General Manager

Location: Milwaukee, WI
Job Number: 3410

Exceptional General Manager with a Passion for Hospitality

Our client, a respected local restaurant group, is adding to their leadership team. They seek a General Manager to maintain exceptional quality service in all aspects of this operation. Candidates must also have an extraordinarily strong floor presence and have a feel for running a floor in a well-known and well-run Milwaukee restaurant concept.

The General Manager will continually support development of the dining room staff, helping to provide an exceptional dining experience and build positive guest relations.

The position will report to the Director of Operations and be held accountable for financial and service standards.

The RIGHT candidates must have these traits:

· Upscale Casual Management experience with a chef driven scratch kitchen concept and expanded beverage programs in your history

· Beverage Trends and Wine Knowledge is a big component of this position

· Outgoing and professional demeanor – you exceed the guests’ expectations and feel comfortable interacting with them

· Proven leadership skills – you are a coach and a teacher who respects everyone

· Adaptable – you remain calm, you are focused and take direction from superiors

· Hospitable – you are warm, hospitable, and approachable to everyone at all times

· Hands on individual – you have the “do-whatever-it-takes” attitude to provide an exceptional customer experience

· Create a culture of learning for new staff and instilling the importance of the restaurants’ commitment to quality and dedication to service

· Career Growth – you are excited about working with a Company with a great culture and growing quickly

The RIGHT candidates must have these qualifications

· At least five years of restaurant management experience in a casual to upscale dining environment

· Ability to recruit, schedule, train and inspire staff

· Above average computer skills including POS systems, scheduling systems, spreadsheets, word processing, internet, and email

· Ability to represent the company to, and deal effectively with, guests, vendors, media, and other company contacts

· Strong communication skills, including ability to convey ideas, give and take feedback

· A culinary degree is a plus or at least be able to prove you have learned as much


This position includes a competitive base salary, bonus, and other top-notch benefits. QUALIFIED AND MOTIVATED candidates please send your resume and references to Ed Culleeney, Executive Recruiter, Kalos Consulting, for immediate attention.