General Manager – Landmark Westside Restaurant


Brad Metzger Restaurant Solutions

General Manager – Landmark Westside Restaurant Los Angeles CA
$85000 – $110000

Longstanding Westside American concept is seeking an experienced, operationally savvy General Manager to join their team! The menu features elevated pub fare with a wide selection of unique wines, beer, cocktails and spirits. Looking for someone who can hit the ground running to help build and develop the team while continuing to enhance the business. The ideal candidate has a positive, hands-on approach to leadership and a strong floor presence to deliver a top-tier guest experience. Strong financial/P&L knowledge and experience with ordering/inventory and budgeting is required. An excellent opportunity for a positive, experienced hospitality professional with plenty of opportunity for future growth with the company!

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
  • Hire and retain salaried and hourly team members
  • Continually strive to educate and develop of staff as it relates to food, beverage, and service
  • Create a positive and fun working environment
  • Take ownership of the business to increase sales and profitability
  • 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

General Manager Qualifications:

  • 2+ years’ experience as Restaurant General Manager (GM) or 4+ years as Restaurant Assistant General Manager (AGM), Food & Beverage Director, (F&B), FOH General Manager, or FOH Department Manager from a full-service, upscale restaurant is required
  • Proven track record in leading, coaching, developing and motivating a team
  • Previous high-volume, upscale dining experience is preferred
  • Expertise and interest in beer highly desirable, along with knowledge of wine and spirits
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Highly organized
  • Task and goal oriented with a strong attention to detail
  • Effective problem-solving skills
  • Ability to thrive in a high-pressure environment
  • Develop 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
  • Exceptional standards for cleanliness, health, and safety
  • Strong knowledge and experience in managing P&L and financials
  • Ability to analyze sales and labor data and make adjustments as needed
  • Proficient at Excel and creating/reading spreadsheets
  • Flexible schedule, including weekends, and on holidays
  • Willingness to learn while taking and giving direction
  • Food Safety Certification
  • Able to stand/walk for long periods of time

Compensation Package Includes:

  • Base Salary in the $85-110k range DOE
  • Bonus Potential
  • Medical Benefits
  • Paid Time Off
  • Parking

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