Restaurant Manager Jobs in Los Angeles
The variety of food in the Los Angeles market is vast. Whether you’re talking about LA, Hollywood, Santa Monica, Burbank or any one of the ethnic or upscale foodie destinations, the sky’s the limit. The National Restaurant Association says there are 72,387 “eating and drinking establishments” in LA as of 2018 and Hcareers is the place to find your spot as a restaurant manager in LA.
Restaurant manager jobs in Los Angeles make a mean hourly wage of $28.35/hour according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. California leads the nation as the state with the highest employment for restaurant managers, with Los Angeles leading the pack for metropolitan areas. Restaurant managers in L.A. can expect to participate in profit sharing and bonuses depending on the venue you select.
Employers include everything from large national chains to small, intimate dining rooms. You have celebrity chef restaurants, ethnic options that specialize in certain cuisines, amusement parks, resorts, convention centers, sporting venues, private clubs and large catering companies.
Employers are looking for restaurant managers that excel in the daily responsibilities of the job, including:
- Coordinating daily restaurant operations
- Delivering superior food/beverage service
- Elevating customer satisfaction
- Responding to customer complaints
- Maintaining the restaurants' revenue and profitability
- Ensuring you meet quality goals
- Strong leadership and management skills
- Experience in both the front and back of the house
- Hiring and training qualified staff, set work schedules
- Oversee food prep and comply with safety regulations
- Provide detailed reports on revenue and expenses
Restaurant managers typically enter the job with a High School diploma and some experience in the restaurant industry. After some years in the profession, they may decide to take a more direct role in food preparation and train as a chef. Others may pursue additional responsibilities by becoming a food/beverage manager, a district manager or supply chain manager.
Take a look at all the options in the Los Angeles area for restaurant managers listed on the Hcareers website. You’re bound to find just the right job for you.