Director of Operations / Regional Manager

Irvine, CA 92618

Posted: 06/06/2019 Employment Type: Full-Time Job Category: Restaurant Division (Restaurants) Job ID: 0089-19RD Salary: $135,000 - $150,000

Director of Operations / Regional Manager
Immediate Need - Doubling in size!

Our founders wanted to create a gathering place in the neighborhood to get a great meal and treated everyone as if they were family. In the 15 years since then, we have grown to over a dozen locations in the region and have plans to expand throughout California and beyond, with 10-12 more locations slated to open next year. Our founders have always thought outside the box to come up with new ways to help better serve our guests and staff. We’ve committed to using the highest quality ingredients as possible and reinvest in the areas we open locations in. Each of our restaurants are built to reflect the community and ways we can support local businesses whenever possible. We currently have nearly two dozen locations currently however we are planning on doubling in size over the next 18 months! Now is the time to join our company as we aggressively expand. 

Title of Position: Director of Operations / Regional Manager
Job Description: As our Director of Operations/Regional Manager you will be responsible for 6-8 locations throughout your market. The Director of Operations/Regional Manager will be accountable for maintaining and increasing standards of customer service and also controlling the training and development of your staff. This is a stimulating job where you act as a role model, take full operational responsibility for your specific product lines and the credit for a job well done. The Director of Operations/Regional Manager must be able to lead and develop people, build great teams, and think strategically. As the Director of Operations/Regional Manager, you will be engaged in all aspects of generating a multi-million dollar company from building guest relationships to promoting local community involvement. You’ll architect techniques to meet up sales and revenue targets, and integrate our strategic blueprint. We are searching for a Director of Operations/Regional Manager with value-driven leadership who's prepared to make the choices essential to achieve excellent outcomes.


  • Industry Leading Compensation
  • Quarterly Bonus Structure
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Coverage
  • Long and Short Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(K)
  • Paid Vacation


  • Minimum of 3-5 years of current Restaurant District Manager experience overseeing a minimum of 6 locations
  • Fast Casual experience Required
  • From-Scratch Kitchen experience Required
  • Must have Chain Restaurant background to be considered for this opening
  • Strong track record of hiring and developing talented Managers
  • Ability to prioritize and delegate tasks effectively
  • Dedication to excellent food quality and ensuring our restaurants maintain high levels of hygiene and consistency
  • Understands Profit and Loss Reports, Food Cost, Inventory, Food Safety and Sanitation Requirements
  • Outstanding oral, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Must be proficient with financials (P&L's, inventory, food/labor cost, etc.)

Apply Now - Director of Operations / Regional Manager located in Irvine, California!

Rob Dallaire, CPC
Franchise Partner | Restaurant Division

Rob Dallaire attended MSU where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Hospitality Management.  Throughout Rob's management career, he has been fortunate enough to work for some top level companies in the industry such as Houston's, Champps, Hard Rock Cafe, and PF Chang's / Pei Wei. Rob made the transition over to the recruiting side of the business with Gecko Hospitality in 2005.  Rob is responsible for the Southern California area for Gecko Hospitality.  When not working, Rob likes to spend as much time as possible being outside enjoying the lifestyle that Southern California offers, spending time with his 3 daughters. Rob is big MI State and Detroit sports fan.

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