Restaurant General Manager - Excellent Benefits Plus 8 Paid Public Holidays!

Grand Island, NE 68803

Posted: 09/27/2019 Country: US State/Province: NE Job ID: KI5889135927 Salary: 64000
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Restaurant General Manager Fast Casual Concept $60-68k+ 
Award Winning Concept – Urgent Need

Grand Island, NE

Hate working National Holidays?  Now you don’t have to!
We think spending time with our families is important, so we are closed for 8 National Holidays. New Year’s Day, MLK Day, Easter, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. 

In our 15+ years of business, our goal hasn’t strayed. We want to offer the freshest, highest quality meals guests can find on the go. Instead of a vast menu where quality can get lost in the sauce, we’ve focused on a handful of delicious options and concentrate on being the best in the industry. Our success in the South has allowed us to expand across Iowa and the whole country, with more growth on the books! This journey wouldn’t have been possible without our Management teams and hourly crew - we genuinely care about our team and we want you to be a part of it.

Title of Position - Restaurant General Manager
 Job Description:
The Restaurant General Manager is responsible for overseeing the overall operations of their restaurant and must be an energetic person ready to take the lead as the brand ambassador. The right candidate will possess strong leadership skills and the ability to maintain an energetic, fun and friendly atmosphere among staff and our guests. The Restaurant General Manager must be able to communicate effectively with the rest of the Management Team to be able to evaluate work procedures, review standards and respond proactively to the needs of the restaurant. The right Restaurant General Manager will be able to build a strong customer rapport while building profit levels through brand building within the community.

Benefits:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Industry competitive salary
  • S/T and L/T disability allowance
  • 401(k)
  • Robust bonus program
  • Full training program
  • Huge advancement opportunities 
  • Up to 3 weeks’ vacation/yr
  • Closed 8 National Holidays

Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 3+ years current experience as a Restaurant General Manager in a Full Service or Fast Casual concept
  • High volume background - must have Restaurant General Manager experience in establishments doing over $2 million in sales per year
  • Ability to increase sales and build rapport in the community
  • Strong leadership, communication, and organizational skills
  • Hands-on experience 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.)
  • Our Restaurant General Manager must have a winning personality!

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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.

 

Candidate Testimonials

 

Ben Boyd

Posted 

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!

 

Ron Pullen

Posted 

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!

 5.0 out of 5 stars
 

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. 

 

 5.0 out of 5 stars
 

Jodi V - March 13, 2019

Tara has been so fantastic!

 

 5.0 out of 5 stars
 

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!

 

 5.0 out of 5 stars
 

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

 

 5.0 out of 5 stars
 

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 :)

 

 5.0 out of 5 stars
 

Jeff C - November 15, 2018

Both Tara, and Kirsty do a great job finding me qualified people in a tough employment market. Jeff Cox

 

 5.0 out of 5 stars
 

Shannon H - October 26, 2018

I thought Tara Gates was a wonderful person to work with. She was so knowledgeable and a kind soul.

 

 

 5.0 out of 5 stars
 

April W - April 6, 2019

Tara was very professional. She helped me find a good fit

 

 

 

 

 

 

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