Restaurant Manager - Advancement Opportunities
703 S Duff Ave, Ames, IA 50010 Ames, IA 50010
Fast Casual - Immediate Need
We're quickly changing the old notions of full-service dining. Instead of having guests picking off a menu, they can create their own meals and watch it cooked right in front of them! Guests can 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 that’ s truly your own, and different every time. Over the past few years we have become one of the fastest growing chains in the industry, expanding outward from the Midwest. Our restaurant group has bold new plans to grow across Nebraska and Iowa and are seeking individuals that are ready to advance in their careers.
Title of Position: Restaurant Manager
Job Description: The Restaurant Manager will identify and estimate qualities of food, beverages, and supplies to be ordered, schedule staff work and activities, evaluate health and safety practices against standards and make decisions and solve problems concerning menus and staff. The Restaurant Manager will also monitor food preparation and cleaning methods, inspect equipment and food deliveries, monitor and oversee purchases, menus, staff, and payroll and set goals for hourly staff to meet and hold them accountable when goals fall short. The Restaurant Manager will perform administrative activities such as scheduling and budgeting, communicate with customers, sales reps, and suppliers and be in direct contact with the General Manager on a daily basis. Please bring your positive attitude and enthusiasm for hospitality with you every day and share it with your team.
- Minimum of 2+ years current experience as a Restaurant Manager in a high volume (over $1.5m per year in sales) concept
- 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 Manager must be proficient with financials (P&L's, inventory, food/labor cost, etc.)
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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.