Restaurant General Manager

Bolingbrook, IL 60440

Company Industry: Hotel & Restaurant Job Number: JN -042019-35695 Salary: $70,000 - $80,000 Experience Level: Mid or Senior Level / General Managers Job Function: Operations
The General Manager leads the team as the face of the business. The main responsibility is for the overall operation of the restaurant. Core responsibilities include performance, guest satisfaction, and increased sales and profitability, while actively ensuring the restaurant meets financial and operating goals. The General Manager serves as the face of the business in all aspects, including the day-to-day operation and within the communities they do business.

General Manager Job Requirements:

  • Hiring and Retention of team members by creating a Culture focused on its people
  • Follows training programs to the letter to ensure all Team Members are trained to the highest standards possible
  • Daily Supervision and Leadership of the entire team, including hourly and salaried team members
  • Sales Growth through operational excellence and being a great steward of your community
  • Exceeding Guest Service standards to every guest through being the true Mayor of your business
  • Quality of Operations through adherence to company standards and team member accountability
  • Strong Business acumen to ensure a highly successful business for the guests and the company
  • The General Manager is responsible for all Financial Reporting and ethical financial practices

General Manager Job Qualifications:

  • 4+ years as a General Manager or higher level position
  • Servant Leadership Style and Passion for People
  • Polished casual, upscale, or fine dining experience (preferred)
  • Sustainable operational results with solid job history - Preference of no more than 2 jobs in 5 years
  • Strong business acumen - managing a P&L, scheduling, and ordering/inventory
  • Enjoys hands-on leadership in a high-end kitchen and restaurant
General Manager Benefits:
  • Strong Competitive Salary
  • Quarterly Bonus Potential
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401k
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.

Gary Rumpp
Senior Recruiter & Development Coordinator

I love what I do because, after 40 years in the Hospitality industry operations side, I still get to impact people’s lives in a positive way which is why I stayed in the industry for as long as I did. 

  • Gary Rumpp joined Goodwin Recruiting in February 2018. 
  • Gary grew up in Sun Valley, Idaho and entered the restaurant business when he was 14. Over the course of his career, he owned eight restaurants that he ran for more than 15 years. He also has a strong corporate company background. 
  • Gary received his Bachelor of Science (BS) in Hotel/Restaurant Management from the University of Hawaii (Where he might have learned how to surf as well!).  
  • Gary has a background of private restaurant ownership as well as working for some of the best companies in our industry such as The Chart House, TGI Friday’s, Outback Steakhouse, and Marriott Hotels. Gary was a Director of Operations level leader for more than 20 years.  
  • Gary’s life focuses on his wife (Jacki) of 30 years, his three daughters, and now a new granddaughter. He lives on a ranch in Nashville, TN where he rides his horses and maintains the property, which is his second full-time job!  
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