General Manager – High Profile Fine Dining Restaurant


Brad Metzger Restaurant Solutions

General Manager – High Profile Fine Dining Restaurant Seattle WA
$115000 – $140000

Exciting, new opening for Michelin chef-driven fine dining concept from a highly accoladed restaurant group is seeking a polished and experienced General Manager to help spearhead the opening and lead the team. A professional, organized, personable candidate with the ability to coach and mentor team members and provide excellent guest service. A fun environment and great opportunity to join a growing group and VERY exciting new concept based in Washington State!

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
  • Lead and support restaurant opening processes and procedures
  • 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
  • Creating a positive and fun working environment
  • Developing 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:

  • 3+ years’ experience as Restaurant General Manager (GM) or 5+ years as Restaurant Assistant General Manager (AGM), Food & Beverage Director, (F&B), FOH General Manager, or FOH Department Manager from a full-service, upscale, multi-use restaurant concept is required
  • Proven track record in leading and motivating a team
  • Previous 2-3 star Michelin restaurant experience is required
  • New restaurant opening experience a huge plus
  • Process driven and able to implement operating procedures that will continue to maximize efficiency
  • Experience in managing P&L
  • Strong knowledge of wine and spirits
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Highly organized
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Effective problem-solving skills
  • Ability to thrive in a high-pressure environment
  • Develops relationships with guests to create & maintain guest retention
  • Team player mentality
  • Exceptional standards for cleanliness, health, and safety
  • Flexible schedule, including weekends, and on holidays
  • Food Safety Certification
  • Able to stand/walk for long periods of time

Compensation Package Includes:

  • $115-140K Base Salary DOE
  • Bonus Potential
  • Medical Coverage
  • Paid Time Off
  • Relocation Assistance

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