Restaurant Manager - Now Hiring

Ames, IA 50010 US

Posted: 10/22/2018 Employment Type: Full-Time Job Category: Restaurant Division (Restaurants) Job ID: 41TGia017-5 Salary: $35,000 - $40,000

Restaurant Manager
Expanding Across Iowa - Up to $12,000 annual bonus potential!

In the 6 years we have been in business, our concept has rapidly shot up the ranks as best Fast Casual Restaurant concept in the industry! How have we accomplished so much in a short amount of time? We have focused on the quality of our food. Everything is custom made, right in front of our guests’ eyes. Our breads are made from-scratch daily with no artificial ingredients. Our intense attention to detail goes into the design of our restaurants along with the packaging we use, which are both eco-friendly. With over 200 locations open and many more in development, we hope to provide people better food and a better dining experience without having to pay an arm and a leg.

Title of Position: Restaurant Manager
Job Description:  The Restaurant Manager will possess exceptional leadership and people skills. The Restaurant Manager will also provide enthusiastic, friendly, motivated, detail oriented and responsive service to create a memorable dining experience for all of our guests. Management Job description: Communicates, evaluates and documents team member performance as assigned. Assists in controlling P&L. Additionally, proper inventory control and staffing levels as dictated by daily sales. The Manager will handle cash procedures and oversee and complete daily financial paperwork. As a Restaurant Manager you should have these required skills: Excellent training skills Ability to open/close, Ability to motivate the staff to excel in the execution of their positions.


  • Minimum of 2+ years of current Restaurant Manager experience at a high volume (over $2m per year in sales)  concept; fast casual experience a plus
  • Strong leadership, communication, and organizational skills
  • Hands-on with hiring, training, and developing hourly employees
  • Ability to increase sales and build rapport in the community
  • Excellent work ethic and drive to succeed

Apply Now - Restaurant Manager located in Ames, 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.

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