Front of House Manager

Houlihan's Restaurant + Bar is seeking an Assistant Front of House Manager with the following qualities and qualifications:


  • Manage logistical aspects of restaurant front of house operations
  • Estimate and order/purchase foods, liquors, wines, or other beverages, and supplies
  • Supervise front of house staff, including developing weekly schedules, hiring and training of staff, and coaching to Four-Diamond standards
  • Host, run Expo, serve, prep and cook meals when needed, to ensure customer service and satisfaction
  • Inspect establishment, and observes workers and guests, to ensure compliance with safety standards and liquor regulations
  • Ensure paperwork accuracy, such as daily sales summary reports, and payroll records
  • Supervise and coordinate receptions with high profile guests
  • Collaborate with Marketing Manager to monitor and update signage and run marketing campaigns



  • 3 years of Food and Beverage experience and at least 1 year management experience
  • Confident decision-maker
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Motivator with superior team building capabilities
  • High level of commitment to exceptional customer service
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Willingness to work hands-on with staff to ensure our guests' receive a positive, memorable, and repeatable visit
  • Brings a positive energy to workplace, and works well in a fast-paced high volume work environment
  • Strong work ethic and attention to details
  • Flexible work schedule, available to work weekdays and weekendsKnowledge of POS and MS office programs, cash and credit card handling skills
  • Knowledge of office paperwork including purchasing, ordering, scheduling and inventory
  • Knowledge of food inventory and cost control
  • Certification in TIPS, Illinois State Health standards, and Bartending License desired but not required


For full-time employees, Health benefits package, 401(k), paid vacation, and bonus structure offered

The I Hotel and Conference Center is located south of the State Farm Center at 1902 S. First Street in Champaign, Illinois.

Please send cover letters and resumes to the Human Resources Department at