Restaurant Management

Restaurants From Scratch - Palo Alto, CA (30+ days ago)

Now hiring restaurant managers to work at Reposado and the Palo Alto Creamery, two exciting busy restaurants in downtown Palo Alto.

Restaurants From Scratch is a successful business since 1988 with stability and opportunities to grow. We are a family of restaurants consisting of the Palo Alto Creamery, Reposado, an in-house bakery, Scratch, British Banker's Club, and Gravity Bistro & Wine Bar.

At Restaurants From Scratch, we are known for serving some of the best food and service in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our mission statement is Simple food done well. We have achieved this by hiring hard-working talent who share our commitment to excellence. We encourage individual growth and challenge ourselves to always improve ourselves.

Reposado features Mexican cuisine prepared and presented using traditional techniques with the knowledge and passion of today. The food, decor, and service are representative of a modern restaurant in the heart of Mexico City today.

The Palo Alto Creamery, Fountain & Grill is a Palo Alto landmark serving generations since 1923 and features American classics prepared from scratch in a retro diner ambiance.

Scratch, located on cosmopolitan Castro Street in Mountain View. Scratch features American cookery in an elegant setting. The cuisine is based on the premise of "simple food done well" and draws from American classics reflecting today's influences and bounty of ingredients. The popular horseshoe bar features a variety of American whiskey and wines, some of which are highly allocated and unique.

The British Banker's Club is a contemporary tavern with an eclectic menu, diverse spirits and beverage list and features patio, roof top, and private dining.

Gravity Bistro and Wine Bar in downtown Palo Alto pairs Italian/French influences to the menu with an international wine list.

Manager candidates should have:

  • Minimum of 2 years restaurant management experience in a comparable position
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Assertive outgoing personality
  • Love working with people
  • Ability to stay calm in high pressure situations
  • Basic wine and spirit knowledge
  • Comprehensive understanding of systems, standardization, and process of change
  • Proficient in Work and Excel
  • Available to work evenings and weekends including Sunday
  • Have reliable transportation
  • A valid food handler's card or complete a course in food handling during the training
  • Authorized to work in the United States

Responsibilities and job duties include:

  • Daily operation of the restaurant in cooperation with the management team and Executive Chef
  • Grow sales through staff education, guest satisfaction and local store marketing opportunities
  • Control profit and loss
  • Hiring / Staffing / Training
  • All payroll functions
  • Ensure safety and sanitation
  • General maintenance of facilities

Competitive salary and compensation. Benefits include 5 day work week, paid vacation, and medical/dental.

All management positions require ability to maneuver around all areas of the restaurant and stairways, stand for periods for up to 10 hours, work in close quarters, bend and stoop. Reach, push, pull, and lift trays up to 25 lbs and bulk food products and cases up to 50 lbs. All positions that work directly with the guest must be able to understand and speak conversational English.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $60,000.00 to $70,000.00 /year


  • Supervisory: 2 years

Required work authorization:

  • United States