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General Manager - Clyde's of Gallery Place

Location: Washington, DC, United States

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Salary: $110,000 - $130,000 + Quarterly Bonus Potential

Clyde’s of Gallery Place, one of Clyde’s Restaurant Group’s busiest concepts, is seeking a General Manager. Clyde’s of Gallery Place is located in the renewed Penn Quarter neighborhood in Washington DC, and is steps from the Capital One Arena.

This position is ideal for a General Manager with experience in managing large teams in an upscale, complex, high-volume, and creatively dynamic restaurant and bar. We are looking for someone who can provide an excellent guest and employee experience, maintain a pristine facility, and create a vibrant and fun bar scene.

CRG has a rich history spanning sixty years and is renowned for its commitment to exceptional customer service, unforgettable atmospheres, and chef-driven menus featuring high-quality ingredients with successful establishments across Northern Virginia, suburban Maryland, and the District of Columbia. 


You don’t have to give up creativity for stability with us. We have both! Enjoy the passion of restaurant-level creative menu ideation and decision-making while also enjoying the pay, benefits, and work-life balance of a large successful organization. We offer the following benefits:

  • Pension Plan – 100% company-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 1 year
  • 401k with participation immediately
  • Achievable and generous quarterly bonus plans
  • Flexible schedule with 5 day work week
  • Opportunities for rapid career growth and advancement
  • Complimentary off-duty dining for up to 3 guests
  • Complimentary Shift Dining
  • Parking Benefits
  • Best in class Health plan with Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Long Term Disability, Telemedicine, Wellness Coach, and reduced rates on acupuncture, massage therapy, fitness memberships, and more
  • Hospital Indemnity, Critical Illness and Accident Insurance
  • Behavioral Therapy resources
  • Paid Time Off & Sick Pay
  • Paid Medical/Family Leave up to 8 weeks based on jurisdiction
  • Jury Leave, Time Off to Vote, and School Activities Leave for DC restaurants only
  • Charity Donation Matching Program of up to $4,000 per calendar year
  • Employee Assistance Program – Legal, Emotional, Financial, and other support. 5 sessions per issue for employee and immediate family members.
  • Assistance Fund for employees in need
  • Digital Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Best-in-class classroom & on-premises training program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Annual Flu Shots
  • Discount program with thousands of exclusive brands and services



  • Hardworking, attentive, and hospitality-driven with a desire to excel and maintain the highest level of service
  • 2-3 years’ experience as a General Manager preferably in a high-volume restaurant
  • Great verbal and written communication skills
  • Provides guests with exceptional service and value
  • Disciplined and firm about standards of performance, yet fair and personable in developing employees



  • Sets engaging hospitality tone for restaurant
  • Interviews, hires, trains, schedules and develops front of the house (FOH) managers and employees
  • Works the floor hands-on by greeting guests, processing checks, investigates and resolves customer complaints
  • Interacts with guests in genuine and friendly manner to establish a personal, professional rapport
  • Develops and manages annual financial plan for restaurant
  • Completes performance reviews for dining room managers and employees and assigns developmental goals based on observation of the employee’s performance.
  • Conducts daily menu class
  • Directs employee in safety and health prevention measures.
  • Leads and manages monthly inventory
  • Writes agendas for and conducts departmental meetings
  • Assigns service goals for the month
  • Runs weekly manager meetings
  • Works closely with Executive Chef in menu planning and cost control

***You do not need to meet every single requirement. If you are excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. Research has shown that women, people of color and other underrepresented groups may be less likely to apply to a job unless they meet every single qualification. Clyde’s is dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic team, so you may be just the right candidate for this or other roles. 


WHERE YOU START IS ONLY THE BEGINNING… Clyde's Restaurant Group (CRG) remains one of the most successful and enduring restaurant companies in the nation with a rich history and 11 iconic properties in the greater Washington, DC region that includes the Clyde's brand, 1789 Restaurant, The Tombs, Fitzgerald’s, Old Ebbitt Grill, and The Hamilton. Through acquisitions and concept development, we expect to double our company size over the next five years. Come grow with us.

Clyde’s Restaurant Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has an unwavering commitment to treating everyone with courtesy, dignity, and respect, and fostering inclusivity and belonging. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability and genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

If you require any special accommodations in order to apply or participate fully in the application process, contact us at [email protected].



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