Restaurant Manager - Fantastic Growth Potential
Des Moines, IA 50309
Local Favorite - Immediate Need
Our company is seeking a sophisticated Restaurant Manager with effective team building skills to lead a polished hospitality team to success! If this Restaurant Manager opportunity intrigues you, apply today for our location in Des Moines, Iowa! With multiple establishments in the Des Moines area, we are looking for someone that will perform with the highest integrity, dedication, and respect. We are one of the state's leading Hospitality groups bringing high quality employees and cuisine to some of the best restaurants the area has to offer. We invite you to sit back, relax, and enjoy our five star hospitality. If you would like to be the Restaurant Manager of an award winning concept, don't hesitate and Apply Today for our location in Des Moines, Iowa!
Title of Position Restaurant Manager
Job Description: The Restaurant Manager must bring a genuine smile and positive energy to work every single day! The person must demonstrate exceptional communication and customer service skills necessary to connect with our loyal customer base and motivate a top-performing team. The Restaurant Manager must be versatile and a customer-focused individual who thrives in a trendy and stylish environment while preserving an approachable relaxed feel. This Restaurant Manager will lead team members in the delivery of excellent guest experiences while directing and supporting them. The Restaurant Manager must have a strong understanding of P&L management and be able to control costs of the restaurant.
- Industry leading compensation
- Career growth opportunities
- Attainable bonus potential
- Fun & exciting work environment!
- Apply today to learn more about the benefits package of this Restaurant Manager position!
- Minimum of 2+ years current experience as a Restaurant Manager in a high volume (over $2m per year in sales) Full Service concept
- 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 Manager candidates must be proficient with financials (P&L's, inventory, food/labor cost, etc.)
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Kirsty Burton joined Gecko Hospitality in 2017. Her parents worked in hospitality when she was a child, so it was natural to follow them into the industry. She started her first job at 16 with a local restaurant and remained in restaurants and bars for several years. After moving into retail, it didn’t take long to get back behind the bar. Kirsty took on a Management role and after training, was promoted to manage the kitchen and the busy nightclub bar in the evenings.
After training, Kirsty moved into Relief Management and traveled to other locations to manage other pubs, restaurants and nightclubs. She was able to use her experiences and talents for roles in recruitment and development within various industries, over the past several years.
In her spare time, she loves traveling, making jewelry and has a passion for motorcycling.
“This was the best experience I have ever had with a recruiter. Kirsty was hand on the whole time and I would not had gotten the job if it wasn’t for her. Kirsty is AMAZING.” - Adam G.
"Kirsty is amazing." - Amy R.
"Very nice, very professional." - Gregory L.
"Working with Gecko Hospitality was a great experience. Kirsty is pleasant and genuinely cared about finding a placement that was a good fit for me." - Sean L.
"Kirsty was very helpful in my job search. There were multiple leads and jobs that she let me know about and was persistent with the different business representatives to make sure I had an interview to showcase my skill set." - Nick D.
"Great experience with Kirsty. She helped my search outside the box and we were able to find the right fit, not just a fit." - Jason K.
"Kirsty was the sweetest most helpful person and always called to check up on me." - Ingrid R.
"Both Tara and Kirsty do a great job finding me qualified people in a tough employment market." - Jeff C.
"Kirsty was totally amazing. She took the time to listen and help me every step of the way." - Shayne K.