General Manager, Lumiere
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General Manager, Lumiere

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General Manager, Lumiere

About the job

Restaurant General Manager
Exceptional service and flavors are the hallmarks of every dining experience. We invite you to bring your leadership strengths as a General Manager of Lumière – and let your passion for guest service drive consistent guest satisfaction, an engaged team and outstanding operating results.


Lumière Brasserie is a stunning new restaurant opening in Century City, Los Angeles.  Located directly across the street from CAA. Lumière is part of a $2.5 billion revitalization of the Century Plaza. Lumière blends the best of the old world and new world. French antiques and authentic décor pepper the space, along with elaborate tilework, rich leather walls, plush banquettes, brass accents and a gorgeous zinc bar, all warmly lit by century-old chandeliers. With no details left out, guests can dine in the outdoor courtyard or private booths.  Designed to be the beating heart of Century city, surrounded by offices full of the “industry’s” power players, Lumière is set to take its place in LA’s iconic restaurant scene.

What is in it for you:

·  Discounted hotel rooms and food & beverage rates to employees at our sister properties around the globe.

·  We provide learning programs through our Academies to promote growth and development so that you can perform at your full potential

·  Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world!

·  Training and oversight of multiple disciplines
·  Ability to make a difference through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, like Planet 21

What you will be doing:

  • Plan and direct all aspects of the restaurant operations to include guest service standards and initiatives and create unforgettable experiences for our guests
  • Ensure the restaurant is positioned as one of the top dining choices in Los Angeles
  • Ensure food & beverage brand standards are maintained and have full knowledge of all restaurant menus
  • Handle guest concerns and react quickly and professionally
  • Achieve financial targets through maximizing revenue and managing expenses and productivity; Develop and execute the strategic plan including budget administration and preparation, forecasting, profit and loss accountability, cost control and inventories
  • Lead the department in all aspects, and ensure service standards are followed though consistent performance management of all restaurant colleagues through constant communication, training, development and follow up
  • Monitor and assess service and satisfaction trends, evaluate and address issues and make improvements accordingly
  • Improves service by communicating and assisting colleagues to understand guest needs, providing guidance, feedback, and individual coaching when needed
  • Interview, select and train new colleagues
  • Ensure compliance with health, safety, sanitation and alcohol awareness standards
  • Other duties as assigned


Your experience and skills include:

  • Minimum of three years’ leadership experience as a Restaurant GM in a luxury hotel and/or fine dining restaurant
  • High school diploma or GED and Degree in Food Service Management, Hotel and Restaurant Management, Hospitality, Business Administration, or related major is preferred
  • A thorough working knowledge of wines, liquors, cocktails and other beverages.  
  • Ability to work cohesively as part of the restaurant team and food and beverage division
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Flexible schedule, able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays when needed


Physical aspects include but are not limited to:

  • Constant standing and walking throughout shift
  • Frequent lifting and carrying up to 40 lbs
  • Frequent kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting
  • Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps


Your team and working environment:


What was true in 1966 remains true to this day: The Century Plaza Hotel is part of a visionary development intent on doing what others could only imagine. Previously deemed the “Western White House,” (as the only venue outside the White House to host state dinners), Century Plaza’s place in history remains unshakeable. A modernized take on luxury and elevated guest experience from product to people enlivens the real wow factor.


This experience begins with a new kind of workplace, one where the energy is contagious, the stories are invigorating, and the challenges present inspiring opportunities to make your mark. We provide an environment of trust, respect, and integrity.  A home away from home.  Where diversity and inclusion are celebrated. Privacy and personal information are protected. Through Accor’s Employee Value Proposition, we ensure fair treatment and a workplace free from discrimination & harassment.

Visa Requirements: Must provide proof of eligibility to be employed in the United States of America.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent. We commit to a future where diverse identities are celebrated, and equitable and inclusive practices are woven into the fabric of everything we do as an organization.


Fairmont Century Plaza is an Equal Opportunity Employer EEO M/F/V/D

Why work for Accor?
We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor’s limitless possibilities.
By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality. Discover the life that awaits you at Accor, visit


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General Manager, Lumiere

Los Angeles, CA, United States

Full-time, Indefinite

Start Date:As soon as possible

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