General Manager – Upscale Authentic Mexican Concept


Brad Metzger Restaurant Solutions

General Manager – Upscale Authentic Mexican Concept Los Angeles CA
$125000 – $135000

Exciting, modern Mexican cuisine concept is seeking a bilingual General Manager to help lead their team. This fast-paced, popular restaurant is part of a larger group with future plans for growth. A great time to get in with a family like team for someone who is energetic and hospitality driven!

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 large team
  • Previous high-volume dining experience is preferred
  • Bilngual
  • 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 $125-135K range DOE
  • Bonus Program
  • Medical Benefits
  • Paid Time Off

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