General Manager – Popular South Bay Restaurant


Brad Metzger Restaurant Solutions

General Manager – Popular South Bay Restaurant Manhattan Beach CA
$80000 – $90000

Award winning Chef-driven restaurant in Manhattan Beach is seeking an experienced General Manager to lead the team. This rustic kitchen provides the South Bay with a fun, delicious cuisine in a lively setting. This role will be a hands-on, roll your sleeves up, training, floor, and admin position!

General Manager Responsibilities:

  • Ownership mindset and values
  • Assist in hiring and training new team members and developing a strong, close-knit team
  • Supervise and positively impact all areas of the business including: sales, costs, employee retention, guest service and satisfaction, food quality, cleanliness and sanitation
  • Ensure quality and consistency of all products served
  • Ensure all equipment is kept clean and in excellent working condition.
  • Maintain positive and cooperative relationships with all vendors and business partners
  • Foster opportunities for the team to learn and grow
  • Continually strive to educate and develop of staff as it relates to food, beverage, and service
  • Maintain a strong floor presence and interact with guests, customer experience is paramount
  • Create a positive and fun working environment
  • Develop a positive, lasting relationship with guests
  • Taking ownership of the business to increase sales and profitability
  • Increasing brand awareness by creating marketing plans
  • Set an example to the team by providing excellent hospitality and service at all times
  • Anticipate the needs of the restaurant and act upon them
  • Be knowledgeable of restaurant policies regarding personnel and properly address any and all violations of company policies, rules and procedures.
  • Fully understand and comply with all federal, state, county and municipal regulations that pertain to health, safety and labor requirements

General Manager Qualifications:

  • 3+ years experience as Restaurant General Manager (GM) or 5+ years as Restaurant Assistant General Manager (AGM), Food & Beverage Director, (F&B), FOH General Manager, or FOH Department Manager from a full-service, upscale, chef-driven restaurant concept is required
  • Proven track record in leading and motivating a team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Strong sense of initiative and autonomy
  • Effective problem-solving skills
  • Ability to thrive in a high-pressure environment
  • Exceptional standards for cleanliness, health, and safety
  • Strong working knowledge of P&Ls
  • Flexible schedule, including weekends, and on holidays
  • Food Safety Certification
  • Able to stand/walk for long periods of time
  • Develops relationships with guests to create & maintain guest retention
  • Process driven and able to implement operating procedures that will continue to maximize efficiency

Compensation Package Includes:

  • Competitive Base Salary in the $80-90k range
  • Bonus Potential¬†
  • Medical Benefits
  • PTO

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