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General Manager Job Description Sample Template


This free General Manager job description sample template can help you attract an innovative and experienced General Manager to your company. We make the hiring process one step easier by giving you a template to simply post to our site. Make sure to add requirements, benefits, and perks specific to the role and your company.

General Manager Job Summary

We are looking for an innovative and experienced General Manager to oversee our restaurant operations. You will be responsible for creating a pleasant and welcoming atmosphere for our patrons. To do this, you will hire and train dedicated staff, monitor food production for quality, and ensure guests receive excellent customer service. On a daily basis, you will track inventory, ordering more supplies when necessary, and overseeing all financial transactions for accuracy. Our ideal candidate has at least two years of restaurant management experience and a history of successful operations.

General Manager Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee day-to-day business operations
  • Ensure patrons have a welcoming and satisfying visit
  • Monitor food production and check for taste and quality
  • Track inventory and order more supplies when necessary
  • Hire and train qualified staff
  • Evaluate employee performance and provide additional coaching and support as needed
  • Manage profit and loss statements and account for costs and revenues
  • Allocate budget resources for supplies, equipment, marketing, and personnel

General Manager Requirements and Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent; associate or bachelor’s degree a plus
  • 2+ years of experience in the restaurant industry, with substantial time in a managerial role
  • Valid food handler’s certificate
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Flexible schedule

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