Seeking an Assistant Manager
El Pinto Restaurant & Cantina
August 4, 2013 --
El Pinto is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Manager to join the El Pinto management team. El Pinto is a dynamic and fast paced work environment offering guests the finest in healthy and fresh New Mexican Cuisine. Founded in 1962, El Pinto is the largest restaurant in New Mexico and a destination for locals and tourists alike seeking quintessential New Mexican cuisine.
Applicants should email a letter of interest and resume to the General Manager: email@example.com
Restaurant Assistant Manager Job Purpose: The Assistant Manager is responsible for managing the daily operations of El Pinto including the selection, development and performance management of employees. In addition, they oversee the inventory and ordering of food and supplies, optimize profits and ensure that guests are satisfied with their dining experience.
Assistant Manager Job Duties:
Guest Service: Ensure positive guest service in all areas while coaching employees on the El Pinto Brand Promise to allow patrons to understand the distinction within the El Pinto dining experience. Respond to complaints, taking any and all appropriate actions to turn dissatisfied guests into return guests.
Inventory Control and Ordering: must be proficient in knowing and calculating inventory numbers to hit budget. Control theft and manager profitability through price negotiations and ordering correctly. Must be able to implement systems to achieve budget goals.
Schedule, hiring, training, and motivating staff of up to 90 employees. The manager must have the ability to accurately schedule and motivate staff with ongoing training of service standards, alcohol, and customer service. Must be proficient in implementing systems for scheduling and increase service standards and sales.
Problem Solving. The manager is required to multi task, and make quick decisions with positive outcomes to benefit both the customer as well as the business. This must be done in a way to retain employees and motivate them for the future. The manager will be required to think and solve problems during the most stressful times and must balance out the opportunities so everyone benefits.
Assume an area of responsibility. Managers are expected to be in charge of a pre determined department of the restaurant from dishwashers to servers, bar to bussers. They will be required to set and implement standards, motivate staff, schedule, counsel, and hire to maintain proper staffing levels. The manager must also report during weekly meetings things that are new or need to be addressed. You will be held responsible for your department of the restaurant.
Computer skills. Times have changed in the restaurant business and a manager needs to understand and implement new ideas and skills with POS systems and basic spreadsheets. This manager needs to be open to all the new technology from scheduling programs, programming the POS system, Tableside payments, and new ideas on the horizon.
Food Knowledge/Safety. Managers need to have a full understanding of recipes, consistency, and sanitation when it comes to food and safety. They must know and understand the flavors and how chile is integrated in our concept. Managers need to know how to derive a food cost and how to obtain that goal. Managers also need to be aware of their surroundings with safety and how to properly teach basic safety awareness.
Human Resource Skills. Although the assistant manager is not expected to know all human resource laws, they do need to have an awareness of hiring practices, counseling, consistency, and most of all a professional behavior with staff and co-workers. The manager needs to excel in evaluating employees fairly and with intent to motivate.
Communication. It is necessary that managers communicate professionally, with good clear content and has the ability to prioritize information and distribute as needed. Managers must know how to document information, counsel, and motivate through meetings, notes, and verbally.
College degree is preferred. Bachelor of Science degree in hotel/restaurant management is desirable. A combination of practical experience and education will be considered as an alternative.
Knowledge of computers (MS Word, Excel).
Proficient in the following dimensions of restaurant functions: food planning and preparation, purchasing, sanitation, security, company policies and procedures, personnel management, record keeping, and preparation of reports.
Must possess a valid drivers license.
Must be eligible to work in the United States.
Must agree to drug screening and background check.
Hours may vary if manager must fill in for his/her employees or if emergencies arise (typical work week = 50 hours).
Ability to perform all functions at the restaurant level, including delivery when needed.
Position requires prolonged standing, bending, stooping, twisting, lifting products and supplies weighing 45 pounds, and repetitive hand and wrist motion.
Work with hot, cold, and hazardous equipment as well as operates phones, computers, fax machines, copiers, and other office equipment.
El Pinto Line Worker
Updated August 20, 2013 --
As a line worker, an El Pinto employee is responsible for the manufacturing of El Pinto products from raw materials to finished goods. Operation must be conducted in a safe manner while still adhering to government and local laws in addition to El Pinto policies and procedures.
