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Obu is a very small city in Aichi, Japan where their philosophy is stated as "A city of Good Health". Our interpretation of "good health" is serving great ramen to good people for fun times. Our ramen is Bold yet simple.

Obu Ramen House in San Jose, CA is looking for an Assistant Manager to help manage our location and help us grow. To be succesul in this role, you'll need management skills and experience in both front and back of the house. We want you to know how to oversee the dining room, check in with customers and balance seating capacity. We'll expect you to lead by example and uplift our staff during busy moments. Ultimately, you will ensure our restaurant runs smoothly and customers have pleasant dining experiences.


coordinate daily front and back of the house operations

respond efficiently and accurately to customer complaints

make schedules

recruit and hire the best talent in the market

control costs and measure waste


Customer service experience as a manager

Financial management skills cost of goods

strong leadership, motivational and people skills


We are an equal opportunity employer and promote a drug free environment

Job Type: Full-time

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Supervise, train and inspect the performance of assigned Banquet Staff, ensuring that all procedures are completed to the Hotel standards. Assist where necessary to ensure optimum service to guests.


  1. Minimum 21 years of age to serve alcoholic beverages.

  2. 2 years’ experience in Banquet food service.

  3. Knowledge of various food service styles (i.e., French service, Russian service, Family Style service, Butler style service).

  4. Must have good understanding of the English language.

  5. Good communication skills both written and verbal.

  6. Provide excellent customer service and maintain a professional demeanor.

  7. Compute basic arithmetic.

  8. Ability to:

• perform job functions with attention to detail, speed and accuracy.

• prioritize and organize.

• be a clear thinker, remaining calm and resolving problems using good judgment.

• follow directions thoroughly.

• understand guest’s service needs.

• work cohesively with co‐workers as part of a team.

• work with minimal supervision.

• maintain confidentiality of guest information and pertinent hotel data.

• ascertain departmental training needs and provide such training.

• direct performance of staff and follow up with corrections when needed.


  1. High school graduate or equivalent vocational training certificate, some college.

  2. Supervisory experience.

  3. Previous training in liquor, wine and food service.

  4. Certification in alcohol awareness program.

  5. Certification in C.P.R.

  6. Ability to suggestively sell.

  7. Ability to input and access information in the property management system/computers/point of sales system.

  8. Previous guest/customer relations training.

  9. Familiarity with food and beverage cost controls.

  10. Familiarity with Sales and Marketing tools for Banquets.

  11. Creative ability to decorate food tables/displays.


  1. Exert physical effort in lifting/transporting at least 50 pounds.

  2. Push/pull carts and other equipment up to 250 pounds.

  3. Endure various physical movements throughout the work areas.

  4. Reach ____ inches/feet.

  5. Must be able to stand and exert well-paced mobility for up to 8‐hours in length.

  6. Satisfactorily communicate with guests, management and co‐workers to their understanding.

  7. Work environment ‐Banquet function areas, meeting rooms and service areas. Job involves working under variable temperature conditions and noise levels, outdoors/indoors, around fumes and/or odor hazards, around dust and/or mite hazards, and around chemicals


  1. Maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental policies/service procedures/standards.

  2. Maintain complete knowledge of correct maintenance and use of equipment. Use equipment only as intended.

  3. Anticipate guests’ needs, respond promptly and acknowledge all guests, however busy and whatever time of day.

  4. Maintain positive guest relations at all times.

  5. Be familiar with all Hotel services/features and local attractions/activities to respond to guest inquiries accurately.

  6. Resolve guest complaints, ensuring guest satisfaction.

  7. Monitor and maintain cleanliness, sanitation and organization of assigned work areas.

  8. Maintain complete knowledge of service requirements for assigned functions:

a) Detailed menu selections, major ingredients, appearance, texture, quality standards, garnish and method of presentation.

  1. Organize all assigned functions and complete preparation work in accordance to departmental standards. Follow up on special arrangements to ensure compliance with such.

  2. Check storage areas for proper supplies, organization and cleanliness. Complete requisition for additional supplies needed and submit to Manager. Instruct designated personnel to rectify any cleanliness/organization deficiencies.

  3. Retrieve linens/skirting required for designated functions and transport such to function area.

  4. Inspect the scheduled function area/room for cleanliness, working condition and proper furniture/equipment set up; rectify any deficiencies with respective departments.

  5. Meet with the Chef and Banquet Manager to review scheduled group menu and equipment requirements. Ensure agreement of delivery times, amounts and special arrangements. Communicate service needs throughout the function.

  6. Prepare station assignments for Banquet Servers according to group requirements and Hotel standards.

  7. Ensure that assigned staff has reported to work; document any late or absent employees.

  8. Coordinate breaks for assigned staff.

  9. Assign stations and side work to Servers in accordance with departmental procedures. Communicate additions or changes to the assignments as they arise throughout the shift.

