General Manager – High-End Japanese Concept


Brad Metzger Restaurant Solutions

General Manager – High-End Japanese Concept Los Angeles CA
$90000 – $100000

Acclaimed, high-end Japanese and sushi restaurant with a late night component is seeking a service-oriented General Manager to join their team! Looking for a professional candidate who thrives in a fast-paced environment and understands how to work with high end clientele. This is a beloved location with low staff turnover and lots of regular guests. The ideal candidate will have a strong floor presence and ability to mentor the team while holding them accountable to high standards. Prior sushi/Japanese cuisine experience is a plus, but not required. An awesome opportunity to get in with an established restaurant group!

General Manager Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the FOH team
  • Maintain, support, and promote company culture and philosophies
  • Take initiative and help to build business
  • Improve service standards and lead by example
  • Contribute to controlling costs and maximizing efficiencies
  • Maintain health, safety, and sanitation standards
  • Ordering, inventory, and scheduling
  • Provide an excellent guest experience and resolve all guest issues
  • Hold the team accountable to high standards while remaining hands on and leading by example
  • Ensure the team is well educated on the menu items
  • Hire, train, motivate and coach team members
  • Assess employee performance and providing helpful feedback and training opportunities
  • Understand and comply with CA labor laws

General Manager Requirements:

  • 3-4 years of experience as a General Manager (GM), Food & Beverage Director, (F&B), FOH General Manager, or Assistant General Manager (AGM) from a full-service, upscale restaurant concept from a full-service, upscale restaurant concept
  • Past sushi or Japanese cuisine experience is a plus, but not required
  • Previous night club experience is preferred
  • Passion for food, beverage, and guest service
  • Basic understanding of administrative functions and controlling cost of goods
  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership, coaching, and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively
  • Ability to analyze processes and information, identify problems and trends, and develop effective solutions and strategies
  • Commitment to providing exceptional service to guests and support to staff members
  • Exceptional standards for cleanliness, health, and safety
  • Computer proficiency, including the use of Microsoft office
  • Flexible schedule, including weekends, and on holidays
  • Food safety certification

Compensation Package Includes:

  • Base Salary in the $90-100K range
  • Bonus Structure
  • Medical Benefits
  • PTO

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