Food & Beverage Director of Operations

La Esquina - New York, NY3.5

30+ days agoFull-time

Operations Manager Job Description

Iconic NYC restaurant La Esquina is growing!!! We need a Corporate Operations Manager. The company has 4 properties and counting! Experience as a Beverage Manager or QSR Management a serious plus; knowledge of kitchen systems a plus; operations experience a plus.


Operations management job starts with Leadership. Ops managers must be familiar with what’s 'going-on' in all of the venues, what works and what doesn't work, and how to finds solutions to always be ahead of potential issues and trends. They gain knowledge by scouring blogs and industry journals, browsing online databases, visiting venues and interviewing hourly staff. Leaders look for the best combination of people, profit and product and create training and SOP's to support all three simultaneously.


Strong operational presence, sense of empathy to provide firm but fair leadership and interpersonal skills are necessary to build and manage teams that will push our company forward. Operations managers must be good with customers and have very strong product knowledge. They must be able to carefully analyze the advantages and disadvantages of different work flows and be able to pivot to maximize time, effort and product quality.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $75,000.00 to $85,000.00 /year


  • Multi Unit: 5 years (Required)


  • NYDHMH Food Handlers Certificate (Required)