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General Manager

WKS Restaurant Group Florissant Full-Time
Competitive Salary + Bonus
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OVERVIEW OF POSITION

 

This position is responsible for all elements of day-to-day operations; including increasing sales, meeting profit objectives, execution of new program, and ensuring guest satisfaction. Other duties may be assigned.

 

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

          

  • In conjunction with the District Manager, develops restaurant operating plans supportive of company and market strategies which will achieve business growth (sales and profit) and guest satisfaction.
  • Plans, schedules and analyzes unit's staffing including future management needs, ensuring sufficient development and training of all employees.
  • Exercises discretion in addressing changing demands of the business.
  • Ensures that all menu items are prepared and served in accordance with Brand Standards.
  • Maintains proper inventory levels for both food and nonfood items in accordance with company guidelines using correct ordering procedures and efficient usage and yield application.
  • Ensures guest satisfaction through directing operational execution of proper service in a clean and pleasant environment. Makes changes to the operation as necessary to ensure guest satisfaction.  Enforces Brand Standards service requirements.
  • Investigates customer feedback, coordinates response and provides guidance to management and employees to improve customer service.
  • Responsible to maintain and up hold all Brand’s Corporate Brand Standards, Recipe standards and best practices in our restaurants.

 

  • Responsible to maintain and up hold compliance with all applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations in our restaurants.

 

  • Ensures that proper management procedures and practices for the facility and equipment are adhered to through preventive maintenance, energy conservation, repairs, security measures, and that safety and sanitation requirements are met. Meets all food safety standards.
  • Embodies, promotes and teaches Company values and policies at all times in all aspects of restaurant operations, with a strong focus on Safety.
  • Participates in the recruitment and selection of restaurant management. Responsible for the recruitment, interviewing, and selection of hourly employees.  Maintains accurate and complete paperwork relating to restaurant and personnel administrative requirements.
  • Manages controllable expenses focusing on labor standard, cash, R & M, food costs, and other operating expenses. Analyzes financial reports and develops and implements plans for areas needing improvement.
  • Maintains awareness of local market trends, competitive stance and opportunities. Selects and implements appropriate local restaurant marketing programs, with assistance and guidance from the District Manager and field support representatives.
  • Creates and maintains a positive work environment, ensuring open communications. Communicates employee relations issues or problems to the District Manager and Human Resources. Administers disciplinary process according to established procedures.
  • Demonstrates commitment to a high level of service and hospitality. Responds to concerns and complaints in a professional and non-defensive manner.
  • Influences supervisors, subordinates and peers effectively. Manages disagreements and conflicts in an open, constructive and timely manner.
  • Strong leadership skills and high level of flexibility is required.

HOSPITALITY & GUEST SERVICE SKILLS

All employees are expected to provide customer service that is extra ordinary and exceeds the expectations of our guests.  Employees are required to follow established policies and guidelines that go beyond simply smiling, greeting, and being nice to guests. Going above and beyond encompasses attitudes, respect, and flexibility.  Employees are expected to have a positive “can-do” attitude; to treat others with respect, and easily adjust to changes in the work place.

 

QUALIFICATIONS 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed within are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Strong knowledge of restaurant’s operations. Ability to successfully provide day to day results.  Ability to evaluate and positively impact the environment. Ability to provide on-the-job training for others. Adequate presentation skills. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsible for between 15 - 50 subordinates. This number will be determined by restaurant volume.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High School Diploma and 5-7 years of management experience. College degree preferred and/or equivalent combination of education and experience. Basic computer skills are required

WKS Restaurant Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and has a strong commitment to work force diversity.

Skills required

Customer Relationship Management
Provide Direction
Provide Actionable Feedback
Decision Making
Resolve Complaint
Performance Management
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Welcome to WKS Restaurant Group where we know our success begins with a satisfied guest. Our primary goal is to make certain every customer has an outstanding experience every time they visit one of our restaurant locations.

We're not just in the restaurant business though, we're in the people business. It's the people we employ that make the restaurant business work. We place a great deal of value in our loyal employees. That's why we make every effort to promote from within.

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