El Encanto Arizona
  • Fountain Hills, AZ, USA
  • $55,000 to 60,000/year, plus bonuses
  • Salary
  • Full Time

We provide excellent benefits and perks, including health, dental, vision, 401(k), some major holidays off, paid vacation for all full time staff, generous bonus programs for salaried managers and full-time kitchen staff! We offer a unique work schedule, on average of 45-50 hours a week for the General Manager position.

General Manager

El Encanto Mexican Restaurants in Fountain Hills, Arizona is actively seeking an intuitive and ambitious full-time General Manager to manage all front-of-house operations. Are you a natural-born leader? Do you enjoy leading a team toward endless success and growth? Are you ready to join a fast-growing, family-owned and oriented company that supplies exceptional service in the most enchanting environments? If yes, please keep reading!

This hospitality manager position earns a competitive salary of $55,000 to $60,000/year, plus generous bonus package, all dependent on prior management experience. We provide good work life balance (see hours below), excellent benefits and perks, including health, dental, vision, 401(k), some major holidays off, paid vacation for all full time staff, bonus programs for salaried managers and full-time kitchen staff, Bonuses for employee of the month and year and successful health inspections, a structured training program, opportunities for advancement, annual staff parties, free meals on shifts, 50% off for all other meals and family discounts. Additionally, we offer our hospitality manager house accounts. If this sounds like the right management opportunity for you, apply today!

*** This position requires Kitchen Management experience & must be willing to complete training program at our restaurant in Cave Creek.


Founded in 1989 by the late Bill Nelson, the original El Encanto Restaurant and Cantina successfully grew in the center of Cave Creek, Arizona that allowed us to expand the sights, sounds, and tastes of Mexico with an authentic Mexican atmosphere. We are well known for our authentic Mexican cuisine and enchanting old-world Mexican settings. All of the Mexican cuisine at El Encanto is authentic and handmade, from the freshest ingredients, and is considered by many to be the best Mexican food in the Valley. Our focus is always on improving consistency and enhancing the level of service. We have been awarded Phoenix's Best and the #1 Choice for Mexican Food by Phoenix Magazine, the Best Margarita and Best Place to Pop the Question by New Times, and so much more!

Our incredible El Encanto family creates generations of memories from a family-oriented environment with an excellent culture. We offer our amazing team a great benefits package with fun and reliable collaboration that is enjoyed throughout the year!


As a General Manager, you are vital for the successful operations of our restaurant. Your excellent leadership qualities teach and uphold our core values and ensure that the staff prepares amazing food and provides exceptional service. With strong communication skills, you promote a happy environment for the staff and provide a welcoming environment for our guests. Phenomenal organization and time management skills assist with carrying out training programs, controlling inventory, purchasing supplies and equipment, and preparing paperwork in a timely manner. You also efficiently handle cash and receipts while performing other financial activities, such as deposit preparation and payroll. You feel accomplished from managing all front-of-house operations and gain great satisfaction from ensuring exceptional service that our customers enjoy.


  • Bachelor's degree in business or related field preferred, but not essential
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in restaurant management
  • Basic computer knowledge about Aloha or similar POS systems
  • Strong interpersonal communication and negotiation skills

Our ideal hospitality manager can handle the physical implications of the job, such as standing and walking for long periods, bending and twisting repeatedly, and the ability to lift up to 40 pounds. Are you an effective communicator, both verbal and written? Do you have excellent organization and time management skills? Can you think critically for adequate decision-making? Are analytical and evaluating skills your strong suit? If yes, we want you on our management team!


Your schedule as a hospitality manager varies, but typically is a 5 day/45-50 hours per week. We are open Monday through Sunday, normally 11 a.m. to 9 or 10 p.m. Your flexibility supplies excellent customer service and management during the week and on nights and weekends.


If you feel you'll be perfect as our full-time General Manager, apply now using our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application.

Location: 85331

El Encanto Arizona
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