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Hotel. Casino. Private Club. Resort. Vacation Club. Restaurant.

Restaurant Manager - Family Friendly - no Late Nights

Ames, IA 50010

Posted: 02/05/2024 Country: US Job ID: 1704974 Salary: 48k/year - 53k/year State/Province: IA

Job Description

Restaurant Manager

Casual Theme – Exciting Restaurant Concept

Family Friendly – no late nights

Ames, IA Salary to $53k

Our company is seeking a self-motivated and professional Restaurant Manager with excellent leadership and team building skills. If you are a dynamic Restaurant Manager who can be a strong Brand Ambassador. Apply Immediately for our location in Ames, IA

We opened our first restaurant in the late 1990's. Just a short time later our first franchised location opened. Business strategies include focusing on internal business operational optimization & differentiated growth by emphasizing fast, fresh, healthy, customer-oriented full service restaurants. You can be the Restaurant Manager of a bold, exciting oasis in a desert of dull restaurant concepts if you Apply Today for our location in Ames, IA!

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.


• Industry competitive salary

• Medical / Dental / Vision insurance packages

• Paid vacation

• Sick time

• 401(k)

• Growth opportunity for right candidate


• The Restaurant Manager should always be able to provide consistent support to the success

of the operation

• Honesty, integrity and a love for customer satisfaction are all the qualities the

Restaurant Manager should possess

• A strong understanding of restaurant P&L statements is required for the Restaurant


• A requirement for the Restaurant Manager is a true passion for the development and

mentoring of others

• 2 plus years of restaurant management experience preferred

Apply Now – Restaurant Manager located in Ames, IA

To apply, e-mail your resume to jcameron@geckohospitality.com

Salary to $53k

Meet Your Recruiter

Marty Tarabar

Marty Tarabar is a Gecko Hospitality Franchise Partner for 7 states. starting with Gecko in 2005, Marty has forged relationships with candidates and clients, connecting their needs and visions. He has brought on, trained and developed a strong team of recruiters to support his franchise territories.

Marty started dishwashing at the local diner was his way of financing his many travels. As a Boy Scout, Marty traveled to Japan, Israel and across the United States twice before the age of 17. Starting as a fry cook while in college, he went on to work for regional and national restaurant groups as a General Manager, Training General Manager and a District Manager. Marty also worked as a Food Service Manager for Genuardi Family Markets, a division of Safeway.

As a member of the Pennsylvania Restaurant & Lodging Association, he’s done seminars for restaurant owners across the state.

After many years on the road, Marty and his wife, Jill, settled in beautiful Bucks County, Pennsylvania, where they are enjoying the life of empty nesters.  He enjoys trips to see his grandson in the St Louis area and helps his wife at Fine Arts and Craft Shows to support her stained-glass business.

Since leaving operations Marty has much more time to devote to many activities with his synagogue and home improvement projects. He is a lifetime Red Cross Blood Donor (over 80 pints donated so far) and regularly volunteers his cooking skills for charitable events.

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