Restaurant Manager - Grab a Pizza The Action!
Ames, IA 50014
Immediate Need - Interview Today!
Our company is in search of a passionate, ambitious and experienced Restaurant Manager who shares our enthusiasm for outstanding food quality and service excellence. When our first restaurant opened, we wanted to make a difference for customers and emphasize the freshness of our food. Over time, we expanded our menu to stay ahead of the curve and provide our guests more options, including increasing the amount of selections and creating healthier meals. With the success of our first restaurant, we were gradually able to expand and we hope to have restaurants across the country and internationally. We wouldn’t have envisioned the amount of success we’ve had over the past decade without talented leaders and hourly staff. Don’t Wait- Apply Today for our location in Ames, Iowa!
Title of Position: Restaurant Manager
Job Description: As our Restaurant Manager you will be expected to maintain all areas of the restaurants daily functions. Ensuring absolute customer satisfaction throughout the shift will be required of our Restaurant Manager. Excellent food quality and guest experience are equally important to maintain. Responsibilities of the Restaurant Manager also include ensuring compliance with proper food handling procedures, state health, safety, security and company policies. The Restaurant manager will assist in hiring, training and developing our team to create future leaders within our organization. Working together with the General Manager the Restaurant manager will build skills and an extensive knowledge of inventory management, product ordering, labor control and P&L management. This is a position that requires the ability to multitask, prioritize and make quick decisions. To be a successful Restaurant Manager a positive and professional attitude must be maintained at all times.
- Competitive Salary
- Paid Vacation
- Health Insurance
- Life Insurance
- 401(k) Plan
- Growth Opportunity
- Minimum of 2+ years current experience as a Restaurant Manager in a high volume (over $2m per year in sales) Full Service or Fast Casual 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 General Manager candidates must be proficient with financials (P&L's, inventory, food/labor cost, etc.)
Apply Now – Restaurant Manger located in Ames, Iowa!
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.