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General Manager
Francesca's Restaurants
2200 Devon Avenue, Des Plaines, IL 60018, United States
Francesca's Restaurants hiring General Manager in Des Plaines, IL

Francesca's Restaurants hiring General Manager in Des Plaines, IL

Francesca's RestaurantsMore Info

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: Jul 1, 2021

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Required Years of Experience

5 years

Job Details

We are Growing! The Francesca’s Restaurant Group is currently hiring service-minded hospitality professionals to join our team as General Managers in the following locations*:

- La Sorella di Francesca, Naperville

To apply, click the link above or visit our website:,  "Join our Team," and click the appropriate location.


The fun & fast-paced work environment of FRG is ideal for high-energy candidates looking to gain experience in an established & ever-growing restaurant group.

Job Requirements:

  • 5+ years of General Manager experience in a full-service restaurant. Experience with a fine dining or polished casual Italian concept is a plus, but not required
  • Experience with computer-based operating systems, including Aloha POS, Open Table & web-based payroll
  • Team player with a positive attitude
  • Must be available to work days, nights & weekends
  • Ability to stand/ walk for at least 8 hours a day
  • Must be able to lift 30 pounds at times
Job Expectations:

  • Manages the dining room & kitchen during service to ensure a positive guest experience
  • Handles all guest interactions in a professional manner
  • Monitors and ensures that restaurant operates with an adequate level of staff
  • Hires, trains & coaches all hourly service staff
  • Ensures that line checks are done each meal shift and recorded for audit
  • Oversees facility management in regards to sanitation, safety, and equipment repairs
  • Conducts monthly inventories, maintains temperature logs
  • Oversees and ensures compliance with the total operating profit for the designated area of responsibility (i.e.; food cost, labor cost and controllable operating expenses)
  • Evaluates performance of hourly service staff
  • Ensures that all personnel issues (hiring, training, discipline, evaluating, and separations) are documented and recorded properly and in a timely manner to the management team, corporate management and/or ownership
  • Develops and administers programs to ensure a clean, sanitary & safe work environment
  • Ensures that all reporting procedures are followed
  • Maintains open lines of communication with all operational & office support staff
  • Follows through on directives provided by supervisor
  • Ensures that Assistant General Manager & Floor Managers have a clear understanding of their job duties and are meeting these expectations
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Basset- Alcohol Certification
  • State Food Service Sanitation
  • Allergen Certification

Personal Attributes:

  • Possesses a positive, can-do attitude with a results-driven work ethic
  • Provides a warm, welcoming environment for guests
  • Treats all guests, employees and co-workers with dignity and respect
  • Strong time-management skills
  • Maintains a professional work environment
  • Carries him/herself with confidence & is a positive brand ambassador both at & away from work

The Francesca’s Restaurant Group is an equal opportunity employer. We offer competitive salaries, health insurance, paid vacation, dining discounts & opportunities for advancement.

Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary (Based on Experience)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, Potential Bonuses, Dining Discounts

Required Skills

Can Lift Up to 50 Lbs

Accounting / Bookkeeping

Service Procedures

Beer Knowledge


Business Management Knowledge

Catering Management Knowledge

Wine Cellar Organization

Wine Service

Conflict Resolution


Menu Development

Recipe Development

Customer Service

Food Safety Knowledge

Safety Procedures Knowledge

Kitchen Equipment Maintenance

Events Management Knowledge

Fine Dining Service

High Volume Service

Food and Beverage Pairing Knowledge

Food Handler Certificate

Food Preparation Methods

Hospitality Management Degree


Cleaning / Sanitation

Kitchen Management

Pastry Menu Development

Office Suite Software

POS Systems

Ordering / Purchasing



Financial Management

Reservation Management Platforms

Cocktail Making

Spirits Knowledge

Team Development and Training

Staff Management of up to 20


Time Management

TIPS Certified

Wine Knowledge

Wine Buying

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Part of Francesca's Restaurant Group

Founded in 1992 by Restaurateur Scott Harris, Francesca’s Restaurant Group has grown from a small, welcoming Italian restaurant on Chicago’s North Clark Street to a restaurant group of six concepts across 27 locations and three states.

Across all concepts, the multi-unit restaurant group maintains its commitment to the original restaurant’s founding philosophy of Italian hospitality—where simple food with quality ingredients and thoughtful service make a meal.