Restaurant General Manager - Growing Company

Ankeny, IA 50021 US

Posted: 10/18/2018 Employment Type: Full-Time Job Category: Restaurant Division (Restaurants) Job ID: 41TGia066-1 Salary: $48,000 - $52,000

Restaurant General Manager
Fast Casual - Now Hiring

Are you a Restaurant General Manager looking for a fulfilling career in the hospitality industry? Within the past 10 years, we’ve grown from local favorite to one of the region’s most promising restaurants. While other companies try to give customers everything and the kitchen sink, we focus on what our customers really want: fresh Southern Classics. We’ve started growing outside the market and have goals to be operating hundreds of stores across the US. If you’re a restaurant manager that’s ready for a challenge and wants to be a part of this growth with us, we’re looking for you! If this sounds like the career for you, apply today for our location in Ankeny, Iowa!

Title of Position: Restaurant  General Manager
Job Description:
  As our Restaurant General Manager, we want you to be imaginative and take the reins of your restaurant so we can grow to new levels together! We expect you to dream big and take pride in promoting a powerful company culture. The person in the position must be passionate, innovative and understand how to inspire others because you, as the Restaurant General Manager will be the leader your team will turn to for direction. The Restaurant General Manager has primary focus for the constant coaching and developing of your team and managing the restaurant’s P&L. We foster a tradition of innovation and ownership especially with our Restaurant General Manager.


  • Competitive salary
  • Ongoing Leadership Training
  • Work/ Life Balance
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Apply today to learn more about this Restaurant General Manager position!


  • Minimum of 2+ years current experience as a Restaurant General Manager
  • High volume experience; must have GM background in restaurants 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 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.)

Apply Now – Restaurant General Manager located in Ankeny, Iowa!

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.

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