Managing Partner

Bloomin' Brands - Westlake, OH3.5

Full-time | ContractEstimated: $78,000 - $100,000 a year
As a Managing Partner (Proprietor), you must be a fully functional expert in all processes and positions, front and back of the house, in addition to managing P&L cost centers. This is an extremely hands-on management position, and you will spend most of your time working directly with employees throughout the restaurant as well as interacting with customers.

Your specific duties as a Managing Partner (Proprietor) will include:

Managing all employees to maintain high employment quality standards consistent with the Outback Brand (includes hiring, development, counseling, promotion and discipline and termination as appropriate)
Maintaining all employee files and ensuring that all required documentation is complete and accurate
Ensuring that your restaurant is optimally staffed and that employees are fully trained in all aspects of their current job
Respond to complaints, with the goal of turning dissatisfied guests into return guests
Developing initiatives to build sales, profitability and guest counts
Ensuring that all menu items are made according to recipe and that presentation is up to Outback standards
Adhering to company standards and service levels to increases sales and minimize costs
Estimating food needs and placing orders within established guidelines
Managing P&L for your individual restaurant.
Enforcing safety and sanitary practices, maintenance and regulatory compliance for the entire restaurant and premises
Ensuring that all operational basics and standards are adhered to with total commitment and passion
Overseeing all restaurant administrative requirements including cash handling, completion of guest liability, property, casualty, workers compensation reports, and governmental compliance
Ensuring that Outback's Principles and Beliefs are continually taught and practiced
Providing active community involvement with a strong presence at events, clubs, and organizations by your restaurant and its employees
Demonstrating high ethical standards at all times, adhering to standards laid out in the Company's Code of Ethics policy

Job Requirements

As a Managing Partner (Proprietor), you must be dependable, self-reliant and passionate about good food and exceptional customer service. It is vital that you combine a winning personality with professional dedication and a team-oriented attitude. Strong organizational, time-management and prioritization skills are also important attributes for this role.

Specific qualifications for the position include:
Must be able to provide a required investment for periodic bonuses at your assigned restaurant

Minimum 2 years of general manager experience in a hospitality operation

Must qualify to hold a state liquor license
Must be able and willing to work in the front-of-the-house and back-of-the-house
Passing grade in Management Assessment testing
Availability to work a flexible schedule
Legal authorization to work in the United States
Minimum 21 years of age
Previous experience as front-of-the-house manager preferred
Associate's or Bachelor's degree preferred
Computer proficiency (particularly MS Office Suite and Outlook) preferred
Experience with Point Of Sale systems preferred

Benefits & Perks 101:
As a Managing Partner (Proprietor) with Outback Steakhouse, you will be part of an established and successful company with one of the most recognizable national brand names in casual dining. Our company culture is geared toward customer service, innovation, and fun, and you will find plenty of support from all levels of the organization. We provide extensive training in all aspects of your restaurant, and also offer opportunities for continued professional development and advancement toward roles of greater responsibility. Your hard work and professional dedication will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package, including benefits.

You will automatically receive:
5-year partner contract with periodic bonuses
Rewards program for high performers
Employee Assistance Program
Core Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D)
Core Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance
Adoption Assistance Benefits
Paid Time Off - All-inclusive time off program; the first-year award prorated based on hire date. Annual allotment based on years of service
We are closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day to spend time with family and friends
Meal Comp Program that can be used at any of our four concepts, giving you a discount on meals

You can choose to participate in the following:
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Supplemental Term Life and Voluntary AD&D
Buy-Up Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts
MetLaw Legal Plan
401(k) Retirement Savings Plan which includes a discretionary company match
Team Member Discounts (dining, college, cell phones, electronics, flowers, sporting events, etc.)

Bloomin' Brands is not just a restaurant company – we’re a company of unique, founder-inspired restaurants. All of our brands were founded by entrepreneurs who have a genuine passion for food and a desire to share hospitality with others.

Outback Steakhouse is our Australian-themed restaurant is internationally known for award-winning steaks, the Bloomin' Onion and a wide variety of chicken, ribs, and seafood. Our menu also features new creations and grilled classics that are made from scratch daily using only the highest quality ingredients and prepared just the way you like it. #Bloomwithus

Bloomin’ Brands, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V are encouraged to apply.

Inventory Management Advanced
Budgeting Advanced
Forecasting Advanced
P & L Management Advanced
Computer Literacy Intermediate
Hot Schedules Intermediate

Leader: Inspires teammates to follow them


Entrepreneurial Spirit: Inspired to perform well by an ability to drive new ventures within the business


General Manager experience in a hospitality
Licenses & Certifications

ServSafe Sanitation Cert