General Manager – Upscale Restaurant

Blackstone Talent
September 17, 2022
Houston, TX
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We’re recruiting for an experienced “Hands-On” General Manager with an upscale restaurant in the Houston Galleria area. This role is ideal for a dedicated, self-motivated General Manager with passion for hospitality, who takes pride in leading, training and working with a strong crew to deliver the best possible experience for customers.

Job Functions:

  • General Manager will promote and grow the business, hire and train waitstaff, and ensure that patrons are receiving excellent drinks, food, and service.
  • The General Manager will work directly with leadership in overseeing all restaurant operations including the FOH, BOH and all administrative and financial duties.
  • Manage and lead staff; Organize and supervise shifts
  • Control costs and minimize waste and manage restaurant supplies
  • Monitor operations and initiate corrective actions
  • Collaborate with leadership to achieve bonus incentives and sales goals.
  • Coach, mentor and train the team in accordance with our company standards.
  • Provide guidance to the management team to achieve a consistent culture that represents our brand appropriately.
  • Create a positive teaching environment encouraging the team to take ownership of the guest experience, learn every day and aspire to do better each day.
  • Lead and direct the team firmly and fairly applying constant, gentle, pressure to hold standards while directing the overall operation, ensuring proficiency and productivity.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality Management or similar preferred
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience as a General Manager in an upscale casual dining environment.
  • Previous New Restaurant Opening experience.
  • Proactive guest issue prevention/guest relations skills.
  • Strong leadership, motivational and people skills.
  • Excellent financial management skills.
  • Proven background in management operations.
  • Strong understanding of cost and labor systems.
  • Computer savvy with knowledge of restaurant POS systems.
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment.
  • Familiar with a kitchen. Food Safe, TABC certified.

Our client is looking at people who are within driving distance to the Houston Galleria district area. This position will pay up to $85k + bonus. If you are interested in the position please email your resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]

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