Restaurant General Manager


Brad Metzger Restaurant Solutions

Restaurant General Manager Santa Monica CA
$ – $90000

Fun neighborhood, American tavern-style restaurant is seeking an energetic, experienced, polished, and professional Restaurant General Manager with strong leadership skills. The ideal candidate should be service minded, enjoy interacting with guests, and being present on the floor. It is critical for the GM to have a great hospitality personality and model warm, genuine service so it translates to the team. This is a hands-on role that requires a patient and mature leader to develop and respectfully lead the team while holding them accountable to high standards.


Restaurant General Manager Responsibilities:

  • Managing costs
  • Guiding and leading the team
  • Energetic floor presence and interactions with guests
  • Creating a positive and fun working environment
  • Developing an ease and rapport with guests
  • Taking ownership of the business to increase sales and profitability
  • Increasing brand awareness by creating marketing plans
  • Setting an example to the team by providing excellent hospitality and service at all times
  • Anticipating needs of the restaurant and acting upon them

Restaurant General Manger Qualifications:

  • Minimum 1+ years’ experience as Restaurant General Manager (GM) or 3+ years as Restaurant Assistant General Manager (AGM), Food & Beverage Director, (F&B), FOH General Manager, or FOH Department Manager from a full-service, upscale, chef-driven restaurant is required
  • Proven track record in leading and motivating a team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong 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
  • Be able to stand/walk for long periods of time
  • Develops relationships with guests to create & maintain guest retention
  • Process driven and able to implement operating procedures that will continue to maximize efficiency

Compensation Package Includes:

  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Annual Bonus
  • Medical Benefits
  • PTO


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