Dining Room Manager
Rio Piedra Plantation

Dining Room Manager needed to join culinary team at our award-winning luxury hunting lodge

Relaxed atmosphere on the banks of the Flint river in historic Southwest Georgia.


Dining Room Manager

Rio Piedra Plantation
Camilla, Georgia
$17.00 / hour + tips
Previous experience required
Start Date:
Starts soon! (Oct 17, 2022)

The Dining Room Manager assists our executive chef by assuming the day-to-day management responsibilities of dining room staff.  Because servers at Rio Piedra play an essential role in the overall guest experience and are responsible for providing the highest level of service to all guests, a successful candidate will embrace our culture and demonstrate excellence in hospitality while leading and mentoring fellow servers.

The start date for this position is the week of October 17th and runs through mid to late-March.  We do close briefly for Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Compensation is based on experience and includes proceeds from the server tip pool.

Job responsibilities;

  • Ensure fine dining etiquette is maintained and food and drinks are presented properly
  • Continuously demonstrate a commitment to genuine hospitality by providing warm, caring service
  • Prepare and communicate waitstaff schedule- be available to address any staffing issues that arise 
  • Provide direction and guidance to servers to ensure an exceptional guest experience- lead by example
  • Conduct training sessions as necessary with team members to ensure quality and consistency in all aspects of the dining experience
  • Collaboratively seek ways to improve the guest experience and work with team members to incorporate service enhancements
  • Work with the executive chef to coordinate back of house and front of house activities
  • Monitor and maintain cleanliness, sanitation, and organization of assigned station and service areas
  • Assist in other departments as needed

Qualifications and desired skills:

  • Strong organization, listening and communication skills; detail-oriented
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills:
    • Outgoing and genuine desire to create a personal connection with guests
    • Ability to recognize when guests may want more or less interaction
  • Genuine desire to understand and anticipate guests' needs and wants
  • 2+ years managing and scheduling a dining room team
  • 3+ years as a server in a fine dining establishment
  • Basic bartending experience is a plus
  • Wine knowledge preferred but not required
  • Knowledge of proper food handling, food storage, and sanitation procedures
  • Must have a valid driver’s license

Other Competencies/soft skills

  • Passion for service
  • Positive, can-do attitude
  • Commitment to reliability- arrive on time for work and maintain good attendance
  • Genuine desire to foster and work in a team-oriented environment; collaboratively work with kitchen and waitstaff
  • Open to flexible work schedule and willingness to work split shifts, this position will primarily cover evenings but also include some morning/lunch shifts

Compensation and other perks: 

Hourly rate is based on experience but typically starts at $17.00 hour plus proceeds from the server tip pool.  Anticipated tips over the course of the season are between $4,000 and $6,500, based on hours worked.  Employee housing is provided, includes utilities (water, gas, electric, internet) and costs will not exceed $100/week (typically less).  Our goal is for each team member to have their own bedroom, though there is a small possibility you may have a roommate. Meals are provided on those days/shifts that you are working.

How to Apply

Please email your resume to workatrpp@gmail.com.  In the subject line of your email, please state the role for which you wish to apply.  In addition to your resume, please also include your dates of availability. We look forward to hearing from you!

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