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General Manager at LAVO Italian Restaurant

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Oversees the daily activities of the front-of-house operations and team members in accordance with company policies and procedures and works concurrently with the Executive Chef ensuring a successful operation. Interacts with the dining room guests, fellow team members, and supervisors in a polite and courteous manner to ensure gracious hospitality. 


  •  Anticipate and accommodate the needs of the guests. 
  • Oversees the general cleanliness of the front-of-house and the entire venue. 
  • Conducts decision-making process for interviewing, hiring, and training new applicants. 
  • Oversee the scheduling, growth opportunities, and team member development of all front-of-house team members. 
  • Responsible for all front-of-house job performance reviews in conjunction with the Director of Operations. 
  • Oversee front-of-house operations to ensure quality, safety, beverage recipe accuracy, efficiency, and profitability. 
  • Supervise the execution of regular service, catering, take-out, delivery, and all in/off-venue events. 
  • Possesses in-depth knowledge of operational systems, which includes payroll, inventory, and purchasing. 
  • Regulates all executive-level POS functions. 
  • Responsible, with the Executive Chef, for maintaining the venue’s monthly Profit & Loss statement standards. 
  • Oversees Department of Health and company sanitation standards. 
  • Oversees that the venue is compliant with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations, and company policies. 
  • Coaches and develops front-of-house team members by setting clear guidelines and expectations. 
  • Oversees that all mechanical systems are in good working order and compliant with all federal, state, and local ordinances. 
  • Ensures all team members are compliant with all front-of-house standards and procedures. 
  • Possesses in-depth knowledge of all food and beverage menus. 
  • Oversees that all guest and team member concerns are resolved. 
  • Practical knowledge of the job duties of all supervised team members. 
  • Communicates clearly and concisely with heart-of-house team members during service. 
  • Oversees the completion of all opening and closing procedures as prescribed by the company. 
  • Oversees the replacement or repair of all breakage and damage to equipment or furniture. 
  • Attends, leads, and participates in any training sessions, departmental meetings, or pre-service meetings. 
  • Learn by listening, observing other team members, and sharing knowledge while leading by example. 
  • Portrays a positive and professional attitude. 
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the venue, Tao Group Hospitality, its partners, and supporting hotel environments. 
  • Works as part of a team and provides help and support to all fellow team members. 
  • Assist and/ or complete additional tasks as assigned 


  • TAO Group Hospitality General Manager Training Program,  
  • PCI/DSS Training  


  • Minimum 8 years of previous hospitality experience in a General Manager or senior management role within a high-volume setting is essential. 
  • Two-year associate degree (60 credit hours) in Hospitality, Business, etc. or equivalent work experience preferred. 
  • Strong guest service foundation, ability to coach, build a team, problem solve, and leadership skills required. 
  • Demonstrated financial acumen with P&L statements, annual budgets, forecasting, COGS, and labor models. 
  • Must be organized, self-motivated, and proactive with strong attention to detail. 
  • Proficient with computers (Microsoft Products), POS, and technology. 


  • Must have strong problem-solving skills 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required 
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines 
  • Must have good positive energy throughout the day 
  • Must be able to read the computer monitors and print legibly 
  • Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time 
  • Must be able to move quickly through work and set the pace in the office 
  • Must be able to push and lift up to 40 lbs. 
  • Small to Medium office environment 
  • Office, Casino, Nightclub, Bar, Lounge, and/or Restaurant working environment 
  • 5-30% Local Travel (United States)  
  • Work in an environment that is subject to varying levels of noise, crowds, and smoke, the severity of which depends upon the guest volume 
  • May work extended hours irregular shifts, evening and/or weekend shifts, and holiday work may be required 
  • Maintain a professional, neat, and well-groomed appearance adhering to Company standards 
  • Must be effective as part of a team; ability to interact with internal and external customers, managers, and co-workers in a professional, courteous manner 
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality 
  • Ability to handle a fast-paced, busy, and somewhat stressful environment
LAVO Italian Restaurant

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