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11-19-2012, 09:34 PM
General Manager -
Beachwood BBQ and Brewing, Long Beach, CA

Beachwood BBQ and Brewing is looking for a General Manager to oversee and manage the complete front of house operations for our brewpub in downtown Long Beach, CA. We are looking for a beer-loving, enthusiastic, business-minded, and experienced manager.

About Beachwood BBQ:

Beachwood BBQ was founded in 2006. Since our opening, we have been recognized across the country for inventive barbecue and a unique dedication to craft beer, earning us a reputation as a world-class craft beer establishment. The restaurant has built a strong and loyal local customer following as well as garnering a reputation as a destination for serious diners. In 2011, Beachwood BBQ opened a second location with a full brewery in Downtown Long Beach, CA.

This position is a senior level full-time position with frequent work during evenings and weekends for events and promotions.

General Manager Duties:

Develop and oversee front of house operations that optimize sales, maintains a loyal customer base, and ensures customer satisfaction

Directly supervise all front of house staff. Create, implement, and maintain training programs. Ensure employee development, morale, and satisfaction

Direct the craft beer program, including purchasing, planning, maintaining budgets, establishing pricing, monitoring of inventory (kegs and bottles), maintaining of draft system, and developing a beer and wine education program for staff

Create and coordinate all events, promotions, and marketing related to restaurant and brewery activities

Manage brewpub profits and losses, including monitoring revenues and expenses, understanding of revenue streams, and impacts to beer and labor costs

Develop and maintain relationships with key vendors and community involvement

Support back of house management to ensure consistency in food flavor, appearance and quality

Secondary Duties:

Assist in setting budgetary and production goals

Handle and deposit cash

Oversee catering

Manage payroll for front and back of the house

Establish and maintain relationships with breweries and industry professionals.


Minimum 5 years management in food and beverage industry with demonstrated and increasing levels of responsibility in operations and strategy

Passion for craft beer

Functional accounting or bookkeeping experience (this is not an accounting or bookkeeping job, but you should be comfortable with P&L)

Knowledge of the brewing process and the craft brewing industry are a plus 

Excellent communication skills, including writing, proofreading skills, and speaking

Ability to manage multiple projects and work assignments from a variety of staff and volunteers

Excellent interpersonal skills with high professionalism 

Ability to accomplish projects with little or no supervision 

Fantastic customer service ethic and high expectations for quality

Proficient using MS Word and MS Excel; experience with Macs is a plus

Salary rate is dependent on experience. Medical benefits, paid vacation, paid holiday, paid sick leave, and lots of beer

Please email a cover letter, salary requirements, and resume to beachwoodbbq@gmail.com. Include the name of your favorite beer in the subject line. Pre-employment background check required.


Beachwood BBQ & Brewing
Downtown Long Beach