Restaurant Managers Social Network

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Restaurant Managers Social Network

A professional and social networking group for Hospitality managers.

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Latest Activity: May 12

Restaurant Manager Professional and Social Network

I often marvel at the industry's plague with management individuals who often feel stuck, or rather are stuck in the daily grind/routine of the their restaurant management jobs.

I love what we do! I love the energy, the interaction, the problem solving, the relationships, the successes, the failures, the long hours, the food, the wine, the coffee, the tea, the beer, the special events, the banquets, the caterings, the industry shows, the thrill of a busy service... all of it!

But I have spent too much time with uninspired managers!

I believe a some of the lack of inspiration is attributable to an employer's lack of investment in engaging their management staffs. But I also believe we as managers would be much more engaged if "WE" made more of an effort to read, to learn, experiment and educate ourselves about subjects relevant to our profession.

Furthermore, we would be more engaged if we could discuss and share our experiences with like minded and similarly experienced individuals in our industry.

I believe that our careers in restaurant management are often regarded as second class. And further believe that we succumb to that notion.

We are left feeling that our jobs are unglamorous and perhaps even ashamed to admit that we are restaurant managers.

We are not any less professional than any other occupation. Our credentials may often come from the school of hard knocks, but our profession should be no less esteemed .

The landscape and the educational accreditation of our industry is vastly changing, but no degree, certification or diploma will ever substantiate the worth of our profession if we don't take pride in who we are and what we do.

I hope by creating this network, we can begin to associate with individuals who share common interests and experiences. Additionally I hope to create a forum where like minded professional restaurant managers can engage in intellectual conversation, and have interaction that inspires them to pursue more engaging endeavors in their restaurant management careers. Ultimately, I hope these interactions will embolden the pride in our profession that is too often lacking.

And what the heck, maybe we'll even get together and have a drink.

-Cheers

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Started by 1chili Nov 10, 2008.

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Comment by Genevieve Arthur on May 12, 2014 at 4:40am

Good Morning!

Sipping my first cup of coffee and going over some exciting new opportunities for restaurant managers in upscale restaurants on the east coast!

Wishing you all a fantastic week!

Genevieve

Gen@paragon-search.com


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Comment by Genevieve Arthur on May 9, 2014 at 8:19am

Hello All and a big THANKS to Chris for creating this group! My name is Genevieve, I am an executive recruiter in the restaurant industry, recently switching gears from Food Scientists to my passion Restaurant Management!

Having been in restaurant management in the past and loving the industry I am thrilled to be part of your group!

I look forward to adding positive information that will hopefully be helpful to all those looking for the next best thing!

Happy Friday Everyone! Genevieve


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Comment by Julie Shultz on March 2, 2011 at 5:27am

Hello,

I have Casual Dining and Quick Serve GM opportunities in NYC, South Florida and West Central Florida. If you are interested in learning more, please contact me julie@newworldstaffing.org. Thank you, Julie

Comment by Ashley Fowler on December 1, 2009 at 6:48am
Buffalo Wild Wings is expanding in the Central Valley, CA area. We are currently seeking restaurant managers. If you or someone you know is interested in discussing this opportunity please contact me.

Thanks!

Ashley
Comment by Bob Frank on November 20, 2009 at 9:38am
We have a multi unit operation and are looking for an IT/software system that will help us capture data on revenues, purchasing, inventory, labor, etc. - that will feed into the G/L, show trending and generate reports. Any suggestions?
Comment by Keri on August 5, 2009 at 10:28am
I am a restaurant manager for a corporate franchise chain. I am looking for some inspiration. My store is very low volume and our marketing sucks. They give our marketing managers no room to really be creative and market to our communities past fundraisers that aren't working. I think I'm getting frustrated with it. We are so slow and we have four managers. There's always this "what do I do" lul in the day. It's not fast paced AT ALL. Anyone have any advice?

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Comment by FohBoh on July 14, 2009 at 10:27pm
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On behalf of everyone here at FohBoh, we want to thank all of you for taking part in this active, exciting community! Just wanted to drop you a line to let you know that Restaurant Managers Social Network is a featured group today! If you haven’t already, take a moment to write up a new blog post, start a new discussion or invite more friends to join your exciting group. Once again, thanks for participating in the FohBoh community. We look forward to hearing more from you!
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Comment by Gex on June 20, 2009 at 11:58pm
hello! i used to be a service manager of VIP club and restaurant :) actually now i am working as a service trainer.
I hope all of you guys will share your experiences and ideas.

Gex.
Comment by Alex Montanez on December 2, 2008 at 11:10am
I am looking for a company that resurfaces table tops for my restaurant. I want to put permanent images of Italy scenes on my tables....do you know of anyone who might do this kind of work?


Thanks,

Alex
 
 
 

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