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Restaurant General Manager - Great Quality of Life

Athens, GA 30601

Posted: 08/02/2023 Country: US Job ID: JJ34620477 Salary: $50000-60000 / year State/Province: GA

Job Description

Job Title: General Manager

Location: Athens, GA

We are actively seeking a dynamic and experienced General Manager for a fast-casual dining establishment located in the heart of Athens, GA. This is an incredible opportunity to join a thriving team and lead operations at one of Athens' most popular dining destinations.

Base Pay: $50,000 per year, plus bonuses and benefits.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage day-to-day operations of the restaurant, ensuring efficient and profitable business performance.
  • Develop and implement strategies to increase restaurant sales and profitability while minimizing operational costs and waste.
  • Ensure high standards of food quality, service, health, and safety are maintained at all times.
  • Oversee hiring, training, and development of restaurant staff, fostering a positive work environment that encourages teamwork and high morale.
  • Conduct regular performance reviews, providing feedback and setting challenging yet achievable individual and team goals.
  • Handle administrative tasks such as scheduling, payroll, inventory management, and compliance with licensing, hygiene, and health and safety regulations.
  • Engage with customers, gathering feedback and making necessary improvements to enhance their dining experience.
  • Be responsible for all ordering, budgeting, and managing cost of goods sold (COGS).


  • Prior experience in a restaurant management role is required, with preference given to candidates with experience in a fast-casual dining environment.
  • Proven track record of successful leadership and team management.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to meet financial targets and make data-driven decisions.
  • Knowledge of best practices for food preparation, safety, and sanitation.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and a customer-focused approach.
In addition to a competitive base salary and bonus structure, we offer a comprehensive benefits package. We also respect your work-life balance and are proud to say that our establishment is closed on Sundays.

If you're looking to take the next step in your career and want to be part of an exciting venture in Athens, GA, we'd love to hear from you. Apply today and start your journey with us in the vibrant city of Athens, GA.

Meet Your Recruiter

Jessie Johnson
Executive Recruiter | Restaurant Division

Jessie grew up in the restaurant industry spending her childhood in her Father’s restaurant. She has 15 years’ experience working her way up through different restaurant concepts from hourly positions to management level and then into corporate roles.

Jessie found her passion for training during new restaurant openings and was able to hone in on her skills as a talent nurturer and people developer. Jessie has a natural ability to make honest connections with people that turn into lasting relationships.

In her free time, Jessie enjoys traveling, being outdoors and spending time with her husband, daughter and two dogs. 

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