General Manager – Vibrant Eclectic Restaurant


Brad Metzger Restaurant Solutions

General Manager – Vibrant Eclectic Restaurant Los Angeles CA
$100000 – $110000

Michelin-starred restaurant group is seeking an experienced, energetic General Manger to lead the team at one of their beloved West Side neighborhood concepts! This is a hands-on role that will oversee all aspects of the business, working closely with a tight-knit team to deliver impeccable service and drive the success of the restaurant. Candidates must be ownership-minded with a passion for training, leadership, and creating a memorable experience for guests. A passion for interacting with guests and being on the floor is essential. Someone who can foster a culture of community and positivity, while holding themselves and the team to high standards. An excellent opportunity for a passionate restaurant leader to get in with a highly respected group and team!

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
  • Maintain positive and cooperative relationships with all vendors and business partners
  • Lead and direct the work of the management team including scheduling, assigning responsibilities, and setting expectations
  • Hire and train managers and supervisors
  • Creating a positive team dynamic and culture that exists in a fun working environment
  • Develop a positive relationship with guests
  • Anticipate the needs of the restaurant and act accordingly and in a timely manner
  • Ensure quality and consistency of all products served with high standards
  • Ensure all equipment is kept clean and in excellent working condition
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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:

  • 3-5+ 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 or comparable management role with a full-service, upscale restaurant concept is required
  • Chef-driven restaurant experience preferred
  • 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
  • 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 $100-110k range DOE
  • Semi-Annual Bonus Structure
  • Fully Covered Medical Benefits
  • 401k
  • Cell Phone & Wellness Stipend
  • PTO Plan
  • Company Dining Discounts

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