General Manager – Popular Neighborhood Cafe


Brad Metzger Restaurant Solutions

General Manager – Popular Neighborhood Cafe Los Angeles CA
$75000 – $80000

Popular Westside neighborhood café is seeking a responsible, creative General Manager to lead their team! This westside staple is known for high-quality ingredients, certified organic coffee & teas, and a warm and inviting atmosphere. Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner! Seeking a self-motivated GM who can establish systems, find creative ways to lead & train the team, and make an impact on quality service and guest retention. Candidates must have a passion for guest service and outstanding hospitality. Great opportunity to join a beloved local concept!

General Manager Responsibilities:

  • Managing costs
  • Guiding and leading the team
  • Having a good floor presence and interacting with guests
  • Creating a positive and fun working environment
  • Developing a positive relationship with guests
  • Maintain, support and promote company culture and philosophies
  • Taking ownership of the business to increase sales and profitability
  • Increasing brand awareness by creating marketing plans
  • Setting an example to the team by providing excellent hospitality and service at all times
  • Anticipating needs of the restaurant and acting upon them

General Manager Qualifications:

  • 1+ years’ experience as a Restaurant General Manager (GM), Food & Beverage (F&B) Director, or FOH General Manager, OR 2+ years as an Assistant Restaurant General Manager (AGM), FOH Department Manager, Service Manager/Assistant General Manager, or Hospitality Manager is required
  • Casual/fast casual experience preferred
  • Proven track record in leading and motivating a team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Effective problem-solving skills
  • Ability to thrive in a high-pressure environment
  • Exceptional standards for cleanliness, health, and safety
  • Experience in managing P&L
  • Flexible schedule, including weekends, and on holidays
  • Food Safety Certification
  • Be 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

Benefits Include:

  • Base Salary in the $75-80k range DOE
  • Bonus Structure
  • Medical Benefits
  • PTO Plan

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