Restaurant General Manager – New Intimate Destination Hotel


Brad Metzger Restaurant Solutions

Restaurant General Manager – New Intimate Destination Hotel San Diego CA
$90000 – $110000

Unique, creative hotel and event space in Southern California is seeking a passionate, experienced General Manager to oversee the property’s main restaurant. The ideal candidate is sharp and highly creative, enjoys training team members, and implementing systems to maximize efficiency. Must love being on the floor and setting the example for high standards of service with a positive and warm attitude. High energy and adaptability is a must for this role as this is a very unique property and project. Prior experience with events and catering is required. New opening experience is a plus! This is a great opportunity for a passionate hospitality professional who doesn’t mind challenging the status quo and is willing to think outside of the box!

General Manager Responsibilities:

  • Oversee 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
  • Creating a positive and fun working environment
  • Developing a positive 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 deliver prompt, fair and consistent corrective action for 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
  • Help oversee on-site events and operations

General Manager Qualifications:

  • 3+ years’ experience as Restaurant General Manager (GM) or 5+ years as Restaurant Assistant General Manager (AGM), Food & Beverage Manager, (F&B), FOH General Manager, or FOH Department Manager in a high-volume, multi-concept establishment
  • Events/Catering Experience Required
  • Previous high-volume experience is preferred
  • New restaurant opening experience highly preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Highly organized
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Effective problem-solving skills
  • Ability to thrive in a high-pressure environment
  • Develops relationships with guests to create & maintain guest retention
  • Team player mentality
  • Process driven and able to implement operating procedures that will continue to maximize efficiency
  • Highly creative with the ability to think outside the box
  • Computer savvy
  • Knowledge of CA food health and safety regulations
  • Flexible schedule requirements

Compensation Includes:

  • Base Salary in the $90-110K range DOE
  • Fully Covered Medical
  • PTO

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