Restaurant General Manager - Growing Concept

Montgomery, AL 36116 US

Posted: 11/09/2018 Employment Type: Full-Time Job Category: Restaurant Division (Restaurants) Job ID: 43BO106-2 Salary: $48,000 - $52,000

Restaurant General Manager
Casual Southern Dining

Our Company is looking to hire a passionate Restaurant General Manager with excellent team building skills and the capability to bring positivity to work with them daily. If this sounds like the type of Restaurant General Manager you are, apply today! Our founders wanted to create a restaurant where guests in the community would feel welcomed and enjoy incredibly fresh and delicious seafood year round. Our first restaurant opened 25 years ago and since then we’ve expanded into 5 states with more on the way. We wouldn’t have been able to have this much success without loyal customers and talented Management. Many of our leaders have worked their way up the ranks, and we always have an eye out for individuals who are eager and motivated to thrive as a Restaurant Manager with our concept. Don't pass up on this great opportunity to become a Restaurant General Manager at our location in Montgomery, Alabama!

Title of Position - Restaurant General Manager
Job Description: The Restaurant General Manager will be expected to lead their team of managers by assuring that they are motivating the team to work hard, be enthusiastic and to be excited about the restaurant industry. The Restaurant General Manager must be able to mentor and develop other managers, as well as supervise and motivate the staff. The Restaurant General Manager must act as a positive role model at all times and will be responsible for managing the restaurants financials, inventory control and showing positive guest counts. The Restaurant General Manager will preserve sensitive information, abide by and enforce company policies, programs, and compliance concerns along with overseeing the human resource function in the restaurant ensuring recruitment, selection, orientation, coaching, scheduling and performance.

Benefits:

  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continual Training
  • Industry Competitive Compensation
  • Fun Work Environment


Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2+ years current experience as a Restaurant General Manager in a high volume (over $2m per year in sales) Full Service concept
  • A stable work history - no more than two jobs in the previous five years
  • Ability to increase sales and build rapport in the community
  • Strong leadership, communication, and organizational skills
  • Hands-on with hiring, training, and developing hourly employees
  • Excellent work ethic and drive to succeed
  • Restaurant General Manager candidates must be proficient with financials (P&L's, inventory, food/labor cost, etc.)


Apply Now - Restaurant General Manager located in Montgomery, Alabama!

Benjamin O'Neal
Executive Recruiter | Restaurant Division

Benjamin started his career with a private, multiple concept restaurant group in his hometown of Virginia Beach, Virginia. Moving up the ranks from Assistant Manager, he became Director of Operations of 16 full service, casual dining and fast casual restaurants for many years. Benjamin eventually sold his ownership in the company to marry and start a family.

Ben's career path took him to Papa John's Pizza, where he was a Regional Operations Director for five years, until he was presented with the opportunity to own his own restaurant. Ben took that leap, and within five years, his enterprise grew to four diversified concepts ranging from fast casual to a high-end steakhouse. After 6 successful years, Benjamin sold his restaurants in order to spend more time with his wife and growing son. But the itch was still there. Not long after he and his family moved to Birmingham, Alabama to begin a new journey there, Benjamin accepted a job as an Area Manager with Sonic Restaurants where he stayed for five years. Deciding he wanted to be his own boss again, he left Sonic and began consulting, working with operators of small to medium size restaurant groups to help them grow their businesses. He has worked with franchises such as SmashBurger, Tin Drum AsiaCafe, Pizza Hut, Papa John's, Taco Bell, Arby's, Wendy's, McDonalds, Sonic, Applebee's, TGI Friday's, Fresno's Fresh, Grisanti's Italian, and Texas Steakhouse & Saloon to name a few.

Ben has always been known as a great "operator" but his greatest asset is his ability to build relationships between employers and employees that enable them to take the next step in achieving personal and professional success. At Gecko, this is our number one priority, which is why Benjamin is such a great fit for our team.

Benjamin, his wife Libby, and son Miles, live in Birmingham, Alabama. In his spare time he enjoys reading, golf and watching his son on his high school soccer and cross-country teams.
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