General Manager – Avant-Garde Restaurant Concept


Brad Metzger Restaurant Solutions

General Manager – Avant-Garde Restaurant Concept Los Angeles CA
$80000 – $110000

Popular, unique restaurant from one of LA’s top chefs is seeking a General Manager with outstanding leadership skills to join the team! This stunning concept features an experiential, tasting menu format that is truly one of a kind. Looking for someone who can step in and lead the team with a hands-on approach, while providing the best possible experience to guests and leading by example on the floor. Excellent opportunity to join an acclaimed group and team with an amazing work culture and growth opportunity!


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
  • Maintain a strong floor presence and interact with guests
  • Create a positive and fun working environment
  • Develop 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

General Manager Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3+ years experience as Restaurant General Manager (GM), FOH General Manager, or 4+ years experience as Restaurant Assistant General Manager (AGM) in fast-paced, high-volume concept
  • Chef-driven experience highly preferred
  • Proven track record in leading and motivating a team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Acute 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
  • Able to stand/walk for long periods of time
  • Develops relationships with guests to create & maintain guest retention
  • Experience in dealing with high end/VIP clientele
  • Process driven and able to implement operating procedures that will continue to maximize efficiency

Compensation Package Includes:

  • Base Salary in the $80-110 range DOE
  • PTO plan
  • 100% medical coverage for individual


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