Restaurant General Manager - Italian Cuisine

Nemacolin Woodlands Resort   Farmington, PA   Full-time     Food Service
Posted on January 15, 2024
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The Restaurant General Manager is responsible for creating a fine dining experience that creates and ensures a positive and memorable guest dining experience. Will be accountable for overseeing all day-to-day operations from planning to execution of all standards, quality assurance, inventory of supplies and disposable goods, forecasting business levels, front-of-house related responsibilities. Will provide collaborative leadership working closing with the Executive Chef and/or Chef de Cuisine in attracting and retaining top talent, and creating a great place to work atmosphere for all Associates. This position is a key leadership role within the Food and Beverage Department’s management team.


Restaurant Management:

  • Direct, plan, supervise, and monitor the day-to-day operations to ensure that each dinner shift runs flawlessly from an execution and guest experience standpoint
  • Working closing with Executive Chef and/or Chef de Cuisine to attract, select, and retrain top talent, and creating a positive and professional work atmosphere
  • May assist Executive Chef and/or Chef de Cuisine and culinary team on menu recommendations; works closely with sommelier on wine offerings
  • Develop, coach, and engage Associates to ensure teamwork, and Associate satisfaction and recognition

Financial Management:

  • Oversee weekly, monthly, and quarterly accounting for revenues and expenses
  • Review resort daily financial report and respond accordingly
  • Manage salaries and wages, and operating expense in-line with the approved financial plan and budget

Guest Satisfaction:

  • Ensures and reinforces Forbes Five Star and/or Four Diamond Standards are achieved and sustained
  • Interact with guests utilizing Nemacolin’s brand standards, providing the guest with information about the resort, and highlighting unique features and offerings
  • Owns and solves and any guest concerns or complaints in a timely and extraordinary guest-centric manner

Associate Engagement:

  • Train and develop staff, ensuring performance quality and memorable experiences for guests
  • Coach, manage, evaluate, and provide performance feedback to a diverse, predominantly professional level staff
  • Create standard operating procedures that establish clarity and consistency, drive accountability, and ensure safe operations and sound execution of all restaurant management activities
  • Create work schedules to ensure adequate staffing; during dining periods is present and continuously moves through the dining room, assisting Associates when necessary, interacting with guests, and generally overseeing that the fine dining service meets/exceeds the restaurant’s standards


  • Bachelor’s degree in hospitality management or 2-3 years equivalent restaurant management work experience
  • Experience in a Forbes 4 or 5 star rated restaurant is preferred; superior customer/guest relations experience required
  • Must have proven leadership and communications skills to easily establish rapport with FOH and BOH peers and Associates
  • Excellent managerial, accounting/finance skills, and computer/systems proficiency
  • Proven track record of staff development and retention
  • Possess an outgoing professional, collaborative, and positive demeanor in all interactions
  • Be able to multi task; adapt to change; and problem solve with finesse
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Must be able to speak English
  • Communicate all resort news to Associates as needed; conduct daily stand-up meetings with Associates/team
  • Attend all mandatory meetings within F&B department and resort
  • Must be able to lift/pull/push/carry approximately 10-30 pounds
  • Must be able to stand continuously for 90-95% periods of time


Kick-start your career at Nemacolin, a world-renowned luxury resort nestled in southwestern Pennsylvania. Nemacolin boasts an unparalleled blend of elegance and adventure, offering an array of amenities that redefine luxury. With two Forbes-rated hotels from which to choose, guests are treated to the epitome of comfort and style. A five-star, five-diamond restaurant sets the stage for exquisite dining experiences, while our on-site wildlife habitats bring animal encounters to a whole new level. The opulent spa, championship golf courses, and a range of outdoor activities, including fly fishing, skiing, and snowboarding, provide a holistic and exciting getaway.

As a part of the Nemacolin team, you'll have the chance to work in a dynamic and supportive environment where your skills and passion will flourish. We believe in fostering growth and providing our team members with opportunities to shine and advance in their careers. Join us in delivering unparalleled experiences that leave lasting memories for our cherished guests and members. Real Life Magic meets boundless opportunity at Nemacolin. Come, be a part of it!


What is in it for you? As a Nemacolin associate, you won’t just have a bright future — you’ll have a bright present! You are invited to join our warm, supportive community, where you’ll enjoy competitive wages, exciting events, a full suite of benefits, discounts, and perks, and access to amenities at our associate community Wisteria.

  • Attractive 401(k) plan
  • Paid vacation, holidays, and personal hours
  • Family medical, dental, and vision insurance. Long-term and short-term disability insurance
  • Employee and educational assistance program
  • Up to 40% off Retail, Spa, Activities, Food and Beverage at the Resort
  • On-site uniform and dry-cleaning services
  • Discounted meals during breaks in associate break areas

Wisteria Associate Community- Wisteria is Nemacolin’s way of showing our appreciation to our associates. This neighborhood is exclusive to associates and contains a Pub, Market, and Fitness Center. As a member of Team Nemacolin, you’ll enjoy these exclusive amenities.

Associate Recognition programs- Nemacolin realizes that our associates help to set us apart from other organizations in the industry through their commitment to providing exceptional service and their ability to consistently exceed guests’ expectations.

Nemacolin promotes a culture of continuous learning for our associates. We are strongly committed to comprehensive professional development programs:

  • Opportunities for advancement – At Nemacolin, we encourage our associates to grow within the organization and gain experience in a variety of departments to better understand the hospitality industry. Nemacolin prides itself on promoting from within the organization, and many of our upper-level managers began in entry-level positions and advanced into their current roles.
  • Mentoring and coaching programs – As a new associate, we provide a level of mentoring that is best suited to you to enhance your growth and career interests, while sharing knowledge, advice, and encouragement along the way.