Restaurant Manager

Position Summary

Fast growing restaurant concept located in San Diego is looking for a highly motivated, passionate and enthusiastic Restaurant Managers to join our dynamic team.

The Restaurant Manager assists in inspiring and developing their team and upholding Luna Grill’s High Standards. This position provides support to the General Manager in the successful day-to-day operations of the restaurant. This includes providing the leadership necessary to achieve stated objectives in sales, costs, team member retention and relations, guest relations, training tool utilization, quality assurance, cleanliness and sanitation.


Essential Responsibilities


Works with GM in making sure all team members are inspired and properly trained and coached, counseled, and performance feedback is provided on a regular and timely basis.

Works with General Manager to ensure training needs are met.

Participates in personnel decisions including transfers, promotions and terminations.

Provides clear direction and ensures that team members are informed of company communications, policy changes, etc.

Maintains courteous, professional and effective working relationships with team members at all levels of the organization.

Listens to team member suggestions for improving how to get work done and how guests are served. Gains management support as needed to act upon suggestions.

Acts as Manager on Duty when General Manager is not present in the restaurant.


Provides assistance to the restaurant team to ensure successful day-to-day operations.

Assists with developing schedules that ensures that the store is properly staffed to ensure the ability to provide excellent guest service.

Ensures that all food and products are consistently prepared fresh and meet Luna Grill standards.

Assists with managing team member breaks, shift changes, shift meetings, and line schedules.

Processes human resource and payroll related paperwork in a timely and efficient manner as required.

Assists with completing and processing restaurant reports such as food and labor, daily line up report, inventory, Micros/Workforce payroll reports, Sysco orders, bank deposits, ROTR, daily sales sheet, P&L Report and prep checklist.

Assists with ensuring that safety and security standards are adhered to and that team members are properly trained in current position and knowledgeable of the company’s Safety Plan and Injury and Illness Prevention Program.

Manages daily and weekly cleaning of the line, dining room, restroom, and patio.


Assists with building sales and managing restaurant budget including cost control related labor and cost of goods sold.

Assists with controlling proper inventory and purchases materials through approved vendors in a timely manner and in according with company policy.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Must represent Luna Grill’s 12 Characteristics as outlined in the Team Member Handbook.

Posses and instill high quality standards for production and guest service.

Strong leadership and problem solving skills.

Detail oriented, organized and efficient.


Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Courteous, friendly, and professional manner.

Ability to work productively with little to no supervision.

Trustworthy and reliable.

Possess excellent basic math skills and have the ability to operate a cash register or POS system.

Computer literate using Microsoft Office.

Bi-lingual in English and Spanish preferred – must be able to communicate (speak, read, write) in the primary language of the work location.


Education/Experience Required

Must have a minimum of  one (1) year restaurant experience (knowledge of both the BOH and FOH is strongly preferred)

Luna Grill experience is ideal.

High School Diploma required

AA Degree preferred


Physical Demands/Work Environment


Frequent standing/walking, sitting, bending, bend and twist neck and waist, reach above and below shoulders and squat, use hands, reaching or grasping with hands and arms, and be able to lift up to 25 pounds.

Must be able to work under pressure and be flexible to work long hours, irregular hours, including weekends and holidays.


Must comply with Company’s Appearance and Dress Code standard as set forth in the Team Member Handbook.

Works primarily indoors in temperature-controlled, clean, and well-lighted environment.

Makes frequent trips to kitchen, where air may be moist, warm, and odorous from cooking foods.

Kitchen floors are uneven and may be slippery from moisture and grease.



Ventura, CA

Oxnard, CA

Santa Barbara, CA

Culver City, CA

Irvine, CA


About Luna Grill

Founded in 2004, award winning Luna Grill offers authentic Mediterranean cuisine such as signature kabob plates, gourmet salads, appetizers including hummus and falafel, wraps, desserts, craft beer and wine in a contemporary setting. All foods, marinades and sauces are crafted with care daily from scratch and meals are made fresh to order and served to the table with genuine cutlery and tableware. A cross between a fast casual and full service sit-down restaurant, Luna Grill combines the best of both worlds and has created the concept of “Luxe Casual.”