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Restaurant Assistant Manager | Full Service Casual Dining | Salary $58K + bonus & benefits!

Cedar Falls, IA 50613

Posted: 06/05/2024 Country: US Job ID: 1277937 Salary: 50k/year - 60k/year State/Province: IA

Job Description

Restaurant Manager

Unique Casual Concept

Cedar Falls, IA

Salary up to $58K plus bonus and benefits!


Looking for a highly interactive Restaurant Manager position? We’re looking for people who are committed to creating a great customer service environment. If you love bringing smiles to guests’ faces while they enjoy their meals, this could be the right job for you! This position needs to be filled quickly, apply today for the Restaurant Manager job in Cedar Falls, IA


We're quickly changing the old notions of full-service dining. Guests create their own meals and watch them cook right in front of them! Guests come to our restaurant time and time again and enjoy a different, unique dish every time. Making lunch or dinner isn’t just a meal, but an experience truly your own. We have become one of the fastest-growing chains in the industry, expanding from the Midwest, and we continue to grow across the country.

Title of Position: Restaurant Manager

The Restaurant Manager must bring a positive attitude to work every day and set high standards for everyone on their team. Our restaurant general manager must be able to delegate with enthusiasm and promote new ideas and fresh perspectives. Interpersonal skills and guest relations will be required to handle and resolve staff and guest conflicts effectively. The restaurant general manager will know how to create a strong and efficient team and guide them toward our common goals of exceptional customer service and consistent culinary excellence. The restaurant manager must be able to balance their administrative obligations, handling the finances and P&L of the restaurant, while building sales and profits through marketing and advertising.


  • Industry competitive salary
  • Medical / Dental / Vision insurance packages
  • 401(k)
  • Long / Short-Term Disability
  • Paid vacation
  • Sick time
  • Performance-based bonus structure


  • Minimum of 2+ years current experience as a Restaurant Manager in a high volume (over $2m per year in sales) full-service or fast casual concept
  • The ability to increase sales and build rapport in the community is a vital part of the Restaurant General Manager's role
  • The AM must show strong leadership, communication, and organizational skills
  • Hands-on experience in hiring, training, and developing hourly employees
  • Excellent work ethic and drive to succeed
  • Restaurant Manager candidates must be proficient with financials (P&Ls, inventory, food/labor cost, etc.)


Send your resume today for this Restaurant Manager position in Cedar Falls, IA 

Salary up to $58K!

To apply, e-mail your resume to jcameron@geckohospitality.com

Meet Your Recruiter

Marty Tarabar

Marty Tarabar is a Gecko Hospitality Franchise Partner for 7 states. starting with Gecko in 2005, Marty has forged relationships with candidates and clients, connecting their needs and visions. He has brought on, trained and developed a strong team of recruiters to support his franchise territories.

Marty started dishwashing at the local diner was his way of financing his many travels. As a Boy Scout, Marty traveled to Japan, Israel and across the United States twice before the age of 17. Starting as a fry cook while in college, he went on to work for regional and national restaurant groups as a General Manager, Training General Manager and a District Manager. Marty also worked as a Food Service Manager for Genuardi Family Markets, a division of Safeway.

As a member of the Pennsylvania Restaurant & Lodging Association, he’s done seminars for restaurant owners across the state.

After many years on the road, Marty and his wife, Jill, settled in beautiful Bucks County, Pennsylvania, where they are enjoying the life of empty nesters.  He enjoys trips to see his grandson in the St Louis area and helps his wife at Fine Arts and Craft Shows to support her stained-glass business.

Since leaving operations Marty has much more time to devote to many activities with his synagogue and home improvement projects. He is a lifetime Red Cross Blood Donor (over 80 pints donated so far) and regularly volunteers his cooking skills for charitable events.

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About Cedar Falls, IA

Calling all job seekers in Cedar Falls, Iowa, and beyond! Explore exciting career opportunities in this vibrant city nestled in the heart of the Hawkeye State. Cedar Falls offers a perfect blend of small-town charm and big-city amenities, making it an ideal place to live and work. With its thriving arts scene, including the Hearst Center for the Arts and the Strayer-Wood Theatre, as well as numerous parks and outdoor recreation areas like Big Woods Lake, there's something for everyone here. Whether you're a sports fan looking to cheer on the UNI Panthers or a foodie eager to sample local delicacies like Iowa pork tenderloins, this region has it all. Don't miss out on the chance to build your career in Cedar Falls, where endless opportunities for growth and fulfillment await you!