Vacancy for Restaurant General Manager - Restaurant Jobs in Arlington, VA

Restaurant General Manager – Quick Casual – T133

Position NameHospitality Recruitment: Restaurant General Manager - Quick Casual
LocationArlington, VA
Salary Range$65000 - $75000
Client OverviewRestaurant and retail ownership has been a passion of our Client from the very beginning, in 1992.  They have expanded to a variety of sites including airports, corporate offices, universities, schools and hospitals across the country, and have plans for future growth. Regardless of segment, their goal is to always bring their customers the brightest retail and restaurant concepts with our Client's own unique style of hospitality and guest focus.

Why people LOVE working for this company!

  • Extraordinary career growth
  • Opening 5 to 8 new locations
  • Brand new team on-board to revamp
  • Great benefits
  • Opportunity to get in from the ground up and be part of the growth, not just manage

Position Overview & Responsibilities

  • The General Manager (GM) is responsible for the success of every operational aspect of a restaurant with a focus on guest service, staff development, cost management and profitability.
  • Modeling and driving excellence in hospitality and food service
  • Overseeing financial and operational effectiveness of a location
  • Selecting, training, developing, motivating, coaching and recognizing staff for operational excellence
  • Facilities maintenance
  • Community relations
  • Developing your FOH-Manager into a GM
  • The GM implements objectives for providing high quality, consistent, service and product execution.
  • The GM ensures that cost goals, budgeting guidelines and service standards are met by coaching and developing his or her team.
  • The GM is responsible for creating an environment that is conducive to providing an outstanding dining experience for the guest and a symbiotic work place that is committed to growth and development of its employees.
  • The GM adheres to and supports our management systems, practicing and sharing our core beliefs.
  • He/she enforces company policies, procedures, and performance standards with fairness and consistency, while functioning as a role model, counselor and leader within the restaurant.
  • Educate staff on food and beverage from the menu during pre-meal meetings and hands on coaching
  • Maintain a positive working experience for all staff to ensure that uncommon excellence and hospitality occurs for all guests
  • Establish appropriate staffing based on volume and according to needs
  • Hold employees accountable for effectively completing their specific job responsibilities according to our standards
  • Ensure that all products delivered are matched from the invoice to what was actually delivered
  • Ensure that all miscellaneous items are in-house and within guidelines of budget, including, but not limited to: retail, uniforms, office supplies, disposables, cleaning supplies, printer paper, linens/aprons, printed materials,
  • Ensure that all invoices are processed on a daily basis and/or as received
  • Ensure that inventories are accurately processed and entered
  • Ensure that daily and nightly prep lists are created and accurately followed
  • Ensure that all opening, closing and side work checklists are followed and completed
  • Ensure that all guides, licenses and manuals are current and maintained, including: Recipe Binder, Emergency Manual, Preventive Maintenance Guide, ABC License and Health License
  • Interview, hire, train, inspire and evaluate employees according to practices aligned with our hospitality standards
  • Successfully “on-board” new hires by ensuring that all employees understand HR paperwork, practices and policies, etc. before they begin initial training
  • Ensure New Employee Orientations are conducted in a timely manner and follow the guidelines and standards of Big Buns. Ensure a consistent message that is aligned with the culture and ideals of our company
  • Ensure that all employees are completely trained and knowledgeable in all aspects of service
  • Appraise employee performance according to our 30-day, six-month and eighteen- month plan as a way to continuously address concerns, resolve problems, counsel or reward
  • Provide continuing education to employees by daily education of cultural and technical aspects of job through pre-meal meetings
  • Responsible for the selection, sourcing and execution of food specials as directed by the DO
  • Establish and maintain valuable relationships with delivery personnel and vendors
  • Ensure that successful planning, practice and launch of all new products
  • Conduct weekly and monthly Health Inspection audits to identify areas of opportunity for compliance and excellence\
  • Ensure that the restaurant maintains the highest levels of sanitation with excellent scores and minimal violations
  • Provide continuous education and incentives to employees to understand local rules and regulations and to become “certified” in any available capacity provided by the local Health Department
  • Manage handyman and/or service personnel to ensure quality and accuracy of work is being completed in a timely manner
  • Manage employees to effectively clean all equipment and facility
  • Ensure Preventive Maintenance Guide is current and followed
  • Ensure that New Hire Paperwork is completed accurately and processed in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that employee reviews are conducted in a timely manner, completed accurately and according to standards
  • Ensure that all coaching and progressive disciplinary interactions are documented and approached according to local laws and regulation AND within the culture and ideals of Big Buns
  • Ensure that all announcements and employee achievements are posted and displayed in a manner that effectively communicates all pertinent information and recognizes achievement
  • Ensure that all team member schedules are completed according to the agreed upon labor matrix and posted a minimum of one week in advance
  • Ensure that payroll data is scrubbed and submitted correctly
  • Ensure that we are properly staffed for special events, Holidays and marketing promotions

