General Manager, Restaurant Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

General Manager, Restaurant in New York:
"Patience."
Have passion and be patient. All things will fall in line through the experience you've learned.

General Manager, Restaurant in Ewa Beach:
"It's fun! The years went pretty fast."
If you love your "holidays", this is not the position for you.

General Manager, Restaurant in Provincetown:
"Only the owner makes money the manager gets all the headache."
Makes sure you have a severance package in place and negotiate your pay annually.

General Manager, Restaurant in Atlanta:
Have a 30day plan, build a solid team around you and drive your business . Make it your business to take care of your customer and your staff.

General Manager, Restaurant in Indianapolis:
"The direction of business."
Know vision of employer.

General Manager, Restaurant in West Union:
"Owner."
Make sure owners know their bussiness.

General Manager, Restaurant in Shelbyville:
Long hours.