Assistant General Manager
1053 Lawrence Dr, Burlington, IA 52601 Burlington, IA 52601
*** Relocation Assistance available for this position ***
Growing Company - Now Hiring in Burlington!
For 35 years, our concept has become THE place to gather. Whether it’ s for a birthday celebration or to watch a sporting event, we’ re there for our guests. Our food delivers a kick, challenging our guests’ taste buds. Over time, our menu has evolved to include more options to satisfy all guests. We feature a large selection of spirits and beers; many of our restaurants are able to highlight local craft beers and become actively involved in the community. Over the past several years we’ve grown out from the Midwest into one of the largest Full Service concepts in the industry. We have plans to expand internationally along with reinvesting in our current restaurants.
Title of Position: Restaurant Manager
Job Description: The Restaurant Manager will provide assistance to the General Manager to ensure all team members are guest- focused, team-focused and community-connected. The Restaurant Manager will exercise their understanding of restaurant operations, manage staff resources, offer advice, develop and coach team members and help build sales and profits while maintaining operational requirements. Other areas of focus for the General Manager are the knowledge of the Profit and Loss Statements and helping to generate action plans for opportunity areas, involvement in local store marketing initiatives and ensures on a daily basis the execution of our Mission Statement and Core Values
- Minimum of 3+ years current experience as a Restaurant Manager in a high volume (over $2m per year in sales) Full Service concept
- Ability to increase sales and build rapport in the community
- Strong leadership, communication, and organizational skills
- Hands-on experience hiring, training, and developing hourly employees
- Excellent work ethic and drive to succeed
- Must be proficient with financials (P&L's, inventory, food/labor cost, etc.)
- Late night bar background a huge plus
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Tara Gates, CPC
Executive Recruiter | Restaurant Division
Tara Gates joined the Gecko Hospitality team as a Restaurant Recruiter in 2014. As a Recruiter, Tara has been very successful in connecting top talent candidates with successful corporate restaurants. She has mastered the craft of engaging candidates on a personal level, coordinating interviews with the clients, as well as determining the hiring needs and fulfilling the position with candidates that excel expectations set forth by the client. She attributes this to her 20+ years of experience managing different types of restaurant settings from privately owned upscale facilities, banquet, to casual corporate environments.
In addition to being a Recruiter, Tara is an adventurous risk taker and thrill seeker and has a passion for living on the edge. She enjoys four wheeling, rock climbing, white water rafting and traveling. Tara attended Penn State University and was an All Star Track and Cross Country runner.