- Ability to understand quality control methods.
- Ability to use various machinery and practical skills.
- Able to follow and execute instructions.
- Ability to stand for long periods of time (10+ hours)
- Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
- Sufficient physical reflexes and personal mobility. This includes bending, squatting, twisting and stair climbing repeatedly throughout the day.
Key Areas of Responsibility
- Ability to efficiently and safely operate individual machinery trained on. This includes but is not limited to:
- Knowledge of El Pinto products manufactured in the factory
- Knowledge of current health and safety regulations
Attendance in all meetings and trainings provided by El Pinto Foods
- Collecting raw resources for processing, measuring, mixing, and cooking.
- Operation of the automated process for making EL Pinto products.
- Inspecting product and (raw) materials as they come through the line.
- Checking the quality of product during production and documenting results at predetermined times in the production process.
- Cleaning and sterilizing the plant processing area.
- Testing samples of finished product.
La responsabilidad general
Como trabajador de la línea, un empleado de El Pinto es el responsable de la fabricación de productos de El Pinto a partir de materias primas hasta productos terminados. La operación debe llevarse a cabo de manera segura sin dejar de adherirse a las leyes y los gobiernos locales, además de El Pinto políticas y procedimientos.
Conocimientos / Habilidades / Requisitos para la Educación
- Capacidad para comprender los métodos de control de calidad
- Es capaz de seguir y ejecutar las instrucciones
- Capacidad para utilizar máquinas diferentes y habilidades prácticas
- Capacidad de pie por largos períodos de tiempo (10 horas o más)
- Capacidad de levantar un mínimo de 50 libras
- Suficientes reflejos físicos y la movilidad personal. Esto incluye la flexión, en cuclillas, girar y subir escaleras varias veces durante el día
Las principales áreas de responsabilidad
- Capacidad para operar de manera eficiente y segura la maquinaria individuo entrenado en. Esto incluye pero no limitado a:
- Recaudación de los recursos prima para el procesamiento, medir, mezclar y cocinarOperation of the automated process for making EL Pinto products.
- Inspección del producto y los materiales ya que vienen a través de la línea.
- Comprobación de la calidad del producto durante la producción y documentación de resultados en momentos determinados en el proceso de producción
- Limpieza y esterilización del área de procesamiento de plantas
- Análisis de las muestras de producto terminado.
La asistencia a todas las reuniones y capacitaciones previstas por El Alimentos Pinto
- Conocimiento de los productos de El Pinto fabricados en la fábrica
- El conocimiento de la salud actual y las normas de seguridad
Apply for a Server, Host, or Busser Position
UPDATED August 4, 2013:
We have hired a good group of high quality servers over the past month. However, we continue to take applications of individuals who are ready to implement personalized service with outstanding energy.
We are hiring a few additional servers, a few additional Hosts and Bussers, and will carefully review applications for Line Cooks • Prep Cooks • Dish Machine Operators.
We recommend that you stop at the restaurant at 10500 4th St. N.W. between the hours of 2:00 and 4:00 Monday - Thursday and ask the hostess for an application. Managers review applications and resumes on Thursday and will call applicants back based on experience and position you are applying for.
You can also email us your resume or completed El Pinto employment application to firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by the restaurant.
El Pinto Employment Application (PDF download)
El Pinto Salsa
Updated July 27th, 2013 - THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED
Supports Marketing Executives in meeting annual sales performance goals
BA Degree and/or 4 years of experience in entry level marketing preferred
High school diploma required
Good communication, time management and leadership skills
Key Areas of Responsibility for the Marketing Assistant:
Supports VP Marketing interfacing with brokers, distributors, and retail locations assisting with marketing materials, artwork, displays, and pricing.
Coordinates Food Show events and Sampling events including product, advertising, staffing, and logistics.
Assembles consumer rating reports by compiling, consolidating, formatting, and summarizing information, graphs, and presentations.
Updates competitor database by inputting data from field sales; compiling, consolidating, formatting, and summarizing information, graphs, and presentations; distributing reports.
Publishes pricing schedules by verifying freight rates, charges, and allowances.
Solves Freight problems according to established guidelines
Maintains Deal Calendar for all retail locations
Supports sales presentations by assembling quotations, proposals, videos, slide shows, demonstration and product capability booklets; compiling account and competitor analyses.
