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Director of Operations, Day Shifts/Cafe Segment

washington, DC 20007

Posted: 04/04/2024 Country: US Job ID: 1762 Salary: $95,000-110,000 State/Province:

Job Description

Director of Operations, Day Shifts/Cafe Segment
Washington, DC

Gecko Hospitality is seeking a Director of Operations for our client in Washington DC. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years of experience as a regional director or district manager, with experience managing at least 5 locations and approximately 110 staff.
Day shift operations

The candidate should have a strong understanding of P&L, including labor and COGS control and reporting. Experience in restaurants and fast-casual settings is required.

As the Director of Operations, the candidate should be hands-on, humble, and understand that successful leaders spend their time in stores and not just in the office. A valid food handlers certification is required, and the candidate should be motivated, timely, and open to working 50 hours per week, including weekends.

Fluency in both English and Spanish is a big plus. The candidate will oversee a portfolio that currently includes five stores, which will soon double! FOH and BOH leadership experience is a must, with GMs and Kitchen Managers reporting to the Director

The compensation for this position is between $95-110k base salary, plus a quarterly bonus. Benefits include two weeks of PTO, contribution to health benefits, and travel allowance.

If you think you are the right fit for this position, please send your resume to tombull@geckohospitality.com.
Presented by Tom Bull with Gecko Hospitalit

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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