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General Manager
Gravitas
1401 Okie Street Northeast, Washington, DC
Gravitas hiring General Manager in Washington, DC

Gravitas hiring General Manager in Washington, DC

GravitasMore Info

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expires: Jul 16, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

3 years


Job Details

Chef Matt Baker is seeking a General Manager for Gravitas, the Michelin Star dining room in Ivy City, and The Conservatory, the rooftop Cocktail Bar and Garden, located above Gravitas. We are seeking an experienced and confident leader who understands the standards of world class service and hospitality and would like to be a part of a growing restaurant group while working among some of the city’s best hospitality and culinary professionals.

Gravitas is a small, vibrant 75 seat fine dining, New American restaurant, serving tasting menus, and dedicated to seasonal cooking and sourcing from local farms and waters. The Conservatory is a rooftop bar and lounge, surrounded by an urban culinary garden, open for evening service for wine, cocktails and dinner options that range from light bites to a 3-course prix fixe.

We are looking for our General Manager to run all aspects of the front of the house and service. Responsibilities will also include wine and beverage service, reservations, private dining management, marketing, hiring and firing, training, staff management and discipline.

We seek a candidate that is passionate about hospitality, with a strong love for this industry, food and wine. Candidate should be professional and able to train and motivate the staff. We seek a person who is organized with strong computer skills, and the skill set to be able to manage back office tasks like scheduling, beverage costing and project management. Ideal candidate will be a self-starter, organized, able to manage a team of 20-30 employees. 

The General Manager will work closely with Chef Baker and our Director of Operations on all restaurant operations, restaurant financials, guest relations, staff development, marketing and promotions. Ideal candidate should have a minimum of 3 years of fine dining experience in a managerial roll.

Benefits:

  • Be a part of an award-winning restaurant which continues to grow
  • Competitive Pay
  • Company subsidized health care plan and optional vision/dental coverage after 90 days of full-time employment
  • Excellent training & development opportunities
  • Employee Meals and generous dining discounts at all 101 Hospitality locations
  • 2 Week Paid Vacation after 90 days of full-time employment

Restaurant Manager Qualifications:

  • Sommelier experience is preferred but not required
  • Minimum of 3 years of General Management experience in an upscale or fine dining restaurant.
  • Experience with Tasting Menus and Wine Pairings
  • Confident financial acumen - having the ability to read and interpret financial statements
  • Finding solutions to any issues that arise and having excellent project execution
  • Must be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time
  • Professional appearance and grooming standards appropriate for a premier fine dining restaurant
  • Full time flexibility and availability to work

 


Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary (Based on Experience)

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


Required Skills

Accounting / Bookkeeping

Leadership

Budgeting

Wine Service

Service Standards

Conflict Resolution

Management

Customer Service

Staff Training

Events Management

Staff Management

Fine Dining Service

Reservations

Food and Beverage Pairing

Private Dining

Inventory Management

Marketing

Office Suite Software

Hiring

POS Systems

Firing

Financial Management

Discipline

Ordering / Purchasing

Passion for hospitality

Reservation Management Platforms

Food and Wine Knowledge

Team Development

Organization

Staff Management of up to 20

Computer Skills

Scheduling

TIPS Certified

Beverage Costing

Project Management

Team Management

Financial Acumen

Problem Solving

Project Execution

Standing for long periods

Professional Appearance

Flexibility

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American, Farm To Table

Upscale Casual

Part of 101 Hospitality

Gravitas is a uniquely American restaurant by Chef Matt Baker, taking you to places remembered and anew. Sourcing our products from local farms and waters, Gravitas highlights the abundant resources of the Chesapeake and surrounding areas. Every week we will create a unique comprised of a mix of Vegetarian, Seafood and Meat dishes; allowing guests to create their own Tasting Menu. Each menu will feature dishes comprised of the very best seasonal offerings of the field and market.

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