Station 4 Restaurant is seeking a General Manager for our busy, upscale location in SW, DC.
We are looking for an organized, efficient and service-oriented General Manager to lead all aspects of our business. You will provide inspiring leadership to a team of employees that can motivate them to work harder and more effectively. You will work with your team to develop strategies that reduce costs and increase sales within the company. You will ensure that patrons have a positive experience when dining in the restaurant.
Restaurant General Manager Job Responsibilities and Duties:
Supervise a team of employees; work to create a cohesive unit of people who effectively communicate; create a hiring process for key staff that ensures qualified people are selected, trained and retained through top recruiting practices; consider actions of employees in various situations that deem rewarding or disciplinary action.
Responsible for overseeing all of the restaurant’s operations, which include purchasing food, supplies and equipment and dealing with suppliers and vendors.
Oversee maintenance and upkeep of the dining areas, kitchen, and exterior ground of the restaurant; scheduling of staff; decisions regarding the menu; budgeting, accounting, payroll , and other financial matters; promoting and advertising the restaurant; and dealing with the legal and regulatory issues involved in running a business.
Skilled in handling stressful working conditions, be an excellent multi-tasker, and be able to deal with frequent interruptions calmly and decisively.
Ensure an outstanding dining experience by regulating presentation, taste, service and atmosphere for all guests; develop ways to cultivate a regular customer pool.
Follow all appropriate health code and local jurisdiction food handling requirements, maintain food safety certifications, and model exemplary food health safety practices to employees.
Look for new and innovative solutions to problems in the restaurant industry; use technology and social media to develop new ways to engage with customers.
Lead the restaurant to achieve new and greater goals in order to stand above the competition within the industry.
Restaurant General Manager Skills and Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Hospitality Management or Culinary schooling is a plus
5+ years experience in an upscale restaurant management position
Experience in a high volume setting
Knowledge about driving sales and meeting financial goals
Extensive food and beverage knowledge, with the ability to remember and recall ingredients and dishes to inform customers and wait staff
Results driven individual with demonstrated record of prior success
Excellent interpersonal skills with customers and employees