Restaurant District Manager

Steak N Shake Co Indianapolis, IN
Multi-unit restaurant management professionals, how would you like to take the next step in your management career with a true American classic? Join our team at Steak 'n Shake! For over 80 years, we have delighted our loyal customers with the country's best, freshest, and tastiest quick-serve dishes – especially the original steak burger and our hand-dipped milkshakes. As we continue to grow, we are looking for experienced and service-focused Restaurant District Managers just like you to help us to carry on that proud tradition.

You will oversee a group of Steak 'n Shake restaurants within your assigned territory, and will be in charge of overall restaurant operations, development of your management teams, and profitability of your locations. And of course, you will ensure that each of your restaurants serves our patrons the highest quality burgers and shakes at the lowest possible prices, while providing them with the great service and the fun and welcoming environment that they've come to expect from us.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits, paid training, plenty of room for recognition, professional growth and advancement, and the opportunity to be a part of a popular quick-service brand that has become an American institution. If you have the qualifications and the friendly and outgoing personality we're looking for, we want to talk with you. Contact us today!

As a Restaurant District Manager, your primary leadership goal will be to live and teach the mission and vision of the company, setting a solid and positive example for your management team. It will be up to you to ensure that each restaurant within your district is running smoothly and that its employees always take care to make the guest the priority. Additionally, you will partner with the General Managers to ensure the overall financial health, and consistent execution of brand standards for your restaurants while developing a bench of well-trained talent for each level within your organization.

Additional duties for this role will include:

* Directing and holding the management, service and production teams accountable for service and operations excellence

* Ensuring adherence to Steak n Shake procedures, policies and specifications designed to deliver the highest quality burgers and shakes

* Engaging in the hiring, coaching and direction of General Managers and Assistant Managers

* Conducting random inspections of restaurants in your territory

* Conducting inventory and cash audits

* Creating and filing expense reports

* Implementing necessary plans to meet financial and P&L goals

* Managing restaurant budgets (including labor and food costs) and their impact on your overall territory budget

* Responding to immediate or severe customer service needs as required

* Developing and implementing best practices in cooperation with your management team


Over and over again we hear that our people stay with us because they enjoy the people they work with. As a Restaurant District Manager at Steak 'n Shake, you get to have an impact on peoples' lives by making their work environment fun and exciting. If you long for more than just a desk job, we can offer you a challenging and rewarding career where you can interact with people each and every day as part of a winning team.

Your hard work and professional dedication will be rewarded with a generous compensation package, including:

* Competitive salary commensurate with experience

* Quarterly incentive bonus program

* Basic life and AD&D insurance

* Medical, vision, dental and life insurance plans

* 401(k)

* Short- and long-term disability available

* Paid vacation

* Exceptional training, development, and onboarding program

Desired Skills and Experience

We are looking for a Restaurant District Manager who combines an entrepreneurial approach and a relentless pursuit of excellence, with a firm commitment to providing an exceptional customer experience. You should be highly organized, detail-oriented and proactive with strong time-management skills and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. It is also important that you display outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to effectively motivate and lead your team.

Specific qualifications for the role include:

* High school diploma; Bachelor's degree preferred

* Minimum 3 years successful results as a Restaurant District Manager

* Proven track record of building sales and increasing profits, as well as people development and QSC improvement

* Leadership style with a strong focus on service and hospitality

* Ability to demonstrate an ownership mentality, business maturity, and strong industry awareness

* Ability to utilize tactical and strategic judgment to achieve all key business measures

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