General Manager – Chic Al Fresco Dining


Brad Metzger Restaurant Solutions

General Manager – Chic Al Fresco Dining Los Angeles CA
$90000 – $100000

Beautifully restored Westside mainstay with stunning ocean views is seeking a dependable and professional General Manager to lead their team! Someone who can lead with integrity and command respect from the team, while understanding the restaurant’s mission and desiring to grow with them. Striving to continually train and develop staff to improve on service style and standards is critical. There is a strong level of seasonality to this concept, so it is imperative that the GM build strong relationships with staff in order to streamline seasonal hiring flow. While administrative duties are minimal, this person should have a basic understanding of financials and controlling labor costs. Open to strong AGM candidates who are ready to make the leap into their first GM role!

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 while leading by example
  • 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:

  • 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 concept is required
  • Proven track record in leading and motivating a team
  • Understanding of or ability to learn the complexities of seasonal hiring
  • Strong knowledge of wine and spirits
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a strong sense of integrity
  • 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
  • Process driven and able to implement operating procedures that will continue to maximize efficiency
  • Exceptional standards for cleanliness, health, and safety
  • Experience in managing P&L and labor costs
  • Flexible schedule, including weekends, and on holidays
  • Food Safety Certification
  • Able to stand/walk for long periods of time

Compensation Package Includes:

  • Base Salary in the $90-100k range DOE
  • Bonus Potential
  • Medical Benefits
  • PTO Plan
  • Parking

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