General Manager

Employer
Zoes Kitchen
Location
Reston, VA
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Function
Management
Industry
Restaurant
Hours
Full Time
Job Status Full-time Employee Salary & Benefits We offer a competitive salary, casual work environment, and excellent benefits including medical, PTO, 401k, meal benefits and holidays. Travel Less than 10% General Manager At Zoes Kitchen, the number one criteria for being a fit for any role is being a culture fit! That's why our core values are so important to us. The Core Values! * PEOPLE FIRST! Look for ways to add value to the lives of others and always treat people with positive intent. * BE HUMBLE! Think of yourself less and the team and business more. There's always room to improve. * ONE TEAM. ONE ZOES! Be all in all the time and support your coworkers. * STRIVE FOR GREATNESS! Be an expert in your field, take initiative and do your part to make things great. * LOVE LIFE! Have some fun and work passionately! Attitude and energy are contagious. The Role! As a Zoes General Manager, you will create a fun and upbeat environment- you are truly the "vibe of the tribe"! You will manage both the front and back of house operations and therefore, prior kitchen experience is a huge plus. You will also have responsibility for the hiring and training of team members and for the finances and P&L of your restaurant. Responsibilities: * Providing leadership, guidance and training to assistant managers and hourly team members * Maximizing profits by optimizing P&L and other financials * Maintaining inventory and managing food costs * Handling HR needs as they arise, including recruiting, training, disciplinary action and terminations * Growing sales and increasing profits through exceptional guest service, word of mouth advertising and marketing * Embracing and promoting the Zoes Kitchen culture * Making guest feel welcome and ensuring that your team members provide the best possible service * Partnering with local catering managers to increase brand awareness and sales The Skills! * Minimum 2-5 years restaurant management experience * Minimum 1 year general manager experience * Strong financial and P&L management skills * High-energy, motivational and fun personality * Excellent problem-solving and conflict-resolution skills Ability/flexibility to work 45-55+ hours per week including mornings, evenings, weekends and/or holidays The Skills! * Minimum 2-5 years restaurant management experience * Minimum 1 year general manager experience * Strong financial and P&L management skills * High-energy, motivational and fun personality * Excellent problem-solving and conflict-resolution skills Ability/flexibility to work 45-55+ hours per week including mornings, evenings, weekends and/or holidays