General Manager- Washington, DC @ Roti


About Rōti: 

Roti is a fast casual restaurant concept serving deliciously healthy mediterranean food- we call it "food that loves you back"! With 19 locations throughout Washington DC, Chicago, IL and Manhattan we are growing quickly and are looking for talented General Managers to join us as we open 3 new locations in the DC Metro area in 2014!

Why Join the Rōti Team?

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Quarterly Bonus Opportunity
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, STD/LTD
  • 401k
  • Paid Vacation, Floating Holidays & Paid Sick Days
  • Work for a growing company- we are opening 3 new locations in the DC area in 2014!
  • Work for a company that is proud to serve "food that loves you back"- with organic ingredients, that are sustainably sourced…and a commitment to freshness unheard of in the fast casual world!

Position Summary:

The General Manager sets and achieves the highest standards in all areas of restaurant operations including the Team Member experience, Guest experience, and financial results. He/she oversees training and development of all restaurant Team Members and leads the way in providing exceptional food in a safe, clean and inviting atmosphere. Most importantly, the General Manager inspires and fosters an entrepreneurial spirit and role models the company mission of “Winning One Customer at a Time”.

Essential Functions:

  • Identifies talent both internally and externally. Interviews, hires and on-boards new Team Members, with the intention of finding future leaders. Ensures a deep bench of talent for current and future growth

  • Trains and develops Team Members through one-on-one discussions, performance evaluations, and shoulder- to-shoulder education so they excel in their current role and are prepared for future career opportunities

  • Motivates, inspires, and constantly challenges the team to achieve at their highest level

  • Recognizes and rewards excellent performance. Quickly improves, or removes, low performers through coaching and documentation

  • Understands that everyone’s success is elevated by the success of those around them and creates a culture where people act accordingly

  • Remains highly visible on a daily basis, managing and supporting all members of the team

  • Promotes excellent guest service and handles guest concerns in a prompt and professional manner

  • Maintains restaurant cleanliness in accordance with company standards. Assures sanitation standards are maintained in accordance with OSHA regulations and local health and safety codes

  • Ensures restaurant equipment is properly maintained and safely operated

  • Ensures that safety and security standards are emphasized and adhered to, and that Team Members are trained in appropriate responses to unsafe situations

  • Works closely with Catering Team to establish catering and delivery programs and ensure catering orders are executed to perfection

  • Executes marketing and promotional programs to build restaurant sales

  • Maintains budgets and cost controls with regard to food, beverage and labor goals

  • Consolidates operations reports into a weekly summary for review, analysis and planning purposes

  • Effectively communicates changes to restaurant team including changes to menu, policy, and Team Member benefits

  • Writes timely schedules that meet the financial needs of the business while ensuring an excellent guest experience

  • Completes all administrative responsibilities per company guidelines


  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to develop positive working relationships with all restaurant personnel, including executive leadership

  • Ability to read, write and speak English

  • Possess exceptional customer service skills

  • Possess strong organizational, administrative and leadership skills 

  • Must be passionate about People Development, where future leaders are identified and mentored to enable the “Growth of our People”

  • Must have a positive attitude and ethics that support Roti’s values and culture.

  • Must be familiar with Federal and State employment and safety regulations

  • Must have basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook

  • Must maintain Food Safety certification as required by local municipality

  • Must be at least 21 years of age, hold a valid driver’s license, maintain an acceptable driving record in accordance with company policy and retain auto insurance coverage as required by state law

Education and/or Experience:

2-5 years General Management experience, preferably in a hands-on, fast-casual environment.

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This job is open at the following locations:

District of Columbia

1629 K Street- 1629 K Street Northwest - Washington, District of Columbia, 20006
L'Enfant Plaza- - Washington, District of Columbia, 20024
1747 Penn- 1747 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest - Washington, District of Columbia, 20006
13th & F- 1311 F Street Northwest - Washington, District of Columbia, 20004
Foggy Bottom- 2221 I Street Northwest - Washington, District of Columbia, 20052
NoMa- 1275 First Street Northeast - Washington, District of Columbia, 20002
Union Station- 50 Massachusetts Avenue Northeast - Washington, District of Columbia, 20002