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Restaurant Area Director

Upper Marlboro, MD

Posted: 10/01/2022 Country: US Job ID: LF76740710 State/Province: MD

Job Description

Area Director- 100k- 125k Maryland Hiring Now

Our Company is an industry leader looking for an enthusiastic Area Director to join our family. Is your focus on your guests’ experience, anticipating and understanding guests’ needs and exceeding their expectations? If this sounds like the type of Area Director you are or want to be, we need to hear from you!! Apply Today - Maryland Market. Riding on the back of their incredible  Cuisine, our company’s founders have continued to expand locations year after year. Our company cares about quality food and giving back to the communities we’ve taken inspiration from. Our art project was born Forty years ago and with our growth we are able to spread the gifts and stories of the land of our birth. If you are excited about an Area Director career with advancement opportunities in Maryland, we are seeking a professional like you!

Title of Position – Area Director

Job Description: As our Area Director you will be responsible for 8-9  locations throughout your market. The Area Director will be accountable for maintaining and increasing standards of customer service and also controlling the training and development of your staff. This is a stimulating job where you act as a role model, take full operational responsibility for your specific product lines and the credit for a job well done. The Area Director must be able to lead and develop people, build great teams, and think strategically. As the Area Director, you will be engaged in all aspects of generating a multi-million dollar company from building guest relationships to promoting local community involvement. You’ll architect techniques to meet up sales and revenue targets, and integrate our strategic blueprint. We have been searching for an Area Director with value-driven leadership who's prepared to make the choices essential to achieve excellent outcomes


 .Health Benefits
· Competitive Salary/ Bonus
· 2+ Weeks’ Vacation
· Hands-On Training Program
· Career Advancement Opportunities
· And many more!

· The Area Director are required to have multi-unit management experience of at least three years
· A passion for mentoring and developing others is a must for the Area Director
· Full-Service premium branded or fast casual experience a plus for the Area Director
· The Area Director must be extremely guest orientated with the highest degree of honesty and integrity
· The Area Director must be proficient in achieving solid financial results

Apply Now – Area Director located in Maryland

Meet Your Recruiter

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.

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