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Restaurant General Manager | Local Favorite | Salary to 60k

Durango, CO 81301

Posted: 05/15/2024 Country: US Job ID: 1812495 Salary: 50k/year - 60k/year State/Province: CO

Job Description

Restaurant General Manager

Now Hiring – Local Favorite

Salary: up to $60,000 + Benefits and Bonus Packages

Our company started out as family run operation and as we are expanding, we strive to ensure our guests and employees all feel like they are at home and part of the family. One of the most important aspects of this company is to serve good clean food with a positive impact. With our restaurants expanding we’re training and developing our team to strive for the best, be promoted from within and to grow with us.

Title of Position: Restaurant General Manager

Job Description: As the Restaurant General Manager, you'll be responsible for guiding the management team on how to effectively reach our set objectives in sales, costs, hospitality, and employee morale. Our Restaurant General Manager will have complete oversight of the restaurant's operations, staffing, and financial performance. It's essential that the Restaurant General Manager understands the restaurant's current progress and have a strategic vision for its future growth. We're a company that values fresh ideas and new perspectives. So, we want our Restaurant General Manager to feel free to bring your own suggestions to the table. Your main objective as our Restaurant General Manager will be to build a strong, efficient team that can lead us towards achieving our company goals.


  • Minimum of 2+ years current experience as a Restaurant General Manager in a high volume (over $2m per year in sales) concept
  • Ability to increase sales and build rapport in the community
  • Outstanding leadership, communication, and organizational skills
  • Hands-on with 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.)

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For immediate consideration, e-mail your resume to jacob@geckohospitality.com

Meet Your Recruiter

Jacob Tarabar

Since 2006, Jacob Tarabar has been an integral part of the Gecko Hospitality community

He joined Gecko as a part-time Recruiter covering the state of Arkansas, and in 2010, Jacob came aboard full-time, dedicating all his efforts to finding new opportunities for candidates in the market, eventually handling the state of Colorado as well. In addition to his recruiting contributions, Jacob has been actively involved assisting with Gecko Hospitality's advertising and website Job Management for several franchise partners, improving the quality, results and organization of their advertising.

Jacob and his family currently reside in the St. Louis area, though he still finds time to avidly root for Philadelphia sports teams, including the Super Bowl LII Champion Philadelphia Eagles.

Candidate Testimonials

“This was absolutely an experience above anything I expected; I applied for a job and had an amazing experience working with Jacob. He gave me helpful advice and was very encouraging and critiqued what I could do better to help me get the job I really wanted. I have already recommended this company to 2 of my friends looking to get different jobs in Texas and I can not speak enough to how helpful my experience was with Gecko Hospitality.” - April R.

“It was amazing Jacob I have used in the past and he is great at what he does. I will always use him for future endeavors.” - Robert T. 

“I’ve used Gecko multiple times and Jacob has been terrific." - Colby C.

"Jacob was outstanding, he was extremely helpful and understanding of my personal situation and goal for employment. I was connected quickly and moved through the interview process fast, unfortunately I went to the final phase and was not accepted for the position. Jacob worked hard to get me in touch with another position knowing my need for employment. He quickly lined up another interview and I moved through that process quickly as well. I can truly say that Jacob was one of if not the best in assisting me through the process and I would definitely refer him to others in need" - Robert S.

“I had an amazing experience with Gecko and them helping me find an amazing job! They listened to all of my needs and came through perfectly!!” - Samantha B.

"Jacob is friendly, professional and very knowledgeable. I was unsure of what path to take. He was patient and persistent. He knew what I wanted even if I didn't. I am now happily employed with a company I believe can become "home". Thank you so very much!!” - Diane R.

“Jacob was amazing and persistent on getting me a new career! I will recommend this company to everyone I know in need!” - Jeffery R.

"Jacob connected me with a few different opportunities that fit my skill set and experience at a competitive salary, ultimately landing me a great job offer within a couple weeks. Professional, responsive and frankly the only effective recruiter I’ve ever worked with. Thanks y’all!” - Mike W. 

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