Lizard's Thicket
  • 17-Dec-2020 to 17-Mar-2021 (EST)
  • Columbia, SC, USA
  • $40,000 - $50,000 per year
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Lizard's Thicket is actively seeking an experienced and driven full-time Restaurant Manager to oversee daily restaurant operations at one of our busy Columbia, SC locations. Our Restaurant Manager loves fresh food, has top-notch people skills, and is dedicated to leading a crew to provide fantastic customer service. Not to mention, craving the satisfaction of seeing a job well done. We want you to join our hardworking, happy team of people who happen to produce amazingly delicious food!

Our Restaurant Manager earns a competitive salary depending on skills and experience. We are pleased to offer a variety of excellent benefits to our entire management team including medical, dental, vision, $65,000 in life insurance, and disability after 60-90 day period, enrollment into our profit sharing plan after 2 years of employment, paid vacation/PTO, 8% discount on all Verizon Wireless plans, employee referral bonus and discounted meals!




In 1977, in a home on Broad River Road in Columbia, S.C, Bob and Anna Williams opened the very first Lizard's Thicket. The phrase "home cooking" is exacting! All of our Lizard's Thicket meals were based on Anna's own recipes. In the past forty years, we have grown to 15 locations with over 700 employees! We still pride ourselves on being a place where families and groups of friends can gather for a hearty, southern cooked meal and catch up on their days. To this day, we are still owned and operated by Bob and Anna's children and grandchildren.


At Lizard's Thicket, we value our staff members and consider them to be one of the most important assets of our business. We offer competitive pay and robust benefits and consider the health and well-being of our staff members to be one of our highest priorities.




In this position, you work hard to make sure our team works cohesively and that our restaurant runs smoothly. You will use your excellent leadership skills to train employees and ensure that they are well taught in their role at Lizard's Thicket. You will encourage team building and always be willing to work to ensure efficiency, quality food, and exceptional customer service. You monitor food preparation, portion sizes, and dish presentation to ensure that all served items are prepared and presented beautifully under our restaurant's standards. You will encourage our team, and use your fantastic communication skills to motivate employees while providing constructive feedback.


You will have some administrative duties which will include hiring, training, and scheduling of front and back of the house staff. You are responsible for ordering all inventory, including food and equipment, as well as ensuring all restaurant equipment is maintained.


Your problem-solving abilities will assist you to resolve any customer complaints that might arise. You're positive attitude, leadership abilities, and managerial experience will ensure your success.




  • Solid experience in restaurant management
  • Strong customer service experience
  • Leadership experience
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Exceptional communication and coaching skills
  • High School Diploma or equivalent




This is a full-time position with a schedule of consisting of both AM shifts PM shifts. This is a 5-day work week with a total of 50-55 hours. Weekend availability is required.




We understand your time is valuable and that is why we have a very quick and easy application process. If you feel that you would be right for the Restaurant Manager position, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application so that we can review your information. We look forward to meeting you!

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