  10. Conduct pre‐function meeting with Servers and review all information pertinent to set‐up and service of group.

  11. Inspect table set‐ups; check for cleanliness, neatness and agreement with group requirements and departmental standards; rectify deficiencies with respective personnel.

  12. Check bar set‐ups for cleanliness, organization and agreement with group requirements and departmental standards; resolve any problems.

  13. Check buffet tables/receptions/coffee breaks for cleanliness, attractiveness, and layout; ensure agreement with function order and departmental standards; resolve any problems.

  14. Ensure replenishment of items as specified on event orders and requested by group contact.

  15. Set out name cards, escort cards in accordance with group requirements.

  16. Organize head table assembly and assist in groups entrance into the function area.

  17. Meet group coordinator/host(ess) prior to function, make introduction and ensure that all arrangements are agreeable.

  18. Greet guests upon arrival at function and assist in seating as required by group.

  19. Direct Servers on timing of service throughout function.

  20. Communicate additional meal requirements and special requests to the Kitchen.

  21. Constantly monitor staff performance in all phases of service and job functions, ensuring that all procedures are carried out to departmental standards; rectify any deficiencies with respective personnel.

  22. Assist Banquet staff with their job functions to ensure optimum service to guests.

  23. Observe guest reactions and confer frequently with service staff to ensure guest satisfaction.

  24. Total all charges for the group function, prepare check and present to group contact for payment. Adhere to all cashiering procedures/policies.

  25. Ensure that unused food is returned to the Kitchen, that designated condiments are broken down and properly stored (butters, cream, dressings, etc.) and that all Banquet supplies are returned to designated storage areas.

  26. Direct the final breakdown of function room and clean up. Ensure all department standards are met.

  27. Ensure all closing duties for staff are completed before staff sign out.

  28. Conduct training of staff as assigned.

  29. Provide feedback on staff performance to Manager. Report disciplinary problems to Manager and participate in the counseling of employees.

  30. Foster and promote a cooperative working climate, maximizing productivity and employee morale.

  31. Respond to all pages by beeper promptly.

  32. Complete work orders for maintenance repairs and submit to Engineering. Contact Engineering directly for urgent repairs.

  33. Document pertinent information in department log book.

  34. Complete all paperwork and closing duties in accordance with departmental standards.

  35. Review status of assignments and any follow‐up action with Manager and/or on‐coming Supervisor.

Sonesta recognizes that benefits play a vital role in helping ensure the health and financial security of employees and their families. We offer a variety of benefits to our employees including:

  • Health Benefits (Health & Dental Insurance)

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Vacation

  • Sonesta Hotels & Other Outlets Discounts

  • Paid Holidays

  • Sick Days

  • Educational Assistance

  • Employee Recognition Programs

  • Newborn & Adopted Child Leave

  • Spousal & Domestic Partner Leave

  • Life Insurance

  • Short Term Disability

  • Long term Disability

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Credit Union

  • Direct Deposit

  • Employee Activities & Events

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About the OFJCC:

The Oshman Family Jewish Community Center (OFJCC) on the Taube Koret Campus for Jewish Life is one of the most exciting and innovative non-profit organizations in Silicon Valley. Collaborating with tech companies, national organizations and local non-profits, the OFJCC is reinventing what it means to enrich lives, build community and inspire Jewish journeys. Our vision is to be the architects of the Jewish future, and we are executing our mission by creating meaningful, inclusive and joyful experiences for everyone in the South Peninsula (and beyond) through educational, social, cultural, spiritual, fitness, and other wellness programs. Our diverse and passionate staff works hand-in-hand with hundreds of committed volunteers to make our modern 8.5-acre campus a truly special place for the 25,000+ visitors every week. For more information, call 650.223.8600.

Overview of the Role:

The Café Team Member is an engaging and courteous person who is passionate about food and serving customers. This individual will provide excellent customer service to Café guests while assisting with barista duties and maintaining a clean and well-stocked work space and dining area. This position is part-time, 19 hours per week, primarily Monday – Friday with occasional evenings or weekends.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

Greet customers with professionalism and courtesy and provide excellent customer service by informing guests of menu specials and/or changes, and make recommendations as needed

Become familiar with regular customers using their names to greet them

Practice safe food handling procedures at all times and adhere to all food safety regulations

Prepare beverages for customers including specialized coffees

Operate a POS system and receive payments from customers in cash or credit card

Respond to inquiries regarding food ingredients (and potential food allergies) and preparation methods

Assist with catering and cross train in other food service production positions as needed

Ensure cleanliness of the café at all times during shift

Assist with restocking food and beverage and disposables

Compile and maintain inventory items on a daily basis

Ensure that all established policies and procedures of the OFJCC and Culinary Department are followed and that you are in communication with management as questions or issues arise

