General Manager - Upscale Italian Restaurant
Omaha, NE 68114
Upscale Casual – Lively and Passionate
Our company is actively seeking the finest Restaurant General Manager in the hospitality industry to become a part of our Team. We are in the market for a Professional Restaurant General Manager with solid leadership building skills and high energy, if this sounds like your style as a Restaurant General Manager, Apply Today for our location in Omaha, Nebraska! Our restaurants are dedicated to serving guests delicious classics, prepared with the freshest ingredients and flavors. We’re the perfect place to come by to celebrate any event, big or small. We also feature an extensive wine list to complement our meals along with savory desserts. With locations across the country, many of our leaders have worked their way up the ranks, providing stability to our team. The key ingredient to our success is our staff; without them having the passion for hospitality and quality food, we wouldn’t have been able to continue growing and expanding!
Title of Position: Restaurant General Manager
Job Description: The Restaurant General Manager is responsible for the complete operation of the restaurant, including leading and directing the work of the salaried Management Team and Hourly Team Members in day-to-day operations. Key responsibilities of the Restaurant General Manager will include: Achieving company goals for sales, cost control and profitability; ensuring guest service standards are consistently met or exceeded; hiring, training and developing hospitality-focused Team Members; developing initiatives to build guest check average and guest counts; limiting turnover by creating a positive and rewarding work environment; utilizing all forecasting systems for food production, inventory, labor and scheduling; managing the performance of the Executive Chef to drive efficient execution of all kitchen operations. The Restaurant General Manager must act as a brand ambassador to build brand awareness through local store marketing programs.
- 401k Retirement Savings Plan with Company Matching
- Performance Based Incentives
- Career Advancement
- Medical Expense & Dependent Care Reimbursement Plan
- Life Insurance
- Disability Insurances
- Paid Vacation
- Competitive Pay
- Work & Life Balance
- Minimum of 3+ years current experience as a Restaurant General Manager in a Full Service or Upscale Casual concept
- High volume background; must have Restaurant General Manager experience in restaurants doing over $2 million in sales per year
- Excellent leadership, communication, and organizational skills
- Outstanding work ethic and drive to succeed
- Hands-on with hiring, training, and developing hourly employees
- Ability to increase sales and build rapport in the community
- Restaurant General Manager candidates must be proficient with financials (P&L's, inventory, food/labor cost, etc.)
Apply Now – Restaurant General Manager located in Omaha, Nebraska!
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.
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!
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!
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.
Jodi V - March 13, 2019
Tara has been so fantastic!
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!
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
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 :)
Jeff C - November 15, 2018
Both Tara, and Kirsty do a great job finding me qualified people in a tough employment market. Jeff Cox
Shannon H - October 26, 2018
I thought Tara Gates was a wonderful person to work with. She was so knowledgeable and a kind soul.
April W - April 6, 2019
Tara was very professional. She helped me find a good fit