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Assistant General Manager Restaurant - New Restaurant Opening

Surprise, AZ 85388

Posted: 04/30/2024 Country: US Job ID: 1967435 Salary: 60k/year - 70k/year State/Province: AZ

Job Description

Restaurant Assistant General Manager

High Volume Pizzeria


Surprise, AZ


Embrace the opportunity to embark on an exciting career in an establishment hailed as the home of some of the best pizza in America. This is a chance to join a vibrant and dynamic team committed to providing exceptional dining experiences in Surprise, Arizona. Once you step inside, you will be swept away by the taste of authenticity that captivates our guests and keeps them coming back for more.


We are currently seeking a seasoned Restaurant Assistant General Manager for our Surprise, AZ location. This person will play a vital role in shaping the culture of the restaurant, working tirelessly towards ensuring maximum team member engagement and guest satisfaction.


As a Restaurant Assistant General Manager, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Shaping the restaurant culture and working towards high levels of team member engagement and guest satisfaction.
  • Assisting in achieving all budgeted financial goals, including income, sales, costs, etc.
  • Participating actively in the interviewing, hiring, training, and development of team members.
  • Scheduling team members efficiently while ensuring maximum cost-effectiveness.
  • Supervising responsible and ethical cash management for the location.
  • Ensuring maintenance of sanitation and cleanliness guidelines per the organization's directives.

The benefits we offer to our Restaurant Assistant General Manager at Surprise, AZ include:

  • A competitive salary with excellent bonus potential.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression.
  • A positive and enjoyable work environment with a strong team orientation.
  • A comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance and retirement plans.
  • Employee discounts on our authentic, delicious pizza.


To qualify for the position of Restaurant Assistant General Manager at Surprise, AZ, the following are required:

  • A High School Diploma or GED equivalent; a bachelor’s degree is preferred.
  • At least 2-3 years of experience in a restaurant setting.
  • Must be able to read and write English, follow and assign verbal and written instructions, and use math.
  • Training in all aspects of the restaurant, including but not limited to waiting tables, prep work, and pizza preparation.
  • Ability to speak Spanish is considered an asset.


Don't just apply for a job, seize the chance to shape the future of pizza. If you're ready to make your mark on the restaurant scene in Surprise, AZ as our new Restaurant Assistant General Manager, apply today and let's create unforgettable dining experiences together. Your culinary journey starts here.

Send your resume to Don Hutcheson



Meet Your Recruiter

Don Hutcheson, CPC
Franchise Partner

Don Hutcheson joined Gecko Hospitality after spending over 30 years in executive leadership roles with industry leaders in the restaurant business. He has a proven track record of identifying, developing, and building high performing leadership teams. Most recently, Don was the Vice President of Operations for Panera Bread. Leading a team of over 3900 team members, managers, and directors. 

Don started his restaurant career as an entry level assistant manager and quickly learned what it takes to advance up the management ranks. 13 months later, he was promoted to GM.  Putting other people first and helping those around you shine has been a philosophy and practice that he has lived by for 30 years.  

Don is excited to utilize his operational experience, strategic thinking, and collaboration skills to match talented people with fulfilling careers.  Don is married to his wife Jana and they both enjoy boating, beach, and golf. 

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