DC - Restaurant General Manager
Be a part of something revolutionary!sweetgreen is a destination for simple, seasonal, healthy food "A cents € we're building healthier communities by connecting people with real food. Our food is delicious, healthy, and transparent, and we work with small + midsize farmers who think sustainability and grow great food.Our General Managers are the Head Coaches of our teams!We want sweetgreen to be a transformative place, and we pride ourselves on providing a clear career path with opportunities for leadership, personal growth and professional development. There's a reason we call it a "head coach" and not a "general manager" - we're inspired by John Wooden's approach to leadership.If you love running a balanced business, growing a team and creating an excellent guest experience, come work at sweetgreen. We're looking for enthusiastic and ambitious individuals to lead our DMV stores!Every day in our stores, our teams make real food from scratch "A cents € you'll oversee a full-service BOH operation, as well as a quick-service FOH model. The head coach is the anchor of the store "A cents € you're an enthusiastic leader, a quick thinker, a problem-solver, a skilled communicator and a motivator.What you'll do:Here at sweetgreen, we have 6 core values "A cents € they embody our culture, spirit and dedication to doing what's right. They keep us aligned, influence how we lead, and help us make decisions about everything from the food we serve to the impact we have on our people. And they're the lens through which you'll build a successful business.You must be able to perform the following job duties satisfactorily, with or without a reasonable accommodation.Win Win Win: Develop a team by identifying talent (community), building skill set through training (customer) + growing future company leaders (company)Think Sustainably: Create systems that drive successful store and team performanceKeep it Real: Build meaningful relationships with your team and customers, rooted in authenticity "A cents € invest time to build trustAdd the Sweet Touch: Empower your team to create meaningful connections with each other and the guest every day.Make an Impact: Inspire your team, owning your business, and architecting customer service experiences across all touch pointsLive the Sweetlife: Celebrate your passion and your purpose.What you've got:5+ years' experience in restaurant managementExperience in fast casual restaurant chains (preferred)Managed and developed 25+ team members per shiftP&L, COGS, Developing Budgets, Financial Planning and Strategy, Decision Making, Process Improvement, Strategic Planning, Labor/Scheduling, Training & Team Development, Quality FocusExperience in Food Safety + PlanningRegional Manager's Food Safety Certification required (ServSafe Manager's Certification)Ability to coordinate multiple tasks such as food, beverage + labor cost while maintaining required standards of operation in daily restaurant activitiesMust possess good communication skills for dealing with diverse staffsweetgreen DNA:Coachable: actively looks for feedback to grow and improveSelf-starters: takes initiative, thinks of the big picture, relays store needs and communicates with the teamCustomer service-oriented: Passion for the guest experience, service drivenInnovative: utilizes and designs business processes with the customer, community and company in mindPassionate about real food: appreciation for the greater mission of farm-to-table foodsHigh-energy, and thrive in a fast-paced environmentWhat you'll get:Competitive pay + 20% bonus plan potential (based on sales + prime costs)Health, dental + vision insuranceVacation + Wellness timeHoliday Premium pay5 month paid parental leave*401k*Stock optionsCompany paid Life, STD + LTD InsurancePet InsuranceCommunity Service Impact HoursCommuter BenefitsFamily Fund - an employee-donated pool of funds to support fellow sweetgreen employees in the event of unforeseen hardshipAn opportunity to make a real impact on the people around you, both by growing them and by connecting them to real foodA collaborative family of people who live our core values and have your backA clear career path with opportunities for development, both personally and professionallyComplimentary sweetgreenFlexible scheduling, because we respect the need for work/life harmonyFree sweetgreen swag through our 'Shades of Green' tenure programdepending on eligibilityCome live your sweetlife with us!sweetgreen provides equal opportunities for everyone that works for us and everyone that applies to join our team, without regard to sex or gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, any service, past, present, or future, in the uniformed services of the United States (military or veteran status), or any other consideration protected by federal, state, or local law.sweetgreen participates in the federal government's E-Verify program to determine employment eligibility. To learn more about the E-Verify program, please click here.All candidates for roles in markets where either sweetgreen or the local jurisdiction mandates full vaccination against COVID-19 to work in our restaurants must as a condition of employment provide proof of full vaccination with an FDA authorized and/or approved COVID-19 upon hire, subject to a reasonable accommodation being granted. For roles in all other markets, full vaccination against COVID-19 is preferred.