GM Needed – *New* Farm to Table Restaurant

Posted in Front of House on March 16, 2017

  • Full Time
  • CT
  • Posted 2 weeks ago

*New* Farm to Table Restaurant opening this summer

The General Manager will direct and oversee all Front Of House operations in order to maximize performance and profitability by creating a positive and productive work environment. He/She will ensure superior hospitality and guest service through training and development, maintaining all aspects of operational quality, and upholding financial, legal, community, safety, state & local compliance standards. He/She will carry out leadership responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s mission, values, vision, and policies. The GM will play a leading role in promoting the desired work culture around the core values of GrayBarns as well as managing the relationship with the property’s owners.


Responsibilities Include:

●      Interview, hire, evaluate, reward, and discipline Dining Room Staff

●      Lead, motivate, train and educate all FOH personnel in Restaurant policies and procedures

●      Ensure proper coverage is in place depending on business volumes for each area of the restaurant during shift

●      Effectively supervise floor staff to ensure professional service and guest satisfaction during hours of operation.

●      Educate FOH personnel in product awareness and cultivate long-term service knowledge.

●      Build rapport with Restaurant guests and ensure an enjoyable and memorable experience.

●      Responsible for accurately reporting payroll and for the end of night closeout and cash drop

●      Maintain employee files.

●      Maintain database with accurate items and prices

●      Work closely and with all operational staff.

●      Foster a culture in which customer satisfaction is the primary concern.

●      Establish open lines of communication between FOH and BOH at all times.

●      Establish role as a spokesperson for the Restaurant within the community and with guests.



●      A minimum of 5-7 years experience in a fine-dining restaurant of a similar capacity

●      A genuine passion for fine dining combined
 with solid food & wine knowledge

●      Must possess a hospitable and approachable demeanor combined with impeccable service standards, clean work habits and a keen eye for detail

●      Proven ability to lead others and positively influence employee behavior with a “lead by example” mentality

●      Ability to multitask in a high volume environment while always maintaining your sense of humor and appearing calm.

●      A professional and polished appearance is essential combined with the ability to interact with all types of team members and build relationships with guests

●      Strong financial acumen experience working with and understanding P&L

●      Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills

●      Must be able to work a flexible schedule

●      Must have computer knowledge of basic restaurant systems including POS, PMS, Opentable, Word and Excel


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