General Manager: Fast Casual Restaurant

Santa Monica, CA 90401

Industry: Hotel & Restaurant Job Number: JN -052019-36419 Pay Rate: $50,000 - $65,000
Trendy & foodie fast-casual concept featuring a very unique menu with awesome ingredients. Break-out type concept with already several locations throughout Southern California with another out-of-state location coming soon.
We are looking for a passionate, energetic, and outgoing "born-to-be-a-leader" type that possesses some experience with full service in a very fast-paced environment. Our next General Manager is a very hands-on, successful operator who ensures perfection for our guests. Outstanding growth opportunities, fantastic culture, great hours, and benefits, along with above-average compensation package (base salary, plus profit sharing, plus excellent bonus potential), make this a great career move!

General Manager Candidate Requirements:
-Full-service experience
-Hands-on mentality
-Proven success record in leading teams and increasing sales
-Minimum of 3 years in restaurant management

General Manager Candidate Benefits:
-Above-average salary for this segment of the industry
-Outstanding and achievable bonus
-Great quality of life
-Health benefits
-Joining an emerging brand with career growth opportunity

Base salary for the General Manager position is $50,000-$65,000, plus profit sharing, and sales bonus potential. Total package attainable is in the $75K-$90K range.
We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or any other class protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, we do not discriminate against qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records.

Peggy Hong
Senior Recruiter

I enjoy recruiting because I get to help candidates with their careers — it’s not just about helping them find a job; it’s about helping them make their next career move. I love being able to assist my clients in finding the right type of candidates for them, and when I see a right fit for them, it makes it worthwhile. The reason I love working with Goodwin is the support, the diversity in client profiles, and working with other recruiters to help clients and candidates!   

  •  Peggy Hong joined Goodwin Recruiting in January 2018.   
  • Peggy grew up in Chicago/Champaign, Illinois with hard-working parents who taught her to have a strong work ethic, integrity, and to be respectful. She has a lot of respect and love for her parents who came to the States from Korea and became business owners. She discovered her passion for cooking in college and decided to go to culinary school in Los Angeles after college. She worked with several restaurant groups in LA, working her way from Pastry Chef to Executive Chef.   
  • Peggy attended Illinois State University where she received her BA in English Literature.  
  • Peggy worked for BOA Steakhouse in West Hollywood and Santa Monica for seven years, starting out as a Pastry Cook and working her way up to Executive Sous Chef. She learned a lot about scratch cooking, management, and corporate structure. Peggy also worked for companies such as Obika Mozzarella Bar, Pit Fire Pizza, Wildcraft Sourdough Pizza, and Primitivo Wine Bistro. She has opened several restaurants from the ground up, set up training, implemented systems, and was a part of menu creation.  
  • In her free time, Peggy enjoys kickboxing. She has been doing it for about two years and loves the workout! She has two dogs and a rabbit. They each have different personalities, keeping every day fun and interesting. She is a huge foodie and loves to try different restaurants and especially desserts. 
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