Job Announcement - Assistant Restaurant Manager

Updated: Nov 30, 2021

Jessica Rosval, our Culinary Director, during one of our culinary training classes. © Gloria Soverini

Title: Assistant Restaurant Manager at Roots

Start Date: February-March 2022

Deadline to Apply: We accept applicants on a rolling basis so apply today!

Schedule: Full-Time

Compensation: Commensurate with experience

Join Our Team:

About AIW:

A growing non-profit, the Association for the Integration of Women is a diverse, collaborative and woman-led organization dedicated to integrating migrant women into the workforce through our culinary training program. Participants learn invaluable technical and nontechnical skills as they build their confidence and gain access to skilling opportunities.


Roots (opening Q1 2022) is our coworking by day and restaurant space by night, dedicated to multi-cultural discovery and empowerment. Through stories and recipes of women from all over the world, Roots utilizes its social enterprise model to create a platform for migrant women passionate about establishing a career in the hospitality sector.

Our Culture:

AIW is committed to diversity, inclusion and equity. We carry out impactful work that directly contributes to the livelihoods of migrant women, their families, and the long-term health of our whole community. Through collaboration, understanding, and innovation, we seek to provide the best quality possible for our program participants. As we grow, we seek a team committed to that same mission.

General Job Opportunity Description:

AIW is looking for an Assistant Restaurant Manager with experience in Italy to co-manage our operations at Roots. This position will be responsible for coordinating the front of house team, managing service, and customer relations. The ideal candidate will be personable, organized, and have strong leadership skills. This position requires excellent communication skills and the ability to accurately represent the mission of Roots and uphold our company values.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Manage the front of house team including training, scheduling, and ensuring adherence to operating standards

  • Enforce and monitor health, safety, and sanitation standards

  • Supervise upkeep of guest areas

  • Oversee opening and closing procedures

  • Inventory maintenance, placing orders and monitoring stock

  • Closing accounts daily post-service and monitoring Point-of-Sale system

  • Take reservations

  • Ensure customer satisfaction through implementation and maintenance of customer service standards

  • Manage reviews/messages and handle guest concerns according to established guidelines

  • Facilitate communication with back of house to ensure streamlined experience and optimal efficiency

How to Apply:

Those interested must submit an updated CV to

If you have questions please contact