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Based on 2,881 responses, the job of General Manager, Restaurant has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.72 out of 5. On average, General Manager, Restaurants are highly satisfied with their job.
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Q: What is it like working as a General Manager, Restaurant?

February 2015
"Only the owner makes money the manager gets all the headache."
General Manager, Restaurant:
Makes sure you have a severance package in place and negotiate your pay annually.
March 2015
"Setting the Table."
General Manager, Restaurant:
Your client's experience is key. The path to achieving a great experience begins with your team. In a fast paced, high stress service environment it is crucial for your coworkers to feel they have the tools and support necessary to successfully create great experiences. Focus on client experience by way of employee experience.
March 2015
General Manager, Restaurant:
Pros: Able to travel to learn other cultures of work.
Cons: No clear direction.
March 2015
General Manager, Restaurant:
Have passion and be patient. All things will fall in line through the experience you've learned.
March 2015
"Consumes your life."
General Manager, Restaurant:
This job consumes your life. No days off. If you work over your hours there is no compensation.
March 2015
General Manager, Restaurant:
Pros: Making my own schedule. Hiring and firing!
Cons: Long hours and firing people....
April 2015
"The Hat wearer."
General Manager, Restaurant:
Pros: Ability to mold and shape the restaurant in ways that will improve and enrich the lives of all that encounter it. The FOH staff.
Cons: Challenges of a small business and an old building. The BOH staff.