General Manager - Excellent Benefits Package and Advancement Potential

Cedar Rapids, IA 52411

Posted: 08/20/2019 Country: US State/Province: IA Job ID: KI3831081820 Salary: 36500
Restaurant General Manager
Immediate Need - Apply Today
Cedar Rapids, IA

Are you searching for a career as a Restaurant General Manager that is not just a job or paycheck? Want a career that allows you to be independent, have fun and make new friends? This stable and recognized Quick Service Concept is seeking a Restaurant General Manager who is up for a challenge, craves the excitement of the restaurant industry and has the desire to learn and grow with us. When our first location opened over 20 years ago, we wanted to provide guests bold flavors that not only delighted their taste buds, but challenged them as well. Our dedication to quality and freshness set us apart from our competitors and we quickly became a hit in each town we opened up in. We currently have over 1,000 locations in the US along with several International locations. Today we are one of the fastest growing concepts in the restaurant industry with bold plans for further expansion. If you are excited about a career as a General Manager with a true leader in the hospitality industry in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa area, we are seeking a professional just like you!

Title of Position: Restaurant General Manager
Job Description: The Restaurant General Manager has the overall responsibility for directing the day-to-day operations of the restaurant and ensures the compliance with company standards in all areas of the daily operation. The responsibilities of the Restaurant General Manager include product preparation and delivery, customer relations, restaurant maintenance and repair, inventory management, team management, recruiting of team members and their retention, and financial accountability. The Restaurant General Manager also ensures the highest quality products and services are delivered each and every time to our guests. The Restaurant General Manager will also maintain high employee productivity through proper training and a motivational attitude.

Benefits:
  • Competitive Salary
  • Life/Work Balance
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Programs
  • 401(K) Retirement Plan
  • Job Security and Advancement Potential
  • 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!
Salary Range $35-40k
 

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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