General Manager

  • Location: Toronto
  • Posting Date: August 28, 2023
  • Job Order ID: 967959
  • Consultant: Michael Sherwood
  • Industry: Hospitality
General Manager - Liberty Village

New up-and-coming craft brewery based in Toronto is searching for a General Manager to oversee the upcoming Liberty Village location set to open in late 2023. The General Manager will report to the Ownership and provide leadership to the Liberty Village Management team, overseeing daily operations, fiscal responsibility, and business development. They will actively engage with the team and ensure high-quality products and guest experiences while driving the business toward financial success. The brewery is committed to diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity, encouraging applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

  • Leads team with enthusiasm, energy, and positive demeanor
  • Ensures exceptional guest experiences, encouraging return visits and referrals
  • Manages on-floor food operations during key service periods
  • Establishes guest service standards and training protocols
  • Focuses on staff growth and development & create safe, inclusive, and collaborative work environment
  • Handles fiscal responsibilities: budgeting, sales forecasting, cost management
  • Contributes to strategic planning: business plan development, brewing, marketing, and promotions
  • Collaborates across departments to meet overall business goals

  • Beer enthusiast and brand ambassador; sets service standards
  • Effective time manager, balancing goals and guest needs
  • Clear communicator, open to feedback
  • Adaptable problem solver, maintains calm and positivity
  • Consistently approachable, fosters a safe environment
  • Business-savvy, cost-conscious, P&L literate
  • Inspirational team leader, leads by example
  • Self-driven, accountable achiever
  • Detail-oriented, proactive, anticipates needs
  • Embraces company values personally and professionally

Education and Experience
  • Minimum 5 years Food and Beverage management experience, including 2 years at GM level
  • New restaurant opening and restaurant/brewery operation experience is an asset
  • Proficient in POS, inventory software, Google Drive, and related programs
  • Holds Food Safety Certificate, Smart Serve, and W.H.M.I.S.
  • Knowledge of draught systems and ability to move items weighing 140lbs
  • Can stand/move for extended periods, work flexible hours including weekends and holidays

Looking for applicants who are opened to work as soon as possible. If you are interested apply directly.