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Restaurant General Manager - Nationally Recognized Casual Brand*

Bloomington, IL 61710

Posted: 03/11/2024 Country: US Job ID: 1844641 Salary: 70k/year - 75k/year State/Province: IL

Job Description

Restaurant General Manager

Bar & Restaurant

Our national restaurant brand is looking to add a talented General Manager to our award-winning restaurant in the heart of Illinois. Voted as America’s Best Sports Bar over the years, we pride ourselves on great food, great drinks, a fun atmosphere, and most of all, a sense of community!

As a Restaurant General Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of daily operations, managing staff, and ensuring the overall success and profitability of the restaurant. Apply today in Bloomington, IL.


·       Manage daily operations of the restaurant, including inventory management, food preparation, scheduling, and customer service

·       Hire, train, and manage a team of servers, bartenders, kitchen staff, and other personnel

·       Maintain high standards of cleanliness and organization throughout the restaurant

·       Ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations related to food safety and workplace safety

·       Develop and implement strategies to increase profitability and reduce costs

·       Create and manage budgets and financial reports

·       Manage guest relations, including responding to customer feedback and complaints

·       Plan and execute special events and promotions to drive sales

·       Maintain relationships with vendors and suppliers to ensure timely delivery of goods and services


·       At least 3 years of experience in restaurant management

·       Strong leadership and communication skills

·       Knowledge of inventory management, cost control, and budgeting

·       Understanding of food safety regulations and best practices

·       Ability to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays

·       Bachelor's degree in hospitality or related field preferred, but not required


Salary Up to $75k Annually

Bonus Up to $10,000

PTO (3 Weeks)

Company Paid Insurance

If you are a highly driven and experienced Restaurant General Manager with a passion for great food, customer service, and team leadership, we encourage you to apply for this position. We offer competitive salaries, benefits packages, and opportunities for professional growth and advancement within the company.

Apply today to our General Manager role in Bloomington, IL.


Meet Your Recruiter

Jared Nowak

Jared Nowak has been with Gecko Hospitality since late 2014 serving as a recruiter in Illinois. Prior to his time with Gecko Jared spent 10+ years in the golf business working as an Assistant Operations Manager with the PGA Tour event in Dallas and multiple major championships with the PGA of America. Most recently serving as the as the Director of Rules & Competitions with the PGA of America-Illinois Section.

Jared has a passion for the restaurant/hospitality industry and working hand in hand with clients and customers to bring talented individuals together. Away from the office, Jared enjoys participating in multiple sports traveling with his family and staying involved with his alma mater The University of MI.

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