Restaurant Manager - Now Interviewing

Cedar Falls, IA 50613

Posted: 05/29/2019 Employment Type: Full-Time Job Category: Restaurant Division (Restaurants) Job ID: 41TGia085-19 Salary: $38,000 - $43,000

Restaurant Manager
Fast Casual - Growing Company

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 Brand Ambassador for our company, Apply Immediately for our location in Cedar Falls, Iowa! 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 aggressively 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.

Benefits:

  • Medical / Dental / Vision insurance packages
  • Paid vacation
  • Sick time
  • 401(k)
  • Growth opportunity for right candidate


Qualifications:

  • 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.)


Apply Now - Restaurant Manager located in Cedar Falls, 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.

 

Candidate Testimonials

 

Ben Boyd

Posted 

Had a great experience with gecko! My rep, Tara Gates, took all the stress out of the job searching experience. She took care of setting up my interviews and provided great feedback at each stage of the interview process so I could present myself as a strong and knowledgeable candidate. I really felt like she was in my corner for anything I needed during my job search. If you’re looking for that next big promotion, gecko can definitely make it happen!

 

Ron Pullen

Posted 

You are a great “people picker” and talent developer! Tara is terrific and reps you well.   I am on to the next phase of interviews!  I truly feel I am a good pick for JGilberts. Tara’s attitude is contagious and she motivates me, but keeps me grounded. Thank you!

 5.0 out of 5 stars
 

Kathy H - May 5, 2019

Very impressed. Tara Gates guided me through the process and gave me extremely beneficial information in order to be successful. She was attentive and professional. She was a positive and friendly person that represented your company perfectly. Thank you Gecko and Tara Gates for helping find and obtain a dream employment opportunity. 

 

 5.0 out of 5 stars
 

Jodi V - March 13, 2019

Tara has been so fantastic!

 

 5.0 out of 5 stars
 

Carver P - August 17, 2018

I was surprised. Tara made me her number 1 priority and set up multiple interviews that were good fits with everything I was looking for in a job. She reached out multiple times to check up on me and gave me warm congratulations I After I landed the job that I had wanted from the start. Tara did an excellent job from beginning to end!

 

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Cindy V - December 16, 2018

I am very grateful to have the opportunity to work with Tara. She was always pleasant and willing to help me. She also sent me valuable information on interview tips and coached me at all times! I will use Tara in the future if I am looking for a job

 

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Melinda H - December 16, 2018

It was a great experience. Tara was so helpful. She coached me along the entire process and was also like my cheerleader :)

 

 5.0 out of 5 stars
 

Jeff C - November 15, 2018

Both Tara, and Kirsty do a great job finding me qualified people in a tough employment market. Jeff Cox

 

 5.0 out of 5 stars
 

Shannon H - October 26, 2018

I thought Tara Gates was a wonderful person to work with. She was so knowledgeable and a kind soul.

 

 

 5.0 out of 5 stars
 

April W - April 6, 2019

Tara was very professional. She helped me find a good fit

 

 

 

 

 

 

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