105 Ellington Blvd, Gaithersburg, MD 20878 Gaithersburg, MD 20877 US
Casual Theme-Industry Leader
We’re Searching For A Kitchen Manager To Lead The Culinary Department Of Our Unique And Fast-Growing Restaurant. We Rely On The Best Leaders To Uphold Our Promise Of Serving An Unforgettable Service And Culinary Experience To Our Guests! Our Management Teams embrace the opportunity of working in an environment where leadership has the highest impact on every shift, everyday. We pride ourselves on our commitment to authenticity which means when it comes to our food; every menu item is made-from-scratch and prepared “to order”, nothing is pre-made. In our restaurant nothing is more important than delivering great hospitality and great food to our guests. You don’t want to miss this exciting opportunity in Gaithersburg Md.
Title of Position: Kitchen Manager
Job Description: Our Kitchen Manager will be responsible for training and educating all kitchen members on our company’s culture, philosophies, standards and operations by creating an experience every guest will seek to repeat. This person will be responsible for keeping food cost and labor cost within budget, and will do so by constantly training Team Members on cost control. The Kitchen Manager will attend weekly management meetings, build teamwork among Team Members and Managers, and create a fun and energetic environment. Also, this person will ensure efficient ordering so the proper amount of quality product is available, and will ensure that all food is prepared according to recipe and served at the proper temperatures and presentation.
- Industry Leading Compensation
- Bonus Structure
- Medical/Dental/Vision Coverage
- Paid Vacation
2 + years experience in the Industry
Larry Friedkin, CPC
Franchise Partner | Restaurant Division
Larry Friedkin has been the Gecko Hospitality Franchise partner for Maryland and Nevada since 2010. Larry has over 35 years of experience in the Food and Beverage industry. Starting out as a newspaper boy, he worked a variety of jobs building up to his first restaurant position as a busser at the age of 14. Larry continued in the hospitality industry through high school and college, starting with waiting tables and bartending and 12 years later, became a Multi-Unit General Manager. Joining Metromedia Restaurants in 1987, Larry spent nearly 15 years at Steak and Ale, the last 10 1/2 as an Area Director guiding 9 locations and being named Operators Director of the Year in 1998. In 2001, he joined O'Charley's Inc. as an Operations Director and opened up 5 locations during his nearly 9 year tenure.
Larry enjoys each and every day at Gecko, assisting others attain their professional goals. He is extremely grateful to partner with Gecko and plan to continue creating great relationships.
Larry has two great sons and enjoys camping, boating, biking, swimming and any outdoor activities – crazy about nature. He is also a devoted, lifelong Eagles fan.