcing ingredients, costing out menu items, creating and updating order guides, maintaining appropriate pars, prep levels, and taking inventory, as well as ensuring the sanitation and appearance of all bar and dining areas.
-Experienced hiring, training, scheduling and managing bar and other FOH employees and putting systems in place for the continued success and retention of team members.
-Comfortable working with POS systems and willing to work with food delivery apps and reservation systems as necessary.
-Comfortable keeping daily books and tip pool.
-Willing and excited to work behind the bar. We are a small staff and bartending shifts will be a big part of the job. A flexible schedule is necessary as is MAST and food handler’s certification.
-Someone who views themself as a partner in all the success and responsibility that comes with opening a new bar, open to new ideas and continually working to refine what we do. As you help us to grow the business, your job will grow with us. If this sounds like the next step in your career, we can’t wait to meet you!
Compensation: $20+/hr DOE, tips, and bonus/profit sharing. Benefits include paid vacation, health insurance stipend and employee discounts.
Please respond with your resume and a brief letter introducing yourself.