Plaza Hotel & Casino ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER - OSCAR'S in Las Vegas, Nevada


About the Organization

The Plaza Hotel and Casino redefines Downtown Las Vegas luxury and creates a perfect combination of comfort and sophistication. Anchoring the Fremont Street Experience, the Plaza has been an iconic hotel in Downtown Las Vegas for the past 40 years and a recent property reinvention has allowed the Plaza to retain its classic Las Vegas charm and embrace a new world look. Boasting real values, real people and classic fun.


POSITION SUMMARY: The Assistant General Manager is responsible for managing the daily operations of our Gourmet Steakhouse, including the selection, development and performance management of employees. In addition, oversees the inventory and ordering of food and supplies, optimize profits and ensure that guests are satisfied with their dining experience. All duties are to be performed in accordance with the Food and Beverage division standards and Property policies, practices and procedures, as well as Plaza brand standards.


  • Manage assigned operational functions within the department consistent with the strategic plan and vision for the department and division.

  • Oversee the daily floor operations to ensure that service is done proficiently.

  • Communicate daily with Executive Chef and/or Sous Chef in charge and Director of Food & Beverage, providing current information on large parties of expected VIPs.

  • Open/close shift, including logbook and pre-meal briefing.

  • Manage and monitors fiscal budget, operations of assigned departments and marketing strategies to produce both short term and long term profitability.

  • Provide input into the research, development, evaluation and implementation of new products, services, technology and processes to ensure competitive position and in anticipation of changing customer needs within the dynamic hospitality and gaming environment.

  • Oversee all aspects of service, inventory control and labor management to operate the Gourmet Steakhouse efficiently and cost effectively.

  • Review and complete daily payroll; control daily labor costs.

  • Manage the delivery and measurement of guest service within assigned department(s) consistent with the Company's core service standards and brand attributes.

  • Interact with guests frequently to ensure satisfaction and enjoyment of dining experience.

  • Ensure maintenance and cleanliness of Gourmet Steakhouse and communicate expectations to Housekeeping and Maintenance Departments.

  • Manage Human Resources responsibilities for assigned departments to include: creating a work environment that promotes teamwork, performance feedback, recognition, mutual respect and employee satisfaction; quality hiring, training and succession planning processes that encompass the Company's diversity commitment; adherence to the company's status quo third party representation philosophy; compliance with Company policies, legal requirements and Collective Bargaining Agreements.

  • Supervise dining room and kitchen activities to ensure quality production and delivery of product and service.

  • Responsible for smooth, efficient, cost effective operation of the Gourmet Steakhouse, to include: labor management, supervision of all aspects of service, and inventory control.

  • Interact with guests frequently to ensure satisfaction and enjoyment of dining experience.

  • React to any guest complaints and take any appropriate action.

  • Perform other job related duties as assigned.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee in this position. It is not intended to give all details or a step-by-step account of the way each procedure or task is performed. The incumbent is expected to perform other duties necessary for the effective operation of the department.

Position Requirements


  • Bartenders

  • Apprentice Bartenders

  • Gourmet Food Servers

  • Gourmet Lounge Servers

  • Gourmet Bussers

  • Hostess


  • Ability to communicate effectively with Guests, Team Members and Management in both written and verbal form.Must have the ability to write in a clear and professional manner. Strong written and verbal communications skills.

  • Works quickly and under minimal supervision or independently.

  • Maintains excellent relations with co-workers.

  • Performs all other related and compatible duties as assigned.

  • Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which is established by PlayLV Property, is essential to the successful performance of this position.

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty.

  • Must have the ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situation to staff or customers and other employees of the organization.

  • Must have the ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions.Exercise good judgment, makes decisions and works under pressure.

  • Must have the ability to deal with problems in a calm and professional manner.

  • Must operate effectively in a deadline-oriented and multi-task environment.

  • Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

  • Excellent problem solving skills.

  • Ability to obtain the appropriate work authorization per Health regulations.

  • Knowledge of basic Windows programs: Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • Must have the ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos.



  • At least 5 years of previous hospitality experience in a fine dining restaurant or Gourmet Steakhouse with scheduling experience.

  • At least 2 years of previous management experience in a high-volume Gourmet Steakhouse, preferably within a major hotel/casino or fine dining French gourmet steakhouse environment.

  • Excellent customer service skills.

  • Able to lead and mentor a team.

  • Have interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all business contacts.

  • Professional appearance and demeanor.

  • Work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Able to effectively communicate in English, in both written and oral forms.


  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university and/or course certification from an accredited culinary institute.

  • Previous experience managing employees using a Collective Bargaining Agreement.

  • Previous experience working in a similar resort setting.


  • Alcohol Awareness Card

  • Food Health

PlayLV Gaming is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, PlayLV Gaming will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.



EOE Statement

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

This position is currently accepting applications.