Restaurant General Manager Job Description

Restaurant General Manager Job Description

Restaurant General Manager Job Overview

The restaurant general manager oversees the restaurant's day-to-day operations. A restaurant general manager is in charge of ensuring that company standards are followed in all areas of operation. This role must manage product preparation, customer relations, restaurant maintenance, and inventory to ensure profitability. Additional responsibilities include team management, recruiting, hiring, and retaining employees. They must ensure that each customer receives the highest quality products and services. Previous food service management experience is required.

Restaurant General Manager Job Template

Restaurant General Manager Job Summary

We are searching for an efficient and flexible restaurant general manager to oversee our high-volume restaurant. You will be held accountable for the restaurant’s financial and operational performance. As a restaurant general manager, you will staff, interview, hire, and train teams, as well as coach, manage, and develop them. You must ensure that the restaurant complies with all local, state, and federal regulations. As a restaurant general manager, you must be able to lead a team and provide excellent customer service. Our ideal candidate has 2-3 years of experience managing a restaurant or similar role in the customer service industry. If this sounds like an exciting opportunity to showcase your management skills, please apply now!


Ashburn, VA

Restaurant General Manager Responsibilities

  • Develop a clear plan for the restaurant that takes into account the market, local competitors, sales revenue, and expenses
  • Aim to provide the best possible dining experience for all of our customers
  • Examine each product and service for quality in accordance with the standards set by the company
  • Build restaurant staff through recruiting, interviewing, and training food service professionals
  • Maintain food and dining product inventories and make precise projections about future sales trends
  • Hold team members accountable by conducting performance reviews with them and using performance management
  • Directs and coordinates all aspects of marketing and community events, including planning and executing them

Restaurant General Manager Qualifications

  • A high school diploma or equivalent GED is required
  • Previous food service experience with the ability to oversee food inventory levels and manage costs
  • Previous management or supervisory experience of 2-3 years is required, preferably in the restaurant industry
  • Possess excellent organizational skills, communication skills, and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office, strongly desired

Restaurant General Manager Compensation

$54,046 (National Average)


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