Benefits

  • Health, Vision, Dental, Life & Disability
  • 401K
  • Flexible Spending Plan
  • Vacation

Position Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years as a General Manager in QSR or full-service offering farm-to-table dishes
  • HSD/GED but Hospitality school background preferred
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English
  • Ability to speak and understand Spanish preferred
  • Has excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Has a high level of organizational skills with multi-tasking capabilities
  • Has the ability to adapt to changing priorities and manage workloads with minimum direction.
  • Possesses a high attention to detail and strong follow through
  • Is dependable, reliable, and highly motivated
  • Is high energy and has strong stamina
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, highly mobile environment
  • New restaurant opening experience a plus
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What Clients Say About Patrice & Associates

  • Allison Sullivan was amazing! 

    She found my resume online and reached out to me. I had been in the market looking for the right next step in my career for several months and had been receiving calls daily from different recruiters so I didn’t expect anything magical to occur overnight. Allison called me, we chatted quickly about my work experience and she advised me she thought I’d be perfect for a client she was working with….and literally the next day I got a call for an interview with the client. The day after the interview, I was immediately offered a position consulting on insurance claim management. Allison was checking in with me each step of the way and made the transition from unemployed to working at a career I’m excited about in no time at all! I cannot thank her and Patrice & Associates enough for all their help!  

    ~ Shane Laughran

    Allison Sullivan was amazing!
  • I am very thankful for Liz Costa.

    She was kind, informative, and very encouraging during the process of applying, interviewing, and finally accepting the position once it was offered to me. I have worked with several recruiters before and Liz was the most friendly and professional at the same time. She made me feel comfortable and also made me feel confident during the interview process. After only a few weeks, I now consider Liz a friend and would certainly recommend her to anyone who is in the looking in the labor market. Thank you Liz, I appreciate you as a person and a professional.

    ~Brent

    I am very thankful for Liz Costa
  • Jonathan Litt set me up for success!

    I am truly excited to start this new journey at this restaurant. I can honestly say I don't think I would have been able to pull this off without Jonathan Litt's help. He was more than professional but at the same time he was authentic and explained everything I needed to do to make things work. He definitely set me up for success. My confidence level wasn't what it used to be, but with his help he made me believe in myself. He encouraged me and believed in me as well. I will never forget his efforts. My appreciation for his work and dedication will always be remembered. From the bottom of my heart, thank you for allowing me to be a part of this process. I am forever grateful.

    Thank you again,

    Latifah Walker

    Jonathan Litt set me up for success!
  • Recruitment & Hiring for Sales Jobs - Patrice & AssociatesRick Weaver is a pleasure to work with!

    Very helpful and professional! Goes out of his way for people!          

    Thank you for all you do!

    Ken M.

    Rick Weaver is a pleasure to work with!
  • Rick Weaver is great!

    I love it at my new career and picture my future here. Rick was awesome in helping me choose where I need to be and how I had to get there. It took a lot of interviews and me turning jobs down because it wasn’t a fit for me. At my new career I’m in the right place!  

    Thank you,

    Shaunte

    Rick Weaver is great!