Assistant Restaurant Manager
Evergreen Lodge & Rush Creek Lodge at Yosemite

Rush Creek Lodge Pool Area

Evergreen Lodge is looking for an Assistant Restaurant Manager with a strong Bar background

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  • year round

Assistant Restaurant Manager

Evergreen Lodge & Rush Creek Lodge at Yosemite
Yosemite National Park, California
$24.00 - $26.00 / hour
Previous experience required
Start Date:
Starts immediately!

The Assistant Restaurant Manager is the key management position supporting our Restaurant Manager and restaurant service staff in running all of front of house. Assistant Restaurant Manager is responsible for departmental profitability, management of guest dining areas & service staff, menu development, restaurant serving periods and private catered events.

The Assistant Restaurant Manager supervises all front of house service operations and the restaurant service team to ensure all guests have a fantastic dining experience. Our Assistant Restaurant Manager also oversees restaurant supervisors that supervise service staff. 

The Assistant Restaurant Manager works closely with the Restaurant Manager, Assistant General Manager & General Manager in coordinating and executing Lodge operations and supporting all departments at the Lodge as needed. The Assistant Restaurant Manager is also highly involved in supporting our youth employment program.

The restaurant provides full breakfast, sit down and to go lunches and dinner in our main restaurant, tavern and other dining spaces. The Lodge prides itself in serving fresh, health conscience & creative ‘California Lodge Cuisine’ that far exceeds guest expectations given our remote setting. Most of our in-house guests eat with us in our relaxed mountain environment each night alongside locals & associates. To learn more about our restaurant and recent menus, please see our website.

The lodge is a coveted wedding venue catering to customized weddings, regular and other group business each year in various venues throughout the lodge property. This wedding and small group focus adds additional creative opportunities to the Restaurant Manager role, which is supported by our Catering Team.



  • Creating a fun, friendly culture and a high service standard
  • Building an energized, well trained, technique driven team
  • Warm & friendly guest interaction including table visits, special events appearances, cordial correspondence, etc.


  • Scheduling, training and managing service staff
  • Interviewing, hiring and reviewing service staff
  • Coordinating daily with Tavern & Culinary managers/staff
  • Communicating effectively and maintaining a close working relationship with the Restaurant Manager, Assistant General Manager & GM as well as all lodge leadership teams
  • Actively supporting our youth employment and development program


  • Defining, costing and pricing restaurant and tavern menus
  • Managing department profitability
  • Working hands-on on a daily basis
  • Coordinating and executing catering functions and special events
  • Establishing structured processes & enforcing restaurant standards, programs and procedures
  • Training and ongoing oversight in food quality, cleanliness & hygiene standards
  • Establishing and overseeing strong safety standards
  • Ordering, receiving and relationship management for vendors/purveyors
  • Storage and inventory management training/standards
  • Devising and executing operational enhancements
  • Maintaining equipment and supplies


  • Reviewing and reporting staff hours
  • Actively managing daily, weekly & bi-monthly labor and overtime
  • Managing and coding of invoices and preparing food inventories/transfers
  • Monitoring actual and theoretical food costs
  • Improving profitability


  • Supporting other Lodge departments and managers as needed

Our ideal Assistant Restaurant Manager is creative, experienced, mature, self motivated and excited to develop a friendly, professional & efficient staff environment and embraces working hands on at high level in a energetic restaurant environment.

Ideal qualifications include:

  • Extensive experience managing a busy restaurant, including financial management
  • Strong training (formal and/or informal) and knowledge of fresh California style cuisine
  • Table, bar & support service experience
  • Excited about creating a warm family atmosphere for staff while maintaining high standards
  • Strong interest in training/coaching and in supporting our youth mission
  • Wedding or similar high-end catering experience
  • Hospitality or related experience
  • Independent thinker with great initiative, but comfortable working within a defined framework
  • Key personality traits
    • High integrity and creativity
    • Guest service oriented and staff-focused
    • Self-motivated (takes initiative) with high standards
    • Mature, personable leader with a relaxed nature
    • Execution oriented; enjoys hands-on implementation
    • Leading a healthy, drug-free lifestyle
    • Dynamic, fun, and likes the outdoors
    • Flexible with a “whatever it takes” attitude
    • Patience, patience, patience


  • Full time position available immediately
  • Position is year round with off season time off opportunities
  • Onsite or Offsite room and board available for fixed weekly cost
  • Hours variable, including nights and weekends as well as situational/crisis availability
  • Healthcare benefits available after 90 days
  • 401K eligible with company match after 1 year

How to Apply

No emailed applications. Please apply through link provided.

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