• Tarry Lodge
  • New Haven , CT
  • Non-Executive Management
  • Full-Time
  • 87 Sachem St

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The General Manager leads daily operations of the restaurant and is responsible for overseeing and managing all Front of the House operations, including hospitality, staff management, financial performance and physical restaurant maintenance. The General Manager is directly and indirectly responsible for all aspects of the service and beverage programs, ensuring that they are executed at the highest standards. Above all they must actively embody, inspire and teach the Tarry Lodge culture to all employees.

The GM will work closely with the Owner and Executive Chef in continuing to uphold and build Tarry Lodge with the best staff, management team, food, and service. We expect the GM to inspire and assure that kind, accommodating and knowledgeable service be provided to all guests.

Job duties (but not limited to):

  • Hiring, training, developing, scheduling and management of all FOH staff, including working with FOH managers to achieve their individual goals
  • Setting, driving and maintaining all levels of hospitality including:
    • Motivating and mentoring staff s knowledge and development; coach and counsel
    • Inspiring and delighting our guests
    • Committing oneself to excellence in food, wine and service
    • Maintain a cohesive team spirit and high level or morale amongst the staff
  • Responsible for the management of the operating budget. Manage wages, productivity and expenses in accordance with business demand. Utilizing all company financial management tools to manage the financial success and assisting in the preparation of the annual strategic plan to achieve the goals and targets
  • Strategize and implement effective cost control programs
  • Maintain quality control by investigating and resolving all issues
  • Comply with all safety, health and beverage regulations in order to protect against all legal liability
  • Enforce sanitary practices for food handling and general cleanliness
  • Must have the ability to create, implement and manage staff training and development programs
  • Facilities management-maintain the integrity of the entire facility with proactive maintenance methods and working closely with the landlord and managing all R&M vendors
  • Perform all human resource management within the scope of company guidelines
  • Motivate, lead and inspire all staff with exceptional communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Works closely with the PR team to ensure correct and adequate interest is being generated by driving innovative promotions and creating creative content for social media and web platforms.

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • A minimum of 3-5 years experience within a management position at an operation with similar size and quality standards (Italian cuisine preferred)
  • Strong leadership and organizational management skills
  • Excellent dining room and facilities operations knowledge
  • Detailed knowledge of wines and spirits (Italian wine knowledge preferred)
  • Expert knowledge of proper professional service techniques and dining room organization
  • General knowledge of food preparation methods and culinary terminology
  • Proficient in restaurant financial knowledge (P&L /Budget/Food & Labor Costs)
  • Strong guest service, interpersonal, organizational, analytical, problem-solving and leadership skills
  • Understanding of HR Practices/Policies/Procedures

More detail about Tarry Lodge part of B&B Hospitality Group, please visit

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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