Restaurant Opening Trainer


Reports to:  Lead Restaurant Opening Trainer       

Purpose and Objective of Position:  Manage and execute New Restaurant Training Programs, to equip our Management Team and Team Members with the ability to execute the Pizza Ranch® mission statement and achieve profitability goals.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Equip Team Members to fulfill Pizza Ranch Standards of Operations.
  • Ensure timely coordination of restaurant opening timelines, pre-opening consultation with restaurant General Manager/Franchise Business Consultant and follow-up assessment.
  • Refine Management Team’s key management skills of operation, including coaching, feedback, delegation, scheduling, accounting functions, inventory and ordering procedures.
  • Conduct training programs at Local Restaurant/Regional Coop Meetings and/or annual Managers Meetings.

Qualifications, Skills, and/or Competencies:

  • Restaurant experience required.
  • Associate's Degree preferred.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and train restaurant level Managers and Team Members.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong relationship building skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to travel up to 80%.

Who We Are

Pizza Ranch ®Inc., started as a single location in Hull, Iowa in 1981. Pizza Ranch is in the category of a fast casual restaurant. Our unique concepts specialize in pizza, chicken, salad and dessert buffet, as well as delivery and take out. Our franchise has grown steadily, with over 180 locations in thirteen states. What makes Pizza Ranch® unique is that most stores offer a host of dining options. We strive to make a positive impact for those that are devoted to family, faith and guests, we call them devoted diners. Our company is fueled by a powerful Vision "to glorify God by positively impacting the world" and a Mission "to give every guest a legendary experience." Pizza Ranch is committed to making a positive impact no matter how big or small so that each person leaves a little better off, because of the genuine care and concern we give to our guests, team members and communities. If this sounds like an environment where you would like to work, we are always looking for enthusiastic, guest-oriented people who love to be of service to others.