Restaurant General Manager

BARTON G - Chicago, IL (30+ days ago)3.6

Job Summary:

Reporting directly to the Vice President of Restaurant and Food Service Operations, the General Manager (GM) is accountable for all restaurant activities, and assumes complete responsibility for the restaurant as necessary. The GM will ensure all activities are consistent with and supportive of the restaurant’s business plan. The GM will be expected to take a hands on approach in the day to day operations of the restaurant. As a senior level manager, the GM will collaborate with other members of management to continuously increase name brand recognition while maintaining exceptional customer service.

Essential Functions:

  • Maintains full Profit and Loss (P&L) responsibility.
  • Consistently provides a quality product and a customer service experience which exceeds customer satisfaction.
  • Controls purchases and inventory; negotiating prices and contracts; developing preferred supplier lists; reviewing and evaluating usage reports; analyzing variances; taking corrective actions.
  • Responsible for scheduling of events, room bookings in conjunction with Catering Sales Manager and coordinating staff to work them.
  • Maintains operations by preparing policies and standard operating procedures; implementing production, productivity, quality, and patron-service standards; determining and implementing system improvements.
  • Maintains patron satisfaction by monitoring, evaluating, and auditing food, beverage, and service offerings; initiating improvements; building relationships with preferred patrons.
  • Partners with Human Resources when recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counseling, and disciplining staff; communicating job expectations; planning and reviewing compensation actions; and enforcing policies and procedures.
  • Maintains safe, secure, and healthy facility environment by establishing, following, and enforcing sanitation standards and procedures; complying with health and legal regulations; and maintaining security systems.
  • Resolves customer complaints in a timely manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in hotel/restaurant management is required.
  • Minimum ten years experience in fine dining is required.
  • Proven ability to grow company brand.
  • Demonstrated ability to handling difficult customer complaints to include taking preventative action to minimize future complaints.

5.. Minimum 10 years experience as General Manager

Working Conditions:

Long periods of standing and walking to different parts of the restaurant at different levels. Fast paced hands on position. Dining facilities are both outside and inside. Lighting is maintained at a low level.

Number People Supervised: 25-plus

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $100,000.00 to $120,000.00 /year


  • General Manager: 10 years (Required)
  • fine dining: 10 years (Required)