Assistant General Manager, Dining

Lantern Hill - New Providence, NJ
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Lantern Hill in New Providence, NJ, is opening a new Independent Living building with a brand new restaurant. In anticipation of that opening, we are looking for experienced and passionate staff as an Assistant Manager, Dining. 


A Summary of the Role

The Assistant Manager, Dining manages all aspects of meal time service and the overall efficiency of the CB kitchen, cafe, dining room, private dining room and catering.  Responsible for overall supervision of all Dining Room and Cafe Staff, (including training, evaluating and disciplining).



Your responsibilities include... 

  1. Maintains the Erickson Living philosophy and “Vision” statement.

  2. Satisfies residents with dining services including, but not limited to, the quality of food served, quality of service, and overall sanitation of the Dining Room and Kitchen.

  3. Supervises the overall efficiency of dining room and cafe operations/experience through effective


  4. Supervises, schedules, evaluates, trains, hires, disciplines and develops all restaurant staff, cafe staff, and supervisors.

  5. Maintains effective communication with all staff, residents and guests.

  6. Supervises organization and sanitation of restaurant, kitchen, storage areas and loading dock.

  7. Ensures proper portioning of foods, attractive plate presentation and service standards.

  8. Supervises opening and closing of food service operation.

  9. Ensures they and all staff work safely, consistently using designated safety equipment (personal protective equipment- PPE).

  10. Ensures all aspects of restaurant and café service meet company standards, goals and measurements.
  11. Must be willing to participate in resident and employee satisfaction programs and activities



Your qualifications include...

  • Ability to supervise multiple dining rooms concurrently involving large number of employees while meeting regulatory requirements.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of dining service techniques, customer relations, plate presentations, sanitation and food handling.


Employee will be required to work weekends and holidays



Your Education and/or Experience includes:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.

  • Minimum of three years’ experience in dining room management, service and sanitation is required.

  • Bachelors’ degree in Restaurant Management or Hospitality.  Dietetics experience may be substituted for up to 1 year experience.

  • College courses in restaurant management, dietetics or nutrition preferred.