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Area Director of Operations

Richmond, va 23232

Posted: 08/30/2023 Country: US Job ID: 100 Salary: $75,000 - $85,000 State/Province: VA

Job Description

Area Director

Fast Growing Full Service - bar and scratch kitchen

Richmond, Virginia, local in-State markets

$120,000 - $150,000 compensation

Profit share incentives

Oversee local Virginia markets, Richmond, Chesapeake, Fredericksburg, and Charlottesville.

Our company is an industry leader searching for a passionate Area Director who is an outstanding motivator to become part of our family! Are you interested in a fun-filled new Area Director position jam-packed with opportunities? We believe you can taste the difference when simple, quality ingredients are used. We are passionate about serving awesome food...great-tasting, high-quality ingredients, made just right with the highest standards in food safety.

Privately owned company with rapid growth.

Our company is in search of a professional, customer-centric, organized Director of Food Services who shares our commitment to outstanding food quality and service excellence. We employ hospitality professionals who are competitive, expect to win, and can build sales. Don’t miss this fresh, exciting, and rewarding career opportunity as our Director of Food Services in Richmond, VA.

Title of Position: Director of Food Services

Job Description: Making certain all budget and financial projections are achieved, recruiting, and retaining top-quality management candidates, developing continuous training and development systems to enhance staff performance and delivery of customer service, and ensuring that appropriate staffing levels are achieved are some of the things we want our Director of Food Services to oversee. The Director of Food Services will also supervise procedures for the control of cash, property, product, and equipment and conduct audits to guarantee compliance with labor and safety regulations. The Director of Food Services will act as a liaison between corporate and franchisees making certain all franchise restaurants preserve the standards of operation established by the corporate office.


  • Competitive Compensation
  • Insurance Benefits
  • Paid Time Off
  • Thorough and Ongoing Training
  • And Many More!


·      The Director of Operations must have proven performance in growing sales, training and developing employees, and controlling costs

·      The Director of Operations must have a minimum of 3 years’ Multi-Unit Management experience

·      A solid track record in achieving financial results is a must for the Director of Operations

·      The Director of Operations must be extremely guest oriented with the highest degree of honesty and integrity

·      The Director of Operations must have excellent organizational, planning, communication, and interpersonal skills

Average annual sales in excess of $5M

Apply Immediately! - Director of Food Services located in Richmond, VA

If you would like to be considered for this position, submit your resume today to tombull@geckohospitality.com

Presented by Tom Bull with Gecko Hospitality

Resumes will be treated confidentially.

Meet Your Recruiter

Tom Bull, CPC

Tom Bull, CPC is the senior executive recruiter for Gecko Hospitality, Virginia and DC. Tom has a big background in restaurant operations with prior experience as DO for Applebee’s.

After joining Gecko in 2010 he has successfully developed an extensive client and candidate base throughout Washington DC and Virginia. Tom has received numerous awards for top performance during his career at Gecko. He receives frequent accolades from candidates and clients for his ability to fill job orders fast.

Tom’s experience in operations and recruiting provide a solid foundation allowing him to fill some of the most challenging positions, fast. He has connections at all levels within the restaurant segment from unit managers to Senior VP level operations, in addition to Executive Chefs and similar culinary roles.

Tom’s success is built on his ability to develop strong business relationships and works ethically with a high sense of urgency.

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