Prepares mailers and brochures by formatting content and graphics; arranging printing and internet packages.
Maintains marketing library by checking and replenishing inventory.
Provides marketing tracking and research information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.
Performs tours of Salsa Plant
Reports to management Walmart Retail Link data, assembling data into summarized and usable formats
Promotional Events locally and nationally
Maintains data related to UPC, spec sheets on products, ingredient lists, case information, pallet dimensions, minimum orders, and related
Maintains distributor account pricing
Maintains food donation list and coordinates donation requests
Performs basic graphic design functions
Supervises Office Assistant
Accomplishes marketing and organization mission by performing other duties as assigned.
Skills/Qualifications: Reporting Skills, Analyzing Information , Informing Others, Written Communication, Organization, Statistical Analysis, General Math Skills, Data Entry Skills, Microsoft Office Skills, Self-Development, Financial Skills
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All summer long the El Pinto patio is the spot to be with live music and memorable times with friends. Music is outside on Sandia Patio Tuesday and Thursday nights from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. We have amazing talent in an unforgettable environment coupled with the best margaritas in the city.
In September and October through Balloon Fiesta we have $1 off all margaritas during Happy Hour from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Happy Hour begins at 4:30 with drink specials and a special $3 to $5 appetizer menu. The live music begins at 5:30 p.m. We will see you at the best spot for Happy Hour and Live music in Albuquerque.
The Upcoming Schedule is as follows:
Sept 5: Shane Wallin
Sept 10: Los Primos
Sept 12: Twisted Mojo
Sept 17: Cielo
Sept 19: Chris Dracup
Sept 24: The Real Matt Jones
Sept 26: Jimmy's Jupiter
Oct 1: The Real Mat Jones
Oct 3: Twisted Mojo
Oct 8: Los Primos
Oct 10: Chris Dracup
The Tequila Bar at El Pinto carries the best selection of premium tequilas available in Albuquerque and all New Mexico. With a selection of over 160 tequilas to choose from, no matter your choice of a premium sipping tequila, a premium mixing tequila for a perfect margarita, or a high quality tequila for margarita pitchers on the El Pinto patio, there is something for everyone.
For tequila connoisseurs who want to taste the absolute best at our Albuquerque restaurant, choose from the Patron Gran Burdeos Anejo, or the unique Gran Centenario Leyenda, a Herredura Seleccion Suprema, the Don Julio 1942, or maybe a Gran Patron. Each has a distinctive character and worthy of super premium status. Also recently added is the Don Julio Real, Partida Elegante, Milagro Barrel Select Anejo, and El Tesoro Paradiso, DeLeo Diamante, and Deleon Anejo among other super premium tequilas that are added as we have requests.
At El Pinto we take our margaritas seriously! All premium margaritas are made with hand-made simple syrup made in the El Pinto Tequila Bar, fresh squeezed lime juice squeezed that day, and agave nector when appropriate.
For a perfect margarita, choose a premium handmade margarita from a wide selection of offerings. Also, be sure to try the Salsa Twins favorite margarita, the house specialty at the Tequila Bar made with El Pinto's specially produced Double Barrel Reposado made by Herradura, Cointreau, simple syrup, and fresh squeezed lime.
Another popular favorite is the "Silver Coin" made only with Herredura Silver, Cointreau, fresh squeezed lime, and house made simple syrup. This is the best of "Old Mexico" and the way margaritas have been enjoyed for generations. It is the perfect blend of tart and naturally sweet for a relaxing afternoon on the El Pinto outdoor patio.
To get a sampling of various different tequilas at the Tequila Bar at El Pinto, choose a tequila flight. You recieve a portion serving of three different tequilas and sangrita as a pallet cleanser. Choose from three different fixed flights: Patron, Don Julio or a Seleccion variety, or you can pick any three tequilas on the menu priced $13 or less and pay only $15.
Happy Hour at the El Pinto Tequila bar is Monday thru Friday from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Enjoy $1.00 off all drinks served in the lounge and a free appetizer buffet each day. During Summer months, the Happy Hour appetizer buffet is located outside on the patio Tuesday & Thursday nights.
Sampling of the Tequila Brands We Serve
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