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Hotel. Casino. Private Club. Resort. Vacation Club. Restaurant.

Director of Restaurants

Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Posted: 06/01/2023 Country: US Job ID: 1414 Salary: $150,000.00- $160,000 State/Province: VA

Job Description

We are seeking a Director of Restaurants - $160K Base Salary+ to join our team! You will be responsible for providing high-level leadership to 7-8 senior General Managers/Directors and 60+ indirect reports (Managers/chefs/supervisors)

High volume/full-service

Local market in Virginia and DC

Some travel

Top tier benefits



3 weeks PTO

Expense account/credit card

$150K - $160K base salary

$220K total come

Bonus $$

Generous vacation/PTO and personal time allowance

Work/life balance

5 day week

Growing company

Oversee 5-7 operations

Career upside - parent company is growing through new builds and acquisitions.

Multi-unit experience preferred, will consider a high performing GM or multi-unit General Manager

AUV around $8M

Resumes received are treated confidentially

Presented by Tom Bull with Gecko Hospitality


  • Supervise and coordinate all culinary/ops activities
  • Oversee guest services and resolve issues
  • Ensure a high quality of ingredients and food preparation
  • Train and manage kitchen personnel
  • Create and adjust staff schedules to meet restaurant needs
  • Adhere to all safety and sanitation regulations


  • Previous experience in food service or other related fields
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail

If you would like to learn more about this opportunity please send your resume directly to tombull@geckohospitality.com

Presented by Tom Bull with Gecko Hospitality

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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