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Chai Pani General Manager


Chai Pani Restaurant Group is a fast-growing company with nationally recognized and acclaimed concepts in Asheville and Atlanta. Our restaurants have earned three James Beard nominations and write-ups in publications as diverse as Bon Appetit, The Times of India, Southern Living, Imbibe, The New York Times, and beyond. Despite all the accolades and success, we’re most proud of our people. We are a group of positive, humorous, energetic individuals with backgrounds as diverse as our restaurants: car salesmen, surfers, artists, teachers, and yogis. We love India, we love the south, we love food, and we love making people happy. We work hard and celebrate our accomplishments while remaining humble, focused, and supportive of our team. If this lights you up, then read on!


Growing restaurant group is looking for General Manager to operate downtown fast-casual restaurant. Oversees all day-to-day operations including food and service quality, organization, cleanliness, and restaurant expenses in relation to sales. Maintains restaurant group culture and upholds all other employees to company standards.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Track the ongoing performance of each employee. Collaborate with department managers to provide employees with clear communication regarding performance expectations, plans for improvement and steps toward attaining promotions.
  • Coordinate the orientation and introductory training of new employees (facilities tour, policies, and procedures, introduction to management team, Food and Culture training).
  • Maintain inventory of FOH including paper products, to-go supplies, glassware, plateware, silverware, and all office supplies
  • Manage repairs and maintenance of facility and appliances, DIY when possible
  • Act as a partner to Kitchen Management and FOH Management, helping with any issues relating to FOH and BOH relations
  • Be available as go-to person for both FOH and BOH staff regarding supply needs, job logistics, efficiency, and any other issues big or small
  • Be available for any local supply runs, i.e. anything we don€™t have delivered or something runs out
  • Constant surveillance and management of Cost of Goods and Cost of Labor
  • Ensure proper sourcing of goods with routine adjustments to make sure we are always getting high quality products at the lowest cost
  • Support FOH and BOH Managers with hiring and training of new employees
  • Lead FOH and BOH Management in keeping up with health code standards and preparing for health inspections
  • Maintain highest standard of quality for both food and service
  • Create/implement metrics to measure employee engagement and happiness, and act on the results to continuously improve work environment (creating and running projects such as the brag board, etc.)
  • 3 weeks Paid Time Off per Year
  • + 1 week emergency week off due to illness or death in the family
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental/Vision/Life
  • Daily meals and discounts at all CPRG restaurants


This position is salaried, varies DOE, $45,000.00 – $48,000.00 



Please send a resume and personal statement letter that answers the following questions:

1. Why are you interested in working with Chai Pani Restaurant Group? 
2. What skills would you be most proud to contribute to the position?
3. Tell us something fun/crazy/dreamy/silly about yourself.

Posted: 4.26.17