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Restaurant General Manager permanent position in Newport News, VA
Ref No.: 17-00028
Location: Newport News, Virginia
Position Type:Direct Placement
Job Description

Restaurant General Managers, are you looking to be part of a winning team where high standards and there is opportunity for growth? We are a casual-dining bar and fire grill that serves signature fire-grilled dishes and delicious barbeque with friendly and attentive service. We are always looking for outgoing and likeable people who are committed to serving the best food in casual dining. You won't just be running a restaurant you will turn dinner out into the night out and create a memorable dining and social experience that will leave guests with a burning desire to come back for more.

We provide you with competitive compensation and benefits packages, including quarterly opportunities for bonuses. This is a unique opportunity to oversee a dynamic casual dining restaurant where a big part of your job is to have a great time helping others to have a great time. If you're ready to be the Spark, to Fuel exceptional service and to Fire up good times, then we definitely want to hear from you. Apply today!

Job Responsibilities:

As a Restaurant General Manager, you will get to create a fun and unique environment through a vibrant bar nightlife, fantastic food and quality service that both our guests and our team members can enjoy. You will also have responsibility for the hiring and training of employees and for the finances and P&L of your restaurant.

Your specific areas of responsibility will include:
  • Embracing and promotion the restaurant culture
  • Ensuring that your team members provide the best possible customer service
  • Serving as an ambassador of the brand
  • Setting high standards for employees and consistently holding everyone to those standards
  • Making guests feel welcome and important
  • Providing knowledge, guidance and training to managers and hourly employees
  • Addressing and resolving customer complaints quickly and with a smile
  • Maximizing profits by optimizing P&L and other financials
  • Maintaining inventory and managing food costs
  • Handling difficult HR issues as they arise, including disciplinary action and terminations
  • Growing guest counts through exceptional guest service, word of mouth advertising and local store marketing
Job Requirements:

As a Restaurant General Manager, your enthusiasm and passion for the casual dining industry are just as important as your management background. If you are genuinely interested in people and able to set the mood with a positive and engaging attitude, you are definitely a fit. Add to this strong leadership skills, the ability to juggle multiple priorities without cracking a single one of them, and true dedication to the guest experience, and you're in!

Specific qualifications for the Restaurant General Manager role include:
  • Minimum 2 years restaurant management experience; casual dining background, preferred
  • Minimum 1 year general manager experience
  • Strong financial and P&L management skills
  • High-energy, motivational and fun personality
  • Excellent problem-solving and conflict-resolution skills
  • Open availability

Benefits

As a Restaurant General Manager, you will be part of a dynamic and growing organization dedicated to a fun and exciting casual dining concept. We have the kind of edgy and upbeat culture that you may not expect to see in a lot of restaurants. It's a fun and challenging way to further your restaurant management career. We will provide you with complete training to familiarize you with our menu and our culture so that you are prepared to reach your full potential.

We also reward your hard work and professional dedication with competitive compensation and benefits, including the following:
  • Medical and dental coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Disability plan
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Quarterly bonus program (following completion of training)
  • Vacation