General Manager

Ellas Wood Fired Pizza
Washington, DC
May 21, 2019
May 24, 2019
Full Time
Ella's Wood Fired Pizza is an Italian Restaurant that features Neapolitan pizzas, pastas and even though these are what we are known for we are so much more. We are looking for a talented General Manager to join our team. 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. Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities: Manages all areas of the operations which includes on the spot decision making, supporting the staff, interaction with our guests, ensuring that the guest's needs are our focus while always finding a way to say "yes" to our guests. 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 and meets a budget and cost controls to increase revenue and profitability. Manages and participates in 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 standards are met. Organizes and directs training programs within the restaurant. Maintains a spotlessly clean and safe restaurant at all times. Ensures highest quality levels of products and guest service. Possesses a strong understanding of all restaurant systems and operations. Role models and sets a positive example for the entire team in all aspects of business and personnel practices. Reads and responds to emails daily Manages labor and payroll effectively. Has a basic grasp of POS systems and programming. Must be able to balance administrative duties while running a shift. Must have a basic grasp of accounting. Maintains and cultivates relationships with existing and future distributors. Education/Training: High School Degree or Equivalent required. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: 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. Able to work flexible hours based on the needs of the restaurant. 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