Upscale Restaurant General Manager

Silver Spring, MD 20910

Job Function: Food & Beverage & Lodging Job Number: JN -032023-105721 Salary: $95,000 - $105,000 Experience Level: Mid or Senior Level / General Managers

Job Description

A locally-owned, upscale restaurant company is in search of an enthusiastic leader to join its team! We are a smaller company based in the metro area that has become a staple in many communities. We offer great compensation packages and growth opportunities for our team, and we deliver an upscale dining experience in a family-friendly atmosphere for our guests. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, apply today!

General Manager' s requirements:
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to make an immediate impact on restaurant results
  • High energy and success-driven
  • Ability to build strong, cohesive teams and pursue excellence relentlessly
  • 5 years of General Manager experience or higher in a Full Service, High-Volume Restaurant
  • Upscale-dining background
  • Great tenure - 3 years on average in jobs
  • Experience and ability to expedite from a high-volume kitchen
  • College education, at least 2 years
  • Ability to analyze and dissect a P&L
  • Highly Organized
  • Bilingual preferred but not required
  • Serv Safe Certified preferred
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Authorized to work in the United States

General Manager' s responsibilities:
  • Manage day-to-day operations of the restaurant
  • Ensure the highest level of food quality and service
  • Hold management team accountable for their designated departments
  • Ensure the restaurant is compliant with all health department regulations
  • Ensure correct staffing to ensure superior execution
  • Directing teamwork-style service at all times

General Manager' s benefits:
  • Above Industry-standard compensation package
  • Company-sponsored health, life, dental, and vision benefits
  • Very lucrative bonus potential
  • Company discounts

Additional Information

At Goodwin Recruiting we are committed to our core values. We take our value, Dedicated to Diversity & Inclusion, very seriously and will never discriminate against a candidate or client based on any protected classes. Our clients seek qualified candidates, and that is what we deliver. A person's age, gender, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or arrest or conviction record has no bearing on whether he, she, or they are able to do the job. We evaluate the knowledge, skills, and abilities that meet the requirements of the position and aim to open doors and change lives. We value all people, understanding that uniqueness and diversity foster a stronger team that is innovative and brings varying perspectives to the table. We put our money where our mouth is and are proud of our efforts to identify a broad slate of candidates, with many hiring success stories to share.

Recruiter Managing this Job

Chris Allen
Senior Recruiter

Successful recruiters can help to identify your needs and really understand your business and management style, which helps in finding you the right candidates. Knowing your concept, visiting it, and seeing how it operates are a few ways that Chris Allen has been successful in building congruent relationships with his clients. Chris really enjoys building those relationships and supporting his clients' success. As a Hospitality recruiter, he uses his skills to form strong connections with his clients and candidates, yielding long-term, successful placements.
With 20 years in the restaurant industry and an education in Hospitality Business Management, Chris brings a lot of experience to the table. Out of his 12 years in management, seven were spent as a General Manager. He has worked with large upscale companies such as Ruth's Chris and Landry's and has been involved in multiple openings including the Golden Nugget Casino in Atlantic City.
In 2021, Chris joined the Goodwin team as a Recruiting Partner. He has close relationships with his clients in the South Florida, Maryland, and North Carolina markets. His clients include large multi-concept companies, small family-owned businesses, bars and nightclubs, and country clubs. Chris lives in the South Florida market and visits his local clients regularly. He was able to secure seven clients in his first five months with the Goodwin team.
Outside of the office, Chris spends time at the park or the beach with his terrier mix rescue from Puerto Rico. He enjoys getting out for a round of golf or relaxing with a nice cigar and a rum & coke. You might find Chris working on his car when he isn't behind his desk. He also enjoys visiting family and clients in Maryland whenever he gets the chance.
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