Assistant Manager - Casual Family Style Restaurant
Ames, IA 50010
Casual Family Dining
Our company is searching a self-motivated and professional Restaurant Manager with excellent leadership and team building skills. If you are a dynamic Restaurant Manager who can be a Brand Ambassador for our company, apply immediately for our location in Ames, Iowa! For over 50 years, guests have been able to count on us for quality food and great service. While we started as a breakfast-only concept, because of our popularity and customer requests, we soon expanded into all meal service and have continued to thrive. In that time, we grew into hundreds of locations across the Midwest. Our restaurants have become ingrained in the community and have been a first choice for many families. With the expansion we’ve gone through over the years, we offer ample opportunity for Managers joining our team to make and impact and grow with us. Don't miss this great opportunity as our Restaurant Manager, apply today!
Title of Position: Restaurant Manager
Job Description: The Restaurant Manager will identify and estimate qualities of food, beverages, and supplies to be ordered, schedule staff work and activities, evaluate health and safety practices against standards and make decisions and solve problems concerning menus and staff. The Restaurant Manager will also monitor food preparation and cleaning methods, inspect equipment and food deliveries, monitor and oversee purchases, menus, staff, and payroll and set goals for hourly staff to meet and hold them accountable when goals fall short. The Restaurant Manager will perform administrative activities such as scheduling and budgeting, communicate with customers, sales reps, and suppliers and be in direct contact with the Restaurant Manager on a daily basis. Please bring your positive attitude and enthusiasm for hospitality with you every day and share it with your team.
- Excellent Compensation Package
- Medical Benefits
- Paid Vacation
- Manager Training Programs
- Flexible Scheduling
- Minimum of 2+ 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
- Restaurant Manager candidates be proficient with financials (P&L's, inventory, food/labor cost, etc.)
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Kirsty Burton joined Gecko Hospitality in 2017. Her parents worked in hospitality when she was a child, so it was natural to follow them into the industry. She started her first job at 16 with a local restaurant and remained in restaurants and bars for several years. After moving into retail, it didn’t take long to get back behind the bar. Kirsty took on a Management role and after training, was promoted to manage the kitchen and the busy nightclub bar in the evenings.
After training, Kirsty moved into Relief Management and traveled to other locations to manage other pubs, restaurants and nightclubs. She was able to use her experiences and talents for roles in recruitment and development within various industries, over the past several years.
In her spare time, she loves traveling, making jewelry and has a passion for motorcycling.
“This was the best experience I have ever had with a recruiter. Kirsty was hand on the whole time and I would not had gotten the job if it wasn’t for her. Kirsty is AMAZING.” - Adam G.
"Kirsty is amazing." - Amy R.
"Very nice, very professional." - Gregory L.
"Working with Gecko Hospitality was a great experience. Kirsty is pleasant and genuinely cared about finding a placement that was a good fit for me." - Sean L.
"Kirsty was very helpful in my job search. There were multiple leads and jobs that she let me know about and was persistent with the different business representatives to make sure I had an interview to showcase my skill set." - Nick D.
"Great experience with Kirsty. She helped my search outside the box and we were able to find the right fit, not just a fit." - Jason K.
"Kirsty was the sweetest most helpful person and always called to check up on me." - Ingrid R.
"Both Tara and Kirsty do a great job finding me qualified people in a tough employment market." - Jeff C.
"Kirsty was totally amazing. She took the time to listen and help me every step of the way." - Shayne K.