Area Director

Tampa, FL 33609

Posted: 07/09/2019 Employment Type: Full-Time Job Category: Restaurant Division Job ID: 27CM61Tpa Salary: 45000 - 50000

Area Director

Fast Casual – Growing Industry Leader


Are you a Area Director with the drive to maintain the highest service standards in the restaurant industry? If so, we’ve got the opportunity you’ve been searching for! This position will fill quickly so Apply Today in Tampa, FL, Our unique company was founded in the early 1970’s in Northern Florida. Our

locations offer a family-oriented environment, with a distinctive theme throughout the store with a very unique menu. We were named "Company of the Year"  in 2006, and the "National Chain" winner of the National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Neighbor Award for community service. Our company is part of a nonprofit organization as of 2005 that provides funding and support for local communities. Plans for expansion in 2006 were focused on the Northeast, Central, and Southwest regions of the US, with plans for another 100 restaurants to be developed. As of December 2013, there are over 700 restaurant locations in 36 states and Puerto Rico. If you are an Area Director Professional looking for an opportunity to show your leadership skills in a company with unlimited growth potential, apply immediately in Tampa, FL.


Title of Position: Area Director

Job Description: As the Area Director full accountability for the success of operations for the restaurant will be a large part of the job requirements, while adhering to all company guidelines and regulations. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to ensuring the restaurant is in full compliance with all local, state and federal regulations to include health regulations, hour and wage regulations, age restrictions, fair employment practices, ADA, OSHA and any other appropriate regulations required for the legal operation of our business. The Area Director ensures the profitability of the business by operating within established guidelines and requirements for sales growth, food cost, labor, and controllable costs; Coordinates and implements current operations’ game plans and company initiatives and store marketing in a lucrative and timely manner;  accountable for the continuous hiring, training and development of the restaurant personnel including other managers and shift leaders;  Ensuring all required programs, reports and legal documents are accurate, complete and accomplished on schedule.




  • Paid training
  • Competitive salary structure
  • Health and life insurance
  • Paid vacations




  • 2-3 years Multi-Unit/Area Director Management experience
  • A proven ability to develop a successful team
  • Stable job history
  • Proven to demonstrate upward career and salary progression
  • Strong passion for hospitality
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to drive sales through effective execution of restaurant standards and marketing initiatives
  • Ability to delegate and lead processes to control labor costs, food costs and cash
  • Financial and/or P&L experience


Apply Now – Area Director in Tampa, FL

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Carrie Menke
Executive Recruiter | Restaurant Division

Carrie joins Gecko Hospitality as an Executive Recruiter. Carrie has been in the customer service industry her entire working life, spending more than 27 years in the Retail Industry. Her most recent role was as an Assistant Director of Human Resources for Von Maur Corporate Office (Family owned Upscale Fashion Department Store) where she was involved in overseeing the hiring & recruiting processes. One of her main duties included providing all managers Behavioral Based Interview Training to hire the best in the retail industry. Carrie also held a Regional Director of Stores role for 12 years overseeing the store operations for seven locations for Von Maur. One of her most enjoyable parts of her career was developing managers to be successful in their roles.

Carrie takes pride in providing top notch service to clients through making them her top priority and building strong relationships. She has a proven record of hiring top talent to meet staffing goals and contributes to a company's success. Making the most of each day through organization and time management allows her to be a productive member to any team.

She enjoys time with her family and watching her kids play sports. In addition, she loves anything that involves being outdoors.
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