Perform other duties as assigned


High School Diploma or GED

2 years’ experience in customer service field or equivalent

Food prep experience desired

Experience in monetary transactions, coffee barista experience is a plus

Demonstrated ability to exercise standards of professionalism, including presentation and demeanor

Demonstrated strong communication and interpersonal skills

Ability to handle high stress situations and large volume of customers while maintaining positive customer service

Has integrity and takes initiative

Experience closing out a cash register helpful

Ability and desire to work independently and as a team member with the community and other employees

Positive, upbeat and enthusiastic about working in a non-profit environment

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Food Service Worker (Portola Valley, CA) Full-Time

Nestled in the forest of Portola Valley, [5 miles from Highway 280 / Palo Alto] is an award-winning senior community that is seeking an energetic team player to be part of a dynamic group of people focused on providing exceptional care.

You must be energetic, kind and caring; willing to offer personalized service to each of the residents you serve. We are looking for team players who can adapt, and change based on the needs of the department.

To succeed as a Server at Sequoias Portola Valley, you must have excellent verbal communications skills, the ability to provide excellent service while serving meals and preparing the dining room for each meal. You will really enjoy this position if you love serving seniors.

Food Server Responsibilities:

• Prepares dining room for meal service, setting tables with precision

• Provides friendly and efficient service to residents during meals, serving and assisting with tray line

• Serve meals in a professional manner

• Assists residents with any special needs they might have related to their dining experience

• May deliver trays to those dining in their apartments

• Pays attention to the needs of the residents and offers additional beverages and menu items.

• Busses dishes from dining room after meals

• Maintains food stocks and dishware inventory at service stations

• Clean equipment, carts, tables and other areas

• Bring some fun and energy to work every day!

Food Server Requirements:

• Proficient in English, verbal and written

• Ability to relate with dignity to the elderly, listen well and engage.

• Experience providing excellent customer service

• Be observant, stepping in to help coworkers where needed

Highly Attractive Benefits Package:

• Medical/Dental/Vision

• Life Insurance

• Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

• 403 Profit Sharing Program

Come join our team and be a part of a vibrant community of dedicated professionals offering excellent service to our residents.

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Job Description

Restaurant General Manager, Chef, AGM, Dist. Mgr., Sous Chef - FOH + BOH Restaurant Manager Openings 

Even during the COVID-19 outbreak, many of our great clients are still hiring, and or preparing to hire in the weeks ahead. Together we will get through this! 

-  Restaurant District Manager: 90-140k, bonus, car allowance, great growth
 - Restaurant General Manager: 75-95k+ High Volume Full-service and bar
 - Restaurant Kitchen Manager: 65-85k plus bonus - Display Kitchen + Brewery
 - Restaurant General Manager - Fast Casual: $60-80k, great culture
 -FOH Restaurant Managers and Assistant Restaurant Managers: 60-75k plus bonus
 - Restaurant Assistant Restaurant Manager - Fast Casual, and Quick Service: 60-59k, bonus
 - Restaurant Executive Chef, high volume Management - 65-95k
 -Sous Chef's: Scratch Kitchen, metro area, great culture 60-89k 
 -Head Chef Upscale dining - New local concept - 75-95k

* Some positions may require the ability to relocate *

Locally owned and national, well established restaurants are now growing and looking to add to their team! Now interviewing for Various Culinary and Hospitality Management positions.

To be considered for our current, confidential opportunities with partners in our high-profile portfolio in the Metro Area, please send your CONFIDENTIAL resume to set up a phone consultation and interview. (Top, qualified candidates will be contacted right away)

At least 2 years of experience in restaurant or culinary management
Great tenure and career progression
Outstanding attitude
Great organizational skills and attention to detail
Polished and Professional
Passion for hospitality and leadership
Self Discipline and motivation
Ability to achieve financial goals
Experience and knowledge with department cost controls

Our clients offer competitive compensation, aggressive and attainable bonus plans, outstanding benefits, growth opportunity, and a great environment. The restaurants in our portfolio are well known, successful, highly respected and award winning with fantastic reputations. They maintain the highest standards in their scratch kitchens and in guest service while keeping up with high volumes. It takes the best of the best to lead these teams!

EVERY resume is treated with 100% CONFIDENTIALITY, and we will NOT contact your employer without prior permission from you. Never a fee to you, our candidates.

Gecko Hospitality was named to Forbes 2018 and 2019 list of America’s Best Recruiting Firms.

Gecko Hospitality - Connecting people and changing lives, one career at a time. ®

Company Description

Gecko Hospitality and its dedicated Franchise Partners and Recruiters throughout the United States have been pioneers in the hospitality recruiting industry. With over 55 regional offices and 80 professional recruiters throughout the United States and Canada, Gecko Hospitality is driven to meet the management needs within the hospitality industry.

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