Assistant Manager - Well-Known BBQ Concept with Great Benefits!
West Des Moines, IA 50266
Casual Theme - Immediate Need
In the past 20+ years, we've grown into a well-known, casual dining chain that has people coming back for more. Our menu features several delicious from-scratch meals, ranging from steaks and ribs to salads and healthy-living options. What sets us apart from our competitors is the awards our menu has won from various outlets all over the United States. We've expanded over the past several years and to maintain our growth, we've brought on some of the most talented Managers in the business to continue our success.
Title of Position: Restaurant Manager
Job Description: The Restaurant Manager will assist the General Manager in overseeing all facets of restaurant operations. Including assisting in the preparation of operational budgets, achieving sales and profit levels, ensure food quality, guest service and satisfaction, as well as restaurant cleanliness. This Restaurant Manager will perform restaurant operation duties as needed including host, server, answering the phone, bussing tables, prepping menu and beverage items, line cooking, catering, bartending, TOGO, expediting orders and running food. As the Restaurant Manager you will abide by company standard operating practices and absolutes, and maintain regular and consistent attendance and punctuality.
- Excellent Compensation
- Health Benefits
- Life Insurance
- Paid Vacation
- Sick Time Policies
- Bonus Plans
- Minimum of 2+ years current experience as a Restaurant Manager in a full service concept
- High volume background; must have Restaurant Manager experience in establishments doing over $2 million per year in sales
- Ability to increase sales and build rapport in the community
- Strong leadership, communication, and organizational skills
- Hands-on with hiring, training, and developing hourly employees
- Excellent work ethic and drive to succeed
- Restaurant manager candidates must 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.