Position Title: General Manager Reports To: Founder/CEO
A multi-unit restaurant headquartered in New York City launching this Spring 2013 in Manhattan?s Union Square, and subsequent openings to follow in Washington D.C., Arlington VA and Philadelphia. The restaurant features a modern trattoria and wine bar concept that will present its guests with a cutting edge, fast casual dining experience, offering variations of artisan pizza, along with numerous other regional Italian menu items. The restaurant(s) will deliver an innovative, refined approach to that of the typical Italian-American experience while offering a superior level of quality through the use of an array of fresh ingredients exclusively from American sources.
Seeking a general manager to oversee unit-level operations at the brand launch location in New York City.
Core competencies include possessing the ability to direct and manage restaurant operations through a comprehensive skill set and hands-on approach for all areas related to the guest experience, as well as implementing detailed organizational procedures and protocols for staff selection, training, procurement, safety, sanitation, budgeting, inventory systems, cost management, point-of-sales, guest satisfaction, service recovery, internal marketing, staff education and P&L analysis. Candidate is also expected to possess exceptional communication skills and demonstrate motivational leadership at all times, while maintaining the highest level of professionalism and an ongoing commitment to excellence.
A minimum of 9 years of working experience in restaurant operations is ideal, with a minimum of 5 years in a management role. Experience in both high-volume and upper tier (e.g. Michelin-rated) restaurants is preferred, in addition to a background in wine, whether as a sommelier or having obtained a certificate level of wine education. A bachelor?s level degree in hospitality management and/or M.B.A is required, as well as some level of culinary training or experience preferred.