General Manager - BBQ Themed Restaurant Concept

Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

Posted: 08/20/2019 Country: US State/Province: IA Job ID: KI9435031820 Salary: 36500
Restaurant General Manager
Fast Casual - Growing Company
Salary Range $35-38k

Do you possess great customer service, leadership, team spirit, and are looking for an opportunity to showcase your talent? We are in search of a Restaurant General Manager who is results driven and who strives for customer service excellence. Apply Today for our location in Cedar Rapids, Iowa! Our company began in 2004 from a dream by two colleagues with a thirst for barbeque. Combining the cultures from both Texas and Kansas barbeque, our restaurant was born. Now with over 50 stores in six states, we are rapidly expanding into a well-known fast casual brand. Apply Today for this Restaurant General Manager position in the Cedar Rapids area.

Title of Position: Restaurant General Manager
Job Description: The Restaurant General Manager instructs, trains, coaches and develops their staff to create an environment where enthusiastic people are recognized and rewarded for achieving both professional and personal goals. The Restaurant General Manager is in charge of the recruiting, hiring and the retention of superb employees. The person in this Restaurant General Manager role will also manage all cash control; enforce company guidelines, accounting, ordering and maintenance of all food and paper inventories. The Restaurant General Manager works to increase sales and profits while setting objectives and achieving success within the restaurant.

Benefits
  • Competitive Wages
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
  • Advancement Opportunities
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays

Qualifications
  • Minimum of 2+ years current experience as a Restaurant General Manager
  • 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 General Manager candidates must be proficient with financials (P&L's, inventory, food/labor cost, etc.)

Apply Now - Restaurant General Manager located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa!
 

Tara Gates, CPC
Executive Recruiter | Restaurant Division

Tara Gates joined the Gecko Hospitality team as a Restaurant Recruiter in 2014.  As a Recruiter, Tara has been very successful in connecting top talent candidates with successful corporate restaurants. She has mastered the craft of engaging candidates on a personal level, coordinating interviews with the clients, as well as determining the hiring needs and fulfilling the position with candidates that excel expectations set forth by the client. She attributes this to her 20+ years of experience managing different types of restaurant settings from privately owned upscale facilities, banquet, to casual corporate environments.

In addition to being a Recruiter, Tara is an adventurous risk taker and thrill seeker and has a passion for living on the edge. She enjoys four wheeling, rock climbing, white water rafting and traveling. Tara attended Penn State University and was an All Star Track and Cross Country runner.

 

Candidate Testimonials

 

Ben Boyd

Posted 

Had a great experience with gecko! My rep, Tara Gates, took all the stress out of the job searching experience. She took care of setting up my interviews and provided great feedback at each stage of the interview process so I could present myself as a strong and knowledgeable candidate. I really felt like she was in my corner for anything I needed during my job search. If you’re looking for that next big promotion, gecko can definitely make it happen!

 

Ron Pullen

Posted 

You are a great “people picker” and talent developer! Tara is terrific and reps you well.   I am on to the next phase of interviews!  I truly feel I am a good pick for JGilberts. Tara’s attitude is contagious and she motivates me, but keeps me grounded. Thank you!

 5.0 out of 5 stars
 

Kathy H - May 5, 2019

Very impressed. Tara Gates guided me through the process and gave me extremely beneficial information in order to be successful. She was attentive and professional. She was a positive and friendly person that represented your company perfectly. Thank you Gecko and Tara Gates for helping find and obtain a dream employment opportunity. 

 

 5.0 out of 5 stars
 

Jodi V - March 13, 2019

Tara has been so fantastic!

 

 5.0 out of 5 stars
 

Carver P - August 17, 2018

I was surprised. Tara made me her number 1 priority and set up multiple interviews that were good fits with everything I was looking for in a job. She reached out multiple times to check up on me and gave me warm congratulations I After I landed the job that I had wanted from the start. Tara did an excellent job from beginning to end!

 

 5.0 out of 5 stars
 

Cindy V - December 16, 2018

I am very grateful to have the opportunity to work with Tara. She was always pleasant and willing to help me. She also sent me valuable information on interview tips and coached me at all times! I will use Tara in the future if I am looking for a job

 

 5.0 out of 5 stars
 

Melinda H - December 16, 2018

It was a great experience. Tara was so helpful. She coached me along the entire process and was also like my cheerleader :)

 

 5.0 out of 5 stars
 

Jeff C - November 15, 2018

Both Tara, and Kirsty do a great job finding me qualified people in a tough employment market. Jeff Cox

 

 5.0 out of 5 stars
 

Shannon H - October 26, 2018

I thought Tara Gates was a wonderful person to work with. She was so knowledgeable and a kind soul.

 

 

 5.0 out of 5 stars
 

April W - April 6, 2019

Tara was very professional. She helped me find a good fit

 

 

 

 

 

 

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