Restaurant General Manager - Now Hiring

Burlington, IA 52601

Posted: 05/29/2019 Employment Type: Full-Time Job Category: Restaurant Division (Restaurants) Job ID: 41TGia023-2 Salary: $60,000 - $70,000

*** Relocation Assistance available for this position ***

Restaurant General Manager

Casual Theme - Industry Leader

We're searching for a Restaurant General Manager that loves the sensation of being in a stadium on Game Day because that's what it's like to run one of our restaurants! For 35 years, our concept has become THE place to gather. Whether it’s for a birthday celebration or to watch a sporting event, we’re there for our guests. Our food delivers a kick, challenging our guests’ taste buds. Over time, our menu has evolved to include more options to satisfy all guests. We feature a large selection of spirits and beers; many of our restaurants are able to highlight local craft beers and become actively involved in the community. Over the past several years we’ve grown out from the Midwest into one of the largest Full Service concepts in the industry. We have plans to expand internationally along with reinvesting in our current restaurants. Don't miss this thrilling career opportunity as a Restaurant General Manager for our location in Burlington, Iowa!

Title of Position: Restaurant General Manager
Job Description:
The Restaurant General Manager provides leadership and inspiration to make sure all managers and team members are guest-focused, team-focused and community connected. The Restaurant General Manager will be required to exercise understanding of restaurant operations, manage staff resources, provide guidance, develop and coach managers and improve sales, revenue and operating standards. The Restaurant General Manager will preserve sensitive information, abide by and enforce company policies, programs, and compliance concerns along with overseeing the human resource function in the restaurant ensuring recruitment, selection, orientation, coaching, scheduling and performance.

Benefits:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Bonus Programs
  • Medical Benefits
  • Paid Vacation
  • Apply today to learn more about the benefits of this Restaurant General Manager position!


Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3+ years current experience as a Restaurant General Manager in a Full Service Restaurant
  • High volume background; must have Restaurant General Manager experience in concepts 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 Burlington, 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.

 

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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