Restaurant Managers - NEW STORE OPENINGS!!!

Restaurant Managers - NEW STORE OPENINGS!!!

Job Description

Food Service Assistant Restaurant Manager (Management)

Job Description

We are seeking a skilled and highly motivated Assistant Restaurant Manager to join our growing team of professionals.  The Assistant Restaurant Manager position will allow you to grow your career with a successful, fast growing restaurant chain.  We are currently experiencing tremendous growth and will have an enormous amount of opportunities for the Assistant Restaurant Manager to advance within the organization.


Food Service Assistant Restaurant Manager (Management)

Job Responsibilities

As an Assistant Restaurant Manager, you will primarily be responsible for running the day to day operations for a Pollo Tropical restaurant.  The Assistant Restaurant Manager’s goal is to ensure that your store creates a pleasant environment for guests while delivering fast friendly service with high quality food
in a clean restaurant.

Specific Responsibilities for the Assistant Restaurant Manager will include:


  • Managing and leading a staff while achieving daily and weekly operational targets (i.e. managing food, labor and guest service, etc.)
  • Delegating responsibilities and ensuring work is completed
  • Take on responsibilities as assigned
  • Interacting with guests to ensure positive guest service
  • Administrative and legal compliance during shifts (i.e. health inspections, employee relations, etc.)

Job Requirements

Are you seeking a career opportunity with a company that’s experiencing explosive growth and great success?  Pollo Tropical, Inc. is a quick-casual restaurant concept on the move.   We believe our management staff is among the best in the industry, and we strive hard to find the best candidates possible to work in our restaurants.  Several of our fast-growing locations are seeking Assistant Restaurant Managers who have at least 3 years of prior experience managing a restaurant In addition, the Assistant Restaurant Manager must be comfortable working with minimal supervision while complying and enforcing company policies and practices.

Other requirements for the Assistant Restaurant Manager include:


  • Able to work all shifts and days of week
  • Has high energy and enthusiasm
  • Demonstrates ownership accountability and initiative
  • Previous, proven track record of success
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Must train for 6 weeks in a training restaurant to be determined (Florida, Georgia, or Texas)
  • Displays an overall level of confidence while managing and leading
  • Desire to move up and progress within the management team at Pollo Tropical
  • Occasional travel for meetings, rollouts, etc.




Working at Pollo Tropical allows you to take advantage of an amazing benefits package.  Benefits for the Assistant Restaurant Manager position will include:


  • Quarterly Bonus Program
  • Medical Plan – PPO through UnitedHealthcare
  • Dental Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • 401k Savings Plan
  • Vacations, Holidays and Personal Days
  • Short and Long Term Disability with Wage Continuation
  • Education Assistance/Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 50% weekly family food discount
  • Paid Weekly
  • 8-week Paid Training Program
  • Competitive Compensation

To learn more about our pay and benefits, please apply today!

Company Overview 

At Fiesta Restaurant Group, we specialize in the operation of fast-casual, ethnic restaurant brands that offer distinct flavors with a broad appeal at a compelling value. We currently own, operate and franchise the Taco Cabana and Pollo Tropical brands, with a total of 315 restaurants in the southern United States, the Caribbean, Central America, and South America.

Our brands have rich histories rooted in quality food, hospitality and service to the community. We are well positioned to leverage the growing interest in unique and authentic ethnic foods by offering fresh, handmade fare served in a clean, contemporary and casual atmosphere at affordable prices. We feature made-from-scratch cooking, fresh salsa bars, table service, free Wifi, drive-thru service and catering – all designed to serve our guests at the pace of their lives.

Pollo Tropical has close to 4,000 employees with over 120 company operated restaurants in Florida, Georgia, Tennessee and Texas and franchised restaurants in Puerto Rico, the Bahamas, Ecuador, Honduras, Panama, Trinidad & Tobago, Venezuela, Guatemala, and Costa Rica.

About Pollo Tropical

Pollo Tropical, a subsidiary of Fiesta Restaurant Group®, owns and operates 100 locations in the United States (Florida, Georgia and Tennessee) plus four licensed restaurants located on college campuses in Florida. The company has 35 international franchised locations in Puerto Rico, the Bahamas, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Honduras, Panama, Trinidad & Tobago, and Venezuela and has development agreements in place for additional franchised restaurants in those areas. Pollo also has development agreements in place for future franchised restaurants in Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, and Guatemala. The first Pollo Tropical restaurant opened in 1988 in Miami, Florida. The unique restaurant concept is known for its fresh, never frozen, open flame grilled chicken, marinated in a proprietary blend of tropical fruit juices and spices, as well as authentic made-from-scratch side dishes. For more information on Pollo Tropical, including menu items and nutritional information as well as information about international franchising, visit Pollo’s website at

About Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc.

Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. owns and operates the Pollo Tropical and Taco Cabana® restaurant brands. Fiesta’s brands specialize in the operation of fast-casual, ethnic restaurants that offer distinct and unique flavors with broad appeal at a compelling value. Both brands feature made-from-scratch cooking, fresh salsa bars, and drive-thru service and catering. Fiesta common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol “FRGI”. For more information about Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc., visit the company's website at

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