General Manager - 1594716
Palm Desert, CA 92211 US
General Manager - Popeyes Franchise
Job Title: General Manager - QSR
Location: Palm Desert,CA 92211
Salary: Up to $75,000 base compensation
We are a reputable Popeyes franchise located in Palm Desert, California. Popeyes is a well-known fast-food chain famous for its delicious Louisiana-style fried chicken and flavorful menu. As a franchise, we are committed to delivering outstanding food quality and exceptional customer service to our valued guests. We are currently seeking a highly capable and dedicated General Manager to lead our team and oversee the day-to-day operations of our restaurant.
As the General Manager, you will be responsible for managing all aspects of the restaurant's operations, including team leadership, customer service, profitability, and adherence to brand standards. You will ensure the delivery of an outstanding dining experience and maintain high food quality and safety standards. The ideal candidate is a motivated and experienced individual with excellent leadership skills and a passion for the food service industry. This position offers a competitive base compensation of up to $75,000 per year.
Oversee all aspects of restaurant operations, including staff management, customer service, food quality, cleanliness, and adherence to brand standards.
Recruit, train, and develop a high-performing team of employees, fostering a positive work environment and ensuring exceptional service delivery.
Monitor and manage financial performance, including revenue, costs, and profitability, while adhering to budgetary guidelines.
Implement marketing initiatives and strategies to drive customer traffic and increase sales.
Maintain high standards of food safety, cleanliness, and hygiene, in compliance with local health and safety regulations.
Conduct regular inspections of the restaurant to ensure compliance with operational standards and identify areas for improvement.
Address customer inquiries, concerns, and complaints in a prompt and professional manner to ensure guest satisfaction.
Foster a culture of teamwork, communication, and continuous improvement among the staff.
Stay updated on industry trends, market competition, and customer preferences to drive innovation and maintain a competitive edge.
Maintain effective relationships with suppliers and vendors to ensure timely and quality product deliveries.
Collaborate with the franchise owner and provide regular reports on the restaurant's performance.
Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in restaurant management, preferably in a fast-food or quick-service environment.
Proven track record of successful leadership and team management.
Strong understanding of restaurant operations, including customer service, food preparation, inventory management, and financials.
Excellent communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.
Knowledge of local health and safety regulations and compliance standards.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and make effective decisions under pressure.
Proficient in computer systems and restaurant management software.
Flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends, and holidays, as required.
Compensation and Benefits:
Competitive base compensation of up to $75,000 per year, based on experience and qualifications.
Health insurance benefits are available.
Paid time off and vacation policy.
Opportunities for career growth and advancement.
If you are a motivated and experienced leader with a passion for delivering exceptional service and leading a successful team, we invite you to apply for the General Manager position at our Popeyes franchise in Corona, California. Please submit your application, and we look forward to reviewing it soon.
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Meet Your Recruiter
Lucas Andrews has over 15 years of experience in restaurant operations and another 5 of that being in recruiting and onboarding and leadership experience. During high school, Lucas began his career as a busser and moved up the ranks and was a part of the managing team within three years while going to college. Lucas had held many different management positions before transitioning into recruitment.
He grew up in a suburb of Roseville in Northern California, then moved to Southern California to pursue his successful restaurant management career. Lucas’s’ ability to see talent and passion for others makes him an exceptional recruiter.
Lucas is a devoted family man and spends most of his free time with his wife Ashley, and his two sons – Callum and Liam, and daughter Presley. He enjoys football, boating, basketball, hiking and fantasy sports!