General Manager - Cleaver & Cork KC

Posted Date 4 weeks ago(1/25/2018 12:44 PM)
Job ID
US-MO-Kansas City
Venue Name
Cleaver & Cork KC
Regular Full-Time


A gourmet butcher-driven Gastro-pub, featuring mid-western influenced offerings with fresh, seasonal and local ingredients.  The menus, developed by chef, Alex Pope, showcase classic yet bold ingredients meant to accent the highest quality meats and seafood available as well as cleverly curated cocktail and wine lists.  The space celebrates  timeless comfort using natural materials and colors while maintaining a subtle, metropolitan feel.  Cleaver & Cork is soon to become downtown Kansas City’s choice for a truly distinctive culinary and cocktail experience.


We in looking for an energetic, experienced and professional individual to a General Manager for this venue to manage the daily operations, motivate employees, and create a memorable experience for our guests.      


Includes, but not limited to: 

  • Control the day-to-day operations of the venue within the policies and guidelines set forth by the company.
  • Maintain a professional company image, including restaurant and bar cleanliness, proper uniforms and appearance standards.
  • Manage service contracts with outside vendors, including consulting agreements, including all third-party entertainment vendors, as well as Entertainment Director if applicable.
  • Preparation of Profit-After-Controlling-for-Expenditures (“PACE”) reports and other financial disclosures and taking appropriate actions.
  • Control Profit & Loss by following cash control/security procedures, maintaining inventory, managing labor, reviewing financial reports and taking appropriate actions to include maintaining appropriate stock of liquor, beer and other bar or restaurant products.
  • Ensure the daily deposits have been deposited, safe counts conducted and venue's cash is secured at all times.
  • Maintain cost of goods sold, nightly comps, nightly recap reports and safe audits by overseeing inventory counts.
  • Respond to customer service needs to provide the highest standards of service.
  • Complete financial and personnel/payroll related administrative duties accurately, on time and in accordance with company policies.
  • Recruit, interview and hire team management members; train, supervise and motivate;  take disciplinary action and terminate team management members when necessary.
  • Ensure all staff is properly trained and have the tools and equipment needed to effectively carry out their job functions.
  • Ensure a safe working and guest environment to reduce the risk of injury and accidents.
  • Representing the venue in a professional manner to the community-at-large, including local businesses, civic organizations, and media. 



High School Diploma or GED required; 4 year college degree or equivalent with course work in restaurant management, preferred.  5-7+ years' experience in restaurant/nightclub management, multi-unit management a plus, and have proven ability to thrive in such environment.  Must speak fluent English, other languages preferred. 

  • Good people management skills, communication and listening skills.
  • Proven ability to lead a team and communicate efficiently, both verbally and in writing.

  • Must be flexible and adaptable to change.

  • Demonstrated time management and organizational skills.

  • Must be internally motivated and detail oriented and have a passion for teaching others.

  • Exceptional time management and organization skills.

  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule to include evenings, weekends and holidays.

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.

This job requires ability to perform the following: 

  • Carrying or lifting items weighing up to 75 pounds.
  • Moving about the venue safely and efficiently.
  • Handling food, objects, products and utensils.
  • Bending, stooping and kneeling.


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