General Manager – Established and Growing Group


Brad Metzger Restaurant Solutions

General Manager – Established and Growing Group San Diego CA
$110000 – $120000

One of the most exciting groups out of San Diego’s blossoming food scene is seeking a talented, experienced General Manager to join the team at one of their popular, high-volume concepts! Looking for an active, energetic candidate with high volume experience and a proven track record in respected, upscale restaurants. The concept features a classic, seasonally-inspired menu with earthier influences in a luxurious, mid-century style setting. Expertise in elevated dining and the proper steps of service is a must. Someone with a positive, dynamic personality and a hands-on approach to leadership and interacting with guests is ideal. A great opportunity to join a well-respected group that is still growing!

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
  • 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

Candidate Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience as a Restaurant General Manager (GM), Multi-Unit General Manager, Food & Beverage (F&B) Director, FOH General Manager, Director of Outlets, Director of Restaurants, or FOH Department Manager from a full-service, upscale, restaurant concept is required
  • High volume experience required
  • Ownership mindset and values
  • Ability to multi-task and switch directions accordingly
  • Strong knowledge of wine and spirits
  • Proven track record in leading and motivating a team
  • 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
  • Experience in managing VIP guests and clientele
  • 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
  • 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 $110-120k range DOE
  • Bonus Structure
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
  • PTO Plan

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