Upscale Restaurant General Manager

Buffalo, NY 14215

Industry: Hotel & Restaurant Job Number: JN -032019-34513 Pay Rate: $70,000 - $75,000

Our restaurant touts both the largest waterfront patio and the best raw bar in Buffalo. It features unbeatable views of Buffalo Harbor, cozy fire pits, top-quality seafood and drinks to match, showing visitors a side of Buffalo unlike any they ve ever seen before. We offer an upbeat and exciting waterfront location offering beautiful views for every occasion.

Position Summary:

The General Manager is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the restaurant. He/she ensures that all department goals are met and kept in alignment with the restaurant's needs and supports the Regional Manager by completing projects as directed. Leads the restaurant s Risk Management Team.

General ManagerResponsibilities:
  • All FOH functions including cost controls, staffing, training, inventory, and food quality
  • Create a memorable dining experience that the guest will not soon forget
  • Lead the Management team to excellence
General Manager Qualifications:
  • Highly talented, creative, and smart professionals
  • Vibrant, take charge, and make an impact on the region's dining scene
  • At least 3 years' experience as a General Manager with high volume experience of at least $5M
  • Experience with simultaneous a la carte dining and banquets
  • Some corporate restaurant experience is highly preferred for systems and hotel, or event venue banquet experience is a plus
  • Hard worker
  • Independent self-starter
  • Great personality
  • Possess a strong desire to make an impact
General Manager Compensation:
  • Competitive Base salary
  • Attainable bonus
  • Paid vacation
  • Health insurance
  • Great company culture


Gordon Weiner
Senior Recruiter

I have found my career as a recruiter especially fulfilling because I am constantly able to help people better themselves professionally. 

  • Gordon Weiner joined Goodwin Recruiting in December of 2015.   
  • Gordon’s experience as a Restaurant Owner, Managing Partner, and Corporate Supervisor with brands like Bonefish Grill, Hops Restaurant Bar and Brewery, and Beefsteak Charlie’s helps him better understand both candidate and client needs.    
  • Gordon is a huge sports fan and has loyally followed his New York teams his entire life — no matter the consequence.  
  • Gordon has a wonderful spouse of 38 years and three handsome and successful sons.  
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