Restaurant General Manager - Bloomington, IL

Bloomington, IL

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Job Description

The General Manager works as the leader of the restaurant management team. The General Manager will plan, direct, and coordinate the operations of the restaurant while adhering to the company’s operational standards; solid leadership, embracing our people culture, always serving impeccable food and perfect beverage, creating the perfect experience, maintaining a sanitary, safe, and spotlessly clean restaurant.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Manages all areas of the operations during scheduled shifts which includes on the spot decision making, supporting the staff, 100% interaction with the guest, ensuring that the guest needs are our main focus while enforcing standards for personal performance.
  • Reviews staffing levels and updates hiring needs according to trends, season, and holidays.
  • Ensures proper staffing levels by recruiting, interviewing and hiring talented team members.
  • Manages a budget and cost controls to increase revenue and profitability.
  • Manages local restaurant marketing, sales building, and community involvement.
  • Monitors purchasing, storage, preparation, cooking, handling, and serving of all food and beverage products to ensure correct recipe, portion, and specification standards.
  • Organizes and directs training programs within the restaurant.
  • Maintains spotlessly clean and safe restaurant at all times.
  • Ensures highest quality levels of products and hospitality.
  • Possesses a strong understanding of all restaurant systems and operations.

Skills & Requirements


  • High School Degree or Equivalent required.
  • College or Culinary Management degree preferred but not required.


  • 3-5 years restaurant management experience and 2-3 years as a General Manager.
  • Proven track record in successfully training and developing people.
  • Desire to lead, coach and mentor•        
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and adapt quickly to shifting priorities.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products.
  • Excellent organizational skills and detailed oriented.
  • Self-starter, self-sufficient, and able to work with minimal supervision.