General Manager

Cinderlands Beer Co.


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Cinderlands Beer Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is growing in big and exciting ways! Our original storefront, located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood, has quickly become too small to keep up with demand, so we are expanding!

Cinderlands Warehouse will be located in the booming Strip District. Targeted for an early 2019 opening, we will be bringing the city of Pittsburgh a showpiece brewpub with more production, packaging, and distribution capabilities, a large scratch kitchen, and more indoor and outdoor guest seating to enjoy our beer and elevated food and service. This is a full-service brewpub, open seven days a week for both lunch and dinner. 300 seats are spread over two floors, each with its own bar, including a large second-floor patio. One large kitchen services the entire space. The laid-back atmosphere will include plenty of informal seating, large-group seating, and games like shuffle board, bags, and board games. The space was designed to allow for private and public functions of different sizes, and these events are critical to our plan.

All of that said, we are looking for the perfect candidate to helm the ship. The General Manager that we are looking for would be able to fulfill the following requirements and duties, including but not limited to…

5 years of restaurant management experience is preferred.

Strong knowledge of craft beer, wine, and spirits is expected.
Cicerone or Sommelier credentials are a plus, but not mandatory.

We are looking for someone who is a professional restaurant industry “lifer,” someone who has passion for this business, someone who has high standards and takes pride in what they do.

We are looking for someone with elevated standards of service, who is able to execute a relaxed, fun beer culture vibe and environment, while maintaining higher, more polished service standards. 

The General Manager is responsible for upholding the quality of the brand and the brand’s products. This includes restaurant cleanliness, staff morale, and daily mise-en-place.

You will be running the FOH staff [servers, hosts, support staff] and writing the schedules for those departments.

You are Mum or Dad to the young professionals working and learning and growing under your leadership. You are the one with the answers to the questions, the one with the extra set of helping hands.

You are proactive, you are inspiring, you know how to get the job done while still being fun. 

Two Assistant General Managers will assist the General Manager, one with a focus on bar management and the other with a focus on office management. They will also be responsible for assisting on the floor, along with shift supervisors, who will essentially focus on floor/shift management.

You will be overseeing the bar manager, the bartenders, bar backs, and the bar in general. The bar manager will be in charge of writing the bar schedules and daily operations of the bar program, under your supervision. 

You will oversee the kitchen quality and performance. There will be a Kitchen Manager / Head Chef in charge of the Kitchen Department that you will work closely with to ensure the quality and efficiency of our food production.

You will oversee invoicing, kitchen and beverage costing / inventory, office management, and daily operations in general.

You will be overseeing the Event Manager to help sell and coordinate private and public events from 15-300 people.

The General Manager is most importantly responsible for ensuring 100% guest satisfaction.

We are looking for someone who loves people, who loves showing people a great time, while knowing that our establishment serves up the best beer, the best food, the best service, and the best overall experience in Pittsburgh. 

You are the protector of the brand, the champion of the restaurant & brew program, the ringmaster of the show. You may be the dishwasher or busser sometimes.

This is a great company with a stellar product and brand, with tremendous growth potential. We want a rockstar General Manager to join us on our journey.

If you feel that this is you, we want to meet you! No matter where you currently live, if you are the correct candidate, we are willing and able to help you relocate to this wonderful city of Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh is undergoing an exciting renaissance period. We’ve been coined “Baby Brooklyn,” and “the new Portland.” The restaurant scene is an exciting scene to be a part of right now. The craft beer industry is young and vibrant, with a customer base that is thirsty for more top-notch, progressive beer and is very tuned in to what is happening across the country. Cinderlands has quickly become part of the top echelon of the Pittsburgh beer industry. Pittsburgh is always looking for top talent to help us grow and become what we should and will be. Please join us in creating something special. We can’t wait to meet you! 

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