buffalo | General Manager in Rhinebeck, NY

General Manager

  • LUCKY DRAGON
  • 2 Wurtemburg Rd
  • Rhinebeck, NY 12572
  • Full-Time
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Experienced GM for opening of new upscale Chinese Restaurant - Sister Restaurant to The Amsterdam

Hudson Valley-focused hospitality enterprise seeks an inspired and notably experienced GM with a successful track record, to launch upscale-casual Chinese concept featuring popular cuisine in picturesque Rhinebeck, NY.

Join a successful local entrepreneur/real estate investor/operator and the highly acclaimed Executive Chef behind The Amsterdam, as we build a new team and expand into a beautiful, recently purchased property previously the home to The Local and Catch 38, just around the corner from The Amsterdam.

Candidates must have previously been a GM or AGM ready for a move to the next level. At least 5-years experience required in upscale/casual fine dining, with a range of proven skills and capabilities working in demanding, hospitality-focused operations known for enlightened service, firm operational controls and dynamic team cultures that deliver outstanding business results.

This position is ideal for a professional ready to step into a lead FOH management role and steward ia 100+ seat dining room (+PDR) into a thriving, hospitality-at-its-soul enterprise committed to guest delight and operational excellence, in close partnership with Founder and Culinary leader.

You joyously embrace the challenge, expectations and energy that go into the opening of a new restaurant; where you will lead by example and build a bespoke FOH team of inspired talent, enabled by core values and superior operational by systems to drive team performance.

Most importantly, you will have proven yourself a superb leader, with a record of increasing responsibilities that have honed your service skills, while crafting a personal brand as cultural leader, coach and consummate professional. You are admired for your dexterity and soulful magic on the floor, but respected for your temperament, integrity, generosity of spirit and unwavering commitment to providing a consistently outstanding guest experience.

The GM will work side-by-side with the Executive Chef and Exec Sous Chef to lead the daily operations of the business, and drive overall quality of hospitality, service, food & beverage and the financial health of the business, reporting to the Founder & Managing Partner who will be active and fully engaged to collaborate and nurture the business vision for long term success.

Restaurant will open in March 2019 and we expect approximately 3-weeks of training and preparation where GM will be on-site. We offer a highly competitive compensation package with benefits, plus relocation assistance for the right individual.

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